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Mazda Mazda3 Features

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Available Features for the Mazda Mazda3

  

Model Year 2006 2006
Model Mazda3 Mazda3
Trim i s
Engines  
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
148 hp@6500
135 lb-ft@4500
 2.0L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>148 hp@6500 <br>135 lb-ft@4500 is a standard feature.  
2.3L I4
DOHC-4v
156 hp@6500
150 lb-ft@4500
   2.3L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>156 hp@6500 <br>150 lb-ft@4500 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
5-speed manual 5-speed manual is a standard feature. 5-speed manual is a standard feature.
4-speed manually-shiftable automatic 4-speed manually-shiftable automatic is an optional feature.  
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic   5-speed manually-shiftable automatic is an optional feature.
Drivetrains  
FWD FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
195/65HR15 tires 195/65HR15 tires is a standard feature. 195/65HR15 tires is a standard feature.
205/55HR16 tires 205/55HR16 tires is an optional feature. 205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature.
205/50VR17 tires   205/50VR17 tires is an optional feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 4 speakers Unbranded, 4 speakers is a standard feature.  
Unbranded, 6 speakers Unbranded, 6 speakers is an optional feature. Unbranded, 6 speakers is a standard feature.
Bose, 222W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)   Bose, 222W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature.
Accessories  
Cruise control Cruise control is an optional feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is an optional feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is an optional feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows   Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is an optional feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Universal garage door openerHomelink.   Universal garage door opener is an optional feature. Universal garage door opener is an optional feature.
Homelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.   Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature.
If active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.     Alarm is an optional feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is an optional feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.   Brake assist is an optional feature. Brake assist is a standard feature.
When a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is an optional feature. Side curtain airbags is an optional feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.     Tire-pressure monitor is an optional feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Cargo Management  
Cargo mat Cargo mat is an optional feature. Cargo mat is an optional feature.
Cargo net Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature.
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is an optional feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Audio controls on steering wheel Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.     Automatic climate control, front is an optional feature.
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Cassette player Cassette player is an optional feature. Cassette player is an optional feature.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.   CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature. CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature.
Includes CD player.
CD player    
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is an optional feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Intermittent wipers Intermittent wipers is a standard feature.  
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.   MP3-compatible player is an optional feature. MP3-compatible player is an optional feature.
Audio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.   Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature.
Screen-based navigation system.
Rain-sensing wipersWipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.     Rain-sensing wipers is an optional feature.
Wipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.   Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is an optional feature.
XM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
Exterior  
Body kitSide skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.     Body kit is an optional feature.
Side skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.
Bodyside moldingsMoldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.     Bodyside moldings is a standard feature.
Moldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Bright-finished fuel doorChrome or satin-painted fuel door.   Bright-finished fuel door is an optional feature. Bright-finished fuel door is an optional feature.
Chrome or satin-painted fuel door.
Pearlcoat paint   Pearlcoat paint is an optional feature.
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.   Rear spoiler is an optional feature. Rear spoiler is an optional feature.
Can be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sunroof Sunroof is an optional feature. Sunroof is an optional feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature.
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.     Automatic headlights is an optional feature.
Headlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.   Compass is an optional feature. Compass is an optional feature.
We haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.   Fog lights is an optional feature. Fog lights is a standard feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is an optional feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is an optional feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.     Trip computer is an optional feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature.
Upgraded instrumentsOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.     Upgraded instruments is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Visor mirror, driver Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Visor mirror, passenger Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.     Xenon HID headlights is an optional feature.
Provide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.
All-weather floor matsAll-weather floormats.   All-weather floor mats is an optional feature. All-weather floor mats is an optional feature.
All-weather floormats.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Floor mats Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats   Heated front seats is an optional feature.
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.   Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature. Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel   Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.
Manual height adjuster, driver seat Manual height adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.   Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Manually adjustable lower back support.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Alloy wheels Alloy wheels is an optional feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Wheel locksLug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.   Wheel locks is an optional feature. Wheel locks is an optional feature.
Lug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.

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Option Package Contents

Preferred Equipment Package

Features
Side curtain airbags
Side curtain airbags

i-ACTIVSENSE Package

Features
Body kit
205/50VR17 tires

Bose / Moonroof / Satellite Radio Pkg.

Features
Bose, 222W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)

Preferred Equipment Package

Features
Side curtain airbags
Side curtain airbags
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Available Features of the 2006 Mazda Mazda3

2006 Mazda Mazda3 Available Features: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Hatch 156-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Great value for the dollar! When compared to other vehicles in this price range, I believe there is no match, especially when you take into account the mechanics and standard features. The rear storage area is great! Double sided floor panel, etc. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2006 4dr Sedan 160-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
This thing comes with available features that you typically find in luxury cars - rain sensing wipers, automatic HID headlights, heated leather seats, CD changer, automatic climate control, etc. I was amazed at the amount of options. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2006 4dr Sedan 160-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
only car in class to offer HIDS, leather and climate control. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2006 4dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Lots of standard feaures, and the list of available options is virtually endless. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2005 4dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
17 inch Alloy wheels. MP3 CD player. Comfortable seats. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2006 Mazda Mazda3 Available Features: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
They were ok... nothing special. see full Mazda Mazda3 review