A next-generation car connectivity system that enables you to safely enjoy

the convenience of your smartphone while in your car.

  • Enables the use of a variety of website applications and services such as AhaTM by linking with
  • your smartphone.
  • The in-vehicle software can be updated to support additional functions and evolving smartphone
  • operating systems so that it will never go out-of-date.
  • A flexible hardware structure featuring a module unit for each function allows the system to meet
  • a wide range of needs flexibly.
  • Moving forward, the range of applications and services available with the system will be expanded.


Next-Generation HMI

A next-generation HMI developed in line with Mazda's unique Heads-Up Cockpit concept which places the highest priority on safety and helps drivers to maintain a stable driving position and concentrate on driving safely, even while dealing with a variety of information.

  • The human-centered design aims to minimize visual, cognitive and manual distraction.
  • The simple cockpit has different zones for different types of information.
  • 7-inch center display (1) sits atop the dashboard making it easy to see without lowering the eyes.
  • Command controller (2) is designed to be operated entirely by feel.
  • Active Driving Display (3) projects important information such as vehicle speed and turn-by-turn navigation above the meter hood.
  • Functions can be controlled voice-recognition. 




  1. The name Mazda Connect is used in Japan, US, Canada and Mexico. The system is referred to as MZD Connect in other markets.
  2. 2 As of September 2013, Mazda data. Except the lowest-priced model grade which is chiefly aimed at fleet sales.
  3. Location-based services work in cooperation with a navigation system to offer services based on location information.
  4. Aha Radio website: http://www.aharadio.com/what-is-aha/in-your-car
  5. Services available through Mazda Connect and Aha vary by country and region.