2008 Mazda MAZDA3 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$13,895-$24,155
$13,022-$22,590
21 /CITY / 29 /HWY
Overall Quality
Overall Performance and Design
Predicted Reliability
Available Trims for the 2008 Mazda Mazda3
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Man i Sport *Ltd Avail* (4dr Sdn) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 13895.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 24/32
Name Sport *Ltd Avail* (4dr Sdn Auto i) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 14795.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 23/31
Name i Touring *Ltd Avail (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 16255.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 24/32
Name i Touring *Ltd Avail (4dr Sdn Auto *) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 17155.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 23/31
Name s Sport *Ltd Avail* (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 17435.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Sport *Ltd Avail* (4dr Sdn Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 18385.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Touring *Ltd Avail* (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 18425.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Touring *Ltd Avail* (4dr Sdn Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 19375.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s GT *Ltd Avail* (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 19895.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s GT *Ltd Avail* (4dr Sdn Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 20845.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Sport *Ltd Avail* (5dr HB Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 17925.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Sport *Ltd Avail* (5dr HB Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 18875.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Touring *Ltd Avail* (5dr HB Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 18425.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Touring *Ltd Avail* (5dr HB Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 19375.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s GT *Ltd Avail* (5dr HB Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 19895.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s GT *Ltd Avail* (5dr HB Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 20845.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name Mazdaspeed3 Sport*Ltd Avail* (5dr HB) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 22340.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name Mazdaspeed3 GT *Ltd Avail* (5dr HB) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 24055.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name i Sport (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 13995.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 24/32
Name i Sport (4dr Sdn Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 14895.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 23/31
Name i Touring Value (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 16595.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 24/32
Name i Touring Value (4dr Sdn Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 17495.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 23/31
Name s Sport (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 17535.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Sport (4dr Sdn Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 18485.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Touring (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 18525.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Touring (4dr Sdn Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 19475.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Grand Touring (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 20295.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Grand Touring (4dr Sdn Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 21245.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Sport (5dr HB Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 18025.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Sport (5dr HB Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 18975.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Touring (5dr HB Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 18525.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Touring (5dr HB Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 19475.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Grand Touring (5dr HB Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 20295.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name s Grand Touring (5dr HB Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 21245.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name Mazdaspeed3 Sport (5dr HB Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 22440.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name Mazdaspeed3 GT (5dr HB Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 24155.00 Engine 2.3L/138 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
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INTERIOR
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Reclining sport-type front bucket seats
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seat
  • Front/rear outboard adjustable headrests
  • Center console-inc: armrest lid/covered dual storage compartment, 12V auxiliary outlet
  • Dual front cupholders w/lids
  • Rear center armrest w/(2) cupholders
  • Full carpeting
  • Front/rear carpet floor mats
  • Urethane scuff plates
  • Driver foot rest
  • Tilt/telescopic steering column
  • 3-spoke urethane steering wheel w/audio controls
  • Red nighttime illuminated gauges & controls
  • Black gauges w/white lettering
  • Instrumentation-inc: coolant temp gauge, speedometer, tachometer, (2) resettable trip odometers, outside temp
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Warning lights-inc: brake system, high-beam on, turn signals on, hazard warning on, check engine, engine oil pressure, battery charge, defogger on, air bags, front seat belt pretensioner system, door ajar, low fuel
  • Remote releases-inc: fuel door, hood, trunk
  • Engine immobilizer anti-theft system
  • AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: (4) speakers, automatic level control (ALC), digital clock, auxiliary audio input jack
  • Satellite radio compatible audio system (requires additional dealer-installed hardware)
  • Roof-mounted mast-type antenna
  • Rear heater ducts
  • Rear window defogger
  • Front side window demisters
  • Illuminated locking glove box
  • Cigarette lighter & ashtray w/illumination
  • Black gloss-type finish trim-inc: instrument panel insert, center console, steering switch bezel, pwr window switch panel
  • Cloth door trim-inc: front/rear bottle holders & front door pockets
  • Day/night rearview mirror
  • Molded cloth headliner
  • Dual vinyl-covered visors-inc: covered vanity mirrors, ticket holders
  • (3) passenger assist grips
  • Parking brake w/silver release button
  • (2) coat hooks
  • Lighting-inc: front map lights, dome light, ignition keyhole
  • Cargo area light
  • Full cargo area trim
  • Driver side front seatback pocket
  • Driver side storage bin
  • Trunk lid opener cancel system (trunk latch type)
  • Manual driver seat height adjustment w/adjustable lumbar support
  • 3-spoke urethane steering wheel w/audio & cruise controls
  • Warning lights-inc: brake system, high-beam on, turn signals on, hazard warning on, check engine, engine oil pressure, battery charge, defogger on, air bags, front seat belt pretensioner system, door ajar, low fuel, cruise control on
  • Pwr windows w/drivers 1-touch down feature
  • Driver illuminated window switch
  • Remote keyless illuminated entry w/answer back feature, panic button
  • Pwr door locks w/2-stage unlocking, central locking
  • Cruise control
  • AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: (6) speakers, automatic level control (ALC), digital clock, auxiliary audio input jack
  • Air conditioning-inc: pollen filter
  • 3-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel w/audio & cruise controls
  • Electroluminescent gauges w/red & blue nighttime illumination
  • Gauge illumination dimming control button
  • Warning lights-inc: brake system, high-beam on, turn signals on, hazard warning on, check engine, engine oil pressure, battery charge, defogger on, air bags, front seat belt pretensioner system, door ajar, low fuel, ABS, cruise control on
  • Silver finish sport-type trim-inc: instrument panel insert, center console, steering switch bezel, pwr window switch panel
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Delayed courtesy lights-inc: front map & dome
  • Leather seat trim
  • Reclining sport-type heated front bucket seats
  • 4-function trip computer-inc: current fuel economy, average fuel economy, approximate distance-to-empty, average vehicle speed
  • Theft-deterrent security system w/alarm
  • Auto climate control-inc: pollen filter
  • Synthetic leather door trim-inc: front/rear bottle holders & front door pockets
  • Remote releases-inc: fuel door, hood
  • Cargo area light w/on/off switch
  • Removable rigid cargo cover
  • Cargo management system
  • Unique Mazdaspeed black cloth seat trim
  • Front/rear Mazdaspeed floor mats
  • Scuff plates w/Mazdaspeed metal insert
  • Aluminum pedals
  • 3-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel w/red stitching, audio & cruise controls
  • Electroluminescent Mazdaspeed gauges
  • Roof-mounted aerodynamic short antenna
  • Mazdaspeed door trim-inc: front/rear bottle holders & front door pockets
  • Unique Mazdaspeed black leather seat trim
  • AM/FM stereo w/in-dash 6-disc CD changer-inc: Bose sound system, 222-watt digital amplifier, (7) speakers, automatic level control (ALC), digital clock, auxiliary audio input jack
  • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player-inc: (4) speakers, automatic level control (ALC), digital clock, auxiliary audio input jack
  • Parking brake w/bright release button
  • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player-inc: (6) speakers, automatic level control (ALC), digital clock, auxiliary audio input jack
  • Piano black instrument panel trim insert
  • Black gloss-type finish trim-inc: center console, steering switch bezel, pwr window switch panel
  • Electroluminescent gauges-inc: red & blue nighttime illumination, white stylus
  • Piano black trim-inc: instrument panel insert, center console, steering switch bezel, pwr window switch panel
  • Dual vinyl-covered visors-inc: illuminated covered vanity mirrors, ticket holders
  • Pwr driver seat w/adjustable lumbar support
  • Electroluminescent Mazdaspeed gauges w/white stylus
  • Piano black trim-inc: instrument panel insert w/Mazdaspeed logo, center console, steering switch bezel, pwr window switch panel
  • Unique Mazdaspeed black alcantara seat trim
  • AM/FM stereo w/in-dash 6-disc CD/MP3 changer-inc: Bose sound system, 222-watt digital amplifier, (7) speakers, automatic level control (ALC), digital clock, auxiliary audio input jack
EXTERIOR
  • Triple-H construction
  • Body-color front/rear bumpers w/(4) integrated rear bumper reflectors
  • Black roof molding
  • Body-color protective side moldings
  • Black urethane front grille insert & trim
  • Halogen headlights-inc: silver-color bezels, black housings
  • Body-color manual remote folding mirrors
  • 2-speed variable-intermittent front windshield wipers
  • Body-color door handles
  • Body-color fuel door
  • Body-color folding pwr mirrors
  • Body-color sport-type front/rear bumpers w/(4) integrated rear bumper reflectors
  • Body-color sport-type grille insert & trim
  • Fog lights
  • Side sill extensions
  • Halogen Xenon headlights-inc: auto on/off, silver-color bezels, black housings
  • LED taillights
  • 2-speed variable-intermittent rain-sensing front windshield wipers
  • Body-color rear roof-mounted spoiler
  • Fixed-intermittent rear window wiper
  • Body-color Mazdaspeed front/rear bumpers w/(4) integrated rear bumper reflectors
  • Body-color Mazdaspeed roof-end floating spoiler
  • Body-color grille bar
MECHANICAL
  • 2.0L DOHC MPFI 16-valve I4 engine w/variable valve timing (VVT)
  • Aluminum alloy engine block
  • 5-speed manual transmission w/OD
  • Front wheel drive
  • Front independent MacPherson strut suspension w/coil springs
  • Rear independent E-type multi-link suspension w/coil springs
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • P195/65HR15 all-season tires
  • T115/70D15 temporary spare tire
  • 15" x 6.0" steel wheels w/full wheel covers
  • Electro-hydraulic pwr assist steering (EHPAS) system
  • Variable pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr front ventilated & rear solid disc brakes
  • Stainless steel exhaust-inc: manifold, main silencer, pipe, single outlet w/bright tip
  • Underhood insulator pad
  • 4-speed sport automatic transmission w/OD & manual mode
  • P205/55HR16 all-season tires
  • 16" x 6.5" alloy wheels
  • 2.3L DOHC MPFI 16-valve I4 engine w/variable valve timing (VVT), balance shafts
  • T125/70D16 temporary spare tire
  • Anti-lock brake system w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) & brake assist
  • 5-speed sport automatic transmission w/OD & manual mode
  • Dynamic stability control (DSC) w/traction control system (TCS)
  • P205/50VR17 all-season tires
  • 17" x 6.5" alloy wheels
  • 2.3L DISI 16-valve turbocharged I4 engine w/balance shafts
  • 6-speed manual transmission w/OD
  • Limited slip differential
  • Mazda torque management system
  • Front independent MacPherson strut sport suspension w/coil springs
  • Rear independent E-type multi-link sport suspension w/coil springs
  • Mazdaspeed front/rear stabilizer bars
  • P215/45YR18 summer tires
  • T125/70D17 temporary spare tire
  • 18" x 7.0" alloy wheels
  • Mazdaspeed pwr front ventilated & rear solid disc brakes
  • Sport-tuned exhaust w/bright tip
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Single-type horn
    • Anti-lock brake system w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) & brake assist
    • Driver/front passenger advanced airbags (SRS)-inc: crash zone, drivers seat position, passenger weight sensors
    • Front seat belt pretensioners w/force limiters, height adjustable
    • 3-point seat belts for all positions
    • Child safety rear door locks
    • Rear seat child safety seat lower anchors & upper tethers (LATCH)
    • Collapsible steering column
    • Crashable brake pedal
    • Front/rear side-impact door beams
    • Trunk entrapment release system
    • 5-mph bumpers
    • Front seat mounted side-impact air bags
    • Front/rear side curtain air bags
    • Dynamic stability control (DSC) w/traction control system (TCS)
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