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Selected Style 4-Door LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door LX 16 21 $20,854 $23,095
4-Door ES 16 21 $23,827 $26,395
4-Door 4WD LX 15 19 $24,278 $26,895
4-Door 4WD ES 15 19 $26,080 $28,895
120.7" WB 3.0L Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
120.7" WB 3.0L Base 18 25 $17,977 $19,380
120.7" WB GL 18 25 $19,156 $21,160
120.7" WB LX 17 24 $23,771 $26,405
120.7" WB Limited 17 24 $26,675 $29,705
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,854
$17,977
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,095
$19,380
Monthly Payment Estimate
$385 / month
$323 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 30.9 56.9
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 39.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3 61.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 60.9
Third Leg Room (in) 36.1 35.4
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 38.9
Passenger Capacity 8 7
Third Hip Room (in) 49.3 48.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 62.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 40.7
Third Head Room (in) 37.7 38.1
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 57.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 66.7 68.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 23.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 63.0
Wheelbase (in) 110.4 120.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 36.3 40.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.9 75.8
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 183.5 201.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 52.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 59.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 37.5 50.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 69.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.6 45.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 79.4 93.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 42.1 142.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - 26.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 11.1 20.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.4 48.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 10.87 x 0.45
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.7 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.84 x 2.2
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.6 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.3 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 40.3
Steering Type Variable Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6 2.96
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/75R15 P205/70R15SL
Rear Tire Order Code NA T33
Front Tire Size P195/75R15 P205/70R15SL
Spare Tire Size P195/75R15 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T33
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 390 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2600 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3844 3762
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15.0 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15.0 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15.0 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 11.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 130
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/180.3 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5000 150 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 169 @ 4000 200 @ 3300
Engine Order Code NA 99U
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 25
Transmission
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44L
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.98
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.03 2.77
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda MPV Ford Windstar Wagon
Body Style 4dr LX 3-Door Passenger Van
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link live axle, Variable Rate Steel
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 12.5 30
Suspension Type - Front Indep w/Struts, MacPherson Strut
 
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