The Mazda 3 Sportback 2023 Philippines is the brand’s entry into the compact hatchback segment. Locally, this variant currently has two different variants, there’s the Mazda 3 Sportback Sport 2.0 AT priced at Php 1,495,000, and the Mazda 3 Sportback M Hybrid 2.0 AT, which can be had for Php 1,695,000.
Size-wise, the Mazda 3 has a length of 4,660mm, a width of 1,795mm, and a height of 1,440mm. It also has a wheelbase length of 2,725mm.
Under the hood, the Mazda 3 uses a 2.0-liter inline-4 gasoline engine capable of making up to 152 horsepower and 200 Nm of torque. The hybrid version meanwhile pairs the same combustion engine with an electric motor and it can make up to 162 horsepower and 213 Nm of torque. Both variants then use a six-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters.
Locally, the Mazda 3 Sportback competes against the Mercedes-Benz B-Class, Toyota Yaris, Mini 5 Door, and Audi A1.