2012 Mazda 3 Specifications

New Base MSRP
$15,895.00 - $23,845.00
Used Average PriceN/A

Trim

GT
GX
GS
GS-SKY
New Base MSRP
$23,845.00
Fuel Consumption
9.2Aut. City
6.7Aut. Hwy
10.2Man. City
6.9Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Spare Tire
compact
Power Steering
yes
Turning Circle
10.4-meter turning circle diameter
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
205/50R17

Mechanical

Transmission (Optional)
5 speed automatic
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Engine
2.5L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Number of Speeds (Optional)
5-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Bouton de démarrage (Optional)
yes
Transmission
6 speed manual
Computer Controlled
yes
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Rain-Sensing Intermittent Windshield Wiper
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Rear Heater Ducts
heater ducts
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Manual Tilt/Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Operated Internally
operated internally
Remote Trunk Release
operated internally
Power Door Locks
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Remote Keyless Entry And Trunk Release
yes
Illiminated Entry
yes
Trunk Light
yes
Driver Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Reading Lamps
front
2 12-Volt Power Outlets
2
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Micron Micro Filtration Air System
yes
Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Bose Audio System
Bose audio system
10 Speakers
10
Intelligentkeysystem (Optional)
yes
Sirius Satellite Radio (Requires Subscription) (Optional)
SIRIUS satellite radio
Navigation System (Optional)
Navigation system
Centerpoint & Audio Pilot
Centerpoint & Audio Pilot

Exterior Details

Door Handles
body-color
Grille
black
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Exterior Decoration
Dual sport exhaust garnish
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Rear Spoiler
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Headlight Type
high intensity
Sunroof
power
Adaptive Headlights (Optional)
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Graphite Mica,
Newport Slate Metallic
Velocity Red,
Aluminum Metallic Mica,
Black Mica,
Crystal White Pearl,
Indigo Lights Mica
Sky Blue Mica

Interior Colours

Black,
Beige

Safety

Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Cargo Capacity (L)
335
Curb Weight (kg)
1378
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
60
Wheelbase (mm)
2641
Length (mm)
4595
Width (mm)
1755
Height (mm)
1470
Front Headroom (mm)
967
Rear Headroom (mm)
950
Front Legroom (mm)
1068
Rear Legroom (mm)
919
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Blind Sport Monitoring System (Optional)
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Ignition Disable
yes

Warranties

Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
36
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
36
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
128
New Base MSRP
$15,895.00
Fuel Consumption
8.7Aut. City
6.0Aut. Hwy
8.1Man. City
5.9Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Tires
205/55R16
Spare Tire
compact
Power Steering
yes
Turning Circle
10.4-meter turning circle diameter
Wheel Type
steel wheels with covers
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels

Mechanical

Transmission
5 speed manual
Transmission (Optional)
5 speed automatic
Engine
2.0L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Number of Speeds (Optional)
5-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
True
Computer Controlled (Optional)
True
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

Rear Heater Ducts
heater ducts
Cruise Control
yes
Manual Tilt/Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Operated Internally
operated internally
Remote Trunk Release
operated internally
Power Door Locks
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Remote Keyless Entry And Trunk Release
yes
Illiminated Entry
yes
Trunk Light
yes
Day/Night Rear Vew Mirror
day/night
Driver Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Reading Lamps
front
2 12-Volt Power Outlets
2
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
4 Speakers
4
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Bluetooth Wireless Technology (Optional)
yes
6 Speakers (Optional)
6
Cruise Control (Optional)
yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls (Optional)
on steering wheel
Air Conditioning With Micron Air Filter (Optional)
yes

Exterior Details

Door Handles
body-color
Grille
black
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Headlight Type
halogen

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Sky Blue Mica
Black Mica,
Crystal White Pearl,
Velocity Red,
Indigo Lights Mica
Aluminum Metallic Mica,
Graphite Mica,
Newport Slate Metallic

Interior Colours

Black,
Beige

Safety

Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Cargo Capacity (L)
335
Curb Weight (kg)
1304
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
55
Wheelbase (mm)
2641
Length (mm)
4595
Width (mm)
1755
Height (mm)
1470
Front Headroom (mm)
987
Rear Headroom (mm)
953
Front Legroom (mm)
1068
Rear Legroom (mm)
919
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm
yes

Warranties

Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
36
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
36
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
128
New Base MSRP
$19,345.00
Fuel Consumption
8.7Aut. City
6.0Aut. Hwy
8.1Man. City
5.9Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Turning Circle
10.4-meter turning circle diameter
Power Steering
yes
Spare Tire
compact
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
205/55R16
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Suspension
independent

Mechanical

Stability Control
yes
Traction Control
yes
Engine
2.0L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission (Optional)
5 speed automatic
Transmission
5 speed manual
Number of Speeds (Optional)
5-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
True
Computer Controlled (Optional)
True
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
4 Speakers And 2 Tweeters
4
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
2 12-Volt Power Outlets
2
Front Reading Lamps
front
Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Driver Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Day/Night Rear Vew Mirror
day/night
Trunk Light
yes
Illiminated Entry
yes
Remote Keyless Entry And Trunk Release
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Trunk Release
operated internally
Operated Internally
operated internally
Manual Tilt/Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Cruise Control
yes
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Rear Heater Ducts
heater ducts
Air Conditioning With Cabin Air Filter
yes
Rain-Sensing Intermittent Windshield Wiper
rain-sensing variable intermittent

Exterior Details

Sunroof (Optional)
power
Front Fog Lights (Optional)
yes
Grille (Optional)
black
Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Exterior Decoration
Sporty exhaust outlet garnish
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Grille
black
Door Handles
body-color

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Newport Slate Metallic
Sky Blue Mica
Graphite Mica,
Aluminum Metallic Mica,
Indigo Lights Mica
Crystal White Pearl,
Velocity Red,
Black Mica,

Interior Colours

Black,
Beige

Safety

Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Rear Legroom (mm)
919
Front Legroom (mm)
1068
Rear Headroom (mm)
953
Front Headroom (mm)
987
Height (mm)
1470
Width (mm)
1755
Length (mm)
4595
Wheelbase (mm)
2641
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
55
Curb Weight (kg)
1304
Cargo Capacity (L)
335
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Ignition Disable
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm
yes

Warranties

Emission (Months)
96
Roadside Assistance (Months)
36
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
36
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Emission (in 1,000km)
128
New Base MSRP
$19,345.00
Fuel Consumption
7.1Aut. City
4.9Aut. Hwy
7.7Man. City
5.0Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Tires
205/55R16
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Spare Tire
compact
Power Steering
yes
Turning Circle
10.4-meter turning circle diameter

Mechanical

Engine
2.0L L4 SKYACTIV-G DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed manual
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
True
Computer Controlled (Optional)
True
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

Rain-Sensing Intermittent Windshield Wiper
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Air Conditioning With Cabin Air Filter
yes
Rear Heater Ducts
heater ducts
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Manual Tilt/Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Operated Internally
operated internally
Remote Trunk Release
operated internally
Power Door Locks
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Remote Keyless Entry And Trunk Release
yes
Illiminated Entry
yes
Trunk Light
yes
Day/Night Rear Vew Mirror
day/night
Driver Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Reading Lamps
front
2 12-Volt Power Outlets
2
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
4 Speakers And 2 Tweeters
4
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel

Exterior Details

Door Handles
body-color
Grille
black
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Exterior Decoration
Sporty exhaust outlet garnish
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Headlight Type
halogen
Grille (Optional)
black
Front Fog Lights (Optional)
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Sky Blue Mica
Velocity Red,
Black Mica,
Crystal White Pearl,
Indigo Lights Mica
Aluminum Metallic Mica,
Graphite Mica,
Newport Slate Metallic

Interior Colours

Black,
Beige

Safety

Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Cargo Capacity (L)
335
Curb Weight (kg)
1304
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
55
Wheelbase (mm)
2641
Length (mm)
4595
Width (mm)
1755
Height (mm)
1470
Front Headroom (mm)
987
Rear Headroom (mm)
953
Front Legroom (mm)
1068
Rear Legroom (mm)
919
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Ignition Disable
yes

Warranties

Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
36
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
36
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
128

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