Compare 2006 Mazda MAZDA3 vs 2006 Hyundai Elantra

2006 Mazda MAZDA3
2006 Hyundai Elantra
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4-Door Sedan Automatic i
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
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $13,151 $14,065
5-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $13,525 $14,465
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $13,993 $14,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $13,993 $14,965
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
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 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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 43.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 53.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 102.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.4 13.0
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 14.5
Steering
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
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.15
Tires
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
Spare 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)
2738 2784
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.9 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 75
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 4500 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 34
Transmission
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 2.05
Trans Order Code
AT1 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.68 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.62
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.37
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda Mazda3 Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent

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