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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon Std Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Std 29 36 $13,568 $14,670
4-Door Wagon Automatic Std 28 33 $14,308 $15,470
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD Std 26 31 $15,831 $17,115
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 29 36 $14,641 $16,180
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 33 $15,365 $16,980
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,691 $18,445
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 32 $16,968 $18,750
4-Door Sedan i Manual I4
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual I4 i 24 32 $17,523 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic I4 i 22 28 $17,523 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Manual V6 s 19 26 $20,127 $21,825
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 s 19 26 $20,127 $21,825
5-Door HB Manual I4 i 24 32 $19,455 $21,095
5-Door HB Automatic I4 i 22 28 $19,455 $21,095
5-Door HB Manual V6 s 19 26 $21,387 $23,195
5-Door HB Automatic V6 s 19 26 $21,387 $23,195
5-Door Sport Wagon Manual V6 s 19 26 $20,770 $22,525
5-Door Sport Wagon Automatic V6 s 19 26 $20,770 $22,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,568
$17,523
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,670
$18,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$245 / month
$317 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 54.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2 96.3
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 56.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 60.6 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 105.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 171.3 186.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 21.8 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 53.2 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.0 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x - TBD - 11.1 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 38.7
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.36 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T115/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/60HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2679 3045
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) T135/80R16 15 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4200 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 160 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.73
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
Summary
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Matrix Mazda Mazda6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/multi-links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/double wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Independent E-Type
 
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