The 2013 MAZDASPEED3 is the cousin of high-performance close to the Mazda3. 2013 MAZDASPEED3 hot-hatch compete with performance oriented cars like the Ford Focus RS and the Volkswagen GTI. For 2013, the Mazdaspeed3 gets a few key updates include a black finish on the side and rear mirrors and a standard USB port. Technology Package now offers HD Radio text-message playback voice response-action, and Pandora integration.
There are some exterior touches that differentiate from less than Mazdaspeed3 Mazda3 is based less focused on, including dual tailpipes, functional hood scoop, unique wheels and 18-inch for 2013 was to get a new gunmetal finish.
2013 MAZDASPEED3 Engine
For a car to be rightfully called hot-hatch, it’s got to have the performance to back it up and start with what under the hood. The 2013 MAZDASPEED3 Earns Designation 263-horsepower, turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 280 pounds-feet of torque. Six-speed manual transmission only option. That’s a lot of twist by sending a front wheel drive car, so the difference is thankfully limited slip standard. Even so, under hard acceleration to be ready to feel some torque steer. Fuel economy ratings check in at 18/25 mpg city/highway.
2013 MAZDASPEED3 Interior
Inside, the 2013 Mazdaspeed3 gets a healthy amount of red contrast stitching that matches its sporty soul also with a combination of leather and cloth-trimmed seats. Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, steering wheel audio controls located, and USB input/iPod, although touchscreen navigation system 5.8-inch and optional HD radio.
2013 MAZDASPEED3 Safety
2013 MAZDASPEED3 come with, four-wheel antilock brakes-disc, electronic stability system, six airbags round out the standard safety features. Fun to drive with one of the best-horsepower-price ratios around, the 2013 MAZDASPEED3 zoom-zoom straight into your heart.