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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan i Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i 23 31 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 23 28 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,014 $21,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,014 $21,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring i 23 28 $22,682 $24,595
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport s 19 26 $21,762 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport s 20 27 $21,762 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,522 $26,595
5-Door HB Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door HB Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door HB Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door HB Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door Wagon Manual s 19 26 $21,303 $23,095
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 20 27 $21,303 $23,095
5-Door Wagon Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,544 $24,445
5-Door Wagon Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,544 $24,445
5-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,891 $26,995
2-Door Coupe Deluxe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 28 $17,733 $19,215
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 28 $18,521 $20,090
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 17 25 $23,066 $25,140
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 25 $24,128 $26,320
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 28 $21,986 $23,940
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 28 $22,773 $24,815
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 17 25 $27,049 $29,565
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 25 $28,110 $30,745
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,530
$17,733
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,995
$19,215
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 30.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.1 81.6
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1 45.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 55.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 36.3
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 45.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.7 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.73
Length, Overall (in) 186.8 187.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 63.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.3 107.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 73.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.2 13.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 1.0 11.4 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.4 11.8 x 0.75
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 36.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.13
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60VR16 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size T115/70R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60VR16 P215/65R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3102 3300
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 6000 210 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 240 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA 99N
Displacement 2.3L/138 4.0L/244
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 2.19
Trans Order Code NA 44F
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.75
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda6 Ford Mustang
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/double wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.13
Suspension Type - Rear Independent E-Type 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/multi-links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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