Mazda3 Wins AJAC’s Best Small Car in Canada for 2020

– Award-winning compress automobile adds another prize to a shelf –

MONTREAL, Jan. 16, 2020 /CNW/ – Today during a Montreal International Auto Show media preview, Mazda Canada Inc. supposed a endowment for Best Small Car in Canada for 2020 from a Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) for a all-new Mazda3. This endowment creates a Mazda3 authorised to win a altogether 2020 Canadian Car of a Year award, that will be presented subsequent month during a Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto.

“Mazda extends a winning record in a Canadian Car of a Year awards by claiming a prize for Best Small Car in Canada for 2020,” pronounced Stephanie Wallcraft, President of AJAC. “AJAC members paint a largest common of automotive publisher imagination in a country, and their severe contrast takes place on a roads and continue conditions found from seashore to coast. For a Mazda3 to emerge as a leader after a members’ months of pattern comment is a loyal achievement.”

The Mazda3 is no foreigner to AJAC awards, carrying won a shred endowment in 5 prior years, a many new one being in 2018. Other finalists this year in a Small Car difficulty were a Kia Forte/Forte5, and a Kia Soul. Mazda also had finalists in a Mid-Size Utility Vehicle difficulty (CX-5), and a Large Utility Vehicle difficulty (CX-9), both of that had won their particular categories dual years running.

The all-new Mazda3 was totally redesigned for 2019, introducing a fourth era of a award-winning compress automobile to a Canadian marketplace accurately one year ago during a Montreal International Auto Show. The 2019 Mazda3 was a initial of Mazda’s new era of products, followed by a first-ever CX-30 that is saying a Canadian introduction during a automobile uncover today. With a mature new interpretation of Kodo Design, Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture formed on human-centric development, and a latest Skyactiv engines that concede discerning control of automobile speed in any situation, a new Mazda3 brings a new turn of excellence and reward calm to Mazda’s best-selling compress car. Launching to vicious commend from media and consumers opposite a country, a Mazda3 also won a series of other awards via a year on a approach to this, a lead-up to a 2020 Canadian Car of a Year awards.

With a starting MSRP of $18,000 and accessible i-Activ all-wheel expostulate for a initial time in a story of a Mazda3, there are even some-more reasons than ever for Canadians to adore a re-imagined compress car. Mazda’s developed i-Activ AWD newly adds “four-wheel straight load” showing and works in peace with G-Vectoring Control Plus (GVC Plus) to control torque placement between a front and back wheels. As a result, it is entirely able of responding steadily to a driver’s intentions, regardless of a pushing scene. It also reduces altogether automatic detriment by approximately 60% over a prior indication and contributes to softened fuel economy. When versed with AWD, a Skyactiv-G 2.5L also includes Cylinder Deactivation.

“I’m really unapproachable that a members of AJAC have famous a poignant efforts put in by a designers and engineers, who work tirelessly to safeguard that all of a products, including a new Mazda3, are designed with a concentration on tellurian sensibilities, alluring design, and pushing dynamics that Mazda is famous for”, pronounced David Klan, President, Mazda Canada. “The further of all-wheel expostulate to a Mazda3 shows that we are always listening to a consumers to make certain that we are charity them accurately what their singular Canadian sourroundings requires.”

The AJAC Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of a Year awards module offers some of a many desired automotive awards accessible on a Canadian automotive landscape and represents a common voice of Canada’s tip automotive experts. Vehicles are judged on a vast accumulation of pattern and biased qualities, definition there is no singular cause that determines a win. Instead, a automobile contingency paint an altogether package of quality, value, comfort, fuel economy, and many other factors that are vicious to a Canadian consumer.

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

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