Earlier this month, our team here at your Mazda dealers near Freehold, Lester Glenn Mazda, was thrilled to learn that the 2016 Mazda3 had been named to the 10 Best Family Cars list by Edmunds.com and Parents magazine. The editors of the magazine and website honored the 2016 Mazda3 for its design, practicality, and kid- and family-friendly features! Keep reading to find out more about what earned the 2016 Mazda3 a spot on the list!

Parents magazine is one of the most trusted sources for parents and families, while Edmunds.com has long been a trusted source for new car buyers and car sellers. The editors of the magazine and website evaluated hundreds of cars before naming the list of ten honorees. Factors that they evaluated include quality of ride, safety, comfort and capacity, fuel efficiency, kid-friendly features, price and value, reliability, interior and exterior workmanship, visibility, controls, and instrumentation. Other attributes such as appearance, ergonomics, and special design features also play a part in their decision.

The 2016 Mazda3 has become increasingly popular in recent years. The hatchback features a number of impressive safety and tech features that drivers and families are sure to appreciate. It features the Mazda brand’s Smart Brake Support and Smart City Brake Support as well as Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert. Its size, comfort, relaxing ride, and safety scores all factor in to create the best available hatchback for a family on the move! The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the 2016 Mazda3 a TOP SAFETY PICK+ after it earned the top score of Good in its small-overlap frontal-offset, moderate-overlap frontal-offset, side impact, roof strength, and rear crash performance tests as well as an Advanced rating for front crash prevention technologies. To find out more about the 2016 Mazda3 and everything that it has to offer, head on down to Lester Glenn Mazda to speak to a member of our team today!