LOS ANGELES – Mazda is not expecting a significant volume increase in the U.S. with the release of its new fuel-efficient Skyactiv gasoline engine in the refreshed ’12 Mazda3, but says new body and engine configurations should help attract new buyers. The ’12 Mazda3 offers three engines. The first two are carryovers – the 2.0L MZR and 2.5L inline 4-cyl. The third is the new Skyactiv 2.0L I-4, which achieves 28-40 mpg (8.4-5.8 L/100 km) city/highway in the sedan model equipped with the new ...
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