EPA Ratings for 2014 Mazda3 Announced by Automakers


This EPA rating for 2014 Mazda3 exceeds other entry-level models involving segment leaders like Kia Forte, Honda Civic, Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus, Toyota corolla, and Hyundai Elantra. The ratings for fuel economy will surely boost the rankings and buyer’s interest towards Mazda3 in this extremely competitive compact sedan segment. During the initial months of 2013, the sales of this vehicle fell by 12% and became 52,701 units. This was in complete contrast to the compact vehicle segment, which showed an 8% overall growth during this time, which was an overwhelming 1.1 million cars.

The sale of 2014 Mazda3 is all due to start in September. The automakers are keeping the base price at $17,740 and this includes shipping charges. At the entry levels, Mazda3 iSV is available only in Its sedan form. It includes an engine of 2.0 L and manual six-speed transmission involving Skyactiv technologies unique to Mazda3. One can go for higher levels of trim involving their 5-door hatchback model. Standard features and equipments one can know for include automatic locks on the door, a push button start, USB port for connection, and keyless remote entry.

The levels of trim for all-new Mazda3 redesigned vehicle includes base SV, Grand Touring, and Sports Touring. Top of the range vehicles from this brand include $ 27,290 Grand Touring Mazda3 hatchback involving automatic 6-speed transmission and 2.5 L engine capacity.

EPA ratings for the hatchback from Mazda3 are 29 mpg for city and 40 mpg for highway driving conditions. However, figure related to fuel economy involving 2.5 L 185-lb ft torque, and 184 hp engines is still waiting announcements. According to Mazda sources, this is mostly going to be at 28 mpg, city and 37 mpg, highway for the hatchback.

Buyers opting for i-Eloop system can anticipate improved figures, which are slightly more in comparison with 29 mpg for city and highway fuel economy coming to 39 mpg. However, the 2.5 L engine capacity sedan is a good choice with its higher EPA ratings.