2021 Mazda3 2.0 vs 2.5 S | Milwaukee

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Recently, the 2020 Mazda3 won best World Car Design of the Year award, beating other vehicles like the Porsche Taycan. The 2021 Mazda3 has only improved on this, with more options, like the new 2.0 Sedan trim or the much-anticipated Mazda3 Turbo models. However, even the basic 2021 Mazda3 is an excellent vehicle. Let us prove it to you.

Today, we’re comparing the entry level 2021 Mazda3 2.0 Sedan and the next step up, the 2021 Mazda3 2.5 S Sedan. The two trims have some very big differences. So, which should you get? Take a look.

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2.0 Sedan Features

The 2.0 Sedan is the most affordable 2021 Mazda3 available, starting at just $20,650. It is the only 2021 Mazda3 model available with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The engine produces 155 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic is standard, as is FWD. The 2.0 Sedan is rated at 28/36/31 mpg. The 2.0 trim comes with an 8.8-inch infotainment display, an eight-speaker stereo, Bluetooth capability, two USB ports, voice command technology, and HD Radio. Standard safety features include forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, driver attention monitoring, adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and a rearview camera.

2.5 S Sedan Features

The 2.5 S Sedan starts at $21,650. It switches out the 2.0L engine for a 2.5L four-cylinder. This engine produces 186 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. It is also paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and FWD. The 2.5 S trim is rated at 26/35/30 mpg, only a few mpg lower than the 2.0 trim. The 2.5 S has all of the same features as the 2.0, adding only standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support.

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