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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan i Automatic
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 26 34 $12,795 $13,680
4-Door Sedan Manual i 28 35 $12,795 $13,680
4-Door Sedan Automatic s 24 29 $15,531 $16,615
4-Door Sedan Manual s 25 32 $15,531 $16,615
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 24 29 $15,988 $17,105
5-Door Wagon Manual s 25 32 $15,988 $17,105
2-Door Base Coupe w/1SV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Base Coupe w/1SV 26 33 $9,577 $10,135
2-Door Coupe Base 26 37 $13,309 $14,235
4-Door Sedan Base 26 37 $13,496 $14,435
2-Door Coupe LS 26 37 $14,871 $15,905
4-Door Sedan LS 26 37 $15,058 $16,105
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 37 $16,278 $17,410
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 37 $16,465 $17,610
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,795
$9,577
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,680
$10,135
Monthly Payment Estimate
$228 / month
$169 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 32.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.3 100
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 36.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 50.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 68.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 180.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 56.4
Wheelbase (in) 103.9 104.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 13.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.4 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.06 x 1.57
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.6 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 35.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA QFB
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D15 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA QFB
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2738 2617
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 14 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 105
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 148 @ 6500 140 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 150 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 33
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.35
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.65 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.50 2.02
Trans Order Code AT1 MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/4th & 5th OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.82 3.58
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda3 Chevrolet Cavalier
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear E-type Multi-link Trailing Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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