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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 30 36 $13,744 $14,860
4-Door Wagon Automatic STD 28 34 $14,484 $15,660
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD STD 26 31 $16,088 $17,395
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 XR 26 31 $16,954 $18,735
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 32 $17,058 $18,850
4-Door Sedan i Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i 23 31 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 23 28 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,014 $21,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,014 $21,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring i 23 28 $22,682 $24,595
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport s 19 26 $21,762 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport s 20 27 $21,762 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,522 $26,595
5-Door HB Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door HB Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door HB Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door HB Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door Wagon Manual s 19 26 $21,303 $23,095
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 20 27 $21,303 $23,095
5-Door Wagon Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,544 $24,445
5-Door Wagon Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,544 $24,445
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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 171.3 186.8
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 38.7
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/60VR16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2675 3102
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 4.0
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 - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 23
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.84
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.97
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 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.17
Summary
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Matrix Mazda Mazda6
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Independent E-Type
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 -
 
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