2016 Mazda3 (U.S.)

Will be available in three models as
-- Mazda3 i (2.0L)
-- Mazda3 i Sport six-speed manual
-- Mazda3 i Sport six-speed automatic

Starting Price Sedan ( From $17,845 ), Hatchback(From $18,545)
Vehicle Type 4 door sedan, 4 door hatchback, front engine, front wheel drive
Engine inline-4
Transmission 6-speed manual, automatic
Horsepower 155 to 184 hp
Torque 150 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Displacement 2.0 L
Curb weight 2,865 to 3,028 lbs
0-60 mph 7.5 sec.
Top speed 130 mph
Fuel economy (city/highway) (city/highway) 29/41 mpg
Pros reliability, on-board electronics, ease of repair, low ownership cost, safety features, fuel economy, attractive price, good design
Cons not popular, ride not cushy, higher road noise, not one-size-fits-all, Honda Civic as competitor