Mazda 3 for Sale in Nigeria
First launched in 2003, the Mazda 3 is manufactured by the Japanese automobile manufacturer, Mazda Motors. This compact size car replaced the now defunct Mazda 323. In terms of performance, the Mazda 3 is performance oriented, and the Japanese went further to manufacture the MazdaSpeed3 which is more performance oriented. Since the Mazda Motors group began production of the Mazda 3, it has seen three generations, with the current generation introduced into the Automobile industry in 2013, as the 2014 model. In Nigeria, the Mazda 3 is surprisingly a popular choice. This could also be attributed to the good reputation its predecessor, the Mazda 323 had in the country. Looking for a reasonably priced Mazda 3 in Nigeria? Look no further, Jumia Car is here to assist you find one.
What to know when Buying Mazda 3
Performance and Specifications of Mazda 3
With an improvement in fuel economy over the years, the 2014 Mazda 3 has an average fuel economy reading of 34 Miles per gallon (MPG), which was previously at an average of 26MPG. Available in both petrol and diesel, the engine powertrains include; a 1.6 litre, a 2.0 litre, a 2.2. litre and a 2.5 litre engine. Engine transmission is between 4 speed to 6 speed, and are all in either manual or automatic. Producing 184 horsepower of energy, the Mazda 3 has the ability to go from 0km/h to 100kmh in 7.3 seconds.
How is the design of Mazda 3
The Mazda 3 is available in two body types, either a 4 door sedan or a 4 door Hatch back design. Making the driver feel special when you get behind the wheel of the Mazda 3, it is fitted with top of the line entertainment and information technology. Also, its upholstery and dashboard panels are designed with top of the line material. The basic trim comes in cloth trim, and the Grand Touring trim level offers heated leather seats, keyless entry and starting, a head-up display, a rear-view camera, a Bose surround-sound system, and infotainment screens which are controlled by either touch screen or a knob. The exterior body design shares similar features with the Ford Focus, but differs in the grille design, fog lights, rear and front bumper designs and the rear brake light designs. The body is very rigid which allows it ply roads that it was not originally designed for in an impressive manner.
What are the best features of the Mazda 3?
Automobile manufacturers always try to sway the minds of potential clients’ b introducing new and innovative technologies, and the people at Mazda are not left out. In 2012, after further improvements on the Mazda 3 models, they Mazda Motors group started featuring an innovative technology called the “SkyActiv” on their vehicles going forward. The SkyActiv technology is one which helps in increasing fuel efficiency and engine output. A lot of research went into developing the SkyActiv technology which involves understanding fuel injection system, engine compression system and a host of other ideologies.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Mazda 3 in Nigeria
Up until recently, people would not have considered the Mazda 3 as a fuel efficient vehicle, and with experiences with the former Mazda 323, most people would shy away from purchasing a Mazda vehicles. Also, the issue of parts is also an important factor in making the choice for a Mazda car. However, it seems like a few people have made the bold step in trusting the Mazda 3 and have made it possible to purchase foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used Mazda 3s in the Nigerian Automobile market.
The Best Mazda 3 year to Buy
Year in year out, annual improvements are made on vehicles, and the Mazda 3 has also seen tremendous improvements. The 2016 Mazda 3 is a beauty to behold. Both in style, efficiency and performance, it is so far the best Mazda 3 year to buy. Nevertheless, it is worth considering the older year models such as the 2005 Mazda 3 and 2004 Mazda 3, as they still provide a quality ride, efficiency and performance.
Mazda 3 Price in Nigeria
The price of a brand new Mazda 3 in Nigeria at the moment could cost as much as N5,700,000. For a brand new car, it is actually not a bad price. However, it is quite a lot of money for many people to pull out for a vehicle, and they would opt for the older year models which still provide what they are looking for in a Mazda 3.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) Mazda 3 for sale in Nigeria have various price ranges. It depends on factors such as port of entry of the vehicle, engine capacity, odometer readings and general state of the vehicle. Find below an estimated price range.
- 2015 Mazda 3 – Date Mazda 3: N4,500,000 – N5,000,000
- 2010 Mazda 3 – 2014 Mazda 3: N3,400,000 – N4,300,000
Nigerian Used (Registered) Mazda 3 for sale prices are determined by the distance covered, date of manufacture, all round state of the vehicle and the engine capacity.
- 2013 Mazda 3 – Date Mazda 3: N3,800,000 – N4,600,000
- 2009 Mazda 3 – 2012 Mazda 3: N2,800,000 – N3,200,000
- 2005 Mazda 3 – 2008 Mazda 3: N1,000,000 – N2,500,000
Overall Remarks of Mazda 3
The Mazda 3 is an impressive car. It is fuel efficient, has good performance ratings and provides a smooth ride. We are sure that our readers who have the pleasure in either owning one or being driven in one would have similar opinions. The Mazda 3 faces stiff competition from the Ford Focus and the Kia Cerato, which offer similar features as the Mazda 3. Nevertheless, the Mazda 3 should not be overlooked, because it would be a good option not to consider when looking to