Say Hello to the 2010 Mazda3

Justin Berkowitz
by Justin Berkowitz
say hello to the 2010 mazda3

Although officially set for the LA Auto Show in November, the Sydney auto show welcomed the all new 2010 Mazda3 today. Mazda says the new car will have two four-cylinder engines for the U.S. market, a 2.0 liter and a 2.5 liter (the latter probably producing in the neighborhood of 170-175 horsepower). The 2.0 liter will feature direct injection (at least in Australia, so no reason to think it will not come to the U.S. too). The car still rides on some variant of the Ford Focus/Volvo S40 platform, though it’s unclear how much Mazda modified it for this version of the Mazda3. We do know the sheetmetal is all new and so is the interior. We’ll bring you more info as it comes to us – and will be covering the LA Auto Show live from the floor!

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  • Bytor Bytor on Oct 09, 2008

    Front end is too smiley.

  • Demetri Demetri on Oct 09, 2008

    The other thing I want them to lose on this model is that annoying button on the ignition that you have to press to remove the key on manual tranny models. Old Nissans used to have those, and they suck hard. Actually, I haven't driven a newer Nissan with a manual, so maybe they still do. You have to simultaneously press the button and twist the key and pull it out. On motion, one hand. No reason to have it.

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  • Kwik_Shift If there is no 2WD Access Cab with 6 speed manual, then I'm not interested.
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