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2010 Mazda 3 i-Stop

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Front View - 2010 Mazda 3 i-Stop
Rear View - 2010 Mazda 3 i-Stop

The Mazda 3 i-Stop was evaluated in an AVTA effort to evaluate the effects of start stop technology on a conventional vehicle.  Start-stop systems have the ability to automatically shuts down and restart the internal combustion engine in order to reduce the amount of time the vehicle is left idling.

Key Technology

  • 2.0L 4 cylinder direct injection gasoline engine
  • 6 speed manual transmission
  • Secondary 12V power battery for engine start
  • Engine start-stop function: engine assisted combustion start with 12V starter
  • Engine ON trigger: clutch pedal


  • Presentation: APRF/AVTA Idle Stop Vehicle Testing (pdf)
  • Testing Summary (pdf)


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November 2012

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