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Compare 2005 Scion xB vs 2005 Mazda MAZDA3

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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon Manual (SE)
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 31 34 $13,043 $13,730
5-Door Wagon Automatic 31 35 $13,803 $14,530
4-Door Sedan i Manual
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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
$13,043
$12,801
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,730
$13,680
Monthly Payment Estimate
$229 / month
$228 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 45.7 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.0 54.0
Front Leg Room (in) 45.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 50.6 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 46.1 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.1 94.3
Second Hip Room (in) 50.6 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 48.6 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 155.3 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 64.6 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.3 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 103.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.5 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.3 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 21.2 11.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.9 10.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 14.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 34.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.07 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P185/60R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/60R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2395 2696
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.7 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 105 @ 4200 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.5L/96 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 108 @ 6000 148 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 28
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.84
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.96 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Scion xB Mazda Mazda3
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.98 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut E-type Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Torsion Bars w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.68 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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