Mazda Motor Corporation today a special edition version of the Mazda Axela (known overseas as the Mazda3) sports compact in Japan. The special edition Mazda Axela Navi Edition is available at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealerships throughout Japan from today.
The Mazda Axela Navi Edition comes with a highly functional HDD navigation system, which includes a "one-seg" terrestrial digital television tuner and a rear view monitor. Additionally, the 2.0-liter models also feature an exclusive Bose® sound system, which was developed specially for the Axela, and Mazda's Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS) that aids nighttime driving by automatically turning the headlights in response to steering wheel angle and vehicle speed.
The Mazda Axela Navi Edition is attractively priced at approximately 150,000 yen less than a similarly equipped base model. The 1.5-liter models qualify for a 50-percent tax reduction and the 2.0-liter models qualify for a 75-percent tax reduction under Japan's eco-car tax reduction program.[source: Mazda]