2013 Mazda MAZDA3

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Summary

The 2013 Mazda MAZDA3 is available in a sedan and hatchback body style. Each body style is available in 3i and 3s trim levels which are then broken down into sub-trims.

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Pros: sporty handling; fuel economy with available SkiActiv® Technology, stylish; well-equipped interior; available 4-door hatchback.

Cons: sporty ride may be to firm for some; lacks cabin and cargo space.

Trims
The 2013 Mazda MAZDA3 is available in a sedan and hatchback body style. Each body style is available in 3i and 3s trim levels which are then broken down into sub-trims. There are four i sub-trims- SV, Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. The 3s is only available in one trim- Grand Touring. The 3i SV and Sport trims are only available on the sedan body style while the rest of the trims can be had in either body style.

Standard equipment on the SV includes 16-inch steel wheels, power mirrors, power windows, AC, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat and a four-speaker audio system with a CD player and an auxiliary input jack.  Power door locks with automatic feature and keyless entry are optional.

The 3i Sport gets a 2.0-liter Skyactiv engine, power locks, keyless entry, cruise control, a multi-information display and a USB audio input jack.

Stepping up to the Touring will add 16-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, push button start, a leather wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, Bluetooth® and a six-speaker sound system. Adding the Preferred Equipment Package will add a sunroof, an upgraded ten-speaker Bose® sound system and a blind spot monitoring system.

The Grand Touring comes with those items plus leather upholstery, heated front seats, heated mirrors, an eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat, a 5.8-inch color touch screen navigation system, Pandora internet radio, HD radio and text message auto deliver and reply.  Adding the available Technology Package will get you most of the features found on the 3s Grand Touring model.

The top of the line 3s Grand Touring gets a powerful 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lamps, self-leveling Xenon headlights with auto on/off feature, dual exhaust tips and leather-trimmed sport seats.

Safety
Standard safety equipment includes front airbags, front-side impact air curtains, antilock disc brakes, brake assist, stability and traction control and a tire pressure monitoring system. A blind spot monitoring system is available on the i Touring trims and standard on the s Grand Touring trims.

Warranty Information
Every new Mazda MAZDA3 comes with a limited warranty that provides coverage in the event a repair is needed within the first few years of ownership. The new vehicle warranty includes a 3-year/36,000 mile “Bumper to Bumper” Limited Warranty, a 5-year/60,000 mile Limited Powertrain Warranty, and a 3-year/36,000 mile 24/7 Roadside Assistance Program that provides towing to the nearest Mazda dealer if the vehicle is not drivable due to a warranted part failure. Any accessories installed by the dealer prior to delivery, carry the same new-vehicle limited warranty as the vehicle.

MSRP

Available Trims MSRP
2013 MAZDA3 i SV $16,700
2013 MAZDA3 i Sport $18,375
2013 MAZDA3 i Touring $19,500
2013 MAZDA3 i Grand Touring $22,800
2013 MAZDA3 s Grand Touring $24,350
Similar Vehicles Base MSRP
2013 Hyundai Elantra $16,965
2013 Ford Focus $16,200
2013 Kia Forte $15,400

Engines, Transmissions, & EPA Ratings 

Trim

Engine

Drivetrain

Transmission

Fuel Economy (city/highway)

i SV

2.0-liter 4-cylinder

FWD

5-speed M/T

25/33

i SV

2.0-liter 4-cylinder

FWD

5-speed A/T with Manual Shift Mode

24/33

i Sport, i Touring & i Grand Touring

SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter 4-cylinder

FWD

SKYACTIV 6-speed M/T

27/39

i Sport, i Touring & i Grand Touring

SKYACTIE-G 2.0-liter 4-cylinder

FWD

SKYACTIV-Drive 6-speed A/T with Manual Shift Mode

28/40

s Grand Touring

2.5-liter 4-cylinder

FWD

6-speed M/T

20/28

s Grand Touring

2.5-liter 4-cylinder

FWD

5-speed A/T with Manual Shift Mode

22/29

 

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