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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 30 33 $13,328 $14,030
5-Door Wagon Automatic 30 34 $14,088 $14,830
4-Door Sedan i Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i 28 35 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 26 34 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 28 35 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 26 34 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Manual s 26 32 $15,805 $16,880
4-Door Sedan Automatic s 25 31 $15,805 $16,880
4-Door Sedan Manual s Touring 26 32 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring 25 31 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan Manual s Grand Touring 26 32 $17,935 $19,165
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Manual s 26 32 $16,262 $17,370
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 25 31 $16,262 $17,370
5-Door Wagon Manual s Touring 26 32 $16,489 $17,615
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Touring 25 31 $16,489 $17,615
5-Door Wagon Manual s Grand Touring 26 32 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,328
$12,848
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,030
$13,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$234 / month
$229 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Head Room (in) 45.7 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 155.3 178.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 21.2 11.4
Brakes
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 - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 14.5
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 14.6
Tires
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
Front Tire Size P185/60R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2415 2696
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.7 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 101 @ 4200 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.5L/91 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 103 @ 6000 150 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 28
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
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 - TBD -
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Scion xB Mazda Mazda3
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam E-type Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA 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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.98 - TBD -
 
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