2012 Mazda Mazdaspeed 3

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Rank: #13

Class: Mazda

0-60 Time: 6.5 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from Mazda are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #13 in this class is the 2012 Mazda Mazdaspeed 3, which races 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Spirited Cars.

It lags behind the #12 ranked 2009 Mazda RX-8 R3 by 0.2 seconds and darts ahead of the #14 ranked 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring by 0.1 seconds.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 2012 Mazda Mazdaspeed 3 vs. 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring, you would WIN by 0.1 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Mazda, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 2012.

Vehicle information

Year: 2012

Make: Mazda

Model: Mazdaspeed 3

Engine: I-4 turbocharged

Horsepower: 263

Torque: 280


Curb Weight: 3253

City MPG:

Highway MPG:

MSRP: $00

Performance statistics


Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #168

Best 0-60 Time: 6.5 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 14.7 seconds

@ speed: 99.2 mph

Best Top Speed: 155.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.9 G

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