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Mazda 2
2014 Mazda 2
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Mazda 3 Sedan
2021 Mazda 3 Sedan
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Overview

Engine
1.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
27.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
100 hp @ 6000 rpm
155 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
98 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
150 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
32.2 ft
34.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
15" x 6"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 6"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P185/55VR15
P205/60HR16
Rear Tire
P185/55VR15
P205/60HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
31 MPG
City
29 MPG
28 MPG
Highway
35 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.6 (Est) Tons/yr
5.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
11.3 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
327.7 miles
369.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
395.5 miles
475.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
155.5 in
183.5 in
Height
58.1 in
56.9 in
Max Width
66.7 in
70.7 in
Front Width
58.1 in
61.7 in
Rear Width
57.7 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
98 in
107.3 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.6 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.1 in
38 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
52.8 in
55.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
33 in
35.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37 in
37.3 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
51.2 in
53.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
50.9 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,306 lbs
3,071 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
13.2 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
13.3 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
27.8 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Blue Reflex
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Jet Black
  • Liquid Silver Metallic
  • True Red
  • Zeal Red
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles