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2017 Mazda3 Sport vs Touring vs Grand Touring

The Mazda3 enters the 2017 model year with a number of exciting changes that certainly improve the model, yet don't take away from the desirable characteristics that have made the car such a success over the last several years. To help you learn more about the 2017 Mazda3 and which trim level suits you best, we've done the research to compare the Sport vs Touring vs Grand Touring models.

You may remember in the past that the Mazda3 also had i Touring and i Grand Touring models, but for 2017, the lineup is simplified into just three trims. Below, we've outlined some of the key features you'll find on each trim level, but before you head down to explore those options let's talk about engine specs.

Because the lineup is simplified, the 2017 Mazda3 comes standard with a 155-horsepower engine producing 150 lb-ft of torque on the entry level Sport model. This same engine is also standard on the Touring model, one level up from the Sport trim. Those who desire even more power will find 184 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque standard on the Grand Touring model. The best part about all of this is that the 2017 model now offers a manual transmission on any of the three trim levels.

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2017 Mazda3 Trim Level Comparison

Now that we have some of those nitty gritty details about engine specs out of the way, it's important that you take some time to explore the features that can be found on each trim level. After all, you don't want to pay a higher price for features that you really don't want or need. That said, you also don't want to choose a vehicle that doesn't contain features that you later find out you really wanted. Although we can't list every single feature here, below are some of the highlights from each trim.

*Details below are for the 2017 Mazda3 4-Door sedan model. Features for the 2017 Mazda3 5-Door hatchback model may vary slightly*


From $17,845


From $20,445

Grand Touring

From $20,445

7-inch color touch screen Leather-wrapped steering wheel LED foglights
Push-button start Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry Active Driving Display
Rearview camera Heated front seats Moonroof
Cloth-trimmed sport seats Leatherette-trimmed sport seats Leather-trimmed sport seats
2017 mazda3 grand touring with active driving display
2017 Mazda3 with manual transmission

Of course, this is far from a complete list of the features you'll be able to find on each of the 2017 Mazda3 trim levels, but the features listed above are some of the more popular amenities drivers desire. If you'd like to learn more about this comparison between the Sport vs Touring vs Grand Touring models, or learn more specifically about the Mazda3 5-Door hatchback model instead of the 4-Door sedan, be sure to contact us at Mazda of Lodi.