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Info & specs

Mazda 3

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

Overview of the Mazda 3

Learn about the Mazda 3


If you're looking for a car with sporty handling, an upscale interior and a comfortable ride, the Mazda3 gives an air of luxury at a reasonable price. Newer models offer features that make driving safer and enjoyable, such as the rearview camera, knee airbags and Mazda Connect, an infotainment system controlled through a screen on the centre dash. Depending on the model year and body type—sedan or a hatchback—auto reviewers have some mixed opinions on whether there is enough space in the back seat or trunk.

Pros and cons of the Mazda 3

  • Choice of manual or automatic transmission
  • Available in sedan or hatchback
  • New monitor system tracks driver alertness
  • Small centre console box
  • Noticeable road noise
  • Limited trunk space
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Mazda 3

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Mazda 3

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual or Automatic
  • City consumption6.7 - 9.3 L/100km
  • Highway consumption4.7 - 6.9 L/100km
  • Width1796 mm
  • Length4580 mm
  • Trunk space350 L
  • Cargo space350 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Mazda 3

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 2014 - 2018 is available in 9 trims:

G trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Mazda 3