Mazda3 and Mazda5 Venture Edition now available

Four special editions are available with a hefty amount of standard features, including privacy glass, front fog lights, a sports front grille, gun metal alloy wheels, side skirts, climate control, cruise control, Sanyo TomTom navigation with 5.8-inch touch-screen display, integrated Bluetooth and more.

The Mazda3 Venture Edition is based on the Mazda3 TS2, and is available with either a 1.6-litre MZR (105ps) petrol engine or a 1.6-litre (115ps) diesel. The diesel reportedly has a fuel economy of 65.7mpg (combined cycle), and CO2 emissions as low as 115 g/km.

Specifications for both models of the new Mazda are also generous, and include front, side and curtain airbags as standard. Other standard features include Dynamic Stability Control, Traction Control System, Cruise control, remote central locking and dead locks. A CD radio with iPod connectivity and much more is also available.

The Mazda5 Venture Edition can seat up to seven people, making it a great option as a family car. The Mazda5 Venture Edition is based on the Mazda5 TS2, and benefits from sports styling. The car can carry up to 857 litres when loaded to the belt line, and 1,485 litres of equipment loaded to the roof.

“The arrival of the new Mazda3 and Mazda5 Venture Edition models, with their unique combination of advanced technology, sports styling, a premium interior and great added value, will attract new consumers to our showrooms,” comments Peter Allibon, Sales Director, Mazda UK.

“Both the Mazda3 and Mazda5 feature attractive styling and deliver a dynamic and engaging drive, with strongly performing petrol and diesel engines, plus finely tuned suspension and steering, and a top quality spacious and practical interior.

With competitive fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, together with reduced running costs and Mazda’s outstanding Japanese-style build quality and legendary reliability, the Venture Edition models make great ownership prospects,” adds Allibon.

The Mazda3 and Mazda5 Venture Edition is available from Perrys Mazda dealerships.