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Mazda 3 Sport:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Mazda 3 Sport side view
Mazda 3 Sport angular front perspective
Mazda 3 Sport angular rear perspective

Overview of the Mazda 3 Sport

Learn about the Mazda 3 Sport

Mazda 3 Sport Summary

If you want a smart, compact hatchback car that won't break the bank, the Mazda3 Sport could be for you. Newer vehicles come with a 2.5 L or 2.0 L four-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive, giving it the power you would expect from a sports model. With the premium trim, you can choose a six-speed manual transmission for even more control on the road. Available in four trim levels—base, select, preferred and premium—the Mazda3 Sport is highly customizable. Do keep in mind though that space in the back seats is somewhat limited.

Pros and cons of the Mazda 3 Sport

  • Five-door hatchback
  • Excellent build quality both inside and out
  • Six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission
  • Limited cargo space behind rear seats
  • Infotainment interface can be complicated to use
  • Limited space in rear seats
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Mazda 3 Sport

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags8

Specifications of the Mazda 3 Sport

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual or Automatic
  • City consumption8.6 - 10.1 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.6 - 7.5 L/100km
  • Width1796 - 2028 mm
  • Length4459 mm
  • Trunk space569 L
  • Cargo space1334 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Mazda 3 Sport

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Mazda 3 Sport 2019 - 2021 is available in 4 trims:

GX trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Mazda 3 Sport

Dimensions of the Mazda 3 Sport

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211440 mm2028 mm4459 mm
20201440 mm1796 mm4459 mm
20191440 mm4459 mm