For 2023, the Mazda3 receives enhancements to the naturally aspirated Skyactiv-G 2.5L engine, now capable of 191 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. The updates result in a five horsepower increase and an increase in overall fuel efficiency. Additionally, all Mazda3 models with this engine include updated cylinder-deactivation technology designed to be more efficient in specific operating conditions. Mazda 3 is offered in eight packaging options with standard front-wheel drive (FWD) and available i-Activ all-wheel drive (AWD) in select models. The 2023 Mazda3 Carbon Edition models are now available with AWD.