Compare 2006 Mazda MAZDA3 vs 2006 Kia Rio

2006 Mazda MAZDA3
2006 Kia Rio
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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
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
178.3 166.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.4 11.9
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 11.9
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.6 - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P175/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2738 2365
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.9 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 4500 107 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 6500 110 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 32
Transmission
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 3.62
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.37
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 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 2.05
Trans Order Code
AT1 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.68 4.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn
Vehicle Name
Mazda Mazda3 Kia Rio
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
E-type Multi-link Semi-Indep

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