Specs Overview

  • Price (MSRP)
    $ 15,550
    Fuel Type
  • Engine Name
    Engine: 2.0L Skyactiv-G In-Line 4 DOHC and Variable Valve Timing
    Transmission Name
    Transmission, 6 Speed Manual
  • Trim
    G Sedan
    Standard L/100km
    8.0 City / 5.8 Hwy
  • Horsepower
  • Body Style
    Seating Capacity (Std/Max)

Safety Ratings

  • IIHS Moderate Overlap Front Test
    NHTSA Frontal Crash Rating
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    NHTSA Side Impact
  • IIHS Side Impact
    IIHS Rood Strength
  • IIHS Rear Crash Protect/Head Restraint Rating


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2016 Mazda Mazda3 News and Reviews

12 of the Quickest Non-Performance Compact Cars Motor Trend Has Tested

While we expect hot hatches to be entertaining to drive and quick in a straight line, sometimes more pedestrian compact cars surprise us. These days, you don't need a performance variant of a compact car to get something quick. Sure, cars like the Volkswagen Golf GTI are plenty fun, but what if you don't have budget or you simply need…
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Vehicular Valedictorians: The Top Cars of Our Most Recent Big Tests

Motor Trend routinely pits two or more cars against one another in comparison tests, but when we want to compare most or all of the vehicles in a given class, we put on a much bigger production. We call this the Big Test. It's a chance for us to sample nearly everything in a particular vehicle segment and gather a…
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We Hear: Mazda to Reveal Mazdaspeed3 This Year With 300 HP and AWD

The current 2015 Mazda3 (shown in these photos) has received a fair amount of praise. On the flip side, a fair amount of enthusiasts have passed on the 3 in favor of competitors with more power and performance. That could soon change, however, as motoring.com.au reports that Mazda is bringing back the high-performance Mazdaspeed3 as part of the compact’s mid-cycle…
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7 Small Hatchbacks: How They’d Fare Against the 2015 Volkswagen Golf

By now, we hope you've learned the 2015 Volkswagen Golf is Motor Trend's 2015 Car of the Year. The depth of the Golf lineup we tested during the 2015 Car of the Year program — TSI, TDI, GTI, and e-Golf — made a strong, successful case for the Golden Calipers. The upcoming R and SportWagen models will have our high…
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2015 Mazda3 Adds Manual Transmission Option to 2.5L Models

If you're looking to row-your-own in a Mazda 3, you now have another powertrain option. The 2015 Mazda 3 will offer a six-speed manual in combination with the larger 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. Although the 3's 2.0-liter engine previously offered the choice of manual and automatic gearboxes, the manual option for 2.5-liter s models was not available for the redesigned compact's…
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