Mazda | 3 2007 | Mazda 3 MPS Brochure

Mazda 3 MPS Brochure
Mazda3 MPS
pure driving exhilaration
the fastest, most powerful car in its class
Introducing the Mazda3 MPS – the ultimate super-hatch. Building on the success of the
distinctive Mazda3, this breathtaking new model from Britain’s favourite sports car brand
is the most powerful front-wheel-drive car on the market. Behind all this power is a 2.3-litre
four-cylinder engine with a turbocharger and advanced direct-injection spark ignition (DISI)
technology. Producing a class-leading 260ps and 380Nm of torque at just 3000rpm, the
Mazda3 MPS can accelerate from 0-62mph in just 6.1 seconds, and reach an electronically
limited maximum speed of 155mph. All this adds up to a pure driver’s car, in every sense.
Front cover shows Mazda3 2.3 5dr MPS with Sports Aero kit
putting performance to the test
The Mazda3 MPS makes any journey on any road a thrilling experience. With its direct steering,
high-performance suspension and minimal body roll, it tackles UK roads with poise and
precision – whether you’re on a motorway, fast A-road, or twisty cross-country lane. However,
there’s one place in particular where it can really show what it’s made of – Germany, renowned
amongst driving enthusiasts for mile after mile of derestricted autobahn. On roads like these,
the Mazda3 MPS can be put to the ultimate test, to prove just how good its power and torque
figures really are. And along the way, it doesn’t have to be all science – this car takes these
speeds so much in its stride, motorway driving has never been so much fun.
Image shows Mazda3 2.3 5dr MPS with Sports Aero kit
Images show Mazda3 2.3 5dr MPS with Sports Aero kit
eating long journeys for breakfast
Crossing continents is about a lot more than just top speed. With stiffer Eibach springs*,
larger anti-roll bars and high-performance dampers, the Mazda3 MPS is certainly sportier than
the standard Mazda3 – but the ride is never compromised, and bumps, cambers and corners are
all dispatched with ease. Inside, the driver sits in total comfort in Mazda3 MPS-branded leather
sports seats, next to luxury details like a leather steering wheel, leather gearknob and leather
handbrake. And, to make the journey even more enjoyable, the generous standard equipment
also includes a Premium BOSE® audio surround sound system with 6-CD autochanger, climate
control air conditioning, high power Xenon headlights, auto lights and rain-sensing wipers.
*Featured on the Sports Aero kit model
a car that simply looks fast
On the road, the Mazda3 MPS looks the part, with its robust, purposeful styling and choice
of stylish paint colours: True Red, Black Mica, Cosmic Blue Mica, or Sunlight Silver Metallic.
Compared with the standard Mazda3, the Mazda3 MPS has a more aggressive nose, incorporating
a lowered front spoiler, larger air intake and striking fog lights. It also features distinctive
body-coloured side skirts; 18-inch alloy wheels; a sports front and rear bumper design; and
a larger, chrome-finished exhaust pipe. For even greater aerodynamic efficiency, choose the
Sports Aero kit model, which also comes with low-drag, two-spoke sports door mirrors; Eibach
lowered suspension; and a roof-mounted rear spoiler that increases high-speed stability.
Image shows Mazda3 2.3 5dr MPS with Sports Aero kit
engineered to inspire confidence
As the derestricted sign flashes past and the three-lane autobahn opens up ahead, the Mazda3 MPS
accelerates like a supercar through 80, 100, and 120mph. As 140mph approaches, we shift into
top gear – sixth – and the speedo rises effortlessly to 155mph. And then, without any drama, we
ease back. The car’s performance is stunning, but it’s the stability that impresses most. The
Mazda3 MPS comes with a standard-fit Limited Slip Differential (LSD) that splits the torque between
the front wheels, depending on the grip available. Out on the road, this helps control the power
through the front wheels and, therefore, maximise traction – even if you’re on a wet or loose
surface. At higher speeds, special aerodynamic aids under the floor channel air efficiently, to
keep the car planted firmly on the road. An advanced Traction Control System (TCS) works in tandem
with Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) to help prevent oversteer and understeer, and the advanced
Four-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (4W-ABS), with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and
Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), provides the stopping power to match the car’s prodigious
performance. In short, there’s everything you need to complement your driving skills.
Image shows Mazda3 2.3 5dr MPS with Sports Aero kit
practicality as well as performance
For all the power of the Mazda3 MPS, it wasn’t designed to work just on the German autobahn,
of course – it was concieved as a practical super-hatch for everyday driving. Available
exclusively with five doors and capable of accommodating three adults in the rear, it is one of
the most space-efficient, user-friendly cars on the road. And it’s not only incredibly versatile,
with its split-folding rear seats that allow you to carry passengers and awkward-shaped loads
at the same time, but also surprisingly economical, returning a combined fuel consumption
figure of 29.1mpg. So, when you’re in the mood, the Mazda3 MPS is one of the most thrilling
and entertaining cars you can buy – but it never forgets that some days are commuter days, and
here it blends comfort, refinement and luxury specification. You need to try it for yourself.
Images show Mazda3 2.3 5dr MPS with Sports Aero kit
Image shows Mazda3 2.3 5dr MPS with Sports Aero kit
Opposite, from top left:
low-drag, two-spoke sports
door mirrors (Sports Aero Kit
model); high-power Xenon
headlights; roof-mounted
rear spoiler (Sports Aero Kit
model); unique, honeycomb
grille. This page: black
Mazda3 MPS-branded sports
seats with red stitching
feature alongside a leather
steering wheel, gearknob
and handbrake lever, and
generous standard equipment
Image shows Mazda3 2.3 5dr MPS with Sports Aero kit
engine and transmission
Mazda3 MPS
Engine: 2.3-litre MZR direct-injection turbocharged
four-cylinder petrol
Six-speed manual, front-wheel drive
with Limited Slip Differential for maximum traction
Bore x stroke (mm):
87.5 x 94.0
Maximum power (ps/rpm): 260/5500
Maximum torque (Nm/rpm): 380/3000
Compression ratio:
suspension and steering
Mazda3 MPS with sports
aero kit
Sports styling, including unique grille,
side skirts, bonnet, bumpers and rear roof spoiler
Unique 18-inch ten-spoke aluminium alloy wheels
Body-coloured door handles and mirrors (electric and heated)
Xenon headlights with auto lights
LED rear lights
Rain-sensing wipers
Chrome exhaust tailpipe
Exclusive exterior ‘MPS’ badges
Front suspension:
MacPherson independent strut, larger anti-roll bar
and high-performance dampers
Front fog lights
Low-drag, two-spoke sports door mirrors
Rear suspension:
Multilink, larger anti-roll bar and
high-performance dampers
Lowered suspension by Eibach
Large rear Sports spoiler (in lieu of standard roof spoiler)
Four-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (4W-ABS) with Electronic
Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
Steering: Rack and pinion, hydraulic power assistance
Wheels and tyres:
18-inch aluminium alloy with 215/45 R18 Bridgestone Potenza tyres
Metallic/Mica paint
safety and security
performance and economy
Acceleration: 0-62mph in 6.1 seconds
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) and Traction Control (TCS)
Top speed:
155mph (electronically limited)
Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
Fuel consumption (mpg/(l/100km):Urban: 20.9 (13.5)
Extra urban: 37.7 (7.5)
Combined: 29.1 (9.7)
Driver, front passenger, front side and front/rear curtain airbags
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners with load-limiters
ISOFIX child-seat anchorage (outer rear seats)
CO2 emissions:
231g/km, meeting Euro Stage IV regulations
Thatcham Category 1 alarm & immobiliser
Fuel tank capacity:
55 litres
Recommended fuel:Unleaded 98 RON
Emission control system:
MPS-branded black leather/cloth sports seats with side bolsters l
BOSE® Premium audio system with 6-CD autochanger and 7 speakers
Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
Blackout-finish dials with amber-red/blue lighting and ‘MPS’ logo
Climate control automatic air conditioning
3-way catalytic converter
Brakes:Ventilated discs, front (320mm) and rear (280mm),
with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and
Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
dimensions and weights
Remote central locking with deadlocks
Overall length/width/height: 4435/1765/1465mm
Electric windows with one-touch auto-down and global closing
Front track/rear track:
1535/1525 mm
Aluminium pedal set and scuff plates
Leather-wrapped steering wheel, gearknob and handbrake lever
Height and reach adjustable steering wheel with power steering
Unladen ground clearance
between axles: 160mm
Height adjustable driver’s seat
Kerb weight:
1483kg (minimum, with 75kg driver)
Trip computer l
Maximum roof load:
60/40 split-folding rear seat
Load area volume:
290 litres acc. to VDA (rear seats upright)
619 litres acc. to VDA (rear seats folded flat)
Temporary size spare wheel
Standard rear spoiler
Standard door mirrors
True Red Solid
Black Mica
Cosmic Blue Mica Sunlight Silver Metallic
mazda products and services
The Mazda warranTIes
Mazda credit*
3-year new car warranty up to 60,000 miles
The Mazda new car warranty applies for 3 years up
to 60,000 miles. Typical wearing parts are not
covered by this warranty
Mazda offers a variety of finance, leasing and payment
protection schemes to suit the needs of both private
and business customers. With our wide choice of plans
and services, no-one is more committed to delivering
complete motoring confidence and total peace of
mind than Mazda and Mazda Credit.
Mazda MultiOption: economical payments protected
by any fall in car values, with three options to choose
from at the end of the agreement.
Mazda MultiOption Cashplan: all the benefits of
MultiOption but with no regular payments.
Mazda Hire Purchase: a simple, straightforward
and traditional funding plan.
Mazda business partner
As a Mazda corporate customer, you’ll find that
Mazda vehicles are designed to fulfil the diverse needs
of a modern company. Our corporate service offers
attractive purchase prices, low running costs and
market-driven residual values, resulting in extremely
competitive ownership costs.
Mazda insurance**
Mazda Insurance offers a range of motor-related
insurance products to protect you and your car.
For total motoring peace of mind, please ask your
Mazda dealer for details.
Mazda digital service record
The Mazda Digital Service Record (DSR) system provides
increased security against counterfeit service documents
and odometer tampering, and makes it easy to keep the
service history up to date. Stored on a central database,
the DSR replaces the traditional paper service book and
ensures a secure, accurate and permanent service history
for the life of the vehicle.
Finance subject to status. Guarantees/indemnities may be required.
Written quotations: Mazda Credit, CM13 3AR
Mazda Motor Insurance is underwritten and administered by Zurich Insurance
Company, a limited company incorporated in Switzerland. Registered in the
canton of the Zurich No CH-020.3.929.583-0. UK branch registered in England,
No BR105. Registered office: Zurich House, Stanhope Road, Portsmouth,
Hampshire, PO1 1DU. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services
Authority. These details can be checked on the FSA’s register by visiting their
website,, or by contacting them on 0845 606 1234.
Conditions apply.
Image shows Mazda3 2.3 5dr MPS with Sports Aero kit
12-year warranty against corrosion breakthrough
The warranty against corrosion breakthrough lasts 12 years
3-year paintwork warranty
The Mazda paintwork warranty lasts 3 years, regardless
of mileage. If any problems with the paintwork arise
during this period, they will be rectified by a Mazda
authorised dealer/repairer, provided the manufacturer
is responsible for the defects
Mazda warranties on the Mazda3 MPS are subject to certain
conditions. Defects arising from improper or competitive
use are not covered by warranty
Part No. MCAG1057 02/07
The all-new mazda3 experience
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Mazda Motors UK Limited reserves the right to introduce changes in specification and
equipment due to its ongoing product development. Colour and trim samples shown in this
brochure may vary from the actual colours because of the limitations of the printing process.
It is recommended that you consult your Mazda dealer when referring to these.
Mazda does not encourage dangerous driving.
February 2007
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