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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon CVT S FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon CVT FWD S 27 32 $18,480 $19,170
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD SV 25 31 $20,120 $20,990
5-Door Wagon CVT AWD S 25 30 $20,402 $21,170
5-Door Wagon CVT FWD SV 27 32 $21,296 $22,220
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD NISMO 25 31 $22,205 $23,170
5-Door Wagon CVT AWD SV 25 30 $22,922 $23,920
5-Door Wagon CVT FWD SL 27 32 $23,448 $24,470
5-Door Wagon CVT AWD NISMO 25 30 $24,404 $25,470
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD NISMO RS N/A N/A $25,026 $26,120
5-Door Wagon CVT AWD SL 25 30 $25,073 $26,170
5-Door Wagon CVT AWD NISMO RS N/A N/A $26,938 $28,120
4-Door Sedan Manual i SV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i SV 29 41 $16,474 $16,945
4-Door Sedan Automatic i SV 30 41 $17,495 $17,995
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport 29 41 $17,655 $18,445
5-Door HB Manual i Sport 29 40 $18,131 $18,945
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Sport 30 41 $18,657 $19,495
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 29 41 $18,753 $19,595
5-Door HB Automatic i Sport 30 40 $19,136 $19,995
5-Door HB Manual i Touring 29 40 $19,231 $20,095
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 30 41 $19,756 $20,645
5-Door HB Automatic i Touring 30 40 $20,234 $21,145
4-Door Sedan Manual i Grand Touring 29 41 $21,761 $22,745
5-Door HB Manual i Grand Touring 29 40 $22,241 $23,245
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Grand Touring 30 41 $22,766 $23,795
5-Door HB Automatic i Grand Touring 30 40 $23,243 $24,295
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring 28 39 $23,530 $24,595
5-Door HB Automatic s Touring 27 37 $24,008 $25,095
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 28 39 $24,869 $25,995
5-Door HB Automatic s Grand Touring 27 37 $25,345 $26,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,480
$16,474
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,170
$16,945
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$282 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Nissan Juke is part oddball, part exotic, and part awesomely different (although not all that practical) small car. The 2014 Mazda 3 stands out from the small-car crowd, with its sport-car-influenced proportions and sporty driving experience; but its tight, noisy cabin means that it’s not at all the best pick for pragmatists.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.5 55.5
Second Leg Room (in) 32.1 35.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 38.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 48.4 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 57.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.4 54.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.7 96.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 99.6 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.5 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60 61.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 162.4 180.3
Height, Overall (in) 61.8 57.3
Liftover Height (in) 30.7 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 10.5 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 26.6 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 26.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 35.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 10.5 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 55.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 11
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) 11.5 10.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 34.8
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/55VR17 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55VR17 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2959 2781
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 100
Engine
Displacement 1.6 L/99 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 188 @ 5600 155 @ 6000
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 2000 150 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 29 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 29
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.80 3.85
Trans Type 1 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.75 3.38
Trans Order Code NA NA
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.35 - 0.39 3.36
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.30
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.95
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.03
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.68
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan JUKE Mazda Mazda3
Body Style Sport Utility Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.2 (Est) 5.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
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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
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