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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual i SV
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i SV 20 29 $17,601 $18,550
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport 20 29 $18,729 $20,250
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Sport 21 30 $19,557 $21,150
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 20 29 $20,067 $21,705
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 21 30 $20,895 $22,605
4-Door Sedan Manual i Grand Touring 20 29 $23,016 $24,910
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Grand Touring 21 30 $23,844 $25,810
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Sport 17 25 $22,299 $24,130
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring 17 25 $23,169 $25,075
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 17 25 $26,099 $28,260
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 21 31 $17,707 $19,145
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 21 31 $18,678 $20,195
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual LE 21 31 $18,643 $20,600
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LE 21 31 $19,593 $21,650
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SE 21 31 $19,633 $21,815
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SE 21 31 $20,533 $22,815
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic XLE 21 31 $23,016 $25,575
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LE 19 28 $21,793 $24,215
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic SE 19 28 $22,939 $25,490
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic XLE 19 28 $25,823 $28,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,601
$17,707
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,550
$19,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$309 / month
$319 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 Mazda6 could easily steal sales from the traditional class leaders if non-gearheads discover it. The 2009 Toyota Camry remains one of the best choices for those looking for a reliable and roomy—albeit plainly dressed—family sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.9 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 57.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 54.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.9 101.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.8 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 193.7 189.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 109.8 109.3
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.6 15.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD - 11.65 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 11.06 x - TBD -
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) 15.9 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.93 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65HR16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T115/70D16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65HR16 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3258 3263
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 4.0 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 6000 158 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 167 @ 4000 161 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.4L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.20 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.54
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.33
Trans Type 6 5
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda6 Toyota Camry
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear Independent E-Type Dual-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 7
 
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