Best Cars to Buy for 2017
If you asked 100 people what the best cars to buy are for the 2017 model year, you would probably receive a wide range of opinions. That’s why it’s important to look to experts in the automotive industry to see what they have to say. In the case of Mazda, the brand continues to rack up awards and receive recognition for its current lineup.
Most recently, four Mazda models took the top spot in their respective categories as part of the Consumer Guide® Automotive 2017 Best Buys List. The list seeks to evaluate a vehicle’s blend of features and value. So, without further ado, here are the Mazda models that earned a spot on the list, in addition to a little explanation of what you can expect from each.
Mazda Models Added to the 2017 Best Buys List
2017 Mazda3 (Compact Car Class)
Delivering sporty driving on a budget, the 2017 Mazda3 is available with either a manual or automatic transmission. On top of that, it comes with either a 155-horsepower engine capable of up to 37 mpg highway, or a 184-horsepower engine producing 185 lb-ft of torque.
2017 Mazda6 (Midsize Car Class)
Who knew premium-level sophistication could come at such an affordable price? The Mazda6 is equipped and designed beyond its price range with a quiet cabin, available leather-trimmed sport seats and plenty of advanced safety systems.
2017 Mazda CX-3 (Subcompact Crossover/SUV Class)
With the on-road acumen of a car and the practical versatility of a larger SUV, the 2017 Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover offers the best of both worlds. You’ll find 44.5 cu ft of cargo space, as well as available AWD.
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata (Sporty/Performance Class)
Praised for years by automotive enthusiasts as a true driver’s car, the Miata came all-new for 2016 with a more aggressive design and 155-horsepower engine powering its light weight of as little as 2,332 pounds. For 2017, the MX-5 Miata RF has been added, featuring a retractable fastback roof design.
We’d be happy to share more details about existing Mazda models with you to help you figure out what the best car in 2017 is for your driving needs. Just contact us at Mazda of Lodi or schedule a test drive online.