2012 Mazda3 i SkyActiv Grand Touring 5-Door
BASE PRICE: $15,200 for i SV sedan; $17,695 for i Sport sedan with automatic; $18,700 for i Touring sedan with manual; $19,300 for i Touring 5-Door manual; $19,550 for i Touring sedan automatic; $20,150 for i Touring 5-door automatic; $21,300 for s Touring sedan manual; $21,800 for s Touring 5-Door manual; $22,100 for s Touring sedan automatic; $22,550 for i Grand Touring sedan manual; $22,600 for s Touring 5-Door automatic; $23,150 for i Grand Touring 5-Door automatic.
PRICE AS TESTED: $25,345.
TYPE: Front-engine, front-wheel-drive, five-passenger, compact hatchback.
ENGINE: 2-liter, double overhead cam, SkyActiv-G, direct gasoline injection, inline four cylinder with VVT.
MILEAGE: 28 mpg (city), 39 mpg (highway).
TOP SPEED: NA.
LENGTH: 177.4 inches.
WHEELBASE: 103.9 inches.
CURB WEIGHT: 2,969 pounds.
BUILT AT: Japan.
OPTIONS: Technology package (includes blind spot monitor, rain-sensing wipers, Sirius satellite radio with four-month free subscription) $1,400.
DESTINATION CHARGE: $795.