• 2009 Mazda MAZDA3

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  • 2009 Mazda MAZDA3

    #14 in 2009 Compact Cars

  • 2008 Mazda Mazda3

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $14,690
    • $13,895
    • Avg. Paid
    • $5,109
    • N/A

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 7.7 /10
    • 8.7 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 9.1 /10
    • 9.2 /10
    • Performance
    • 8.4 /10
    • 8.1 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.8 /10
    • 7.4 /10
    • Safety
    • N/A
    • 7.3 /10
    • Reliability
    • 2.0 /5
    • 4.0 /5
    • Cost to Own
    • 9.4 /10
    • N/A

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Strong acceleration
      • Sporty handling
      • Strong acceleration and sporty handling
      • Exterior styling is modern and likable
      • Good value for the money in its class
    • Cons
      • Little legroom in the back seat
      • Front side airbags not available on all models
      • Back seat can be tight for some taller passengers
      • Interior can be cramped and confining

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas I4 2.0L/122
    • Gas I4 2.0L/122
    • MPG
    • 24 City / 32 Hwy
    • 24 City / 32 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • 4 Door Sedan
    • 4 Door Sedan
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 103.9
    • 103.9
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 177.4
    • 177.4
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 69.1
    • 69.1
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 57.7
    • 57.7
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 2780
    • 2780
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steel Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Wheel Covers
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Fog Lamps
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Front Reading Lamps
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Seat Heat Ducts
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Universal Garage Door Opener
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Floor Mats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electrochromic rearview mirror
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 5
    • 5
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 94.3
    • 94.3
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 39.1
    • 39.1
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 41.1
    • 41.1
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 54.9
    • 54.9
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 53.8
    • 53.8
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 37.4
    • 37.4
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 36.3
    • 36.3
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 54.0
    • 54.0
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 52.5
    • 52.5
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 11.5
    • 11.5
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Changer
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Satellite Radio
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Heating & Cooling
    • A/C
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Optional
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Emergency Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Gas I4
    • Gas I4
    • Displacement
    • 2.0L/122
    • 2.0L/122
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 148 @ 6500
    • 148 @ 6500
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 135 @ 4500
    • 135 @ 4500
    • Transmission
    • Manual w/OD
    • Manual w/OD
    • Turning diameter
    • 34.1
    • 34.1
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 24
    • 24
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 32
    • 32
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 14.5
    • 14.5
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • E-type Multi-link
    • E-type Multi-link
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    • w/Coil Springs
    • w/Coil Springs
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
    • w/Coil Springs
    • w/Coil Springs
    Transmission
    • Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 5-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard

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