Mazda 3 Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Mazda 3 clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 155 mm (6.1 in)
    • Offroad abilities: above average
    • Ride height per person: 31 mm (1.2 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 123 — 135 mm (4.8 — 5.3 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
    • Clearance to tire height: 155 mm / 117 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 155 mm / 419 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 167 mm
    • Difference with world average: -6 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-D — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 1 hp/mm
  • 2.5 SkyActiv-G — 1.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-D — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 2.5 SkyActiv-G — 1.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-D — 41 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 40 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.5 SkyActiv-G — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    2.0 SkyActiv-G 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    1.5 SkyActiv-D 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    103 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    2.2 SkyActiv-D 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    71 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    2.5 SkyActiv-G 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    62 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    Vehicle 2.0 SkyActiv-G
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 1.5 SkyActiv-D
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 103 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 2.2 SkyActiv-D
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 71 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 2.5 SkyActiv-G
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 62 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%

    Quick notes on Mazda 3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 155 mm (6.1 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 31 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 123 — 135 mm (4.8 — 5.3 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 155 mm / 118 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 155 mm / 416 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 167 mm
      • Difference with world average: -6 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-G — 0.6 hp/mm
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-D — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 2.5 SkyActiv-G — 1.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-G — 1 Nm/mm
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-D — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 2.5 SkyActiv-G — 1.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-G — 30 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-D — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.5 SkyActiv-G — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    2.0 SkyActiv-G 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    1.5 SkyActiv-G 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    103 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.6
    2.2 SkyActiv-D 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    71 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.6
    1.5 SkyActiv-D 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    103 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.6
    2.5 SkyActiv-G 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    62 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    Vehicle 2.0 SkyActiv-G
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 1.5 SkyActiv-G
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 103 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 2.2 SkyActiv-D
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 71 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 1.5 SkyActiv-D
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 103 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 2.5 SkyActiv-G
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 62 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%

    Quick notes on Mazda 3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 155 mm (6.1 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 31 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 123 — 135 mm (4.8 — 5.3 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 155 mm / 123 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 155 mm / 406 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 167 mm
      • Difference with world average: -6 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-G — 0.6 hp/mm
  • 2.0 Skyactiv-G — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.5 Skyactiv-D — 0.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-G — 1 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 Skyactiv-G — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 1.5 Skyactiv-D — 1.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.5 SkyActiv-G — 31 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 Skyactiv-G — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.5 Skyactiv-D — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    2.0 SkyActiv-G 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    1.5 SkyActiv-G 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    103 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    2.0 Skyactiv-G 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    2.2 SkyActiv-D 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    71 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    1.5 Skyactiv-D 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    103 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    Vehicle 2.0 SkyActiv-G
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 1.5 SkyActiv-G
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 103 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 2.0 Skyactiv-G
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 2.2 SkyActiv-D
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 71 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 1.5 Skyactiv-D
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 103 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%

    Quick notes on Mazda 3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 155 mm (6.1 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 31 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 123 — 135 mm (4.8 — 5.3 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 155 mm / 117 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 155 mm / 419 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 167 mm
      • Difference with world average: -6 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.5 SkyActiv-G — 0.6 hp/mm
  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.5 Skyactiv-D — 0.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.5 SkyActiv-G — 1 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 1.5 Skyactiv-D — 1.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.5 SkyActiv-G — 30 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 SkyActiv-G — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.2 SkyActiv-D — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.5 Skyactiv-D — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.5 SkyActiv-G 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    103 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    2.0 SkyActiv-G 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    2.2 SkyActiv-D 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    71 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    1.5 Skyactiv-D 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    103 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.7
    Vehicle 1.5 SkyActiv-G
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 103 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 2.0 SkyActiv-G
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 2.2 SkyActiv-D
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 71 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 1.5 Skyactiv-D
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 103 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%

    Quick notes on Mazda 3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 152 mm (6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 30.4 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 120 — 132 mm (4.7 — 5.2 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 152 mm / 106 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 152 mm / 425 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 164 mm
      • Difference with world average: -9 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • MPS 2.3i — 1.8 hp/mm
  • 1.6i — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 2.0 CD — 1 hp/mm
  • 2.0 DISI — 1 hp/mm
  • 2.0i — 1 hp/mm
  • 2.2 CD — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 1.6 CD — 0.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • MPS 2.3i — 2.6 Nm/mm
  • 1.6i — 0.9 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 CD — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 DISI — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 2.0i — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 2.2 CD — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • 1.6 CD — 1.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • MPS 2.3i — 15 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6i — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 CD — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 DISI — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0i — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.2 CD — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6 CD — 36 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    MPS 2.3i 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    64 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.9
    1.6i 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    97 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    2.0 CD 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    69 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 10.2
    2.0 DISI 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    2.0i 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    2.2 CD 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    69 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 10.2
    1.6 CD 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    99 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    Vehicle MPS 2.3i
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 64 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 1.6i
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 97 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 2.0 CD
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 69 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 2.0 DISI
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 2.0i
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 2.2 CD
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 69 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 1.6 CD
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 99 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%

    Quick notes on Mazda 3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 155 mm (6.1 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 31 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 123 — 135 mm (4.8 — 5.3 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 155 mm / 108 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 155 mm / 419 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 167 mm
      • Difference with world average: -6 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.6i — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 2.0 DISI — 1 hp/mm
  • 2.0i — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.6 CD — 0.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.6i — 0.9 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 DISI — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 2.0i — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 1.6 CD — 1.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.6i — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 DISI — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0i — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6 CD — 36 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.6i 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    97 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    2.0 DISI 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    2.0i 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    1.6 CD 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    99 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    Vehicle 1.6i
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 97 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 2.0 DISI
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 2.0i
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 1.6 CD
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 99 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%

    Quick notes on Mazda 3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 154 mm (6.1 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 30.8 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 122 — 134 mm (4.8 — 5.3 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 154 mm / 105 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 154 mm / 427 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 166 mm
      • Difference with world average: -7 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.6 CD — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 2.2 CD — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 1.6i — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 2.0i — 1 hp/mm
  • 2.0 DISI — 1 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.6 CD — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 2.2 CD — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • 1.6i — 0.9 Nm/mm
  • 2.0i — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 DISI — 1.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.6 CD — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.2 CD — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0i — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 DISI — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.6 CD 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    99 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    2.2 CD 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    69 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 10.2
    1.6i 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    97 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    2.0i 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    2.0 DISI 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    Vehicle 1.6 CD
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 99 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 2.2 CD
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 69 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 1.6i
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 97 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 2.0i
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 2.0 DISI
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%

    Quick notes on Mazda 3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 152 mm (6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 30.4 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 120 — 132 mm (4.7 — 5.2 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 152 mm / 107 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 152 mm / 421 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 164 mm
      • Difference with world average: -9 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.2 CD — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 2.0i — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.6i — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 2.0 DISI — 1 hp/mm
  • 2.0 CD — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.6 CD — 0.7 hp/mm
  • MPS 2.3i — 1.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.2 CD — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • 2.0i — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 1.6i — 0.9 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 DISI — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 CD — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 1.6 CD — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • MPS 2.3i — 2.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.2 CD — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0i — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 DISI — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 CD — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6 CD — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • MPS 2.3i — 15 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    2.2 CD 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    69 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 10.2
    2.0i 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    1.6i 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    97 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    2.0 DISI 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    78 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    2.0 CD 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    69 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 10.2
    1.6 CD 155 mm
    (6.1 in)
    99 mm/L 122 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -4% 10.5
    MPS 2.3i 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    64 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.9
    Vehicle 2.2 CD
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 69 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 2.0i
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 1.6i
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 97 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 2.0 DISI
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 2.0 CD
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 69 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 1.6 CD
    Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 99 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 122 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -4%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle MPS 2.3i
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 64 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%

    Quick notes on Mazda 3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 160 mm (6.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 32 mm (1.3 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 128 — 140 mm (5 — 5.5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 160 mm / 111 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 160 mm / 413 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 172 mm
      • Difference with world average: -1 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.6i — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 2.0i — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 1.6 CD — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 2.0 CD — 0.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.6i — 0.9 Nm/mm
  • 2.0i — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 1.6 CD — 1.5 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 CD — 2.3 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.6i — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0i — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6 CD — 33 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 CD — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.6i 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    100 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 10.9
    2.0i 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    80 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 10.9
    1.6 CD 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    103 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 10.9
    2.0 CD 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    80 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 10.9
    Vehicle 1.6i
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 100 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%
    Vehicle 2.0i
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 80 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%
    Vehicle 1.6 CD
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 103 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%
    Vehicle 2.0 CD
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 80 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%

    Quick notes on Mazda 3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 160 mm (6.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 32 mm (1.3 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 128 — 140 mm (5 — 5.5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 160 mm / 113 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 160 mm / 411 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 172 mm
      • Difference with world average: -1 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.4i — 0.5 hp/mm
  • 1.6i — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 2.0i — 0.9 hp/mm
  • MPS 2.3i — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 1.6 CD — 0.6 hp/mm
  • 2.0 CD — 0.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.4i — 0.8 Nm/mm
  • 1.6i — 0.9 Nm/mm
  • 2.0i — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • MPS 2.3i — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 1.6 CD — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 CD — 2.3 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.4i — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6i — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0i — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • MPS 2.3i — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6 CD — 34 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 CD — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.4i 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    119 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 10.9
    1.6i 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    100 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 10.9
    2.0i 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    80 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 10.9
    MPS 2.3i 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    71 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 10.9
    1.6 CD 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    103 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 10.9
    2.0 CD 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    80 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 10.9
    Vehicle 1.4i
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 119 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%
    Vehicle 1.6i
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 100 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%
    Vehicle 2.0i
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 80 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%
    Vehicle MPS 2.3i
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 71 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%
    Vehicle 1.6 CD
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 103 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%
    Vehicle 2.0 CD
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 80 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%