2012 Mazda 3i Touring with its 2.0L SKYATIV-G engine is a force to be reckoned within the C-Segment ranks.
The mid-model year refresh of...
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aFCD with no possibility of a calibrated result - slight tailwind and a 140 foot drop over 17.5. miles.
Steady State FE vs. Speed Results.
Carrying a new pup back to its new home.
2012 Mazda 3i Touring 5-door - 38.1 mpg displayed (39.05 actual) in the snow.
2012 Mazda 3i Touring 5-door in the snow.
Calibrated SGe showing a really nice .17 gph idle.
2012 Mazda 3i 5-door Hatch in 9 degrees and a morning rush hour commut in the suburbs = 54.5 mpg result.
Driving by one of Chicago's icons, the Sears (Willis) Tower.
If I drive a Mazda, it will surely be cold and snow :)
Just .16 gph at idle.
70.6 miles - 48.2 mpg - 42 mph. 71.1 actual miles on 1.439 gallons = 49.4 mpgUS.
Bridgestone Blizzak snow tires up close
2012 Mazda 3i 5-door Hatch final top off at the Gurnee, IL Speedway.
Final Top Off - 88.3 miles indicated - OEM aFCD = 62.1 mpgUS indicated - SGe = 65.1 mpgUS indicated - 1.403 gallons top off fill - 92.3 miles...
2012 Mazda 3i 5-door Hatch - Slight Tramlining on I-94's Rain Grooves with the Blizzak winter tires.
Initial Top Off at the Speedway in Gurnee, IL.
Gurnee to Milwaukee and back - 92.3 mile RT Drive Route.
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