The 2013 Mazda3 is offered as a sedan or 5-door hatchback in several trim levels and a choice of three engines. The 2013 Mazda3 SV sedan is the cheapest model, and comes standard with power exterior mirrors and wheels 16-inch steel with plastic covers.
2013 Mazda3 Interior
Standard equipment for the 2013 Mazda3i SV sedan includes air conditioning, power windows, tilt / telescoping steering wheel, driver’s seat adjustable in height, cloth upholstery, rugs, outside temperature gauge, and a stereo 4 speakers with DVD CD and an auxiliary audio input jack.
2013 Mazda3 Optional Features
An automatic transmission and a Convenience package with automatic door central locking and remote key-less entry are options for the 2013 Mazda3 SV sedan. The 2013 Mazda3 Sport includes the Convenience Package and 2013, adds a more powerful and fuel-efficient SKYACTIV-G engine. Cruise control, USB port, multi-information display and unique colorful caliber are also standard.
The 2013 Mazda3 Touring is offered in both sedan and hatchback body styles. Both include aluminum wheels 16-inch, dual-zone automatic climate control, the key-less entry with push-button ignition, Bluetooth connectivity with music streaming capability, the leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, 6 stereo speakers, and an armrest Central to the backseat. An optional Preferred Equipment Package adds a power sunroof, blind spot monitoring and a premium Bose audio system Center-point surround sound.
The 2013 Mazda3 Grand Touring adds leather seats, seat 8-way power driver, heated front seats, heated side mirrors, sliding center console armrest, shower cabin lighting, power sunroof, monitoring system blind spot, and Bose Center-point surround sound audio system with HD Radio -sound. A navigation system with a 5.8-inch touchscreen color is also standard on this model, which includes voice command control, Internet radio, Pandora, ability to SMS text messaging and notification service e911 automatic emergency.
The adjustment 2013 Mazda3 Grand Touring is offered with optional technology package which includes automatic bi-xenon headlights with adaptive front lighting system, the fog lights, side mirrors with the integrated indicators turn signal, LED taillights, wipers with rain sensor , alarm system, 4-month subscription to satellite radio, and a rear spoiler. The 2013 Mazda3 Grand Touring is equipped with everything mentioned above plus a more powerful 4-cylinder 2.5-liter, larger brakes, alloy wheels, 17 inches, and dual exhaust outlets with polished tips.
The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 performance-oriented only as a hatchback is offered, and is equipped with a 4-cylinder turbo, close-ratio 6-speed manual gearbox, bronze wheels with aluminum finish 18 wrapped inch tires high performance 225 / 40R18 summer slip differential Management System Mazda advanced torque, sport suspension, larger front brakes, exhaust tuning and unique revised front styling with a functional hood scoop.
Inside, the 2013 Mazda3 includes sport seats with leather reinforced with cloth inserts, accents of red cabin, aluminum pedals, turbo boost gauge, and an audio system Bose Centerpoint surround sound. An optional Technology package adds bi-xenon headlights with adaptive front lighting system, LED taillights, system blind spot monitoring, rain-sensing wipers, keyless entry with push-button ignition, satellite radio, automatic headlights and a system of alarm. This package also includes the new navigation system with color touch screen capable of SMS text messages, e911 automatic emergency notification, HD Radio, and the Pandora Internet radio.
2013 Mazda3 Engine
The 2013 Mazda3 SV has a 148-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder (144 horsepower tuned PZEV). A manual 5-speed transmission is standard, and a 5-speed automatic transmission is optional. The 2013 Mazda3 Sport, Touring 3i and 3i Grand Touring is equipped with a 2.0-liter, direct-injection SKYACTIV-G 4-cylinder engine, capable of 155 horsepower and is paired with a manual transmission 6-speed transmission 6-speed automatic.
The 2013 Mazda3 is equipped with the generation of a 4-cylinder 2.5-liter 167 horsepower (165 horsepower tuned PZEV). A manual gearbox 6-speed automatic is standard 5-speed transmission is optional. The 2013 Mazda3 direct injection turbo, 2.3-liter 4-cylinder engine delivers 263 horsepower at 5,300 rpm and 280 lb-ft of torque at 3000 rpm. A 6-speed manual transmission equipped with a limited slip differential and Management System Mazda Advanced Torque is the only transmission option.
2013 Mazda3 Safety
The 2013 Mazda3 is equipped with airbags, 6 traction and stability control and four-wheel disc brakes with brake assist. A monitoring system is optional blind spot in the Touring and Mazdaspeed and standard on Grand Touring. The navigation models are fitted with automatic emergency notification e911. Rain-sensing wipers and adaptive front lighting system are optional on the Grand Touring 3i and Mazdaspeed3, and standard on 3s Grand Touring.
The 2013 Mazda3 gets a 4 stars (out of 5 stars) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) overall rating crash test. Note that the side impact rating is 3 stars, with a rating of two stars, given the protection of the front passenger side impact. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named the 2013 Mazda3 a “Top Safety Pick”.