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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan CE Manual (SE)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 41 $12,744 $13,780
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 30 38 $13,484 $14,580
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 41 $13,416 $14,825
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 30 38 $14,140 $15,625
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 41 $13,563 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,287 $15,790
4-Door Sedan Manual XRS 26 34 $15,886 $17,555
4-Door Sedan i Manual
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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
$12,744
$12,801
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,780
$13,680
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$228 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 41 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3 94.3
Second Hip Room (in) 46.2 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 54.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 54.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 103.9
Liftover Height (in) 24.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 69.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 11.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
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 Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 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) 3.4 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2505 2696
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 148 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4200 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 41 35
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA 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 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.31
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Corolla Mazda Mazda3
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 - 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) 30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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