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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan ES Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 27 34 $13,908 $14,599
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 25 31 $14,766 $15,499
4-Door Sedan Manual OZ-Rally 27 34 $16,100 $16,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic OZ-Rally 25 31 $16,956 $17,799
4-Door Sedan Manual Ralliart 23 29 $18,100 $18,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ralliart 22 29 $18,958 $19,899
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution RS 19 25 $27,029 $28,679
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution IX 19 25 $29,593 $31,399
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution MR Edition 18 24 $33,165 $35,189
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 27 34 $15,337 $16,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 25 31 $16,194 $16,999
4-Door Sedan i Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i 28 35 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 26 34 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 28 35 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 26 34 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Manual s 26 32 $15,805 $16,880
4-Door Sedan Automatic s 25 31 $15,805 $16,880
4-Door Sedan Manual s Touring 26 32 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring 25 31 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan Manual s Grand Touring 26 32 $17,935 $19,165
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Manual s 26 32 $16,262 $17,370
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 25 31 $16,262 $17,370
5-Door Wagon Manual s Touring 26 32 $16,489 $17,615
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Touring 25 31 $16,489 $17,615
5-Door Wagon Manual s Grand Touring 26 32 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,908
$12,848
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,599
$13,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$243 / month
$229 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 50.2 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 54.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 54.0
Front Leg Room (in) 43.2 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.9 94.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 180.5 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 103.9
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.8 69.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.3 11.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 14.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 34.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.19 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size P125/70D15 T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2745 2696
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 85 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5500 150 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4250 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 4G94 NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 35
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.84
Trans Order Code NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.76
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Lancer Mazda Mazda3
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link E-type Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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