2008 Mazda 3 Specifications

New Base MSRP
$16,895.00 - $22,945.00
Used Average PriceN/A

Trim

GX
GS
GT
New Base MSRP
$16,895.00
Fuel Consumption
9.1Aut. City
6.4Aut. Hwy
8.4Man. City
6.1Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Turning Circle
10.4
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Wheel Type
steel wheels
Tires
P195/65R15
Spare Tire
compact

Mechanical

Engine
2.0L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
5 speed manual
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes
Transmission (Optional)
4 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
4-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Drivetrain
front-wheel drive
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Fixed Constant Windshield Wipers
intermittent wipers
Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
Cd Player
yes
2 Speakers
2
Auxiliary Audio Input
Auxiliary audio input
Tilt / Telescopic Sterring Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Air Conditioning (Optional)
yes
Remote Fuel Door Release
operated internally
Remote Trunk Release From Inside
operated internally
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
heater ducts
Cargo Compartment Light
yes
12-Volt Power Outlets
yes
4 Speakers (Optional)
4
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel (Optional)
on steering wheel
Power Door Locks (Optional)
yes
Power Windows With Front Auto Up/Down Feature (Optional)
yes
Remote Keyless Entry (Optional)
yes
Illiminated Entry (Optional)
yes
Cigarette Lighter And Front Ashtray
lighter,ashtray

Exterior Details

Mudguard
Front
Roof Rack
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour (Optional)
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors (Optional)
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors (Optional)
yes
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Headlight Type
halogen

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Phantom Purple Mica,
Carbon Grey Mica,
True Red,
Arctic White,
Black Mica,
Electric Blue Mica,
Galaxy Grey Mica,
Sand Mica,
Sunlight Silver Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,
Beige,

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Length (mm)
4530
Width (mm)
1755
Height (mm)
1465
Wheelbase (mm)
2640
Front Headroom (mm)
994
Rear Headroom (mm)
951
Front Legroom (mm)
1065
Rear Legroom (mm)
922
Cargo Capacity (L)
325
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
55
Curb Weight (kg)
1249
Brake Assist
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Roof Side Curtain
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
36
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
36
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
New Base MSRP
$20,095.00
Fuel Consumption
9.1Aut. City
6.4Aut. Hwy
8.4Man. City
6.1Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Turning Circle
10.4
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P195/65R15
Spare Tire
compact
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tires (Optional)
P205/55R16

Mechanical

Engine
2.0L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
5 speed manual
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes
Transmission (Optional)
4 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
4-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Drivetrain
front-wheel drive
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
Cd Player
yes
4 Speakers
4
Auxiliary Audio Input
Auxiliary audio input
Remote Fuel Door Release
operated internally
Illiminated Entry
yes
Remote Trunk Release From Inside
operated internally
Cargo Compartment Light
yes
Tilt / Telescopic Sterring Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
heater ducts
12-Volt Power Outlets
yes
Rain-Sensitive Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel (Optional)
on steering wheel
Air Conditioning
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows With Front Auto Up/Down Feature
yes
Reading Lamps
front
Front-Seat Vanity Mirror
yes
Cigarette Lighter And Front Ashtray
lighter,ashtray

Exterior Details

Mudguard
Front
Roof Rack
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Door Handles
body-color
Lower Side-Body Extension
body-color
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power, glass
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Headlight Type
halogen

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Carbon Grey Mica,
Phantom Purple Mica,
True Red,
Arctic White,
Black Mica,
Electric Blue Mica,
Galaxy Grey Mica,
Sand Mica,
Sunlight Silver Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,
Beige,

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Length (mm)
4530
Width (mm)
1755
Height (mm)
1465
Wheelbase (mm)
2640
Front Headroom (mm)
994
Rear Headroom (mm)
951
Front Legroom (mm)
1065
Rear Legroom (mm)
922
Cargo Capacity (L)
325
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
55
Curb Weight (kg)
1261
Roof Side Curtain
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
36
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
36
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
New Base MSRP
$22,945.00
Fuel Consumption
9.4Aut. City
6.9Aut. Hwy
9.2Man. City
6.7Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Turning Circle
10.4
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P205/50R17
Spare Tire
compact

Mechanical

Engine
2.3L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
5 speed manual
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes
Transmission (Optional)
5 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
5-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Drivetrain
front-wheel drive
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
Cd Player
yes
6 Speakers (Including 2 Tweeters)
6
Auxiliary Audio Input
Auxiliary audio input
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows With Front Auto Up/Down Feature
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Remote Fuel Door Release
operated internally
Illiminated Entry
yes
Reading Lamps
front
Remote Trunk Release From Inside
operated internally
Cargo Compartment Light
yes
Front-Seat Vanity Mirror
yes
Tilt / Telescopic Sterring Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Air Conditioning
yes
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
heater ducts
12-Volt Power Outlets
yes
Rain-Sensitive Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel (Optional)
on steering wheel
Automatic Climate Control (Optional)
auto climate control
In-Dash 6-Cd Changer (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD
Cigarette Lighter And Front Ashtray
lighter,ashtray

Exterior Details

Lower Side-Body Extension
body-color
Door Handles
body-color
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Roof Rack
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power, glass
Bumper Colour
body-color
Side-Body Trim
body-color moulding
Grille
body-color
Headlight Type
high intensity
Front Fog Lights
yes
Headlight Type (Optional)
high intensity
Rear Window Defroster
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

True Red,
Galaxy Grey Mica,
Black Mica,
Carbon Grey Mica,
Electric Blue Mica,
Phantom Blue Mica,
Phantom Purple Mica,
Sunlight Silver Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Length (mm)
4540
Width (mm)
1755
Height (mm)
1465
Wheelbase (mm)
2640
Front Headroom (mm)
994
Rear Headroom (mm)
951
Front Legroom (mm)
1065
Rear Legroom (mm)
922
Cargo Capacity (L)
325
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
55
Curb Weight (kg)
1261
Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
36
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
36
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited

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