New Mazda 3 Technical Specifications







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: January 18, 2012
Categories: Mazda, Mazda 3

Mazda 3The Mazda 3 recently received a number of enhancements that makes it an even more attractive proposition to customers. The Mazda 3 comes in two body styles: four-door sedan, and five-door hatchback. Read More about the New

Mazda 3

 or view Technical Specifications.

Here are some Technical Specifications for the New Mazda 3 - 2012 South African Model.

4 Door
1.6 1.6 1.6 2.0
Engine ORIGINAL ACTIVE DYNAMIC INDIVIDUAL
Engine type 1.6 litre in-line 4 cylinder 16 valve DOHC S-VT 1.6 litre in-line 4 cylinder 16 valve DOHC S-VT 1.6 litre in-line 4 cylinder 16 valve DOHC S-VT 2.0 litre in-line 4 cylinder 16 valve DOHC S-VT
Engine capacity (cc) 1598 1598 1598 1999
Bore and stroke (mm) 78.0×83.6 78.0×83.6 78.0×83.6 87.5×83.1
Fuel system Multipoint electronic fuel injection Multipoint electronic fuel injection Multipoint electronic fuel injection Multipoint electronic fuel injection
Engine output
Max power (kW @ rpm) 77 @ 6000 77 @ 6000 77 @ 6000 110 @ 6500
Max torque (Nm @ rpm) 145 @ 4000 145 @ 4000 145 @ 4000 187 @ 4000
CO2 Emission 164 164 164 187
Transmission
Type 5-speed manual 5-speed manual 5-speed manual 6-speed manual
Gear ratio 1st 3.416 3.416 3.416 3.454
2nd 1.842 1.842 1.842 2.059
3rd 1.290 1.290 1.290 1.392
4th 0.972 0.972 0.972 1.030
5th 0.820 0.820 0.820 0.795
6th  -  -  - 0.717
Reverse 3.214 3.214 3.214 3.198
Final gear ratio 4.388 4.388 4.388 4.388
Steering
Type Rack & pinion Rack & pinion Rack & pinion Rack & pinion
Power assistance Direct-drive electric power steering Direct-drive electric power steering Direct-drive electric power steering Direct-drive electric power steering
Tilt and telescopic adjustable steering wheel std std std std
Suspension
Front - type McPherson strut McPherson strut McPherson strut McPherson strut
Rear - type Multi-link Multi-link Multi-link Multi-link
Brakes
Front -  type Ventilated disc Ventilated disc Ventilated disc Ventilated disc
Rear - type Solid disc Solid disc Solid disc Solid disc
Diameter front (mm) 278 278 278 300
Diameter rear (mm) 265 265 265 280
Hydraulics ABS with EBD & BA ABS with EBD & BA ABS with EBD & BA ABS with EBD & BA
Wheels and Tyres
Road wheels steel alloy alloy alloy
Tyre size 195 / 65 R 15 205 / 55 R 16 205 / 50 R 17 205 / 50 R 17
Spare wheel temp temp temp temp
Exterior dimensions (mm)
Length 4580 4580 4580 4580
Width 1755 1755 1755 1755
Height 1470 1470 1470 1470
Wheelbase 2640 2640 2640 2640
Front track 15" wheel ; 1535 16" wheel ; 1535 17" wheel ; 1530 17" wheel ; 1530
Rear track 15" wheel ; 1520 16" wheel ; 1520 17" wheel ; 1515 17" wheel ; 1515
Front overhang 960 960 960 960
Rear overhang 980 980 980 980
Weight and capacities
Curb mass (kg) 1205 1205 1205 1281
Fuel Tank Capacity  (l) 55 55 55 55
Gross vehicle mass (kg) 1730 1730 1730 1785
Luggage volume (l) 430 430 430 430
Towing mass (kg) 900 900 900 900
Exterior
Body colour bumpers std std std std
Body colour door handles & mirrors  - std std std
Body colour rear spoiler  -  - std std
High mounted stop lamp std std std std
Electric adjustable mirrors std std std std
Exterior mirror side turn lamp  -  -  - std
Front fog lamps - bumper integrated  - std std std
Front stone guard std std std  -
Power fold mirrors  -  - std std
Power sliding glass sunroof (one touch)  -  -  - std
Rear combination lamps - LED type  -  -  - std
Sports Appearance Package  -  -  - std
Tailpipe fitting  -  -  - std
Interior lighting
Cargo room lamp std std std std
Front room lamp with spot lamp std std std std
Glovebox illumination std std std std
Ignition key/Start button illumination std std std std
Illuminated entry std std std std
Low fuel warning light std std std std
Overhead console illumination  -  -  - std
Panel light control std std std std
Vanity mirror illumination (driver & passenger)  -  - std std
Welcome illumination  -  -  - std
Instruments
Ambient temperature gauge  - std std std
Continuous-lit type meter set std std std std
Digital clock std std std std
Maintenance monitor (indicating service due & tyre rotation notifications)  -  - std std
Multi information display  -  - std std
Trip computer (current and average fuel consumption, distance to empty, average vehicle speed and speed alert)  -  - std std
Interior comfort and convenience
Airconditioner std std std  -
Airconditioner (dual-zone climate control)  -  -  - std
Cruise Control  -  -  - std
Soft touch dash std std std std
Centre console with armrest std std  -  -
Centre console with sliding armrest  -  - std std
Coin box std std std std
Cupholders - front and rear doors and centre console std std std std
Driver's left footrest std std std std
Leather covered gearknob  -  - std std
Leather covered steering wheel  -  - std std
Overhead console with sunglass holder  - std std std
Grab handles with integrated coat hook std std std std
Power outlet socket std std std std
Remote boot release std std std std
Remote fuel filler release std std std std
Silver finish panel and door handles std std std std
Stainless steel scuff plates  -  - std std
ICE - In car entertainment
4 speakers std  -  -  -
4 speakers + 2 x tweeter  - std std  -
7 speakers + 2 x tweeter + 1 x woofer  -  -  - std
Auxiliary input std std std std
BOSE Premium Centerpoint Surround System  -  -  - std
CD player, single disc (MP3 compatible) std std std std
Steering wheel mounted audio controls  -  - std std
Seating
60/40 split rear seats std std std std
Front seat type std std sporty sporty
Cloth seats std std  -  -
Leather seats  -  - std std
Front seat back pocket (passenger seat) std std std std
Front seat lumbar adjustment std std std std
Height adjustable driver seat std std std std
Rear seat center armrest with cupholders std std std std
Rear seat center headrest std std std std
Safety and security
Active front head restraints std std std std
Airbags SRS (curtain - front and rear ; side - front)  - std std std
Airbags SRS (driver and passenger) std std std std
Alarm std std std std
Anti-lock braking system (ABS) std std std std
Auto headlamp - on / off  -  - std std
Brake assist (BA) std std std std
Traction Control System (TCS) - - - std
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) - - - std
Central locking - super lock std std std std
Request switch -  front doors  -  - std std
Child anchor kit and ISOFIX points std std std std
Electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) std std std std
Engine immobiliser std std std std
Front wipers - auto adjustment with rain sensor  -  - std std
Front wipers - timing adjustable std std  -  -
Height adjustable seatbelts std std std std
Interior mirror - day/night [auto]  -  - std std
Interior mirror - day/night [manual] std std  -  -
Power windows - one touch (drivers side only) std std std std
Power windows - one touch (front) / manual rear std  -  -  -
Remote central locking - keyless entry (retractable key) std std  -  -
Remote central locking - keyless entry (smart start key)  -  - std std
Seatbelt digressive load limiter (front) std std std std
Seatbelt double pretensioner (front) std std std std
Seatbelt warning audible and visual std std std std
Side impact door beams std std std std
Smart start (keyless stop/start)  -  - std std
Wide angle exterior mirror - driver  - std std std
MazdaMotion
Service Plan 5 years/90000km 5 years/90000km 5 years/90000km 5 years/90000km
Roadside assistance 3 years/unlimited 3 years/unlimited 3 years/unlimited 3 years/unlimited
Warranty 4 year/120000km 4 year/120000km 4 year/120000km 4 year/120000km
Corrossion warranty 5 years 5 years 5 years 5 years
Service intervals 15000km 15000km 15000km 15000km
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