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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 S 23 31 $16,017 $17,145
4-Door Sedan I4 SE 23 31 $16,525 $17,900
4-Door Sedan I4 SEL 23 31 $17,502 $18,985
4-Door Sedan V6 SE 21 29 $18,978 $20,625
4-Door Sedan V6 SEL 21 29 $19,954 $21,710
4-Door Sedan i Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 24 31 $17,658 $19,110
4-Door Sedan Manual i 23 32 $17,658 $19,110
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport i 24 31 $20,143 $21,810
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport i 23 32 $20,143 $21,810
5-Door HB Automatic Sport i 24 31 $20,511 $22,210
5-Door HB Manual Sport i 23 32 $20,511 $22,210
4-Door Sedan Automatic s 20 27 $21,248 $23,010
4-Door Sedan Manual s 19 27 $21,248 $23,010
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 20 27 $21,799 $23,610
5-Door Wagon Manual s 19 27 $21,799 $23,610
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,076 $23,910
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport s 19 27 $22,076 $23,910
5-Door HB Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,628 $24,510
5-Door HB Manual Sport s 19 27 $22,628 $24,510
5-Door Wagon Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,719 $24,610
5-Door Wagon Manual Sport s 19 27 $22,719 $24,610
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring i 24 31 $22,812 $24,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Sport i 24 31 $23,272 $25,210
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Sport s 20 27 $25,020 $27,110
4-Door Sedan Manual Grand Sport s 19 27 $25,020 $27,110
5-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $25,067 $27,160
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $25,159 $27,260
5-Door HB Automatic Grand Sport s 20 27 $25,572 $27,710
5-Door HB Manual Grand Sport s 19 27 $25,572 $27,710
5-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Sport s 20 27 $25,757 $27,910
5-Door Wagon Manual Grand Sport s 19 27 $25,757 $27,910
4-Door Sedan Sport Mazdaspeed 19 25 $25,833 $27,995
4-Door Sedan Grand Touring Mazdaspeed 19 25 $27,608 $29,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,017
$17,658
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,145
$19,110
Monthly Payment Estimate
$286 / month
$319 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Sedan Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 54.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.0 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 96.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.4 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 55.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 55.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 107.4 105.3
Liftover Height (in) 28.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 186.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 56.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8 15.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.0 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P205/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P205/60VR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T115/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3151 3166
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16.0 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16.0 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16.0 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 4250 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99Z NA
Displacement 2.3L/140 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 6250 160 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.62
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.93
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39 3.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Fusion Mazda Mazda6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/multi-links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent E-Type
 
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