2016 Mazda3 5-door vs. 2016 Volkswagen GTI

2016 Mazda3 5-door

2016 Mazda3 5-door

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI red exterior

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Cox Mazda is proud to present the all-new 2016 Mazda3 5-door sedan to our Bradenton and Palmetto neighbors. This year’s edition of Mazda’s landmark path-paving compact car has received some tremendous upgrades in terms of mileage and appearance, all the while remaining true to that resilient spirit that made the 2016 Mazda3 5-door such a formidable contender in its vehicle class. To help clarify its superior offering, we’ve stacked it against one of its competitors, the 2016 Volkswagen GTI. Read on to see why we think it comes out on top, then stop by Cox for a test drive.

Gas Mileage

The 2016 Volkswagen GTI has a fuel economy of 25 mpg/city and 34 mpg/highway, while the 2016 Mazda3 5-door’s EPA-estimated fuel ratings sit comfortably around 30 mpg/city and 40 mpg/highway. It doesn’t take a whole lot of math to figure out which one delivers the better return on your investment between driving off the lot and filling up at the pump.


With four model variants offered, the 2016 VW GTI comes at a base price of $25,595 MSRP, with the highest level trim capping out around $31,630 MSRP. Meanwhile, the 2016 Mazda3 5-door offers you an abundant suite of interior, safety, and leisure amenities for as low as $18,545 MSRP, topping off at only $25,445 MSRP. You don’t have to squint at the fine print to see how the 2016 Mazda3 5-door triumphs in the area of cost.

Special Offers

Mazda is committed to offering drivers the best when it comes to value, which is why the manufacturer offers so many tremendously generous purchase offers for both long-time brand loyalist and excited new purchasers. Mazda offers those who lease the 2016 Mazda3 5-door the chance to pay $219 a month on a 36-month plan. Volkswagen offers a similar deal, but at an inflated cost of $269 a month for the same length of time, costing you more per month for an ultimately less impressive vehicle.

Experience the 2016 Mazda3 5-door Firsthand Near Bradenton and Palmetto at Cox Mazda

When it comes to efficiency, value, and customer-commitment, it’s clear that the 2016 Mazda3 5-door comes out on top every time. Bradenton and Palmetto drivers are encouraged to contact us online or by phone at (941) 749-2790 for more information. You can also stop by our dealership at 3101 CORTEZ ROAD WEST in Bradenton, FL to test drive it today.