Mazda 3 Hatchback is One of the Best in Its Class

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15 Jun 2017
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Mazda 3 Hatchback

Powerful and economical engines has made it a popular choice

With its distinctive appearance, Mazda 3 hatchback is a reasonable choice for a family


Mazda 3 hatchback is one of the most popular family hatchbacks all over the globe. Its distinctive appearance and sleek looks are its additional points along with its impressive performance that catches the audience towards it. Good and wide body structure is excellent for a family that often travels on motorway. New Mazda 3 hatchback is a car with some salient features; make it the car not only for UK but car of the globe. From its glamorous exterior to its fine interior it is a car of qualities.


Interior is nice and handsome


It is a smart and well-built family hatchback. Its interior is very neat and nicely built with good and useful features and equipment. Its dashboard is full of luxurious feature that compete well with its rivals. All buttons and systems are easy to read and easy to use also. With all standard controls and systems are fitted in this family hatchback. Infotainment system is of latest technology. Seating arrangement is good with nice adjustable. Steering-wheel is also with in and out along with up and down adjustable to provide best position for driving.

Mazda 3 Interior

Mazda 3 Interior

Safety and reliability


Mazda 3 hatchback is one of the most reliable and durable family hatchback due to its well-balanced body structure along with plenty of safety kits that are used in this family hatchback to prevent the occupants from any bad incident. Standard features with exceptional quality are fitted. It has secured five stars from Euro NCAP rating. Its reliability and durability is also out of question.


Practicality and boot space is also reasonable


Mazda 3 hatchback offers good and reasonable boot space with 350-litres while rear seats drop down you can achieve 1360-litres of storage space. Plenty of useful cubbyholes and pockets are there inside. Seats are of good standard and offers relaxed sitting experience. Plenty of head and leg space is there at front and at rear.


Mazda 3 hatchback has frugal and economical diesel engines and performing petrol engines


Mazda 3 hatchback is a big vehicle with plenty of good features in itself. Its power train is quite reasonable with efficient and frugal diesel engines, perform reasonably well and its petrol engines are also not bad in performance and fuel consumption. With trio of efficient petrol engines, Mazda 3 hatchback performs well and offers smooth driving experience. Two good diesel engines under its big, wide and shiny bonnet also perform well with good fuel economy. All engines are efficient and fuel economical with more than of 50m/g of fuel average.


Petrol trio is also reasonable


Petrol category starts with 1.5-Litre unit that is capable of 98bhp and 111lb/ft torque. It takes 10.5 seconds to reach from 0-62m/h along with top speed of 113m/h. fuel average of this petrol engine 55m/g along with 119g/km of Co2 emissions. It is fitted with six-speed manual gearbox and front-wheel drive system as standard.

Mazda 3 2.0-Litre petrol engine is a unit that is capable of 118bhp and 155lb/ft torque. It is good and brisk in performance and takes 8.6 seconds to reach from0-62m/h along with top speed of 121m/h. Fuel consumption is also economical with 55m/g along with 119g/km of Co2 emissions. There are two mechanical combinations available with this engine one is manual transmission with front-wheel drive system and second is six-speed automatic gearbox along with front-wheel drive unit with little bit different in outputs.

Mazda 3 Engines

Mazda 3 Engines

Second version in this 2.0-Litre category is a 162bhp and 155lb/ft torque unit. It is the fastest engine in the whole power train and takes 7.9 seconds to reach from 0-62m/h along with 130m/h top speed.  Fuel average of this petrol unit is not bad with 48m/g along with 135g/km of Co2 emissions. It is fitted with six-speed manual gearbox and front-wheel drive as standard.


Diesel engines are just two in numbers but smooth and quiet in performance


Diesel engines of Mazda 3 hatchback starts with 1.5-Litre SkyActive diesel unit. It is capable of 103bhp and 199lb/ft torque. It is equally good in performance and economical in fuel consumption. It takes 10.6 seconds to reach from 0-62m/h along with top speed of 115m/h. Fuel average of this four-cylinder SkyActive diesel unit is 74m/g along with just 99g/km of Co2 emissions. Efficient performance of a diesel engine under the bonnet of a big vehicle like Mazda 3 hatchback. It is fitted with six-speed manual gearbox and front-wheel drive as standard.

Second diesel engine is a 2.2-Litre that is capable of 147bhp and 280lb/ft torque. This engine is more powerful than the previous 1.5litre SkyActive version. It takes 7.8 seconds to reach from 0-62m/h along with top speed of 130m/h. fuel average is also impressive with 68m/g along with reasonable 107g/km of Co2 emissions. These facts and figures of this engine have been gathered when it is fitted with six-speed manual gearbox and front-wheel drive mechanism.

Mazda 3 Turbo Diesel Engine

Mazda 3 Turbo Diesel Engine

There is an automatic mechanism available with six-speed automatic gearbox and front-wheel drive system. This combination is quick in performance. It takes 9.4 seconds to reach from 0-62m/h along with top speed of 125m/h. fuel average of this mechanical combination is not as good as we have in manual combination but reasonable with 58m/g along with little bit high Co2 emission with 127g/km.


Mazda 3 hatchback offers great handling and smooth driving experience


Mazda 3 hatchback is no doubt company’s hall mark in performance. Standard of driving and handling offers relaxed and comfortable ride. In family hatchback class of vehicles Mazda 3 is a sound choice due to its sound performance. Its well-balanced body style gives you a smooth driving experience on motorway with your family. Its handling and stability is also impressive due to wide axel and flat body structure. Its diesel engines are as calm and smooth in performance as its petrol engines are.

Overall performance of this hatchback is remarkable and affordable if we compare it with other luxurious hatchbacks of the market. Auto and manual transmission are equally smooth and quiet in operation. Fuel consumption of auto transmission is little bit high but it gives you a relaxed ride without shifting gears while driving. Front-wheel power transmission line gives a strong grip during fast driving.

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