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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

Dimensions of the Mazda 3

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20181455 mm1796 mm4580 mm
20171455 mm1796 mm4580 mm
20161455 mm1796 mm4580 mm
20151455 mm1796 mm4580 mm
20141455 mm1796 mm4580 mm