Compare 2006 Mazda MAZDA3 vs 2006 Toyota Corolla

2006 Mazda MAZDA3
2006 Toyota Corolla
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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 CE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 41 $13,047 $14,105
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 30 38 $13,787 $14,905
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 41 $13,710 $15,150
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 41 $13,859 $15,315
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 30 38 $14,434 $15,950
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,583 $16,115
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,583 $16,115
4-Door Sedan Manual XRS 26 34 $16,179 $17,880
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,848
$13,047
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,710
$14,105
Monthly Payment Estimate
$229 / month
$235 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.3 90.3
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 46.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 53.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 53.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 51.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.1 66.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
178.3 178.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 57.5
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.4 13.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x - TBD - 10.8 x - 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 7.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.6 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P185/65R15
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 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2738 2530
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
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 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.8L/108
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 6500 126 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 4500 122 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 41
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.31
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
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 1.90
Trans Order Code
AT1 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.68 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.17
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda Mazda3 Toyota Corolla
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
E-type Multi-link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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