2013 Mazdaspeed3 Overview
What’s New for the 2013 Mazdaspeed3
The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is a special edition of the Mazda3, taking the much-loved hatchback and adding the power boost it needs to compete within its competitive segment.
2013 Mazdaspeed3 Exterior
As the sporty alternative to the Mazda3, the Mazda added a multitude of stylistic changes to help create a more athletic profile for the Mazdaspeed3. A vent integrated into the hood gives the Mazdaspeed a sexiness that the normal 3 doesn’t exactly have. The sporty hatchback also has a unique grille that truly sets it apart from its brother, creating a car that gives other hatchbacks a run for their money.
2013 Mazdaspeed3 Performance
To add the extra oomph to the Mazdaspeed3, Mazda has made a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder its engine of choice, pumping out 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel-drive is standard along with a six-speed manual, which is the only available transmission.
2013 Mazdaspeed3 Efficiency
Because it has so much power, the Mazdaspeed3’s fuel economy suffers a bit with an EPA-estimated rating of 21 mpg combined.
2013 Mazdaspeed3 Interior
The Mazdaspeed takes the 3’s interior and adds upgraded gauges and sport front seats to create a performance-oriented cabin. The front seats have a standard leather upholster with cloth inserts, letting some red show through the otherwise solid black color. An upgraded navigation system includes a touchscreen that controls the audio system, while the front seats cradle your behind to help you really enjoy the Mazdaspeed’s ride.
2013 Mazdaspeed3 Safety
Antilock brakes, stability and traction control, front-side airbags, and full-length side curtain airbags are all standard safety features for the 2013 Mazdaspeed3, along with optional blind-spot warning system and an automatic emergency notification system, which come with the Technology package.