The Best Summer Driving Songs 

Picking your road trip playlist is essential to any long car journey - especially in the warmer months, you will need the best summer driving songs for the ideal road trip experience! Discover some of our favourite summer songs, roll the windows down and choose the ultimate feel-good soundtrack.

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Lovely Day – Bill Withers

This song is sure to many any day feel like a summer’s day, and of course, it is a classic that will get the whole car singing.

MMMBop – Hanson

The perfect opportunity to reminisce with your friends as this track will bring back a strong sense of nostalgia. The catchy chorus will probably get stuck in your head for the rest of the trip, but it will be worth it.

Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen

One of the most familiar and upbeat songs will be appreciated by all your passengers. Set the tone for the entire road trip by raising spirits with this tune.

Summer of ’69 – Bryan Adams

Our list of best summer driving songs just wouldn’t be complete without this summer rock classic. 

Get Lucky – Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams

Your younger passengers will thank you for including this track in the playlist! The funky melody is perfect for driving along to, and it is ideal for playing with the windows down.

Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves

What songs scream summer more than this? A must-have in any road trip playlist. Turn this song up even louder with the Mazda 3 Bose® sound system featuring 12 surrounding speakers.

Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles

Another classic that almost everyone will know the lyrics to! As one of the best summer driving songs of all time, this track from The Beatles will have the whole family singing along.

Paradise City – Guns N’ Roses

The intense guitar solos in this song are perfect for lifting the mood as you get closer to your destination.

Shotgun – George Ezra

Keep your playlist fresh with this undeniable sing-along that will keep the long journey enjoyable and light-hearted. 

Mr. Brightside – The Killers

End (or start!) your journey with an all-time favourite from The Killers and get everyone excited for the road trip destination.

With a Mazda car, you can arrive with a smile by playing the best summer driving songs on an infotainment system that puts you in control. Discover more of our summer driving tips.

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