2015 Mazda Mazda3

2015 Mazda Mazda3
MSRP
$16,945
BASE MODEL
MPG
29
CITY
41
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
155 HP
I-4 ENGINE
Rating
2
5
JD POWER RATING
NOT WHAT YOU LOOKING FOR?

New Car Research

Select Make
Select Model
Year

Overview

The Mazda3 comes with one of two engine choices, both of which utilize Mazda's SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY to increase fuel economy. The base engine, available on all 'i' models, is a 2.0L 4-cylinder unit that makes 155 horsepower and is capable of up to 41 mpg on the highway. It's connected to either a 6-speed automatic or a 6-speed manual. The optional engine, available across the 's' range, is a 2.5L 4-cylinder capable of 184 horsepower, a fairly high number for a compact. Despite its power, the Mazda3 is still able to achieve up to 40 mpg on the highway with the more powerful engine when equipped with Mazda's i-ELOOP...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Efficient, powerful drivetrains; loaded with features; unique styling; good use of space
  • Steering
  • Steering TypeRack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)34.8
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - RearMulti-Link
  • Suspension Type - FrontStrut
  • Transmission
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.30
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)3.36
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.68
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.84
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)1.95
  • Trans Description Cont.Manual w/OD
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.03
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)3.38
  • Trans Type6
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)3.85
  • Engine
  • Engine TypeRegular Unleaded I-4
  • Fuel SystemDirect Gasoline Injection
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM155 @ 6000
  • Displacement2.0 L/122
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM150 @ 4000
  • Summary
  • Body StyleSedan
  • Vehicle NameMazda Mazda3
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Trunk Volume (ft )12.4
  • Brakes
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10.4
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)11
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year5.5
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationCompact Cars
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Second Leg Room (in)35.8
  • Passenger Volume (ft )96.3
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Front Hip Room (in)55.5
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)54.4
  • Front Leg Room (in)42.2
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)57.2
  • Second Hip Room (in)53.5
  • Second Head Room (in)37.6
  • Front Head Room (in)38.6
  • Electrical
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)100
  • Mileage
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)33
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)29
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)41
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)13.2
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Width, Rear (in)61.4
  • Wheelbase (in)106.3
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)70.7
  • Height, Overall (in)57.3
  • Track Width, Front (in)61.2
  • Min Ground Clearance (in)6.1
  • Length, Overall (in)180.3
  • Tires
  • Front Tire SizeP205/60HR16
  • Rear Tire SizeP205/60HR16
  • Spare Tire SizeCompact
  • Wheels
  • Front Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)Compact
  • Front Wheel Size (in)16 X 6.5
  • Rear Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)16 X 6.5
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)2781
see more specs

Get a Quote

* required
Mazda3