2019 Mazda3 Safety Spotlight | Bedford, OH
The all-new 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback and Mazda3 Sedan are among the most stylish vehicles on the road today, and according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, they’re among the safest. The IIHS recently awarded both the Mazda3 Hatchback and Mazda3 Sedan its 2019 TOP SAFETY PICK awards, recognizing both for their exceptional performance in crash testing and their advanced technologies.
IIHS Top Safety Pick Winners
To earn the IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK, a vehicle must earn scores of “Good” in the driver-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, and head restraint tests; a rating of “Good” or “Acceptable” in the passenger-side small overlap front test; an “Advanced” or “Superior” score for front crash prevention; and a “Good” or “Acceptable” headlight rating.
The 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback earned the 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK with standard equipment while the Mazda3 Sedan earned the award with optional Smart Brake Support front crash prevention technology. With Smart Brake Support, the Mazda3 Sedan and Mazda3 Hatchback were able to avoid collisions at speeds of 12 mph and 25 mph to earn the coveted “Superior” rating.
Mazda3 Safety Features
Smart Brake Support is one of several cutting-edge safety features offered with the all-new 2019 Mazda3, joining Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist, and Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go among others. The Mazda3 also boasts a completely new feature: Driver Attention Alert, which lets you know if you are showing signs of fatigue and encourages you to take precautions.
“Mazda constantly has an eye on the future, and we are dedicated to providing our drivers with advanced vehicles that build driver confidence,” said MNAO President Jeff Guyton. “This IIHS recognition is a testament to the efficacy of Mazda’s Proactive Safety Philosophy and we will continue to strive to meet the highest safety standards.”
The all-new 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback and Mazda3 Sedan are available at Mazda of Bedford. Call, email, or stop in to schedule your test drive.