Compare 2011 Volkswagen GTI vs 2011 Mazda MAZDASPEED3

2011 Volkswagen GTI
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2-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 21 31 $22,747 $23,695
2-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $22,747 $23,695
4-Door HB Manual 21 31 $23,323 $24,295
4-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $23,323 $24,295
2-Door HB DSG 24 32 $23,803 $24,795
2-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 32 $23,803 $24,795
4-Door HB DSG 24 32 $24,379 $25,395
4-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 32 $24,379 $25,395
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof 21 31 $24,763 $25,795
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof PZEV 21 31 $24,763 $25,795
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof 21 31 $25,339 $26,395
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof PZEV 21 31 $25,339 $26,395
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof 24 32 $25,819 $26,895
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof PZEV 24 32 $25,819 $26,895
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $26,112 $27,200
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 21 31 $26,112 $27,200
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof 24 32 $26,395 $27,495
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof PZEV 24 32 $26,395 $27,495
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $26,688 $27,800
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 21 31 $26,688 $27,800
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 32 $27,168 $28,300
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 24 32 $27,168 $28,300
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 32 $27,744 $28,900
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 24 32 $27,744 $28,900
2-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $28,057 $29,225
2-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn PZEV 21 31 $28,057 $29,225
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $28,633 $29,825
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn PZEV 21 31 $28,633 $29,825
2-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 32 $29,113 $30,325
2-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn PZEV 24 32 $29,113 $30,325
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 32 $29,688 $30,925
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn PZEV 24 32 $29,688 $30,925
2011 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,747
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,695
N/A
Monthly Payment Estimate
$395 / month
$0 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
A punchy turbo engine, crisp handling, and a dual-clutch gearbox give the 2011 Volkswagen GTI a performance profile that's anything but stodgy.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
31 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 -
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.5 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 -
Passenger Capacity
5 -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.0 -
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 -
Length, Overall (in)
165.8 -
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 -
Wheelbase (in)
101.5 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46.0 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.1 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.28 x 0.98 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.26 x 0.47 -
Brake Type
Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 -
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.01 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
225/45HR17 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Front Tire Size
225/45HR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3034 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.4 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 -
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1800-5000 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
2.0L/121 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000 -
Engine Type
Gas Turbocharged I4 -
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 -
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10 -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 -
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47 -
Trans Type
6 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.11 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09 -
Trans Order Code
NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94/3.09 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen GTI -
Body Style
2 Door HB -
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-- -
Overall Side Crash Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-- -
Rollover Rating
-

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