All new 2015 Mazda3 a finalist at ‘World Car Award 2014’

May 3, 2014 10:29 am

The all-new 2015 Mazda3 compact car was among the top 3 finalists at the recently held ‘World Car Award 2014’; the other two finalists being from the luxury automotive segment.

Now in its tenth year, the ‘World Car of the Year’ (WCOTY) awards recognize the top new cars around the world. Voted on by a jury made up of 69 automotive journalists representing 22 countries, each year’s winners are announced at the New York Auto Show.

A spokesperson from Towell Auto Centre (TAC), sole distributors of the brand in Oman says, “The 2015 Mazda3 is a combination of KODO styling, practicality and a full suite of Mazda’s SKYACTIV technologies making it a dynamic, fun-to-drive car that is both fuel-efficient and affordable. This unique combination is the main reason the 2015 Mazda3 has made it to the finals of the WCOTY 2014, as well as earned victory as ‘Jury’s Best of the Best’ from the Canadian Automotive Jury and ‘2014 Red Dot award for product design’ recently.”

He elaborates, “When we unveiled the all-new 2015 Mazda3, we called it a ‘game-changer’; and it is proving to be just that for us, as well as the compact car segment due to the enthusiasm and demand it has generated across Oman. Winning awards and being nominated are also strong indicators that we are moving in the right direction.”

The game-changer 2015 Mazda3 is available in 1.6L and 2.0L engines in both Sedan and Hatchback versions.

The new car complements the range of new Mazda models that have not only turned heads both locally and globally, but has also proven its value and power as a sophisticated and attractive vehicle. The2015 Mazda3 adds to the increasing success witnessed by the Mazda range in the Omani market, and is a game-changer in its segment, with features, styling, safety, comfort and aggressive pricing.

Having many an accolade to its credit the 2015 Mazda3 has won the ‘2014 Automobile Magazine All-Stars’, ‘Best Compact Car2014, Winner Golden Steering Wheel 2013(Sporty Compact class), Auto Lider 2013 “Best Compact Car”‘, ‘2014 Best Cars for the Money (Compact Cars)’, ‘2014 Motor Week Drivers’ Choice (Best Compact Car)’, ‘2014 Yahoo Auto Car Of The Year: Best Compact Car’, and ‘2014 ALG Residual Value: Compact car category’ awards.

The 2015 Mazda3 is the perfect amalgamation of KODO styling, and a complete range of Mazda’s SKYACTIV technologies.TAC makes owning a Mazda3 extra pleasant with its efficient after sales service and quick response time. Having a network of 16 service outlets and 10 parts outlets spread across the Sultanate, TAC is the only Mazda distributor in the world to win the Mazda Customer Service award 5 years in a row. With 98.2% parts deliver ability, TAC also offers quick, efficient service with genuine parts available for all models and highly trained staff who pride in their quality of service.