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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 22 29 $20,398 $22,025
4-Door Sedan FWD Premier 23 33 $23,224 $25,165
4-Door Sedan FWD Hybrid 41 36 $26,085 $28,345
4-Door Sedan AWD Premier 18 26 $26,355 $28,645
4-Door Sedan Manual i SV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i SV 25 33 $14,801 $15,800
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport 25 33 $15,648 $16,705
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Sport 24 33 $16,443 $17,555
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 25 33 $16,952 $18,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 24 33 $17,749 $18,950
4-Door Sedan Manual s Sport 20 28 $18,303 $19,545
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Sport 22 29 $19,052 $20,345
4-Door Sedan Manual s Grand Touring 20 28 $21,079 $22,510
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 22 29 $21,827 $23,310
5-Door HB Manual s Sport 20 28 $18,771 $20,045
5-Door HB Automatic s Sport 22 29 $19,521 $20,845
5-Door HB Manual s Grand Touring 20 28 $21,546 $23,010
5-Door HB Automatic s Grand Touring 22 29 $22,294 $23,810
5-Door HB Manual Mazdaspeed3 Sport 18 25 $22,191 $23,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,398
$14,801
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,025
$15,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$263 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Mazda3 provides more driving enjoyment than most other small-car models, along with a stylish, racy look; but with a tight, noisy cabin, it’s not without compromise.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 53.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 52.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 54.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.3 94.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 54.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 107.4 103.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 189.0 180.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.5 11.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.9 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) - TBD - 10.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 35.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 34.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size T145/80D16 T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3365 2859
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 100
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 172 @ 4500 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 99A NA
Displacement 2.5L/139 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000 148 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 25
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.84
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.31
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.17
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Milan Mazda Mazda3
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Short-Long Arm MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.6 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.9 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 5.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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