Mazda is a company known for their Zoom Zoom. They build a sporty feel into every vehicle they sell. Join RoadflyTV host and USF2000 Road to Indy race car driver Shannon McIntosh as she test drives the new Mazda3.
The 2012 Mazda 3 4-door sedan features the new highly efficient, high output Skyactiv Technology engine. When the new engine is mated to their 6-speed automatic transmission this sporty compact car is able to achieve terrific gas mileage of 28 city and 40 highway.
Host: Shannon McIntosh
Vehicle: 2012 Mazda3 4-Door Grand Touring Skyactiv Technology
Trim Package: Grand Touring
Base Price: $22,300
Price as tested: $24,970
Engine: 2.0L I4, Gas, Front engine, front wheel drive.
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
Horsepower: 155 @ 6,000 rpm
Torque: 148 lb.-ft
0-60 MPH: 7.8 sec.
Warranty: 3 years or 36,000 mile, bumper-to-bumper. 5 year powertrain warranty.
EPA Fuel Economy: 28 city / 40 highway MPG
YouTube: 2012 Mazda3 Car Review