The production of the first Mazda3 starts in 2003. First the compact car is available as a five-door hatchback (sports), a year later, followed by a notchback version of the Mazda3. With the second edition of the Mazda3 from 2009, the Japanese success story comes in two body styles as notchback saloon and hatchback models, with 3 - or 5 - doors on the market. In the new generation of optics and dynamics have been further elaborated in order to remain competitive with VW Golf, Ford C-Max and the Opel Astra at eye level. The curb weight has been reduced by 15 kg in terms of fuel consumption for model year 2010. The revised engine range, the Mazda3 is composed of two petrol and two diesel engines which have been optimized in terms of fuel economy and power delivery. In the basic model of the Mazda3 a 105-hp 1.6-liter four-cylinder is used. More power offers the MZR 2.0 petrol engine which brings it to 150 hp. Alternatively, ready a 1.6-liter diesel with 115 and the 2.2 MZR-CD diesel engine with 150 hp. Even more power ? No problem: With the Mazda3 MPS is ready to select a real rocket ! The 2.3-liter turbo engine produces 260 hp and runs on an electronically limited top speed of 250 km / h on. The power transmission takes place in almost all MAZDA3 models either a 6-speed manual transmission or an optional automatic transmission. Facilities : All versions of the Mazda3 is available in the lines of Prime-Line, Edition, Sport and center line. first in the Mazda3 facelift was given to the IAA 2011 : In addition to slight modifications to the Mazda3 cars that are cosmetic in nature, especially the engines have a lower consumption (-15-20 %) towards optimized.