Compare 2011 Hyundai Elantra Touring vs 2011 Mazda MAZDA3

2011 Hyundai Elantra Touring
2011 Mazda MAZDA3
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4-Door Wagon Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 23 31 $15,539 $15,995
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 23 30 $16,685 $17,195
4-Door Wagon Manual SE 23 31 $18,687 $19,495
4-Door Wagon Automatic SE 23 30 $19,443 $20,295
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4-Door Sedan Manual i SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i SV 25 33 $14,801 $15,800
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport 25 33 $15,648 $16,705
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Sport 24 33 $16,443 $17,555
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 25 33 $16,952 $18,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 24 33 $17,749 $18,950
4-Door Sedan Manual s Sport 20 28 $18,303 $19,545
5-Door HB Manual s Sport 20 28 $18,771 $20,045
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Sport 22 29 $19,052 $20,345
5-Door HB Automatic s Sport 22 29 $19,521 $20,845
4-Door Sedan Manual s Grand Touring 20 28 $21,079 $22,510
5-Door HB Manual s Grand Touring 20 28 $21,546 $23,010
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 22 29 $21,827 $23,310
5-Door HB Manual Mazdaspeed3 Sport 18 25 $22,191 $23,700
5-Door HB Automatic s Grand Touring 22 29 $22,294 $23,810
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,539
$14,801
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,995
$15,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$263 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Mazda3 provides more driving enjoyment than most other small-car models, along with a stylish, racy look; but with a tight, noisy cabin, it’s not without compromise.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
52.6 52.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 54.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.2 94.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.0
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 42.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 103.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 69.1
Track Width, Front (in)
- TBD - 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
176.6 180.7
Height, Overall (in)
59.8 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
24.3 11.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 10.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 35.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.8 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 34.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2937 2859
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
3.2 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 100
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4600 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6000 148 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.19 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 1.84
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Touring Mazda Mazda3
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 5.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 (2010) -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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