Mazda 3 sport 05 plate,high fuel consumption

ding
25

Asked by ding Mar 30, 2008 at 02:46 PM about the 2005 Mazda MAZDA3

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I currently only get 330 miles out of a full tank of fuel.This is with steady driving, it goes down to around 250 if I drve quickly. Does anyone have any ideas how I can improve my fuel consumption.

1 Answer

casper271
4,345

I would get it looked at, but for this car, if there is on fault codes. It will be the way it is being driven, it is AWD, and a Mazdaspeed car, so it is set up for performance. You might have to modify your driving if there is nothing wrong with the car, but I would get it looked at.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • How often do i need to have 5W-30 oil changed? 30 answers

    I just bought a Mazda3 hatchback, and I am wondering how often I need to change the 5W-30 oil. I had a Mini Cooper before, and I had to change the oil every 15,000 miles. Is it the same for my Mazda3?

    2008 Mazda MAZDA3 s Touring Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2007 Mazda3 auto trans 2.3 liter gas mileage issues 6 answers

    I have a 2007 Mazda3 s GT with auto trans. Gas mileage is suppose to be 25city/31highway. I only get 21-22mpg driving half of the time on highway, the other half suburban driving. When I fill the car ...

    2007 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2007 Mazda3 2.3 liter might have problems 1 answer

    I have a 2007 Mazda3 s GT with auto trans. Gas mileage is suppose to be 25city/31highway. I only get 21-22mpg driving half of the time on highway, the other half suburban driving. When I fill the car ...

    2007 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What is the best tire pressure? 3 answers

    I live in Michigan, and I have to drive my car all year. I have had several people tell me to keep my tires at 32 lbs, 51 lbs and 45 lbs while driving in the winter snow and ice. I really do not kn...

    2004 Mazda RX-8 4-speed

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Rotary 13 answers

    Based on practicality and fuel consumption,which one is a better buy?An rx7 or an rx8?

    2002 Mazda RX-7

    -

    General

Search Mazda MAZDA3 Questions

Mazda MAZDA3 Experts

#1 Sping
Sping
Reputation 140
#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 140
#3 Richard Boettger
Richard Boettger
Reputation 130
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mazda MAZDA6"
268 Great Deals out of 15,059 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Civic"
931 Great Deals out of 60,216 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,051 Great Deals out of 59,488 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Focus"
1,436 Great Deals out of 64,247 listings starting at $1,450
Used Honda Accord"
1,218 Great Deals out of 68,744 listings starting at $500
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
996 Great Deals out of 38,420 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Altima"
1,489 Great Deals out of 85,543 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry"
1,355 Great Deals out of 73,545 listings starting at $1,490
Used Subaru Impreza"
148 Great Deals out of 9,105 listings starting at $1,248
Used Hyundai Elantra"
750 Great Deals out of 50,273 listings starting at $1,500
Used Mazda MAZDA5"
117 Great Deals out of 3,509 listings starting at $3,500
Used Ford Fusion"
1,477 Great Deals out of 71,406 listings starting at $2,795
Used Mazda RX-8"
30 Great Deals out of 633 listings starting at $3,500

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Mazda MAZDA3 For Sale
15,182 listings starting at $19,000
2014 Mazda MAZDA3 For Sale
20 Great Deals out of 6,394 listings starting at $14,900
2013 Mazda MAZDA3 For Sale
147 Great Deals out of 2,374 listings starting at $9,700
2012 Mazda MAZDA3 For Sale
80 Great Deals out of 1,866 listings starting at $8,476
2011 Mazda MAZDA3 For Sale
135 Great Deals out of 1,967 listings starting at $8,895