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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 32 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.0 94.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 39.1
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
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
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
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.95 3.31
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
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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