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Mazda3 Satisfies Family Needs as Best Hatchback in Parents Magazine and’s list of 10 Best Family Cars of 2016

The 2016 Mazda3 was named as one of Parents Magazine and’s top vehicles in their annual 10 Best Family Cars list. The publications admired Mazda3 for its design, practicality and kid-friendly features.

As Mazda’s worldwide best-selling nameplate, Mazda3 rose to the top of the hatchback pack with impressive safety options like automatic Smart Brake Support and Smart City Brake Support as well as Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert. Its size, capabilities and price all factor in to deliver the best hatchback for a family on the move.

The editors evaluated hundreds of cars, with the 2016 Mazda3 outperforming its compact in quality of ride; safety; comfort and capacity; fuel efficiency; kid-friendly features; price and value; reliability; interior and exterior workmanship; visibility, controls, and instrumentation; and attributes such as appearance, ergonomics, and special design features that set it apart.

For more information on the 10 Best Family Cars of 2016, click here.

Mazda North American Operations is proud of its award-winning vehicle lineup. The 2016 model year vehicles have already earned over 100 industry accolades with a recent impressive win from the 2016 MX-5 with two awards for Word Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year. To learn more about Mazda, visit

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