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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 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Manual i 28 35 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 26 34 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 28 35 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic s 25 31 $15,805 $16,880
4-Door Sedan Manual s 26 32 $15,805 $16,880
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 25 31 $16,262 $17,370
5-Door Wagon Manual s 26 32 $16,262 $17,370
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring 25 31 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan Manual s Touring 26 32 $16,489 $17,615
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Touring 25 31 $16,489 $17,615
5-Door Wagon Manual s Touring 26 32 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
4-Door Sedan Manual s Grand Touring 26 32 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Manual s Grand Touring 26 32 $17,935 $19,165
3-Door Coupe ZX3 S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 S 26 34 $12,710 $13,450
4-Door dn ZX4 S S 26 34 $12,986 $13,750
5-Door HB ZX5 S 26 34 $13,630 $14,450
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SE 26 34 $13,725 $14,715
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SE 26 34 $13,998 $15,015
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SES 26 34 $14,417 $15,475
5-Door HB ZX5 SE 26 34 $14,641 $15,720
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SES 26 34 $14,690 $15,775
5-Door HB ZX5 SES 26 34 $15,337 $16,485
4-Door Wagon ZXW SE 26 34 $15,564 $16,735
4-Door Sedan ZX4 ST 22 31 $15,841 $17,040
4-Door Wagon ZXW SES 26 34 $16,256 $17,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,848
$12,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,710
$13,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$229 / month
$224 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 47.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 53.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 40.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 49.3
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 37.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.3 94.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 168.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 103.9 102.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 17.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - - 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
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.6 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 34.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/60R15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2738 2621
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 6500 136 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 136 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 34
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.65 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.50 2.14
Trans Order Code AT1 44Z
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.68 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.82 3.42
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.45
Trans Type 4 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda3 Ford Focus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear E-type Multi-link SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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