The 2016 Mazda3 Safety Features Deliver Pioneering Protection You Can Trust

March 31st, 2016 by


The 2016 Mazda3 delivers plenty of safety features for Sarasota and Tampa shoppers to get excited about. So many, in fact, that customers have been contacting us with questions about the available options and what they do. At Cox Mazda we’re all about sharing information, so we thought we would tackle the most commonly asked questions about the model’s available safety features, just to clear things up.

The Mazda3 Safety Features

Some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve gotten here at Cox Mazda include:

  1. What is Mazda Radar Cruise Control? Using front-mounted sensors, the Mazda Radar Cruise control helps to maintain a safe space between the 2016 Mazda3 and the vehicle in front of it by monitoring the following distance the driver sets, decelerating if the front vehicle gets too close.
  2. What is Smart City Brake Support? The Smart City Brake Support system uses sensors to monitor the area ahead of the vehicle and can apply the brakes automatically if it detects an obstacle in front of the vehicle when traveling at low speeds.
  3. What is Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring? The Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring system uses sensors to scan the vehicle’s blind spots and provides an alert if anything is detected, giving drivers the opportunity to avoid a collision.
  4. What is Rear Cross-Traffic Alert? The Rear Cross-Traffic Alert system uses rear-mounted sensors to scan for objects to the rear of the vehicle, alerting drivers of approaching objects.
  5. What is the Lane Departure Warning System? The Lane Departure Warning System uses sensors to monitor the vehicle’s travel pattern and sounds an alert if it detects the vehicle drifting from the intended lane of traffic at speeds of more than 44 mph.
  6. What is the Adaptive Front Lighting System? Adaptive Front Lighting turns the headlights when the steering wheel is turned, helping to illuminate around corners and improve night driving safety.
  7. What is High-Beam Control? The Adaptive High-beam control system switches to low beams if it senses oncoming traffic, switching the lights back to high-beam when the vehicle passes.
  8. What is Forward Obstruction Warning? When the 2016 Mazda3 is traveling at speeds greater than 10 mph, it can use the Forward Obstruction Warning System to scan the area in front of the vehicle and alert the driver to any obstacles.

Surround Yourself in the 2016 Mazda3 Safety Features on Your Sarasota and Tampa Commute

Test-drive the 2016 Mazda3 and see how its safety features can bring peace of mind to your Sarasota or Tampa commute. Interested drivers are invited to contact Cox Mazda at (941) 749-2790 or visit our showroom at 3101 CORTEZ ROAD WEST in Bradenton, FL.