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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XE 20 29 $19,022 $20,345
4-Door Sedan XR 20 28 $22,762 $24,345
4-Door Sedan Green Line N/A N/A $20,612 $22,045
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport 28 35 $13,022 $13,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Sport 26 34 $13,861 $14,795
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 28 35 $15,222 $16,255
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 26 34 $16,061 $17,155
4-Door Sedan Manual s Sport 26 33 $16,094 $17,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Sport 25 31 $16,979 $18,140
4-Door Sedan Manual s Touring 26 33 $17,246 $18,425
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring 25 31 $18,132 $19,375
4-Door Sedan Manual s Grand Touring 26 33 $18,617 $19,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $19,502 $20,845
5-Door HB Manual s Sport 26 33 $16,551 $17,680
5-Door HB Automatic s Sport 25 31 $17,436 $18,630
5-Door HB Manual s Touring 26 33 $17,246 $18,425
5-Door HB Automatic s Touring 25 31 $18,132 $19,375
5-Door HB Manual s Grand Touring 26 33 $18,617 $19,895
5-Door HB Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $19,502 $20,845
5-Door HB Manual Mazdaspeed3 Sport 20 28 $20,898 $22,340
5-Door HB Manual Mazdaspeed3 GT 20 28 $22,497 $24,055
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,022
$13,022
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,345
$13,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$339 / month
$232 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - TBD - Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.2 52.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 54.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 54.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 53.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.9 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.8
Length, Overall (in) 190.9 177.4
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.3 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.3 103.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9 11.5
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 34.1
Steering Type Electric pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code QAD NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R17 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code QAD NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3529 2780
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/- TBD - 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 224 @ 5800 148 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LZ4 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 35
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.31
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.84
Trans Order Code MN5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.31
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn Aura Mazda Mazda3
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Three-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 Indep Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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