According to the editors of Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, Mazda3 earned a top ten spot because "available in sedan and hatchback forms, even the most affordable four-door version of this well-finished compact comes with a respectable measure of Mazda's Zoom-Zoom character, impressive safety features and a utility-enhancing 60/40-split-
"A global winner for Mazda, the Mazda3 continues to find itself on Top 10 lists with its attractive combination of style, safety and value," said Jim O'Sullivan, president and CEO, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO). "Also, thanks to its SKYACTIV®
The 2012 Mazda3 starts at $15,200 MSRP and is available with four powertrains on either four- or five-door styles. Models equipped with SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY boast a segment competitive 40 highway miles per gallon (MPG) on the sedan and a class-leading 39 highway MPG on the hatchback, both when equipped with the SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed automatic transmission. All 2012 Mazda3 and MAZDASPEED3 models are equipped with a high level of standard safety features and are recognized as a "Top Safety Pick" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Vehicles were chosen based on several factors including being available for $16,000 or less according to Kelley Blue Book's Fair Purchase Price, which is calculated as the average price paid by others in a shopper's area based on actual transaction data updated each week.
Founded in 1926, Kelley Blue Book provides the most market-reflective values in the industry on its top-rated website, www.kbb.com. The company also provides vehicle pricing and values through various products and services available to car dealers, auto manufacturers, finance and insurance companies as well as government agencies. For more information on KBB.com's 10 Best Back-to-School Cars list, including full editorial commentary and rankings, please visit http://www.kbb.com/
About Mazda of Cool Springs
Mazda of Cool Springs is your Central Tennessee Mazda dealer. Our Sales Department’s goal is to provide you with the best new car buying experience possible. If you’re looking for a pre-owned vehicle in Central Tennessee, Mazda of Cool Springs has a wide variety to choose from! At Mazda of Cool Springs Service Department, our highly qualified technicians are here to provide exceptional service in a timely manner. From oil changes to transmission replacements, we are dedicated to maintaining top tier customer service, for both new and pre-owned car buyers! We are here to assist you every step of the way from the purchase of your new or pre-owned vehicle with financing and quotes to service and parts maintenance. It's our commitment to earn your business every day.
Mazda of Cool Springs is centrally located in Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, and neighbors to Nashville, Madison, Antioch, Brentwood, Murfreesboro, Clarksville, Dickson, and Columbia.
Feel free to browse our online inventory, www.mazdaofcoolsprings.com or stop by Mazda of Cool Springs located at 200 Comtide Court in Franklin, Tennessee and test drive a new Mazda or one of our pre-owned vehicles today!
Mazda of Cool Springs
200 Comtide Court
Franklin, TN 37067
Monday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM