Although the MazdaSpeed3 has been out of production for a few years, it is still a vehicle worth exploring. The 2.3-litre, turbocharged, four cylinder comes standard with a six-speed transmission and produces 263 horsepower. This translates into a zero-to-sixty mile-per-hour time of 5.2 seconds. It also allows the car to break the fourteen-second barrier for a quarter mile. The vehicle is considered to be a great daily driver, with automotive writers praising the MazdaSpeed3 for its fuel economy, value for money, and engine performance. The car has been compared to the Subaru WRX STI and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, putting it among elite company. Many enthusiasts have called for Mazda to release another version of the vehicle because of how well the first iteration was received by consumers.