2014 Mazda 3: Fuel Economy Update for March
April 3, 2014
We drove our long-term 2014 Mazda 3 nearly 1,000 miles in March and the lifetime average fuel economy continued to climb toward the EPA combined estimate of 31 mpg (27 city/37 highway).
The lifetime average is now 28.6 mpg running on a steady diet of regular gas. This is only a hair better than the 28.4 mpg at our last report, but with gas prices rising, we are moving in the right direction.
Worst Fill MPG: 22.2
Best Fill MPG: 41.1
Average Lifetime MPG: 28.6
EPA MPG Rating: Combined 31 (27 City/37 Highway)
Best Range: 342.2 miles
Current Odometer: 5,181 miles
Philip Reed, Senior Consumer Advice Editor @ 5,381 miles