2013 Mazdaspeed3 – Turbocharged MZR 2.3L Engine

December 11, 2012 | Mazda

2013 Mazdaspeed3 is the latest car from Mazda which has been equipped with a turbocharged inline-four engine and an available six-speed transmission. Mazdaspeed 3 offers a sporty five-door hatchback practicality. And it is offered at an affordable price. On U.S. market, the 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is priced at $24,200. This newest version gets new 40-series tires on 18-inch alloy wheels, two-tone rear roof spoiler that has been designed uniquely, and some other changes.

2013 Mazdaspeed3
2013 Mazdaspeed3 – in White (crystal white pearl mica with black)


2013 Mazdaspeed3 Interior

The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 already has a balanced suspension, a quiet interior, and a great safety feature. Standard equipment includes dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth hands-free interface, cruise control, leather upholstery and trim, and aluminum pedals. Ford also offers some awesome packages for its technology that include touchscreen navigation system, a blind-spot monitoring system, HD radio, SMS audio delivery, Pandora, and voice reply. But, Mazda lacks front styling and turbo lag. Luckily, we found that the 2013 Mazdaspeed3 interior is roomy. The front room has been made in decent space. Space for leg which is located behind the driver and the center area of the rear seat is comfortable enough. The car also has large cargo area with a wide opening.

2013 Mazdaspeed3 interior
2013 Mazdaspeed3 interior


2013 Mazdaspeed3 Specs

2013 Mazdaspeed3 has a great power train with more power and torque, reaching 60 mph in 6 seconds. The engine is in turbocharged and intercooled technology and the capacity is 2.3-liter. The technology mentioned before has made it possible for the four-cylinder engine to provide 263 horsepower, MZR 2.3L Direct-Injection Spark Ignition (DISI) turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with 280 lb-ft of torque at 3000 rpm and Mazda Advanced Torque Management System. The close-ratio six-speed manual transmission is designed to support the sophisticated engine. That transmission shifts well, from gear to gear.

2013 Mazdaspeed3 MZR 2.3 engine
2013 Mazdaspeed3 MZR 2.3 engine

As we say above, the 2013 Mazdaspeed3 only takes 6 second to reach 60 mph. The car would be faster if it shifted more quickly. This year, suspension of 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is more firm. It’s an all-independent sport suspension that provides superb handling for supple ride. There are also anti-lock brakes with brake assist, torque-sensing conical limited-slip differential, and front/rear stabilizer bars. No left, dynamic stability control and traction control systems also support your driving convenience. According to the South Korea automaker, estimated fuel economy of the new Mazdaspeed3 is 18 miles per gallon in town and 25 on highways. It’s respectably efficient. We can say the 2013 Mazda Speed 3 deserves to choose from five-door hatchback segment. Especially if you’re looking for a hatchback which has good practicality and pleasant ambience. 2013 Mazdaspeed3 comes with better standard equipment, greater performance, and more practicality than other competitors. It’s really a fun-to-drive hatchback!

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