Site Title

Compare Mazda 3 BL Sedan

Reviews

Neoscore
41%
Pros
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Small turning circle
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • Not as smart looking as the hatchback
  • Bad 0-100kph time
  • No powerful engine options
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

1.6
1.6D 5MT
1.6D 6MT
2.0
2.0 AT
2.2D 150PS
2.2D 185PS
2.5
2.5 AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
1.6D 5MT430 L / 15.2 cu-ft
1.6D 6MT430 L / 15.2 cu-ft
1.6430 L / 15.2 cu-ft
2.0430 L / 15.2 cu-ft
2.0 AT430 L / 15.2 cu-ft
2.2D 150PS430 L / 15.2 cu-ft
2.2D 185PS430 L / 15.2 cu-ft
2.5335 L / 11.8 cu-ft
2.5 AT335 L / 11.8 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.0 L / 5.3 qt
Fuel Capacity
1.6D 5MT55.0 L / 14.5 gal
1.6D 6MT55.0 L / 14.5 gal
1.655.0 L / 14.5 gal
2.055.0 L / 14.5 gal
2.0 AT55.0 L / 14.5 gal
2.2D 150PS55.0 L / 14.5 gal
2.2D 185PS55.0 L / 14.5 gal
2.560.0 L / 15.9 gal
2.5 AT60.0 L / 15.9 gal
Passengers
5
Payload
1.6D 5MT570 kg / 1257 lbs
1.6D 6MT575 kg / 1268 lbs
1.6575 kg / 1268 lbs
2.0565 kg / 1246 lbs
2.0 AT560 kg / 1235 lbs
2.2D 150PS565 kg / 1246 lbs
2.2D 185PS565 kg / 1246 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Tire Size
1.6D 5MT205/55 R16
1.6D 6MT205/50 R17
1.6205/55 R16
2.0205/50 R17
2.0 AT205/50 R17
2.2D 150PS205/55 R16
2.2D 185PS205/50 R17
2.5205/50 R17
2.5 AT205/50 R17
Turning Circle
10.4 m / 34.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
1.6D 5MT155 mm / 6.1 in
1.6D 6MT155 mm / 6.1 in
1.6155 mm / 6.1 in
2.0155 mm / 6.1 in
2.0 AT155 mm / 6.1 in
2.2D 150PS150 mm / 5.9 in
2.2D 185PS150 mm / 5.9 in
2.5155 mm / 6.1 in
2.5 AT155 mm / 6.1 in
Size | Height
1470 mm / 57.9 in
Size | Length
1.6D 5MT4580 mm / 180.3 in
1.6D 6MT4580 mm / 180.3 in
1.64580 mm / 180.3 in
2.04580 mm / 180.3 in
2.0 AT4580 mm / 180.3 in
2.2D 150PS4580 mm / 180.3 in
2.2D 185PS4580 mm / 180.3 in
2.54595 mm / 180.9 in
2.5 AT4595 mm / 180.9 in
Size | Width
1.6D 5MT1755 mm / 69.1 in | 2002 mm / 78.8 in (mirror unfolded)
1.6D 6MT1755 mm / 69.1 in | 2002 mm / 78.8 in (mirror unfolded)
1.61755 mm / 69.1 in | 2002 mm / 78.8 in (mirror unfolded)
2.01755 mm / 69.1 in | 2002 mm / 78.8 in (mirror unfolded)
2.0 AT1755 mm / 69.1 in | 2002 mm / 78.8 in (mirror unfolded)
2.2D 150PS1755 mm / 69.1 in | 2002 mm / 78.8 in (mirror unfolded)
2.2D 185PS1755 mm / 69.1 in | 2002 mm / 78.8 in (mirror unfolded)
2.51755 mm / 69.1 in
2.5 AT1755 mm / 69.1 in
Track Width | Front
1.6D 5MT1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
1.6D 6MT1520.0 mm / 59.8 in
1.61535.0 mm / 60.4 in
2.01520.0 mm / 59.8 in
2.0 AT1520.0 mm / 59.8 in
2.2D 150PS1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
2.2D 185PS1520.0 mm / 59.8 in
2.51530.0 mm / 60.2 in
2.5 AT1530.0 mm / 60.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1.6D 5MT1530.0 mm / 60.2 in
1.6D 6MT1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
1.61530.0 mm / 60.2 in
2.01515.0 mm / 59.6 in
2.0 AT1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
2.2D 150PS1530.0 mm / 60.2 in
2.2D 185PS1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
2.51515.0 mm / 59.6 in
2.5 AT1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
Weight
1.6D 5MT1245.0 kg / 2744.8 lbs
1.6D 6MT1240.0 kg / 2733.7 lbs
1.61170.0 kg / 2579.4 lbs
2.01255.0 kg / 2766.8 lbs
2.0 AT1260.0 kg / 2777.8 lbs
2.2D 150PS1390.0 kg / 3064.4 lbs
2.2D 185PS1390.0 kg / 3064.4 lbs
2.51354.0 kg / 2985.1 lbs
2.5 AT1381.0 kg / 3044.6 lbs
Wheel Size
1.6D 5MT16 in
1.6D 6MT17 in
1.616 in
2.017 in
2.0 AT17 in
2.2D 150PS16 in
2.2D 185PS17 in
2.57J x 17
2.5 AT7J x 17
Wheelbase
2640 mm / 103.9 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
1.6D 5MT11.0 sec
1.6D 6MT11.0 sec
1.612.2 sec
2.010.4 sec
2.0 AT10.6 sec
2.2D 150PS9.2 sec
2.2D 185PS8.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
1.6D 5MT10.5 sec
1.6D 6MT10.5 sec
1.611.6 sec
2.09.9 sec
2.0 AT10.1 sec
2.2D 150PS8.7 sec
2.2D 185PS7.8 sec
CO2 Emission
1.6D 5MT119 g/km
1.6D 6MT117 g/km
1.6149 g/km
2.0159 g/km
2.0 AT183 g/km
2.2D 150PS144 g/km
2.2D 185PS149 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.28
Fuel Economy
1.6D 5MT4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (urban) | 3.8 L/100km / 61.9 MPG (highway)
1.6D 6MT4.4 L/100km / 53.5 MPG (combined) | 5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (urban) | 3.9 L/100km / 60.3 MPG (highway)
1.66.3 L/100km / 37.3 MPG (combined) | 8.3 L/100km / 28.3 MPG (urban) | 5.2 L/100km / 45.2 MPG (highway)
2.06.8 L/100km / 34.6 MPG (combined) | 9.3 L/100km / 25.3 MPG (urban) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (highway)
2.0 AT7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (combined) | 10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (urban) | 5.9 L/100km / 39.9 MPG (highway)
2.2D 150PS5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (combined) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (urban) | 4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (highway)
2.2D 185PS5.6 L/100km / 42.0 MPG (combined) | 7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (urban) | 4.7 L/100km / 50.0 MPG (highway)
2.510.1 L/100km / 23.3 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)
2.5 AT9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (urban) | 6.8 L/100km / 34.6 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
1.6D 5MT187.0 km/h / 116.2 mph
1.6D 6MT188.0 km/h / 116.8 mph
1.6188.0 km/h / 116.8 mph
2.0212.0 km/h / 131.7 mph
2.0 AT210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph
2.2D 150PS208.0 km/h / 129.2 mph
2.2D 185PS215.0 km/h / 133.6 mph
Towing Capacity
1.6D 5MT600 kg / 1323 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
1.6D 6MT600 kg / 1323 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
1.6550 kg / 1213 lbs (w/o brakes) | 930 kg / 2050 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.0550 kg / 1213 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1000 kg / 2205 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.0 AT550 kg / 1213 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.2D 150PS600 kg / 1323 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.2D 185PS600 kg / 1323 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
1.6D 5MTEuro 4
1.6D 6MTEuro 5
1.6Euro 5
2.0Euro 5
2.0 ATEuro 5
2.2D 150PSEuro 5
2.2D 185PSEuro 5
Engine
L5-VE
Engine | Bore
1.6D 5MT75.0 mm / 3.0 in
1.6D 6MT75.0 mm / 3.0 in
1.678.0 mm / 3.1 in
2.087.5 mm / 3.4 in
2.0 AT87.5 mm / 3.4 in
2.2D 150PS86.0 mm / 3.4 in
2.2D 185PS86.0 mm / 3.4 in
2.589.0 mm / 3.5 in
2.5 AT89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
1.6D 5MT18.3:1
1.6D 6MT16.0:1
1.610.0:1
2.011.2:1
2.0 AT10.0:1
2.2D 150PS16.7:1
2.2D 185PS16.7:1
2.59.7:1
2.5 AT9.7:1
Engine | Displacement
1.6D 5MT1.6 L / 95.2 cu-in / 1560.0 cc
1.6D 6MT1.6 L / 95.2 cu-in / 1560.0 cc
1.61.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc
2.02.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc
2.0 AT2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc
2.2D 150PS2.2 L / 133.3 cu-in / 2184.0 cc
2.2D 185PS2.2 L / 133.3 cu-in / 2184.0 cc
2.52.5 L / 151.9 cu-in / 2489.0 cc
2.5 AT2.5 L / 151.9 cu-in / 2489.0 cc
Engine | Power
1.6D 5MT109.0 hp / 81.3 kW @ 4000 rpm
1.6D 6MT109.0 hp / 81.3 kW @ 3600 rpm
1.6105.0 hp / 78.3 kW @ 6000 rpm
2.0151.0 hp / 112.6 kW @ 6200 rpm
2.0 AT150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 6500 rpm
2.2D 150PS150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 3500 rpm
2.2D 185PS185.0 hp / 138.0 kW @ 3500 rpm
2.5167.0 hp / 124.5 kW @ 6000 rpm
2.5 AT167.0 hp / 124.5 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
1.6D 5MT69.9 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
1.6D 6MT69.9 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
1.665.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
2.075.5 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
2.0 AT75.0 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
2.2D 150PS68.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
2.2D 185PS84.7 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
2.567.1 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
2.5 AT67.1 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
1.6D 5MT88.3 mm / 3.5 in
1.6D 6MT88.3 mm / 3.5 in
1.683.6 mm / 3.3 in
2.083.1 mm / 3.3 in
2.0 AT83.1 mm / 3.3 in
2.2D 150PS94.0 mm / 3.7 in
2.2D 185PS94.0 mm / 3.7 in
2.5100.0 mm / 3.9 in
2.5 AT100.0 mm / 3.9 in
Engine | Torque
1.6D 5MT240 Nm / 177.0 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
1.6D 6MT270 Nm / 199.1 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
1.6145 Nm / 106.9 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
2.0191 Nm / 140.9 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
2.0 AT187 Nm / 137.9 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
2.2D 150PS360 Nm / 265.5 lb-ft @ 1800-2600 rpm
2.2D 185PS400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1800-3000 rpm
2.5228 Nm / 168.2 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
2.5 AT228 Nm / 168.2 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Engine | Type
1.6D 5MTTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.6D 6MTTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 2 values per cylinder
1.6Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.0Naturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.0 ATNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.2D 150PSTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.2D 185PSTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.5Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.5 ATNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
1.6D 5MT5-speed
1.6D 6MT6-speed
1.65-speed
2.06-speed
2.0 AT5-speed
2.2D 150PS6-speed
2.2D 185PS6-speed
2.56-speed
2.5 AT5-speed
Transmission | Type
1.6D 5MTManual
1.6D 6MTManual
1.6Manual
2.0Manual
2.0 ATAutomatic
2.2D 150PSManual
2.2D 185PSManual
2.5Manual
2.5 ATAutomatic

Production

Availability
1.6D 5MT2009 ~ 2010
1.6D 6MT2010 ~ 2011
1.62009 ~ 2011
2.02009 ~ 2011
2.0 AT2009 ~ 2011
2.2D 150PS2009 ~ 2011
2.2D 185PS2009 ~ 2011
2.52009 ~ 2011
2.5 AT2009 ~ 2011
Remove
Add up to 6 products to the comparison using the search bar above
Information on this page is provided on an as-is basis. No warranty on accuracy is implied. This page may contain affiliate links to third-party merchants such as Amazon and eBay. If you make a purchase using the supplied link, we may receive a commission. Neofiliac places the utmost respect for your privacy. We use no cookie whatsoever beyond that needed for the proper functioning of the website.