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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan i Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i 28 35 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 26 34 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 28 35 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 26 34 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Manual s 26 32 $15,805 $16,880
4-Door Sedan Automatic s 25 31 $15,805 $16,880
4-Door Sedan Manual s Touring 26 32 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring 25 31 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan Manual s Grand Touring 26 32 $17,935 $19,165
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Manual s 26 32 $16,262 $17,370
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 25 31 $16,262 $17,370
5-Door Wagon 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 Grand Touring 26 32 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
4-Door Sedan GLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $13,151 $14,065
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $13,993 $14,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $13,993 $14,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited 24 32 $14,722 $15,915
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV Limited 24 32 $14,722 $15,915
5-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $13,525 $14,465
5-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $14,367 $15,365
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $14,367 $15,365
5-Door Sedan Manual GT 27 34 $14,259 $15,415
5-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 32 $15,092 $16,315
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GT 24 32 $15,092 $16,315
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,848
$13,151
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,710
$14,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$229 / month
$234 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 53.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 35.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.3 95.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 53.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 103.9 102.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 178.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 56.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 13.0
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.6 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 32.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/60R15
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2696 2784
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 6500 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 27
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.62
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.37
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.84
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 2.05
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.06
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda3 Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear E-type Multi-link Independent
 
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