2021 Mazda 3
#38 of 2021 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons
#97 of all 2021 vehicles
The 3, a mainstay of Mazda's lineup since 2004, is a midsize sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Mazda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2021 Mazda 3 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0441% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.0338%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0441% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.0338% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Mazda 3 is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2021 Mazda 3 is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
Active safety features with Mazda's i-ACTIVSENSE greatly enhance occupant safety by reducing the likelihood of a crash. All trims and versions of the 2021 Mazda 3 include the following active safety system: Forward Obstruction Warning with Smart City Brake Support / Smart Brake Support. Optional safety features on the 2021 Mazda 3 which we recommend include Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) and Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM).