Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2006 Suzuki Forenza vs 2006 Mazda MAZDA3

2006 Suzuki Forenza Change
2006 Mazda MAZDA3 Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Features

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 23 30 $13,246 $13,799
4-Door Sedan Manual w/ABS 23 30 $13,726 $14,299
4-Door Wagon Manual 22 30 $13,918 $14,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic 22 31 $14,110 $14,699
4-Door Wagon Manual w/ABS 22 30 $14,398 $14,999
4-Door Sedan Manual Premium 23 30 $14,494 $15,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS 22 31 $14,590 $15,199
4-Door Wagon Automatic 21 30 $14,782 $15,399
4-Door Sedan Manual Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 23 30 $15,070 $15,699
4-Door Wagon Manual Premium 22 30 $15,166 $15,799
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/ABS 21 30 $15,262 $15,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic Premium 22 31 $15,358 $15,999
4-Door Wagon Manual Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 22 30 $15,742 $16,399
4-Door Sedan Automatic Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 22 31 $15,934 $16,599
4-Door Wagon Automatic Premium 21 30 $16,030 $16,699
4-Door Wagon Automatic Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 21 30 $16,606 $17,299
4-Door Sedan i Automatic
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 26 34 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Manual i 28 35 $12,848 $13,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 26 34 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 28 35 $14,975 $15,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic s 25 31 $15,805 $16,880
4-Door Sedan Manual s 26 32 $15,805 $16,880
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 25 31 $16,262 $17,370
5-Door Wagon Manual s 26 32 $16,262 $17,370
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring 25 31 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan 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 Touring 26 32 $16,489 $17,615
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
4-Door Sedan Manual s Grand Touring 26 32 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Grand Touring 25 31 $17,935 $19,165
5-Door Wagon Manual s Grand Touring 26 32 $17,935 $19,165
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,246
$12,848
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,799
$13,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$229 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.7 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.1 94.3
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 177.2 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.3 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 103.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 11.4
Brakes
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
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 NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 34.1
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.6
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/55R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/55R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2701 2738
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System NA MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 131 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 126 @ 5600 150 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.68
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.82
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.50
Trans Order Code NA AT1
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Suzuki Forenza Mazda Mazda3
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Dual-Link 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) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
© 2016 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.