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Compare 2005 Pontiac G6 vs 2005 Mazda MAZDA3

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 22 32 $18,917 $20,675
4-Door Sedan GT 21 29 $21,319 $23,300
4-Door Sedan i Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i 28 35 $12,801 $13,680
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 26 34 $12,801 $13,680
4-Door Sedan Manual s 25 32 $15,537 $16,615
4-Door Sedan Automatic s 24 29 $15,537 $16,615
5-Door Wagon Manual s 25 32 $15,994 $17,105
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 24 29 $15,994 $17,105
4-Door Sedan Manual Special Edition 25 32 $17,468 $18,685
4-Door Sedan Automatic Special Edition 24 29 $17,468 $18,685
5-Door Wagon Manual Special Edition 25 32 $17,468 $18,685
5-Door Wagon Automatic Special Edition 24 29 $17,468 $18,685
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,917
$12,801
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,675
$13,680
Monthly Payment Estimate
$345 / month
$228 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.0 94.3
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 54.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 54.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.3 103.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 189.0 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 57.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 11.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x - TBD - 10.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.90 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 14.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 34.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code QPE NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code QPE NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3420 2696
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.9 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3200 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LX9 NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5600 148 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.31
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.14 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.84
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.95 3.31
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac G6 Mazda Mazda3
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Touring MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear NA E-type Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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