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Selected Style 4-Door SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SE 20 26 $17,568 $18,630
4-Door SXT 19 26 $20,658 $22,520
5-Door Sport Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Manual Sport 22 27 $16,326 $17,435
5-Door Automatic Sport 21 26 $16,326 $17,435
5-Door Manual Touring 22 27 $17,739 $18,950
5-Door Automatic Touring 21 26 $17,739 $18,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,568
$16,326
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,630
$17,435
Monthly Payment Estimate
$311 / month
$291 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans Midsize Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) 33.8 30.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 39.4
Passenger Capacity 7 6
Third Hip Room (in) - TBD - 40.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.7 55.6
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 40.7
Third Head Room (in) 37.3 37.1
Front Hip Room (in) 57.2 52.9
Third Shoulder Room (in) 61.7 49.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 35.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 157.1 97.7
Second Hip Room (in) 67.8 58.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.0 55.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.6 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 189.1 181.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.9 64.2
Liftover Height (in) 24.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.0 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 113.3 108.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 146.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 15.3 44.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 45.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P205/50VR17
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code TM1 NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBK NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P205/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code TM1 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4146 3333
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 17 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4000 148 @ 4500
Engine Order Code EDZ NA
Displacement 2.4L/148 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5400 157 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.84
Trans Order Code DGL NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.70 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.31
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.31
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.17
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Reg WB 5 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name Dodge Caravan Mazda Mazda5
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA E-type Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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