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4-Door Sedan Manual ES
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 SE 27 34 $15,337 $16,099
4-Door Sedan Manual OZ-Rally 27 34 $16,100 $16,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 25 31 $16,194 $16,999
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
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4-Door Sedan Automatic i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 26 34 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Manual i 28 35 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 26 34 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 28 35 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic s 25 31 $15,805 $16,880
4-Door Sedan Manual s 26 32 $15,805 $16,880
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 25 31 $16,262 $17,370
5-Door Wagon Manual s 26 32 $16,262 $17,370
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring 25 31 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan 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 Touring 26 32 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
4-Door Sedan Manual s Grand Touring 26 32 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Manual s Grand Touring 26 32 $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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.9 94.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
50.2 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
57.9 60.2
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
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2745 2738
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
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
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 5500 150 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 26
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.36 2.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.50
Trans Order Code
NA AT1
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.68
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.73
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 2.82
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Lancer Mazda Mazda3
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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