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Selected Style 4-Door HB FWD
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB FWD 30 36 $15,526 $16,430
4-Door HB AWD 26 31 $18,361 $19,430
4-Door HB FWD GT 25 32 $18,999 $20,105
4-Door Sedan i Automatic
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 24 31 $17,658 $19,110
4-Door Sedan Manual i 23 32 $17,658 $19,110
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport i 24 31 $20,143 $21,810
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport i 23 32 $20,143 $21,810
5-Door HB Automatic Sport i 24 31 $20,511 $22,210
5-Door HB Manual Sport i 23 32 $20,511 $22,210
4-Door Sedan Automatic s 20 27 $21,248 $23,010
4-Door Sedan Manual s 19 27 $21,248 $23,010
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 20 27 $21,799 $23,610
5-Door Wagon Manual s 19 27 $21,799 $23,610
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,076 $23,910
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport s 19 27 $22,076 $23,910
5-Door HB Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,628 $24,510
5-Door HB Manual Sport s 19 27 $22,628 $24,510
5-Door Wagon Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,719 $24,610
5-Door Wagon Manual Sport s 19 27 $22,719 $24,610
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring i 24 31 $22,812 $24,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Sport i 24 31 $23,272 $25,210
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Sport s 20 27 $25,020 $27,110
4-Door Sedan Manual Grand Sport s 19 27 $25,020 $27,110
5-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $25,067 $27,160
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $25,159 $27,260
5-Door HB Automatic Grand Sport s 20 27 $25,572 $27,710
5-Door HB Manual Grand Sport s 19 27 $25,572 $27,710
5-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Sport s 20 27 $25,757 $27,910
5-Door Wagon Manual Grand Sport s 19 27 $25,757 $27,910
4-Door Sedan Sport Mazdaspeed 19 25 $25,833 $27,995
4-Door Sedan Grand Touring Mazdaspeed 19 25 $27,608 $29,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,526
$17,658
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,430
$19,110
Monthly Payment Estimate
$274 / month
$319 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Passenger Car Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 55.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 54.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 36.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.0 96.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 55.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 171.9 186.8
Height, Overall (in) 62.2 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 105.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 19.3 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 54.1 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.0 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 38.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.36 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/60VR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T115/70D16
Front Tire Order Code QGF NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code QGF NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2700 3166
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16.0 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16.0 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16.0 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System DOHC MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 4200 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LV6 NA
Displacement 1.8L/109 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 126 @ 6000 160 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 24
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.93
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.62
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.41
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Compact Car 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Pontiac Vibe Mazda Mazda6
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Independent E-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/multi-links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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