The 2021 Mazda3 in Annapolis MD

The Mazda3 Bridges Practicality & Luxury

The Mazda3 brings together power, luxury, and affordability in a package that Washington, D.C. drivers are certain to love. For the 2021 model year, Mazda offers two engines - a standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine for the top trim. Other popular features Baltimore area shoppers will include leather upholstery, a premium audio system, and a large assortment of driver-assist safety features.


The standard engine in the Mazda3 is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder option that generates 155 horses and 150 pound-feet of torque. This engine is available in the base model 2.0. It pairs with a front-wheel drive configuration.

Stepping up from this is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 186 horsepower with 186 pound-feet of torque. The top engine is a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder option that generates 227 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. When used with high-octane gas, this engine can generate as much as 250 horses and 320 pound-feet of torque. All engines pair with a six-speed automatic transmission.

Body Styles

The Mazda3 is available as a sedan and as a hatchback. Each of the two offers sleek styling with distinct lines. The sedan offers 13.2 cubic feet in its trunk, which is sufficient for a compact sedan. The hatchback has more space at 20.1 cubic feet, which is also sufficient for a compact hatchback. In each body style, the rear seats can fold to allow more cargo space. 


There are so many amenities inside the Mazda3 that make it more comfortable to drive and handle. Some of the features that are standard on the base trim (2.0) include:

  • LED headlights
  • 60/40-split folding rear seats
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Eight-speaker audio system
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Heated steering wheel

The Mazda3 2.5 Turbo is the top trim of three trims. It is available with either of the two more powerful engines. It is also available in all-wheel drive system for added control. Its 18-inch black painted wheels give it a higher ground clearance than the 2.0, making it better to drive on uneven terrain. 

If you need more features for driving around Pasadena, MD, you can add them through packages. The Select Package offers simulated leather upholstery, dual zone climate control, keyless ignition and entry, and blind-spot monitoring. The Preferred Package adds a sunroof, heated front seats, and power adjustable driver's seat. There is also the Premium Package, which brings paddle shifters, 12-speaker Bose audio system, integrated navigation system, leather seats, head-up display, and upgraded exterior lighting.

The Premium Plus package is available for the 2.5 Turbo trim. This package offers:

  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Rear spoiler
  • Leather upholstery
  • Surround-view camera
  • Universal garage door opener
  • Rear automatic braking
  • Traffic Jam Assist
  • Auto-dimming driver-side mirror
  • Navigation system


The new Mazda3 comes with a host of standard and available advanced technology features. Some of the features include:

  • Remote vehicle monitoring and control through a smartphone app
  • Mazda Connect Infotainment System - This system is available on an 8.8-inch screen, which you can operate using a commander knob. It offers music, entertainment, navigation, and communication.
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility
  • Vision Technology: this system is a package of the five technologies, including driver monitoring, which observes a driver's attention; a 360-degree monitor that detects objects near the Mazda; and safety features like Front Cross Traffic Alert, Cruising and Traffic Support, and Front Parking Sensors.

Test Drive the Mazda3 at Fitzgerald Mazda of Annapolis

You can test drive a Mazda3 today at Fitzgerald Mazda of Annapolis in the Laurel, MD area, or speak to our experts in Annapolis to learn more.

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