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Mazda Mazda3 MPG

Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2015 2015 4dr Hatch 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 39.61 See details
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2015 2015 4dr Hatch 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 40 See details
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2014 2014 4dr Hatch 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 29.24 See details
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2014 2014 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 33.47 See details
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2014 2014 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 38.12 See details
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2014 2014 4dr Sedan 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 25.6 See details
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2013 2013 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4 6-sp manual FWD 22.13 See details
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2013 2013 4dr Hatch 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 39.27 See details
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2013 2013 4dr Hatch 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 28.7 See details
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2013 2013 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 37.27 See details
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2013 2013 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 36.82 See details
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2012 2012 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4 6-sp manual FWD 21.69 See details
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2012 2012 4dr Hatch 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 29.69 See details
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2012 2012 4dr Hatch 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 36.37 See details
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2012 2012 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 35.04 See details
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2012 2012 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 31.1 See details
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2012 2012 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 24.98 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4 6-sp manual FWD 26.78 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Hatch 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 29.7 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Hatch 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 24.08 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 30.77 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 28.92 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 34.9 See details
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2011 2011 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 27.31 See details
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2010 2010 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4 6-sp manual FWD 24.18 See details
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2010 2010 4dr Hatch 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 27.8 See details
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2010 2010 4dr Hatch 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 24.23 See details
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2010 2010 4dr Hatch 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 24.75 See details
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2010 2010 4dr Sedan 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 28.83 See details
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2010 2010 4dr Sedan 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 27.18 See details
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2010 2010 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 34.91 See details
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2010 2010 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 30.24 See details
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2010.5 2010.5 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 25.6 See details
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2009 2009 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4 6-sp manual FWD 23.72 See details
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2009 2009 4dr Hatch 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 30.11 See details
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2009 2009 4dr Hatch 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 25.63 See details
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 36.9 See details
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 26.02 See details
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 29.71 See details
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2008 2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4 6-sp manual FWD 25.03 See details
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2008 2008 4dr Hatch 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 25.31 See details
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2008 2008 4dr Hatch 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 25.76 See details
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 35.31 See details
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 24.7 See details
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 30.97 See details
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 30.91 See details
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2008.5 2008.5 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4 6-sp manual FWD 22.14 See details
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2008.5 2008.5 4dr Hatch 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 28.1 See details
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2008.5 2008.5 4dr Hatch 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.85 See details
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2008.5 2008.5 4dr Sedan 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 29.13 See details
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2008.5 2008.5 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 39.38 See details
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2008.5 2008.5 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 27.1 See details
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2007 2007 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4 6-sp manual FWD 24.41 See details
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2007 2007 4dr Hatch 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 28.25 See details
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2007 2007 4dr Hatch 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 25.1 See details
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2007 2007 4dr Sedan 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 25.38 See details
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2007 2007 4dr Sedan 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 22.1 See details
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2007 2007 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 31.36 See details
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2007 2007 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 28.84 See details
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2006 2006 4dr Hatch 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 28.53 See details
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2006 2006 4dr Hatch 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.2 See details
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 28.25 See details
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.13 See details
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 30.22 See details
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 28.03 See details
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2006.5 2006.5 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4 6-sp manual FWD 16.4 See details
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2005 2005 4dr Hatch 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 28.99 See details
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2005 2005 4dr Hatch 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 24.32 See details
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 30.16 See details
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.59 See details
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 29.19 See details
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2004 2004 4dr Hatch 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 29.53 See details
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2004 2004 4dr Hatch 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 25.28 See details
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 167-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 26.73 See details
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.5 See details
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 29.23 See details
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2004 2004 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 29.6 See details
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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the Mazda Mazda3

Mazda Mazda3 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearComment
2014 Ever since gas guzzling rotary engines almost put Mazda out of business in the 1970s, fuel economy has been a company weakness. The 2013 Mazda3 with a 167-horsepower 2.5-liter engine and five-speed automatic transmission managed only 22 mpg city, 29 mpg highway in the EPA's tests. (The same engine with a manual transmission did even worse, 20/28.) The 2014 with a new SKYACTIV 184-horsepower 2.5-liter engine and six-speed automatic transmission fares much better, 27 mpg city and 37 mpg highway. A $1,600 Tech Package (on the tested car) adds a capacitor-based regenerative braking system that bumps these ratings to 28/38. Quite impressive for a large, fairly powerful four-cylinder engine. The i's 155-horsepower 2.0-liter engine does a bit better still, 30/40, but anyone who cares about driving will gladly trade a 2-3 mpg to pick up 29 horsepower. In my real-world, sub-freezing suburban driving, the trip computer reported a two-way average around 40 mpg when I drove with a feather-light right foot. Push the car harder and high-20s to mid-30s happen. The Focus also manages 27/37 in the EPA's tests, but wasn't quite as efficient as the Mazda in my real-world driving. Others including the 23/35 Dodge Dart GT and 21/29 Kia Forte SX don't come close. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Mazda Mazda3

Mazda Mazda3 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr Hatch 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Even with the 2.5L 'S' Option, the Mazda SkyActiv tech gives the Mazda3 a very impressive 28/39MPG. The 2.0L standard option gives 31/42. That's pretty standard in most new cars, however the performance for that economy is well above average. Good engines, these are. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2013 4dr Hatch 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
30+mpg avg since new; starting to improve to around 33mpg per tankful, mixed driving, more town than highway see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2012 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
While reviews are mixed, the Skyactiv engine delivers as promised for me. With over 70% city/suburb driving, I've yet to average under 30mpg (odo/pump). Set the cruise control at 65-70 and > 40mpg is easy on a flat highway. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2012 4dr Hatch 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Excellent fuel economy with the skyactiv 155hp engine see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2012 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
This car does very well.. I drive mostly highway during the week, but a lot of rush hour driving means lots of stop and go. Even with that and the around town driving I do on the weekends, I am still averaging 38.1 MPG! see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2012 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Hard to beat 40 mpg in a car that drives as well and has the performance of the Mazda3. Most ZOOM ZOOM for the price of any car I test drove. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2011 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
great gas mileage even for a lead-foot like myself. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Hatch 167-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Avg. 27mpg over the past two years. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
in mixed driving, averages under 7.0L/100km. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Sedan 167-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I am currently getting 7.7L/100 km in the city and the vehicle only has 2000km on it. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
Mazda Mazda3 Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Hatch 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Fuel economy has been OK. I usually do a 50/50 mix and in good weather, I get in the high 7s/100km or about 30 MPG. In the cold weather, it's been closer to 9L/100km or about 26 MPG. Strangely, it's about the same economy I got with my 99 Civic w/ 4 spd auto. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2011 4dr Hatch 167-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
22 mpg (city) in a car this small is abysmal. 27 highway is worse. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2011 4dr Sedan 167-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I have the Grand Touring model with the upped engine. Fuel economy is very poor compared to other cars in its class. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Sedan 167-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
It sucks (literally). Slightly better than 25 mpg overall (I am driving one with a bigger engine). The 3 i variant would do better without much sacrafaces. But the rating is still below Civics and Corollas of the world. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Hatch 167-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Fuel economy in the VW GTI is slightly better than the Mazda 3, but it requires premium fuel. In the end, it's about even. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2009 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4
6-speed manual FWD
We average aprox 22MPG. Dont buy the Speed version of the Mazda 3 if your looking for fuel economy. Buy it if you have a smile pasted on your face when you drive. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4
6-speed manual FWD
needs premium gas see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2008 4dr Hatch 156-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
economy is average, but not the main reason to purchase. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4
6-speed manual FWD
<20 MPG average see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Best case mileage is about as good as the worst case with the Civic. Between higher fuel and insurance costs, the total cost of ownership on the Speed3 made it not worth the extra money in spite of superior performance... to me see full Mazda Mazda3 review
 

Mazda Mazda3 Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Mazda Mazda3's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.