2014 Mazda3 stands out from Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla as driver’s car…

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If you had to pick one word to Mazda of Japan, it would be

Over the last 50 years, the has delivered an array of vehicles conventional, rotary and Miller engines. With the MX-5 it presided over the resurrection of the two-seat sports car, is still going strong.

The also called a Wankel powered the Mazda R7 and R8 sports The Miller, which breathes from conventional gasoline was installed in the company’s Millenia

Mazda’s latest tool is the company calls Skyactiv now the soul of the 2014 Mazda3, the entry in the compact class of and hatchbacks. It’s a catchall that describes a suite of to every aspect of a new car to improve and fuel economy.

Call it a holistic approach to design. It means removing weight from every and cranny, redesigning automatic and transmissions, refining suspension directly injecting fuel and air engines, and minimizing power with electric steering.

One enhancement, called i-ELOOP, electricity from braking and it in a capacitor to power on-board It comes as part of an option that also includes grille shutters to manage air lane departure and forward warnings, and adaptive radar control.

There are 11 versions of the Mazda3. Models with an i come with a 155-horsepower, four-cylinder engine. Those an s attached come with the 2.5-liter four.

All feature the company’s new Kodo philosophy, which delivers a body minus the big smile of the previous model. They with the 3i SV four-door at $17,740 and top out the 3s Grand Touring hatchback at Options can push it into $30,000.

The Mazda folks are of the new Mazda3 interiors. They say designers used the interior of a BMW 320i as a benchmark for quality and workmanship. It shows. The new 3 has a simply tasteful interior with touch materials and contrasting

Though the Mazda3 competes in the class against such cars as the Honda Civic, Corolla, Ford Focus, Sentra and Versa Note, Dart and Chevrolet Cruze, it has managed to stand apart.

With a choice of engines as as four-door sedan and hatchback styles, it has a reputation as a driver’s That impression has been by the Mazdaspeed3, a performance model, with a high percentage of who order manual gearboxes anywhere from 12 percent to 17 In the overall market, only 5 percent choose manuals.


no word yet about a new Mazdaspeed3. For now the choices, both Skyactiv, are the and 2.5-liter four-bangers. All models with pushbutton starting, air and Bluetooth connectivity. Cruise is standard on all but the base SV model.

For those who crave control, the 2.0 the six-speed manual would be the of choice. The stick is available on all versions. Unfortuately, for those who a bit more power and appointments, the engine only comes the six-speed automatic, though it a manual shift mode.

The car, a 3i Grand Touring hatchback, had a smooth shift with light clutch a good thing because uphill and down required shifting. Acceleration was decent but the sometimes became overtaxed in gears.

At $24,040, equipment a navigation system, automatic control, Sirius XM satellite HD radio rearview camera, monitoring, rear cross alert and full safety including a device that the car in place when setting off

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An unusual feature available on upscale models is a head-up which Mazda calls an driving display. It provides information at eye level but, the systems in most cars reflect off the inside of the windshield, displays the visuals on a separate screen on the top of the dash, closer to the It works fine, but sometimes the washes out in bright sunlight.

comfort is first rate for people, although the leatherette-trimmed seats on the test car became hot and over long distances. The back seat has decent for the outboard passengers but the center position is impossibly cramped.

Model: 2014 Mazda3 i Touring four-door hatchback

Engine: 2.0-liter four-cylinder, 155

Transmission: Six-speed manual.

length: 14 feet 8 inches.

EPA volume: 96/20 cubic

Weight: 2,797 pounds.

EPA fuel consumption: 29/40/33

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