2015 Mazda Mazda3  -  $24,615


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $24,615
Base Invoice: $23,586
Destination Charge: $820
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn Auto i Grand Touring
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 34 | City: 30 | Hwy: 41
Body Style: 4dr Sdn Auto i Grand Touring
Transmission: Transmission: 6-Speed SKYACTIV-DRIVE Automatic
Engine: Engine: 2.0L SKYACTIV-G DOHC 16-Valve 4-Cylinder

Pros

Efficient, powerful drivetrains; loaded with features; unique styling; good use of space


Model News

Following a complete redesign in 2014, the Mazda3 sees only minor changes, though the Mazda3 's' trims are now available with a 6-speed manual transmission.


Value Writeup

Mazda's goal with the Mazda3 has always been to offer the most fun-to-drive compact car on the market. The Mazda3 directly competes with some of the best-selling cars on the road, including the Honda Civic, the Toyota Corolla and the Hyundai Elantra. With a base price below $17,000 the Mazda3 is competitively priced while still maintaining enough upscale features to feel like a much more expensive car. With a sportier and more direct driving feel than its competitors, the Mazda3 is able to do everything typically asked of a compact, while still putting a smile on the face of drivers.


Model Highlights

The Mazda3 comes with one of two engine choices, both of which utilize Mazda's SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY to increase fuel economy. The base engine, available on all 'i' models, is a 2.0L 4-cylinder unit that makes 155 horsepower and is capable of up to 41 mpg on the highway. It's connected to either a 6-speed automatic or a 6-speed manual. The optional engine, available across the 's' range, is a 2.5L 4-cylinder capable of 184 horsepower, a fairly high number for a compact. Despite its power, the Mazda3 is still able to achieve up to 40 mpg on the highway with the more powerful engine when equipped with Mazda's i-ELOOP regenerative braking system. This engine, too, is mated to either a 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission.

The Mazda3 is available in two body styles -- sedan or 5-door hatchback -- while each body style is available in several different trims. The most basic trim, the Mazda3 i SV, is available only as a sedan. The rest of the trims (Sport, Touring and Grand Touring) are available with either body style. The larger 2.5L engine is only available on Touring and Grand Touring models.

The Mazda3 i SV may be the least expensive trim available, but it does come with some significant features, further increasing the value quotient of the car. Standard features include power door locks and windows, 16-inch wheels, keyless entry, push-button ignition, body-colored door handles, air conditioning and power-folding external mirrors.

Sport trims are available in either body style and come standard with body-colored outside mirrors, cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, illuminated steering wheel controls, a 60/40 split rear folding seat and a tachometer.

The Touring trim adds heated outside mirrors with turn signal indicators, a leather steering wheel and shifter, a rear armrest and cup holder and a blind spot warning system. Also available on the touring trim is the Technology Package, which adds a 7-inch full-color touchscreen display, a navigation system, a rear view camera, a 9-speaker sound system, two USB ports, voice recognition, internet and satellite radio integration and a compartment for sunglasses. Buyers who order the Mazda3 s Touring with the more powerful 2.5L engine will get all of the features included in the Technology Package as well as a few extra goodies like bi-xenon headlights, fog lights, 18-inch alloy wheels, a 6-way power adjustable driver's seat and steering wheel mounted paddle shifters.

The Grand Touring trim adds leatherette seating into the equation along with a moonroof and heated front seats. Like the Touring trim, buyers opting for the more powerful engine will get even more features in Grand Touring form. Items such as automatic headlights and windshield wipers, an auto-dimming mirror and leather seats come standard on Grand Touring trimmed Mazda3 s models.

Safety features are plentiful and include six standard airbags, anti-lock brakes, stability control and traction control. The Mazda3 also features a collapsible steering column to help minimize damage in front end collisions and a hill-start system to minimize rollback when starting on a hill. Optional safety features include rear view cameras, a blind spot warning system and Smart City Brake Support, a system that uses a laser to detect forward collisions.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.2

EPA Classification
Compact Cars

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
41 MPG

Cruising Range - City
396.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
30 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
34 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
541.20 mi

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement
2.0 L/122

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4000

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.89

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.59

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
96.3 ft³

Front Head Room
37.6 in

Front Leg Room
42.2 in

Front Shoulder Room
57.2 in

Front Hip Room
55.5 in

Second Head Room
37.5 in

Second Leg Room
35.8 in

Second Shoulder Room
54.4 in

Second Hip Room
53.5 in

Wheelbase
106.3 in

Length, Overall
180.3 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in

Height, Overall
57.3 in

Track Width, Front
61.2 in

Track Width, Rear
61.4 in

Min Ground Clearance
6.1 in

Trunk Volume
12.4 ft³

Base Curb Weight
2848 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16

Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.4 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
3

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
36,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
15V621000

Mfg's Report Date
OCT 01, 2015

Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected
14411

Summary
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Mazda3 vehicles manufactured May 21, 2015, to August 25, 2015. The affected vehicles are equipped with a fuel tank with a shut-off valve that can allow fuel to enter into the fuel tank emissions systems. If enough fuel enters the emission system it may leak out onto the ground or result in an engine stall.

Consequence
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. An engine that stalls increases the risk of a crash.

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle's fuel shut-off valve. As needed, the fuel shut-off valve and the affected fuel tank emissions system components will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began on October 20, 2015. Owners are advised not to drive their vehicle until the repairs have been completed. Mazda will provide rental cars until that time. Owners may contact the Mazda Customer Experience Center at 1-800- 222-5500, option #6. Mazda's number for this recall is 8615J.

Dates of Manufacture
MAY 20, 2015 to AUG 24, 2015

Manufacturer Recall No.
8615J

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
17V393000

Mfg's Report Date
JUN 21, 2017

Component
PARKING BRAKE

Potential Number of Units Affected
227814

Summary
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Mazda6 and 2014-2016 Mazda3 vehicles. Water could possibly enter the brake caliper causing the parking brake actuator shaft to corrode and possibly bind.

Consequence
If the parking brake actuator shaft binds, the parking brake may not engage or disengage fully. If the parking brake does not engage properly, the vehicle may move unexpectedly if it is parked on a slope, increasing the risk of a crash.

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will check the parking brake actuator shafts, replacing any that are corroded, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2017. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 1217F.

Dates of Manufacture
JAN 05, 2014 to SEP 01, 2016

Manufacturer Recall No.
1217F

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V684000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 21, 2016

Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected
17484

Summary
Mazda Motors North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Mazda3 vehicles manufactured January 4, 2014, to September 18, 2015. The fuel tank of the affected vehicles may have been improperly handled during manufacturing and, as a result, the welded attachment of the Inlet Check Valve (ICV) may fail and allow fuel to leak.

Consequence
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

Mazda will notify owners, and depending on the tank lot number, dealers will inspect the ICV weld, replacing the fuel tank, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 1, 2016. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 0116I.

Dates of Manufacture
JAN 03, 2014 to SEP 17, 2015

Manufacturer Recall No.
0116I

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
10.5%

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Engine: 2.0L SKYACTIV-G DOHC 16-Valve 4-Cylinder -inc: variable valve timing

Transmission: 6-Speed SKYACTIV-DRIVE Automatic -inc: manual mode, 3.591 Axle Ratio

3.591 Axle Ratio

Front-Wheel Drive

60-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection

100 Amp Alternator

Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers

Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars

Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering

13.2 Gal. Fuel Tank

Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust

Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs

Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs

4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control

Wheels: 16" x 6.5J Alloy

Tires: P205/60R16 AS SBR -inc: temporary spare tire

Steel Spare Wheel

Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo

Clearcoat Paint

Express Open Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade

Body-Colored Front Bumper

Body-Colored Rear Bumper

Body-Colored Door Handles

Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim

Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator

Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster

Light Tinted Glass

Variable Intermittent Wipers

Fully Galvanized Steel Panels

Black Grille w/Chrome Accents

Lip Spoiler

Trunk Rear Cargo Access

Auto Off Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps

Front Fog Lamps

Radio: AM/FM/CD/HD w/Single CD -inc: digital clock, auxiliary audio input jack, Bluetooth hands free phone and audio and 2 USB audio input, Bose Surround Sound System, 9-speakers, Centerpoint 2 and AudioPilot 2, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, roof-mounted shark fin antenna and 4-month subscription, MAZDA CONNECT Infotainment System, voice-command, E911 automatic emergency notification, 7" full-color touch-screen display, multi-function Commander control, Pandora, Aha and Stitcher internet radio integration, Radio Broadcast Data System program information and SMS text message audio delivery and reply, Mazda Navigation System

Radio w/Seek-Scan, Steering Wheel Controls and Voice Activation

Window Grid Antenna

9 Bose Speakers

Regular Amplifier

Digital Signal Processor

Wireless Streaming

1 LCD Monitor In The Front

Real-Time Traffic Display

Heated Reclining Front Bucket Seats -inc: adjustable front and rear headrests, whiplash-reducing active front headrests and 6-way power driver's seat w/manual lumbar adjustment

4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Fore/Aft Movement

60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat

Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer

Power Rear Windows

Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel

Front Cupholder

Rear Cupholder

Valet Function

Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button

Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access and Mechanical Fuel

Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start

Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls

HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts

Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning

Glove Box

Driver Foot Rest

Full Cloth Headliner

Interior Trim -inc: Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Piano Black Door Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents

Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob

Leatherette Door Trim Insert

Leatherette Seat Trim

Day-Night Rearview Mirror

Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror

Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet

Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting

Front Map Lights

Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats

Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim

Cargo Space Lights

FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate

Integrated Navigation System w/Voice Activation

Driver And Passenger Door Bins

Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Up/Down

Delayed Accessory Power

Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature

Trip Computer

Outside Temp Gauge

Digital/Analog Display

1 Seatback Storage Pocket

Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest

Seats w/Leatherette Back Material

Engine Immobilizer

Air Filtration

1 12V DC Power Outlet

Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

ABS And Driveline Traction Control

Side Impact Beams

Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags

Blind Spot Sensor

and Rear Collision

Low Tire Pressure Warning

Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags

Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags

Airbag Occupancy Sensor

Rear Child Safety Locks

Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners

Back-Up Camera

 
JET BLACK MICA
$0

 
DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA
$0

 
BLUE REFLEX MICA
$0

 
LIQUID SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
METEOR GRAY MICA
$0

 
TITANIUM FLASH MICA
$0

 
SOUL RED METALLIC
$0

 
SNOWFLAKE WHITE PEARL MICA
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
BLACK, LEATHERETTE SEAT TRIM
$0

 
ULEV EMISSIONS EQUIPMENT
$0

 
SNOWFLAKE WHITE PEARL MICA PAINT CHARGE
$200

 
SOUL RED METALLIC PAINT CHARGE
$300

 
DESTINATION CHARGE (ALASKA)
$45

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$0

 
REAR AERO FLARES & REAR CENTER UNDER SKIRT
$0

 
ROOF MOLDINGS FOR ROOF RACK INSTALLATION
$0

 
LICENSE PLATE FRAME MAZDASPEED
$0

 
LICENSE PLATE FRAME MAZDA3
$0

 
MOONROOF WIND DEFLECTOR
$0

 
SIDE MIRROR CAPS
$0

 
SIDE SILL EXTENSIONS
$0

 
FRONT SPLASH GUARDS
$0

 
REAR SPLASH GUARDS
$0

 
FRONT AIR DAM
$0

 
CAR COVER
$0

 
CAR COVER CABLE LOCK
$0

 
LICENSE PLATE FRAME ZOOM ZOOM
$0

 
LICENSE PLATE FRAME SLIMLINE
$0

 
LICENSE PLATE FRAME KIT
$0

 
PAINT PROTECTION, DOOR EDGE/DOOR HANDLE CUP
$0

 
PAINT PROTECTION, PARTIAL FRONT KIT
$0

 
PAINT PROTECTION, FRONT KIT UPGRADE
$0

 
PAINT PROTECTION, REAR BUMPER TOP
$0

 
REAR BUMPER GUARD
$0

 
SIDE WINDOW DEFLECTORS
$0

 
TOUCH-UP PAINT
$0

 
WHEEL LUG NUTS
$0

 
WHEEL: 16" GUNMETAL FINISH
$0

 
AUDIO CABLE 3.5MM
$0

 
COMPASS/AUTODIM MIRROR
$0

 
COMPASS/AUTODIM MIRROR W/HOMELINK
$0

 
INTERIOR LIGHTING KIT
$0

 
CARGO MAT
$0

 
ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS
$0

 
CARPET FLOOR MATS
$0

 
BIKE RACK, ROOF RACK MOUNT
$0

 
MEDIUM ROOF RACK CARGO BOX
$0

 
SHORT ROOF RACK CARGO BOX
$0

 
ROOF RACK KAYAK CARRIER MOUNT
$0

 
ROOF LUGGAGE BASKET
$0

 
ROOF RACK CROSS BARS
$0

 
ROOF RACK SKI/SURFBOARD CARRIER
$0

 
ROOF RACK SURFBOARD CARRIER
$0

 
CARGO NET
$0

 
CARGO TRAY
$0

 
COLOR-KEYED REAR PARKING SENSORS
$0

 
PORTABLE NAVIGATION DEVICE
$0

 
REMOTE ENGINE START
$0

 
DOOR SILL TRIM PLATES WITH MAZDA3 LOGO
$0

 
ALLOY PEDALS
$0

 
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE KIT
$0

 
WINDSHIELD SUNSCREEN
$0

 
FIRST AID KIT
$0

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$55

 
APPEARANCE PACKAGE
$1,300

 
HOOD/FRONT FENDER PAINT PROTECTION FILM
$325

 
DOOR EDGE/REAR BUMPER TOP PNT PROTECT FILM
$95

 
REAR BUMPER GUARD
$100

 
AUTO-DIMMING MIRROR W/COMPASS
$175

 
COMPASS/AUTODIM MIRROR W/HOMELINK
$300

 
INTERIOR LIGHTING KIT
$275

 
CARGO MAT
$70

 
ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS
$100

 
CARGO NET
$50

 
CARGO TRAY
$75

 
REMOTE ENGINE START
$575

 
REAR PARKING SENSORS
$450

 
DOOR SILL TRIM PLATES
$125


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