What are the Performance & Efficiency Specs of the 2018 Mazda3?

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda3, Powertrain on Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 9:34 pm
Front exterior view of a gray 2018 Mazda3 5-Door next to a passenger side exterior view of a red 2018 Mazda3 4-Door

2018 Mazda3 Performance & Efficiency

The 2018 Mazda3 is available in either a 4-Door or a 5-Door body style that allows customers to get the style and interior space that they need.  Each body style also offers three trim level options and two powerful and efficient engine choices as well.  With all of the options afforded to the 2018 Mazda3, it is easy to build one that matches almost everybody’s individual needs.  You can find out about each of the Mazda3’s trim level features and the performance and fuel economy specs of its available engines right here to help you decide which version of the 2018 Mazda3 is right for you.

Trim Features & Engine Specs

Both the 2018 Mazda3 4-Door & 5-Door’s three trim levels include the Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring.  The base Sport trim level gets equipped with a 2.0L SKYACTIC®-G Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC) 4-Cylinder engine with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) that supplies the 2018 Mazda3 with 155 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque.  The 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G engine pairs with a standard SKYACTIC®-MT 6-Speed Manual Transmission to achieve EPA fuel economy estimates of 27 MPG in the city and 37 MPG on the highway.  It also has the option to mate with a SKYACTIC®-Drive 6-Speed Automatic Transmission with Manual Shift & Sport Mode that provides the 2018 Mazda3 with EPA estimates of 28 MPG City/ 37 MPG HWY.

The Touring and Grand Touring trim levels of the 2018 Mazda3 4-Door and 5-Door receive a 2.5L SKYACTIC®-G DOHC 4-Cylinder engine with VVT that cranks out 184 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque.  When the 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G engine works with the SKYACTIC®-MT transmission it averages EPA fuel economy estimates of 25 MPG City/ 34 MPG HWY, and when it pairs with the available SKYACTIC®-Drive transmission it attains EPA averages of 27 MPG City/ 36 MPG HWY.  When deciding to upgrade to the 2018 Mazda3 Grand Touring owners are rewarded with a 9-Speaker Bose® Surround Sound System, Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control, Perforated Leather-Trimmed Sport Seats, Heated Front Seats, and even a Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel & Shift Knob.  You can take the 2018 Mazda3 for a test drive today at Royal South Mazda in Bloomington, IN and feel the power and efficiency of its SKYACTIV® engine lineup for yourself.

Trade-Up to the 2018 Mazda3

Driver's cockpit of the 2018 Mazda3

6-Speed manual shift knob of the 2018 Mazda3

A look under the hood at the 2018 Mazda3's SKYACTIC engine

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