Current Mazda3 0-60 Performance Supported with SkyActive Engine
The Mazda3 0-60 times ranging from 7.2 to 9.1 seconds according to the model and released year and the best Mazda3 0-60 is held by the 2014 Mazda3 s Grand Touring Hatchback. The newest generation, the 2016 Mazda3 0-60 is noted in 7.5 seconds, especially for the I Grand Touring Sedan. All of the models, the hatchback and sedan or the Touring, Sport and Grand Touring, are equipped with Front Wheel Drive drivetrain. All of them, in all year of production, are with six speed transmission whether automatic or manual, except the 2004, 2005 and 2007 Mazda3.
Let’s find some old notes. The best compact hatchback of Mazda was the Mazda 323. Then, the Mazda3 was the revolution of this notable Mazda compact hatchback when it was launched in 2003. Of course, the new generation, Mazda 3 comes with some upgraded features. It is also far better in the fuel efficiency. Its appearance and performance are undeniably better than the old 323.
The current Mazda3, the 2015 Mazda3 is the best generation ever of this Mazda family until the next 2016 Mazda should be, again, better. The 2015 production is categorized as the third generation of Mazda3 which is really different from its predecessor. One surprising difference that needs to be recognized is the SkyActive version. This new version is the best on in fuel efficiency and driving performance.
Indeed, the 0-60 performance is not better than its predecessor, 2014 mada3 S Grand Touring Hatchback. However, the look is so alluring. Futuristic, sleek and stylish look is presented. Bold curves represent muscular but sexy look. The words to say for this excellent appearance are “fast” and “sporty”. Different visual appeal from the 2014 Mazda3 is shown with the new grille, slim headlamps, longer hood and sporty rear end. Inside the car, roomy front area offers more comfortable driving. It is also supported with the comfy and supportive seats. Ergonomic design is applied for the back and lateral support. More spacious back part is realized with the 2 inches higher. This is a good idea for taller passengers.
The 2015 Mazda3 is “Fun to Drive”, really? It is equipped with the new SkyActive technology. Thus, the engine boosts greater performance. Besides, it also makes more efficient fuel consumption. There are two types of engine offered, the 2 L 4 cylinder engine releasing 155 horsepower and 150 pound feet of torque. For more powerful performance, the 2.5 l engine produces 184 horsepower and 185 pound feet of torque. This make the approx 7.3 seconds of Mazda3 0-60.