The 2016 Mazda 3 Hatchback is a fuel-efficient compact car that is available with five models. As of December 2015, iSport MT is the most affordable model at about $18,500, and S Grand Touring MT is the most expensive at around $25,500.
The iSport model features a four-cylinder engine that is capable of displacing 2.0 liters of air. The engine produces 155 horsepower at 6,000 rpm, features a six-speed manual gearbox and delivers the power to the front wheels. The iSport gets 29 miles per gallon in cities and 40 mpg in highways, putting the combined mileage at 33 mpg. The car can hold 13.2 gallons of fuel.
Also featuring a four-cylinder engine, the S Grand Touring MT can produce 184 horsepower at 5,700 rpm. The S Grand Touring MT also has a six-speed manual gearbox and is front-wheel drive. The vehicle gets 26 mpg in cities and 35 mpg in highways, with a combined fuel economy of 29 mpg.
Both models have driver, passenger and head curtain air bags as standard. Child safety locks, rearview cameras, tire pressure monitor and side guard door beams also come as standard. Additionally, the cars offer GPS navigation, telematic systems and rear cross traffic alert as optional features.
The 2016 Mazda 3 Hatchback offers seating for up to five people and can cold 20,2 cubic feet of cargo. The car has keyless entry, cruise control, power door locks and automatic headlights. Mazda offers a basic warranty for 36 months or 36,000 miles.