Mazda is planning to launch a diesel version of the Mazda 3 in February. The car is likely to be badged D Sport and will have a 143 horsepower engine with a top speed of 130 mph. The new Mazda 3 Diesel will give Mazda the chance to compete with cars such as the Ford Focus and Peugeot 307 which already come in diesel varients. The car is expected to do 0-60 in 8.5 seconds and is expected to achieve 55mpg.
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