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2012 Mazda 3

2012 Mazda 3
Mazda
Price$8,500 - $14,200
Fuel Efficiency5.7 - 9.9 / 100km
ANCAP Rating5-star
Warranty3 years
Price$8,500 - $14,200
Fuel Efficiency5.7 - 9.9 / 100km
ANCAP Rating5-star
Warranty3 years

About the Mazda 3

The 2012 Mazda 3 was available in thirty-eight variants, is classed as a Small Car and was built in Japan. Buyers could choose from unleaded petrol, diesel or premium unleaded petrol engines.

The 2012 Mazda 3 was sold with engines that range in size from 2.0L to 2.5L and from turbocharged four-cylinders to four-cylinders.

Variants

What are the variants of the Mazda 3?
NEO
FROM
$8,500
MAXX SPORT
FROM
$8,800
DIESEL
FROM
$9,800
SP25
FROM
$10,100
SP20 SKYACTIV
FROM
$10,100
SP20 SKYACTIV LUXURY
FROM
$11,200
MPS
FROM
$14,200
5D HATCHBACK
6-speed Manual
4D SEDAN
6-speed Manual
4D SEDAN
6-speed Manual
5D HATCHBACK
6-speed Manual
5D HATCHBACK
5-speed Automatic
4D SEDAN
5-speed Automatic
4D SEDAN
5-speed Automatic
5D HATCHBACK
5-speed Automatic
Variant Name
NEO
Price From
$8,500
Series
BL SERIES 2 MY13
Style
5D HATCHBACK
Transmission
6-speed Manual
Fuel Type
Petrol
Fuel Economy
7.9L / 100km
Seating Capacity
5
Engine Size
2.0L
Cylinders
four-cylinder
FULL SPECS

Mazda 3 Warranty

What is the warranty period and kilometre limit for the Mazda 3?

MAZDA suggested that owners service their 2012 MAZDA MAZDA3 every 6 months or 10,000km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 MAZDA MAZDA3 had a 3 year, unlimited km warranty.

Mazda 3 Fuel Economy

How much fuel does the Mazda 3 use and what are its emissions?

Depending on the variant, view the 2012 MAZDA MAZDA3 fuel usage below.

All Highway, City, and Combined figures below are litres per 100km

VariantSeriesStyleFuel TypeHighwayCityCombinedE10?
NEOBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--7.9-
NEOBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--7.9-
NEOBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--8.6-
NEOBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--7.9-
MAXX SPORTBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--7.9-
MAXX SPORTBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--8.6-
MAXX SPORTBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--7.9-
NEOBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--8.2-
NEOBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--8.2-
NEOBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--8.2-
MAXX SPORTBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--8.2-
MAXX SPORTBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--8.2-
MAXX SPORTBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--7.9-
DIESELBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACKDIESEL--5.7-
DIESELBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDANDIESEL--5.7-
SP25BL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--8.6-
SP20 SKYACTIVBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--6.2-
SP20 SKYACTIVBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--6.2-
SP20 SKYACTIVBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--6.1-
SP25BL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--8.6-
SP20 SKYACTIVBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--6.1-
MAXX SPORTBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--8.2-
MAXX SPORTBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--8.2-
NEOBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--8.2-
SP25BL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--8.6-
SP25BL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--8.6-
SP25BL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--8.6-
SP25BL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--8.6-
SP20 SKYACTIV LUXURYBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--6.1-
SP20 SKYACTIV LUXURYBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--6.2-
SP20 SKYACTIV LUXURYBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--6.1-
SP20 SKYACTIV LUXURYBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--6.2-
SP25BL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDANUNLEADED PETROL--8.2-
SP25BL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACKUNLEADED PETROL--8.2-
DIESELBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDANDIESEL--5.7-
DIESELBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACKDIESEL--5.7-
MPSBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACKPREMIUM UNLEADED PETROL--9.9-
MPSBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACKPREMIUM UNLEADED PETROL--9.9-

Mazda 3 Dimensions

The dimensions of the Mazda 3

Depending on the variant, the 2012 MAZDA MAZDA3 measures as below.

VariantSeriesStyleLength (mm)Width (mm)Height (mm)Wheelbase (mm)
NEOBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
NEOBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDAN4580175514702640
NEOBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDAN4580175514702640
NEOBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
MAXX SPORTBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
MAXX SPORTBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDAN4580175514702640
MAXX SPORTBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
NEOBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
NEOBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDAN4580175514702640
NEOBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDAN4580175514702640
MAXX SPORTBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
MAXX SPORTBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDAN4580175514702640
MAXX SPORTBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDAN4580175514702640
DIESELBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
DIESELBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDAN4580175514702640
SP25BL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACK4490175514702640
SP20 SKYACTIVBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
SP20 SKYACTIVBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
SP20 SKYACTIVBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDAN4580175514702640
SP25BL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDAN4580175514702640
SP20 SKYACTIVBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDAN4580175514702640
MAXX SPORTBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDAN4580175514702640
MAXX SPORTBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
NEOBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
SP25BL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACK4490175514702640
SP25BL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDAN4580175514702640
SP25BL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACK4490175514702640
SP25BL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDAN4580175514702640
SP20 SKYACTIV LUXURYBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDAN4580175514702640
SP20 SKYACTIV LUXURYBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
SP20 SKYACTIV LUXURYBL 11 UPGRADE4D SEDAN4580175514702640
SP20 SKYACTIV LUXURYBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
SP25BL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDAN4580175514702640
SP25BL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACK4490175514702640
DIESELBL SERIES 2 MY134D SEDAN4580175514702640
DIESELBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACK4460175514702640
MPSBL 11 UPGRADE5D HATCHBACK4505177014602640
MPSBL SERIES 2 MY135D HATCHBACK4505177014602640

The 2012 MAZDA MAZDA3 has a braked towing capacity of 900kg and an unbraked towing capacity of 550kg.

Mazda 3 Market Fit

Where does it fit in the competitor segment?

The Mazda Mazda 3 is categorised as a Small Car

Frequently Asked Questions

If buying from a dealer as a used car, the 2012 Mazda 3 range is priced from $8,500 for the "Mazda 3 NEO" variant and finishes at $14,200 for the "Mazda 3 MPS" variant. If you were to trade a used 2012 Mazda 3 in to a dealer, you can expect a second hand price of $6,000 for the "Mazda 3 NEO" variant up to $10,600 for the "Mazda 3 MPS" variant. These prices may vary depending on the condition and mileage of the vehicle.

The 2012 Mazda 3 is built in Japan and is then shipped to Australia.

The 2012 Mazda 3 has a braked towing capacity of 900kg and an unbraked towing capacity of 550kg.

Mazda suggested that owners service their 2012 Mazda 3 every 6 months or 10,000km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 Mazda 3 has a five star ANCAP safety rating out of five.

The variants of the 2012 Mazda 3 use Unleaded Petrol, Diesel or Premium Unleaded Petrol.

The 2012 Mazda 3 comes in 4 or 5 door variants.

The 2012 Mazda 3 had a 3 year, unlimited km warranty.