The New Mazda3 5- Doors Review

The New Mazda3 5- Doors Review

Posted by Raden Wijaya on Friday, August 12, 2011

New Mazda3 5-Door - Car manufacturer Mazda released the newest product, the Mazda 3 5-Door. Cars that have a model like the Toyota Yaris has an interior that features sophisticated and elegant. Here's the full review.

We knew the MAZDA3 was unique for its impressive gas mileage, bold styling, high-tech interior and top safety ratings -- and leading automotive journalists seem to agree.

Mazda3 5-Door at a glance:
Engine and Drivetrain Choices
167-hp (165 hp for PZEV)†, 2.5L 4-cylinder engine with a choice of 6-speed manual or 5-speed Sport automatic transmission

Fuel Efficiency
- 20/28 mpg (MT)‡
- 22/29 mpg (AT)‡

Available Features
Available dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, 265-watt Bose® audio, Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio capability**, Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry & Start System and compact navigation system

Safety Features
Standard safety features include advanced front air bags, front side-impact air bags, side-impact air curtains††, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)‡‡ and Traction Control System (TCS) 


Engine type 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT
Horsepower† 167 hp @ 6000 rpm (PZEV = 165 hp @ 6000 rpm)
Torque† 168 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm (PZEV = 167 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm)
Redline 6200 rpm
Displacement (cc) 2489
Bore x stroke (mm) 89.0 x 100.0
Compression ratio 9.7:1
Fuel system Electronically controlled multiport fuel injection
Recommended fuel Regular unleaded
Valvetrain Chain-driven dual overhead cams, 4 valves per cylinder
with variable intake valve timing (VVT)
Ignition system Direct coil-on-plug electronic ignition
with platinum-tipped spark plugs
Engine block Aluminum alloy
Cylinder head Aluminum alloy
Emission control type (Fed/Cal) Tier 2 BIN5 / Partial Zero Emission Vehicle (PZEV)
Fuel Economy
Manual transmission (city/hwy)‡ 20/28
Automatic transmission (city/hwy)‡ 22/29
Type Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Manual transmission 6-speed overdrive
Automatic transmission 5-speed electronically controlled Sport with
Adaptive Shift Logic and manual-shift mode
Brakes 4-wheel disc
- Front 11.8-inch vented disc
- Rear 11.0-inch solid disc
- ABS 4-wheel, 4-channel with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
Steering type Power rack-and-pinion with variable assist
Power assist Electro-Hydraulic Power Assist Steering (EHPAS)
Overall steering ratio 16.2:1
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock 2.9
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft) 34.2
Suspension 4-wheel independent
- Front MacPherson strut with stabilizer bar
- Rear Multilink with stabilizer bar
Wheel size (in) 17 x 7.0
Tire size P205/50R17 all-season radial
Weights / Capacities
Curb weight (lbs)
- Manual transmission 3064 (3065 PZEV)
- Automatic transmission 3124
Fuel capacity (gallons) 15.9

Halogen headlights Standard Standard
Self-leveling Bi-Xenon High-Intensity-Discharge (HID) headlights with auto on/off feature Stand Alone Option Stand Alone Option
Auto on/off feature Stand Alone Option Stand Alone Option
Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS) Stand Alone Option Stand Alone Option
Nagare-inspired illuminated headlight details Stand Alone Option Stand Alone Option
Halogen fog lights Standard Standard
Variable-intermittent windshield wipers Standard Standard
Rain-sensing windshield wipers Stand Alone Option Stand Alone Option
Intermittent rear wiper/washer Standard Standard
Power sliding-glass moonroof with one-touch-open feature and interior sunshade Stand Alone Option Standard
Dual power side mirrors Standard Standard
Heated side mirrors Not Available Standard
Side sill extensions Standard Standard
Roof-mounted antenna Standard Standard
Roof-mounted spoiler Standard Standard
Clear-lens taillights Standard Standard
Clear-lens LED taillights Stand Alone Option Stand Alone Option
Dual exhaust outlets with chrome tips Standard Standard
Wheels & Tires
17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels Standard Standard
P205/50R17 all-season radial tires Standard Standard
Temporary spare tire Standard Standard
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 103.9
Track, front (in) 60.2
Track, rear (in) 59.6
Length (in) 177.4
Width (in) 69.1
Height (in) - (unladen) 57.9
Minimum ground clearance (in) - (laden) 4.7

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