Mazda 3 i SV (2014)
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Mazda 3 i SV (2014): 28 facts and highlights

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
9.7l/100 km
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 5.3l/100 km

2. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
203Nm
Tesla Model S P90D (2016): 967Nm

3. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.9l/100 km
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 4.2l/100 km

4. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
155hp
Opel VXR8 GTS (2014): 585hp

5. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
351l
Tesla Model S 70 (2016): 894l

6. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
980mm
Volkswagen Jetta (2014): 1.08m

7. height

1.46m
Audi S4 Premium Plus (2014): 1.41m

8. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
Mazda 3 i SV (2014)
85% have it

9. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
10.6m
Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014): 10m

10. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
16
Rolls-Royce Ghost II (2014): 48

11. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
50l
Audi A8 (2014): 90.1l

12. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Tesla Model S 70 (2016): 2

13. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
955mm
Volkswagen Jetta (2014): 1.05m

14. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Mazda 3 i SV (2014)
90% have it

16. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
57936km
Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014): 96561km

17. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
96561km
Chevrolet SS (2014): 160934km

18. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.7m
Rolls-Royce Phantom (2014): 3.57m

19. weight

1.26t
Volkswagen Jetta (2014): 1.85kg

20. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
5yrs
Hyundai Elantra (2014): 10yrs

21. Has front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
Mazda 3 i SV (2014)
41% have it

22. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
4
Rolls-Royce Ghost II (2014): 12

23. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
2l
Rolls-Royce Phantom (2014): 6.7l

24. shorter length

4.58m
Subaru Impreza 5-Door 2.0i (2014): 4.42m

25. width

1.8m
Nissan Versa Sedan S (2015): 1.69m

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