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Mazda 3 MPS

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mazda 3 MPS

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2261 cm3 / 138.0 cu in / 138.0 cu in, 190.9 kW / 256.0 hp / 256.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 380.0 N·m / 280.3 lb·ft / 280.3 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from2006
Model3 MPSIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4435 mm / 174.6 in / 174.6 inTotal (curb) weight1485 kg / 3274 lb / 3274 lb
Width1765 mm / 69.5 in / 69.5 inDry weight
Height1465 mm / 57.7 in / 57.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2640 mm / 103.9 in / 103.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1535 mm / 60.4 in / 60.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1525 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.19 m2 / 23.6 sq ft / 23.6 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeMZR DISI TURBOTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerMazdaValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore87.5 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement2261 cm3 / 138.0 cu in / 138.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity565.25 cm3/cylinder / 34.494 cu in/cylinder / 34.494 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power190.9 kW / 256.0 hp / 256.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque380.0 N·m / 280.3 lb·ft / 280.3 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)100.1 kW / 134.2 hp / 134.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output84.4 kW/l / 1.855 bhp/cu in / 1.855 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque168.1 N·m/l / 1.47 lb·ft/cu in / 1.47 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.35

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)4.50 s / 4.50 s / 4.50 sTop (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio172.4 kW/ton / 130.6 bhp/ton / 130.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.30 s / 6.30 s / 6.30 sFuel consumption, City (urban)13.5 l/100km / 20.9 mpg-UK / 17.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)15.40 s / 15.40 s / 15.40 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions231 g/km / 372 g/mi / 372 g/mi
  Range567 km / 352 mi / 352 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.7Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7J x 18Wheels rear7J x 18
Tyres front215/45 R 18 93YTyres rear215/45 R 18 93Y
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front320 mm / 12.6 in / 12.6 inBrake diameter rear280 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda 3 MPS

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