2021 Mazda3

Key Figures

  • Price range in Canada: $20,500 to $37,100
  • Price range in the United States: $20,650 to $34,495
  • Three engine choices with output ranging from 155 to 250 horsepower.
  • Combined fuel economy: 7.6 L/100 km to 8.9 L/100 km, 26 to 31 mpg.

The 2021 Mazda3 is a compact car available in four-door sedan and five-door hatchback body styles, the latter being known as the Mazda3 Sport.

A new turbocharged 2.5L inline-four engine is offered in the uplevel Mazda3 trims for 2021, which develops 227 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque, or 250 hp and 320 lb.-ft. when it runs on premium 93-octane fuel. Most variants of the compact car are equipped with a naturally aspirated 2.5L four, which generates 186 horsepower and 186 pound-feet, while certain base trims rely on a 2.0L four with 155 horsepower and 150 lb.-ft. In Canada, a six-speed manual can be fitted to certain trim levels, and only one Mazda3 Sport variant offers one, while the rest of the lineup gets a six-speed automatic transmission

The Canadian-market 2021 Mazda3 is offered in GX, GS and GT and GT Turbo trim levels, with a few option packages among them. There’s also a 100th Anniversary Edition for both the sedan and the hatchback, which is loaded with equipment and features the turbocharged engine.

A front-wheel drivetrain is standard, while AWD is available as an option, and required with the turbocharged engine. The U.S.-market Mazda3 is available in the base 2.0 sedan with the smaller engine, along with 2.5 S, Select, Preferred, Premium, 2.5 Turbo and 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus trims.

Depending on trims and option packages, the 2021 Mazda3 can be equipped with a power sunroof, 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights and taillights, rain-sensing windshield wipers, an intelligent key, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, head-up display as well as a Mazda Connect infotainment system with 8.8-inch display, an 8-speaker Mazda Harmonics or 12-speaker Bose stereo in addition to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration.

The usual slew of advanced safety features are standard or optional as well, such as blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control with stop and go function, autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection front and rear, a surround view camera system, lane departure warning and lane keep assist, automatic high beams and traffic sign recognition.


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2021 Mazda3 Pricing In Canada

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionMSRPFreight & PDINet Price
GXSedan2.0L I46-speed manual$20,500$1,750$22,250
GXSedan2.0L I46-speed automatic$21,800$1,750$23,550
GSSedan2.0L I46-speed manual$22,900$1,750$24,650
GSSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$24,500$1,750$26,250
GS Luxury PackageSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$26,400$1,750$28,150
GS AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$26,500$1,750$28,250
GS Luxury Package AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$28,400$1,750$30,150
GTSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$28,500$1,750$30,250
GT Premium PackageSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$30,200$1,750$31,950
GT Premium Package AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$32,200$1,750$33,950
GT Turbo AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic$32,900$1,750$34,650
GT Turbo Premium Package AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic$34,600$1,750$36,350
100th Anniversary EditionSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic$36,100$1,750$37,850
Sport GXHatchback2.0L I46-speed manual$21,500$1,750$23,250
Sport GXHatchback2.0L I46-speed automatic$22,800$1,750$24,550
Sport GSHatchback2.5L I46-speed manual$24,200$1,750$25,950
Sport GSHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$25,500$1,750$27,250
Sport GS Luxury PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed manual$26,100$1,750$27,850
Sport GS Luxury PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$27,400$1,750$29,150
Sport GS AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$27,500$1,750$29,250
Sport GS Luxury Package AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$29,400$1,750$31,150
Sport GTHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$29,500$1,750$31,250
Sport GT Premium PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed manual$29,900$1,750$31,650
Sport GT Premium PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$31,200$1,750$32,950
Sport GT Premium Package AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$33,200$1,750$34,950
Sport GT Turbo AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic$33,900$1,750$35,650
Sport GT Turbo Premium Package AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic$35,600$1,750$37,350
Sport 100th Anniversary EditionHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic$37,100$1,750$38,850

2021 Mazda3 Pricing In The United States

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionMSRPDestination & HandlingNet Price
2.0Sedan2.0L I46-speed automatic$20,650$995$21,645
2.5 SSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$21,650$995$22,645
SelectSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$22,850$995$23,845
Select AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$24,250$995$25,245
PreferredSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$24,500$995$25,495
Preferred AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$25,900$995$26,895
PremiumSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$27,000$995$27,995
Premium AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic$28,400$995$29,395
2.5 Turbo AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic$30,050$995$31,045
2.5 Turbo Premium Plus AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic$32,600$995$33,595
Sport 2.5 SHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$22,650$995$23,645
Sport SelectHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$23,850$995$24,845
Sport Select AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$25,250$995$26,245
Sport PreferredHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$25,500$995$26,495
Sport Preferred AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$26,900$995$27,895
Sport PremiumHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$28,000$995$28,995
Sport PremiumHatchback2.5L I46-speed manual$28,000$995$28,995
Sport Premium AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic$29,400$995$30,395
Sport 2.5 Turbo AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic$31,050$995$32,045
Sport 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic$33,900$995$34,895

2021 Mazda3 Powertrains In Canada

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionDisplacement, ccPower (hp @ rpm)Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm)
GXSedan2.0L I46-speed manual1,998155 @ 6,000150 @ 4,000
GXSedan2.0L I46-speed automatic1,998155 @ 6,000150 @ 4,000
GSSedan2.0L I46-speed manual1,998155 @ 6,000150 @ 4,000
GSSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
GS Luxury PackageSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
GS AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
GS Luxury Package AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
GTSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
GT Premium PackageSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
GT Premium Package AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
GT Turbo AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488250 @ 5,000*320 @ 2,500*
GT Turbo Premium Package AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488250 @ 5,000*320 @ 2,500*
100th Anniversary EditionSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488250 @ 5,000*320 @ 2,500*
Sport GXHatchback2.0L I46-speed manual1,998155 @ 6,000150 @ 4,000
Sport GXHatchback2.0L I46-speed automatic1,998155 @ 6,000150 @ 4,000
Sport GSHatchback2.5L I46-speed manual2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport GSHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport GS Luxury PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed manual2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport GS Luxury PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport GS AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport GS Luxury Package AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport GTHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport GT Premium PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed manual2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport GT Premium PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport GT Premium Package AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport GT Turbo AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488250 @ 5,000*320 @ 2,500*
Sport GT Turbo Premium Package AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488250 @ 5,000*320 @ 2,500*
Sport 100th Anniversary EditionHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488250 @ 5,000*320 @ 2,500*
* 227 hp @ 5,000 / 310 lb.-ft. @ 2,000 with regular fuel

2021 Mazda3 Powertrains In The United States

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionDisplacement, ccPower (hp @ rpm)Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm)
2.0Sedan2.0L I46-speed automatic1,998155 @ 6,000150 @ 4,000
2.5 SSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
SelectSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Select AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
PreferredSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Preferred AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
PremiumSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Premium AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
2.5 Turbo AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488250 @ 5,000*320 @ 2,500*
2.5 Turbo Premium Plus AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488250 @ 5,000*320 @ 2,500*
Sport 2.5 SHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport SelectHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport Select AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport PreferredHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport Preferred AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport PremiumHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport PremiumHatchback2.5L I46-speed manual2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport Premium AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488186 @ 6,000186 @ 4,000
Sport 2.5 Turbo AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488250 @ 5,000*320 @ 2,500*
Sport 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automatic2,488250 @ 5,000*320 @ 2,500*
* 227 hp @ 5,000 / 310 lb.-ft. @ 5,000 rpm with regular fuel

2021 Mazda3 Fuel Economy In Canada

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionFuel TypeCity L/100 kmHighway L/100 kmCombined L/100 km
GXSedan2.0L I46-speed manualRegular8.76.47.7
GXSedan2.0L I46-speed automaticRegular8.46.67.6
GSSedan2.0L I46-speed manualRegular8.76.47.7
GSSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular8.96.57.8
GS Luxury PackageSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular8.96.57.8
GS AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular9.37.08.2
GS Luxury Package AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular9.37.08.2
GTSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular8.96.57.8
GT Premium PackageSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular8.96.57.8
GT Premium Package AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular9.37.08.2
GT Turbo AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular10.17.38.8
GT Turbo Premium Package AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular10.17.38.8
100th Anniversary EditionSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular10.17.38.8
Sport GXHatchback2.0L I46-speed manualRegular8.76.67.8
Sport GXHatchback2.0L I46-speed automaticRegular8.66.77.7
Sport GSHatchback2.5L I46-speed manualRegular9.57.08.4
Sport GSHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular9.26.98.1
Sport GS Luxury PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed manualRegular9.57.08.4
Sport GS Luxury PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular9.26.98.1
Sport GS AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular9.57.48.5
Sport GS Luxury Package AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular9.57.48.5
Sport GTHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular9.26.98.1
Sport GT Premium PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed manualRegular9.57.08.4
Sport GT Premium PackageHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular9.26.98.1
Sport GT Premium Package AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular9.57.48.5
Sport GT Turbo AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular10.17.58.9
Sport GT Turbo Premium Package AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular10.17.58.9
Sport 100th Anniversary EditionHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular10.17.58.9

2021 Mazda3 Fuel Economy In The United States

Trim LevelBody StyleMotorTransmissionFuel TypeCity MPGHighway MPGCombined MPG
2.0Sedan2.0L I46-speed automaticRegular283631
2.5 SSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular263530
SelectSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular263530
Select AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular253328
PreferredSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular263530
Preferred AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular253328
PremiumSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular263530
Premium AWDSedan2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular253328
2.5 Turbo AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular233227
2.5 Turbo Premium Plus AWDSedanTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular233227
Sport 2.5 SHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular263429
Sport SelectHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular263429
Sport Select AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular253127
Sport PreferredHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular263429
Sport Preferred AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular253127
Sport PremiumHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular263429
Sport PremiumHatchback2.5L I46-speed manualRegular243327
Sport Premium AWDHatchback2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular253127
Sport 2.5 Turbo AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular233126
Sport 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus AWDHatchbackTurbo 2.5L I46-speed automaticRegular233126

2021 Mazda3 Competition

The 2021 Mazda3 competes with the following models in the compact car category:
Honda Civic, Honda Insight, Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai IONIQ, Kia Forte, Nissan Sentra, Subaru Impreza, Subaru WRX, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Prius, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta.