2015 Mazda3 vs. 2015 Volkswagen Golf
Hatchbacks are a cost-effective and practical vehicle choice for many drivers, and we have two great options at the Daytona Auto Mall. If you’re a Palm Coast or Port Orange driver considering a hatchback, you’ll want to consider the 2015 Mazda3 and 2015 Volkswagen Golf. We’ve put together a comparison of the two vehicles to help you in your search for your next hatchback.
Fun to Drive
Smooth, strong, and spirited, compact cars like the 2015 Volkswagen Golf and 2015 Mazda3 infuse city driving with a fun energy. The 1.8L four-cylinder engine in the Golf produces 170 hp, and the 2.0L four-cylinder engine in the Mazda3 produces 155 hp. Matched with the standard five-speed manual in the Golf or the standard six-speed manual in the 2015 Mazda3, these engines provide efficient power while handling turns and curves with confidence.
Interiors With Personality
When it comes to the interiors of the Mazda3 and Golf, it’s all about your personal taste. The VW Golf is comfortable and sporty, while the Mazda3 lends a more upscale feeling. Both cars feature a center console touchscreen, intuitive controls, and roomy seating. We’ve broken down some of the specific features of each:
- The 2015 Golf has soft-touch materials, bold red stitching, and 22.8 cubic feet of cargo space. Bluetooth with audio streaming and the media device interface system make it easy to connect with your favorite people and music.
- The interior of the 2015 Mazda3 seems to be styled after European tastes, with contemporary design and materials. The Mazda3 also offers Bluetooth and USB connectivity.
Superior Safety Ratings
As drivers throughout the Palm coast and Port Orange areas know, safety is important, and both of these vehicles have made it a priority. Standard safety equipment in both cars includes anti-lock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front side airbags, and more. The 2015 Golf and 2015 Mazda3 both earned the highest score possible in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests in moderate-overlap frontal-offset, small-overlap frontal-offset, and side impact tests. In its IIHS crash tests, the Mazda3 received five out of five stars for overall crash protection.
Make Your Own Comparison at Daytona Auto Mall
Whether you’re a Palm Coast driver looking at the 2015 Volkswagen Golf or a Port Orange driver with questions about the 2015 Mazda3, we’ve got you covered. Visit the Daytona Auto Mall to take a test drive.