Mazda Canada

All-new, fourth era Mazda3 wins AJAC’s 2020 Canadian Car of a Year

— Top outlines for styling, quality, and car dynamics assistance secure a win —

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2020 /CNW/ – At a kick-off to a Canadian International Auto Show media day in Toronto today, Mazda Canada supposed a endowment for 2020 Canadian Car of a Year for a Mazda3 from a Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). The Mazda3 was totally redesigned for a 2019 indication year and is a fourth era of a best-selling nameplate in Mazda’s history.

David Klan, President  CEO, Mazda Canada holding a prize for a 2020 AJAC Canadian Car of a Year in front of a award-winning Mazda3 (CNW Group/Mazda Canada Inc.)

“The all-new Mazda3 is an implausible engineering attainment done probable by a ardent engineers and designers, and a further of all-wheel expostulate to this car brings it even some-more in line with a needs and wants of Canadian consumers,” pronounced David Klan, President CEO, Mazda Canada. “We are celebrated and shamed to accept this endowment for a Mazda3, that is such an critical partial of a portfolio and is a initial product to launch a new-generation of vehicles that are elevating a Mazda code to a reward position.”

The fourth era Mazda3 was designed with tellurian centricity during a core of all development, and strives to yield a car that is tuned to compare a tellurian capability; from peculiarity and craftsmanship that is appreciative to a senses, to pushing dynamics that impersonate a healthy stroke of tellurian movements, a Mazda3 responds to a driver’s inputs in a healthy demeanour that allows all occupants to feel loose when they are in a vehicle.

The Mazda3 is accessible as a sedan or hatchback (Mazda3 Sport) and is accessible with a choice of 2.0L or 2.5L Skyactiv-G engines and 6-speed Skyactiv primer or involuntary transmissions. MSRP for a entry-level Mazda3 GX starts during $18,000[1]. GS and GT models are accessible with Mazda’s predictive i-Activ AWD system, starting during $26,000[1].

“The Mazda3 is not new to a pretension of Canadian Car of a Year and is among a many fast nameplates in these awards,” pronounced Stephanie Wallcraft, AJAC President. “With a common weight of AJAC members and their severe evaluations behind it, Canadians can be positive that a 2020 Mazda3 is among a really best vehicles accessible in a marketplace today.”

Within a 2020 Small Car category, AJAC reporters scored a Mazda3 best in a series of areas: Styling/Appearance, Quality, Noise/Vibration/Harshness (NVH), Performance, Vehicle Dynamics, and Safety.

With this win, all 4 generations of a Mazda3 have been famous by AJAC, formerly winning a altogether pretension of Canadian Car of a Year in 2004, and holding difficulty wins in 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2014, and 2018.

About a Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC)

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) is an organisation of veteran journalists, writers, photographers, and corporate members whose concentration is a car and a Canadian automotive industry. Collectively, a primary objectives are to promote, encourage, support, and promote professionalism in Canadian automotive broadcasting and to safeguard significant and reliable stating about a car and automotive issues to Canadian consumers. This is achieved by a work of a members and AJAC’s annual car contrast and analysis events, a Canadian Car of a Year and Utility Vehicle of a Year Awards (CCOTY and CUVOTY), Innovation Awards, and EcoRun.

About Mazda Canada Inc.

Mazda Canada Inc. is obliged for a sales and marketing, patron use and tools support of Mazda vehicles in Canada. Headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Mazda Canada has a national network of 164 dealerships. For additional information revisit Mazda Canada’s media website during

[1] MSRP does not embody $1,850 for burden and PDE, taxes, pretension or additional fees. Dealers set tangible sale prices.

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