2010 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 - Road Test Specs

2010 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 Hatchback

(2.3L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Manual)
Model year2010
ModelMazdaspeed 3
StyleSport 4dr Hatchback (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
Base MSRP$23,945
Options on test vehicleMazda RX-8 R3 Forged Aluminum Wheels ($4,944); Stop Tech Big Brake kit (Front only, $2,195); KW Suspension Variant 3 Coil-Over Kit ($2,145); Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Summer Performance Tires ($1,036); AEM Cold Air Intake ($327); Mazdaspeed Camber-Correcting Upper Rear Links ($249); Powerslot Rear Brake Rotors ($199).
As-tested MSRP$35,000 (estimated, not including labor and paint)
Drive typeFront-wheel drive
Engine typeDirect-injected turbocharged inline-4
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2,260cc (138 cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainFour valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts, variable intake and exhaust timing
Compression ratio (x:1)9.5
Redline (rpm)6,750
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)267 @ 5,500 (estimated)
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)280 @ 3,000 (stock output -- modified output uknown)
Transmission typeSix-speed manual
Suspension, frontKW double-adjustable coil-over MacPherson struts, performance-tuned springs and factory stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearMultilink with KW double-adjustable shock absorbers, height-adjustable performance-tuned coil springs and factory stabilizer bar
Steering typeSpeed-proportional power steering
Tire brandBridgestone
Tire modelPotenza RE050A
Tire typeAssymetrical high-performance summer
Tire size, front225/40ZR19 89W
Tire size, rear225/40ZR19 89W
Wheel size19-by-8 inches
Wheel materialForged aluminum
Brakes, frontStop Tech four-piston fixed calipers with ventilated and slotted discs
Brakes, rearFactory original single-piston sliding calipers with slotted discs
Fuel Consumption
EPA fuel economy (mpg)18 city/25 highway (stock mpg -- modified car untested)
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)15.9
Dimensions & Capacities
Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,245
Length (in.)177.6
Width (in.)69.7
Height (in.)57 (estimated)
Wheelbase (in.)103.9
Track, front (in.)61.7 (estimated)
Track, rear (in.)60.4 (estimated)
Turning circle (ft.)36.1
Legroom, front (in.)42.0
Legroom, rear (in.)36.2
Headroom, front (in.)38.9
Headroom, rear (in.)38.0
Shoulder room, front (in.)54.9
Shoulder room, rear (in.)54.0
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)17.0
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)42.8

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