Under the Hood

The 2.3-liter four-cylinder develops 156 hp while the 3.0-liter V-6 turns out 212 hp. Both engines can team with a five-speed manual transmission. A five-speed automatic is available in models equipped with the four-cylinder, while a six-speed automatic with a manual-shift provision is available in V-6-equipped models.

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    Bottle Holder
    Bottle holders are on the inside of the front doors. CAUTION: Do not use the bottle holders for containers without caps. The contents may spill when the door is opened or closed. ...

    Advanced Key Suspend Function
    If one key is left in the vehicle or trunk and the second key is used to lock the vehicle, the functions of the advanced key left in the vehicle or the trunk are temporarily suspended to prevent t ...

    Under the Hood
    The 2.0-liter four-cylinder in the Mazda3 i has variable valve timing and develops 148 horsepower (144 hp in PZEV form). The Mazda3 s uses a 2.3-liter four-cylinder that pumps out 156 hp. A five-s ...