The Car Guide – Everything Automotive, 49 Years Running

Comparison

Compare this vehicle
2015 Mazda 3 Sedan GX - add 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer DE 2013 Dodge Dart SE

The Car Guide rating

77

The Car Guide rating

77

The Car Guide rating

80
Price
Base price $17,690 (CAD) $15,498 (CAD) $15,995 (CAD)
Code Red deals See offers See offers See offers
Monthly payments $334/month (?) $292/month (?) $302/month (?)
Awards Best compact car of 2015 - -
Engine
Type I-4 2.0 litres I-4 2.0 litres I-4 2.0 litres
Power 155 hp @ 6,000 rpm (116 kW) 148 hp @ 6,000 rpm (110 kW) 160 hp @ 6,400 rpm (119 kW)
Torque 150 lb·ft @ 4,000 rpm (203 N·m) 145 lb·ft @ 4,200 rpm (197 N·m) 148 lb·ft @ 4,800 rpm (201 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric Atmospheric Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio N/A N/A N/A
Bore 83 mm 86 mm 88 mm
Stroke 91 mm 86 mm 82 mm
Fuel type Regular Regular Regular
CO₂ emissions 2,530 kg/year 3,330 kg/year 3,174 kg/year
Ohter engines none none none
Transmission
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
  • 5-speed manual (base)
  • CVT
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD FWD FWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type Sedan Sedan Sedan
Category Compacts Cars Compacts Cars Compacts Cars
Assembly Hofu, Japon Mizushima, Japon Belvidere, IL
Generation 3 1 1
What's new No major change N/A New model
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 6.5 l/100km 8.4 l/100km 8.1 l/100km
Highway 4.3 l/100km 5.8 l/100km 5.4 l/100km
Autonomy 769 km 702 km 741 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, electrical variable assist rack and pinion, electric assistance rack and pinion, electrical variable assist
Traction control yes yes yes
Stability control yes yes yes
Seat belts 5 5 5
Airbags 6 7 10
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut
Rear suspension independent, multi-link independent, multi-link independent, multi-link
Front brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Front tires P205/60R16 P205/60R16 P205/55R16
Rear tires P205/60R16 P205/60R16 P205/55R16
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,580 mm (180″) 4,570 mm (180″) 4,672 mm (184″)
Width 2,053 mm (81″) 1,760 mm (69″) 1,830 mm (72″)
Height 1,455 mm (57″) 1,480 mm (58″) 1,465 mm (58″)
Wheelbase 2,700 mm (106″) 2,635 mm (104″) 2,703 mm (106″)
Front track 1,555 mm (61″) 1,530 mm (60″) 1,568 mm (62″)
Rear track 1,560 mm (61″) 1,530 mm (60″) 1,565 mm (62″)
Weight 1,275 kg (2,811 lbs) 1,300 kg (2,866 lbs) 1,439 kg (3,172 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear 59% - 41% 60% - 40% N/A
Capacities
Fuel tank 50 l (13 gal) 59 l (16 gal) 60 l (16 gal)
Trunk 350 l (12 ft³) 348 l (12 ft³) 370 l (13 ft³)
Towing N/A 454 kg (1,001 lbs) 454 kg (1,001 lbs)
Box length N/A N/A N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 8.8 s N/A 12.0 s
80-120 km/h N/A N/A N/A
Top speed 200 km/h N/A N/A
Braking distance N/A N/A N/A
Warranty
Base warranty 3 years / 80,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km 3 years / 60,000 km
Powetrain warranty 5 years / 100,000 km 10 years / 160,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km
Insurability rating 5 Excellent 1 Poor N/A
Insurance
Insurance Get a quote Get a quote Get a quote
Competition
Competitive models
Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving
8.0/10
8.0/10
7.0/10
Safety
8.0/10
8.0/10
N/A
Interior
7.0/10
7.0/10
9.0/10
Reliability
8.0/10
8.0/10
New model
Winter driving
8.0/10
8.0/10
8.0/10
Comfort
7.0/10
7.0/10
8.0/10
Overall 7% 7% 8%

Insurance

For a -year-old
FacebookShare on Facebook
Email to a friend