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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan i Manual
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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 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 32 35 $10,350 $10,770
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 35 $12,045 $12,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 38 $12,855 $13,545
5-Door HB Rio5 Manual SX 32 35 $13,045 $13,750
5-Door HB Rio5 Automatic SX 29 38 $13,850 $14,595
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,848
$10,350
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,710
$10,770
Monthly Payment Estimate
$229 / month
$180 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 50.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 53.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 50.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.3 92.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 166.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.9 98.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 11.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.1 x 0.9
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 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 32.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 4.3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P175/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P175/70R14
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2696 2365
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 6500 110 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 107 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.6L/98
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 35
Transmission
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 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 2.05
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda3 Kia Rio
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear E-type Multi-link Semi-Indep
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
 
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