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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual ION 2
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Quad Coupe Manual ION 2 26 35 $12,435 $13,300
4-Door Quad Coupe Automatic ION 2 24 32 $13,277 $14,200
4-Door Quad Coupe Manual ION 3 26 35 $14,960 $16,000
4-Door Quad Coupe Automatic ION 3 24 32 $15,801 $16,900
4-Door Quad Coupe Red Line 22 30 $18,606 $19,900
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 2 26 35 $11,500 $12,300
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 2 24 32 $12,342 $13,200
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 3 26 35 $13,744 $14,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 3 24 32 $14,586 $15,600
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport
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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
$11,500
$13,022
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,300
$13,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$205 / month
$232 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 52.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 54.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.1
Front Hip Room (in) 49.5 53.8
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.8
Length, Overall (in) 184.5 177.4
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.4 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 103.2 103.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.2 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.7 11.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.1 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 34.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QTU NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code QTU NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 120 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2752 2780
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4200 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/- TBD - 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5600 148 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 35
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.84
Trans Order Code M86 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Saturn Ion Mazda Mazda3
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Soft Ride E-type Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Soft Ride MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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