2018 Mazda3 Sport vs Touring vs Grand Touring

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda3 on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 7:14 pm
2018 Mazda3 Parked in the dark.

The 2018 Mazda3 recently arrived at Seacoast Mazda, and after spending a little time getting to know the new sedan, we couldn’t be happier. We knew the 2018 Mazda3 would offer more standard features than past model years, but the vehicle is even more impressive on paper than in person. But how do you decide which trim level (Sport, Touring, or Grand Touring) is the right fit for you if you’re in the market for a new sedan? That’s where we come in. Read on to learn about the features and specifications of each trim level in the lineup in a full trim comparison! 

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2018 Mazda3 trim level comparison 

The 2018 Mazda3 comes in three trim levels, as mentioned before: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. All three trims add on new standard equipment for the 2018 model year, including the advanced safety feature Smart City Brake Support and the exclusive G-Vectoring Control technology. 

2018 Mazda3 Sport standard features

The 2018 Mazda3 Sport comes equipped with a wide variety of advanced safety features that cost extra on most competitors, including Smart City Brake Support, Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring, and Rear-Cross Traffic Alert. The Sport trim has a standard 2.0-liter SKYACTIV®-G engine with a maximum output of 155 horsepower, 16-inch alloy wheels, Push Button Start, cloth seating surfaces, and 7-inch MAZDA CONNECT infotainment screen. 

2018 Mazda3 Touring equipment 

The 2018 Mazda3 Touring adds on to the standard equipment of the Sport trim, tacking on additional features such as heated front seats, rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, a six-way power driver’s seat, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter knob. Additionally, the Touring trim comes with a more-powerful 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G engine that produces 184 horsepower and offers standard leather seats. 

2018 Mazda3 Grand Touring features 

The 2018 Mazda3 Grand Touring is the most well-equipped model in the Mazda3 lineup, building off the standard features found on both the Sport trim and the Touring trim. The Grand Touring trim adds on standard perforated leather seating surfaces, the full-color Active Driving Display, LED fog lights, bi-LED headlights, and LED daytime running lights. The trim also offers an available Premium Equipment Package that’s jam-packed with advanced safety features.

2018 Mazda3 Sport standard features
2018 Mazda3 Touring equipment
2018 Mazda3 Grand Touring standard features
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Read more: What’s new on the 2018 Mazda3? 

Car shoppers interested in learning more about the 2018 Mazda3 are encouraged to contact a member of our team here at Seacoast Mazda or stop in and speak with us directly at our location in Portsmouth. Drivers ready to get behind the wheel of the impressive sedan are invited to schedule an obligation-free test drive online or by phone at 603-436-6811!

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