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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon Automatic
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Automatic 25 30 $15,700 $16,795
5-Door Wagon Manual 25 31 $15,700 $16,795
5-Door Wagon Std Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Std 29 36 $13,568 $14,670
4-Door Wagon Automatic Std 28 33 $14,308 $15,470
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 29 36 $14,641 $16,180
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 33 $15,365 $16,980
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD Std 26 31 $15,831 $17,115
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,691 $18,445
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 30 $16,968 $18,750
4-Door Wagon Automatic XRS 26 30 $17,492 $19,330
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,700
$13,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,795
$14,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$280 / month
$245 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.0 96.2
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 47.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 39.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.8
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 69.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 170.5 171.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 60.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 38.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 19.8 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 53.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 21.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.9 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) 10.3 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.36
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/50VR16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/50VR16 P205/55R16
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) 2749 2679
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 130 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4000 126 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 36
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
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 NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 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
Clutch Size (in) N/A - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.31
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda Protege5 Toyota Matrix
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 5 Door Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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