Under the Hood

Mazda3 models now offer a choice of engines:  

  • Standard  148-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that teams with a five-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission
  • Optional 167-hp, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that works with a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic
  • Automatic transmission models include a clutchless-manual mode that lets the driver control gear changes by nudging the console gear selector up or down.
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    Before Getting In
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    Warning/Indicator Lights
    Warning/Indicator lights will appear in any of the highlighted areas Signal Warning/Indicator Lights Brake System Warning Light Charging System Warning Light ...

    Cup Holder
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