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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
4-Door Wagon
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 22 29 $16,416 $17,490
4-Door Wagon Touring 22 29 $18,031 $19,265
4-Door Wagon Limited 22 29 $20,070 $21,505
4-Door Wagon GT 21 27 $23,669 $25,460
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,795
$16,416
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,680
$17,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$228 / month
$292 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 40.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 50.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.3 99.6
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 39.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 58.2
Wheelbase (in) 103.9 103.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 23.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 6.5
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 168.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 61.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 19.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 64.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.4 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.66 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.94 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 15.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.6 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA N/A
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA N/A
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/65TR15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2738 3184
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA EDZ
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 148 @ 6500 150 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.82 3.50
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.36
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.65 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.50 1.95
Trans Order Code AT1 DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Small Wagon
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda3 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut McPherson Strut
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 - .95
Suspension Type - Rear E-type Multi-link Multi-Link
 
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