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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan i Manual I4
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual I4 i 24 32 $17,523 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic I4 i 22 28 $17,523 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Manual V6 s 19 26 $20,127 $21,825
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 s 19 26 $20,127 $21,825
5-Door HB Manual I4 i 24 32 $19,455 $21,095
5-Door HB Automatic I4 i 22 28 $19,455 $21,095
5-Door HB Manual V6 s 19 26 $21,387 $23,195
5-Door HB Automatic V6 s 19 26 $21,387 $23,195
5-Door Sport Wagon Manual V6 s 19 26 $20,770 $22,525
5-Door Sport Wagon Automatic V6 s 19 26 $20,770 $22,525
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,391 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS 19 25 $18,929 $20,400
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS 18 23 $20,431 $22,050
4-Door 103" WB XLT 19 25 $20,981 $22,655
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT 18 23 $22,482 $24,305
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $22,764 $24,615
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $24,243 $26,240
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,523
$17,391
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,995
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$312 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 39.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.7 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.3 133.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 61
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 7.8
Length, Overall (in) 186.8 173
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 69.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 60
Wheelbase (in) 105.3 103.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 70.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - 41.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - 34.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 69.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 33.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 59.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 1.0 10.9 x .5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60HR16 P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70R15 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/60HR16 P225/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3045 3019
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 17 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 6000 127 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99B
Displacement 2.3L/138 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 2.06
Trans Order Code NA 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.59
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.67
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda6 Ford Escape
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent E-Type Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/multi-links NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/double wishbone NA
 
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