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2010 Mazda 3 Gets SmartWay Nod from EPA

The Mazda 3 earns the SmartWay designation from the Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) and is now considered as one of the greener cars blazing on the asphalt today.

The SmartWay designation was developed by the EPA to help consumers identify vehicles based on their effects on the environment through their performance.

The program gives vehicles two sets of scores. The Greenhouse Gas Score which is a scale of 1 to 10 represents the green gas and CO2 emissions of the vehicles. The other set of score is the Air Pollution Score which is based on the tail pipe emissions of the vehicle that directly effect air quality in a particular locality or region.

Side/Front View 2010 Mazda 3

The 2010 Mazda 3 scores well with a fuel mileage of 25 mpg during city driving and around 33 mpg while cruising on the highway. These figures reflect the better performance of the new generation Mazda 3 compared to the 2009 sibling.

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