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5-Door Wagon STD Manual (SE)
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual STD 30 36 $13,744 $14,860
4-Door Wagon Automatic STD 28 34 $14,484 $15,660
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 30 36 $14,786 $16,340
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 34 $15,537 $17,170
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD STD 26 31 $16,088 $17,395
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,954 $18,735
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 32 $17,058 $18,850
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4-Door Sedan i Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 23 28 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Manual i 23 31 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,014 $21,695
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,014 $21,695
5-Door HB Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door HB Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 20 27 $21,303 $23,095
5-Door Wagon Manual s 19 26 $21,303 $23,095
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport s 20 27 $21,762 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport s 19 26 $21,762 $23,595
5-Door HB Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door HB Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door Wagon Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,544 $24,445
5-Door Wagon Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,544 $24,445
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring i 23 28 $22,682 $24,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,522 $26,595
5-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,891 $26,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,744
$17,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,860
$18,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$248 / month
$317 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
30 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 28 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)
118.0 96.1
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)
61.6 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 Down (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- TBD - -
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 Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 18.0
Steering
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.5 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.5 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - T115/70R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P205/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P205/60VR16
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)
2675 3153
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
SEFI 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 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
30 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 2.82
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 2.28
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 4.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
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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