The Mazda 3 offers South Africans an affordable and reliable ride. If you are looking for an economic option, you can find a used Mazda 3 for sale. Whether you are looking for a family car or a vehicle to get you to work every day, the Mazda 3 is a great choice
The Mazda 3 offers drivers a comfortable interior. Air conditioning helps to keep the cabin at a pleasant temperature. You can listen to your favourite radio station on the Mazda 3’s sound system. It also has CD player capabilities. The rain sensor wipers (of the Mazda 3 MPS) and fog lamps increase visibility during adverse weather conditions. Electric mirrors and windows as well as central locking are other convenient features of this model.
The Mazda 3 MPS has a boot capacity of 300 litres while the Mazda 3 has 430 litres, giving plenty of space for luggage, school bags or groceries. The Mazda 3 MPS has a towing capacity of 600 kgs and the Mazda 3 tows 900 kgs, making it is possible to tow a small trailer if you are going on a longer trip. When it comes to safety, the Mazda 3 is equipped with air bags and side impact protection. An alarm and immobiliser help keep the vehicle safe from theft.
Both modes have a transverse inline 4 engine, but the Mazda 3 MPS has a turbocharged aspiration. The Mazda 3 MPS has a much higher engine capacity of 2261 CC compared to the Mazda 3’s 1598 CC. and. The Mazda 3 MPS has an electronic ignition, a 6-speed manual transmission, and delivers 190 kW of power at 5500 rpm. The Mazda 3 has a digital ignition, a 5-speed manual transmission and reaches a power of 77 kW at 6000 rpm. The Mazda 3 MPS achieves a top final speed is 250 kph. Another useful feature of this model is its Auto Traction Control.
Buying a second hand Mazda 3 offers you great value for money. Not only does the Mazda 3 deliver a good performance, it also offers its passengers a comfortable interior.
See the following table for a summary comparison of the two models:
|Mazda 3 1.6 (2012)||Mazda 3 2.3 MPS (2012)|
|Engine Capacity||1598 CC||2261 CC|
|Transmission||5 Speed Manual||6 Speed Manual|
|Power||77 kW @ 6000 rpm||190 kW @ 5500 rpm|
|Torque||145 nm @ 4000||380 nm @ 3000|
|Maximum Power||32 kW @ 6500 rpm||35 kW @ 6500|
|Towing Capacity||600 kgs||900 kgs|