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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan i Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i 28 35 $12,795 $13,680
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 26 34 $12,795 $13,680
4-Door Sedan Manual s 25 32 $15,531 $16,615
4-Door Sedan Automatic s 24 29 $15,531 $16,615
5-Door Wagon Manual s 25 32 $15,988 $17,105
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 24 29 $15,988 $17,105
4-Door Sedan CE Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 40 $12,550 $13,570
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 29 38 $13,290 $14,370
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 40 $13,135 $14,515
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 29 38 $13,859 $15,315
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 40 $13,374 $14,780
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 29 38 $14,098 $15,580
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,795
$12,550
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,680
$13,570
Monthly Payment Estimate
$228 / month
$226 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.3 90.3
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 46.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.9 102.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 24.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 13.6
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.6 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 35.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D15 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2696 2505
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 125 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.8L/108
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 148 @ 6500 130 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 32
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.17
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda3 Toyota Corolla
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear E-type Multi-link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Torsion Bars
 
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