Compare 2017 Mazda MAZDA3 vs 2017 Subaru Impreza

2017 Mazda MAZDA3
2017 Subaru Impreza
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Grand Touring Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mazda3 4-Door Grand Touring Automatic 27 36 $23,149 $24,195
Mazda3 4-Door Grand Touring Manual 25 34 $22,144 $23,145
Mazda3 4-Door Sport Automatic 28 37 $18,084 $18,895
Mazda3 4-Door Sport Manual 27 37 $17,080 $17,845
Mazda3 4-Door Touring Automatic 28 37 $20,568 $21,495
Mazda3 4-Door Touring Manual 27 37 $19,564 $20,445
Mazda3 5-Door Touring 2.5 Automatic 26 35 $22,431 $23,445
Mazda3 5-Door Touring 2.5 Manual 25 33 $21,429 $22,395
2017 Subaru Impreza
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,149
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,195
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$403 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Mazda 3 is near the top of our favorite compact cars on sale today. Its good performance, good fuel economy, and good value make for a very good car. The 2017 Subaru Impreza blends sensible road manners with all-wheel drive and a digestible price. It's right in line with compact competitors, all of which offer something different in the segment.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg -
Highway
36 mpg -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.3 -
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 -
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 -
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 -
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 -
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.4 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P215/45WR18 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Front Tire Size
P215/45WR18 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3100 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 5700 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 3250 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
2.5 L/152 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 -
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.89 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 -
Trans Order Code
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
Trans Type
6 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan -
Vehicle Name
Mazda Mazda3 4-Door -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 -
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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