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2017 Mazda3 vs. 2017 Nissan Sentra

In the compact sedan world there are many vehicles all worthy of your attention on the road. Recent technological and stylistic advancements have turned the compact industry into one as formidable as ever, especially for those here in the Phoenix area who desire an inexpensive and fun way to get around town. Two of the most popular compact sedans in the segment today are the 2017 Mazda3 and 2017 Nissan Sentra, both with their own benefits and advantages. You might be wondering, though; how well do they match up?

Our team at Avondale Mazda works hard to help you make the best decision about which compact sedan is right for your current situation, and today we’ll be taking you through some research we did on the Mazda3 and Sentra. Let’s jump in and see what these two can do!

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2017 Mazda3 vs 2017 Sentra
$17,845 MSRP $16,990
2.0-L SKYACTIV®-G Inline 4 Base Engine 1.8-liter Inline 4
155/150 Horsepower/Torque 124/125
28 city / 37 highway Fuel Efficiency 29 city / 37 highway

2017 Mazda3 near Phoenix AZ

The 2017 Mazda3 near Phoenix AZ and 2017 Nissan Sentra have much to offer you as a driver in terms of efficiency for the price. You can achieve up to 37 highway miles per gallon with both vehicles, and you can relax with comfort inside the roomy interiors of each. However, there are many facets in which the Mazda3 brings more to the table. Its SKYACTIV®-G Inline 4 engine produces much more horsepower and torque, and a 6-speed automatic transmission helps your drive to be more responsive and adaptive than ever before. The 2017 Mazda3 is also known for its safety features, which have earned it IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus designation and a 5-star NHTSA safety rating, neither of which the Sentra can lay claim to. This is because of a wealth of driver assistance features and innovations inside the Mazda3, some of which include:

  • High Beam Control
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Lane-Keep Assist
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System
  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Many more!

If you would like more information on the 2017 Mazda3 and its capabilities, feel free to contact our sales team here at Avondale Mazda. We’ll get you behind the wheel for a test drive, discuss more features, and even help you work out a financing deal if you’re convinced that it is the right compact sedan for you. Stop in and see us today!

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