Compare 2022 Mazda MAZDA3 vs 2022 Volkswagen Jetta

2022 Mazda MAZDA3
2022 Volkswagen Jetta
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2022 Mazda MAZDA3
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Jetta S Automatic 31 41 $20,318 $21,165
Jetta S Manual 29 43 $19,550 $20,365
Jetta SE Automatic 29 40 $23,131 $24,095
Jetta SEL Automatic 29 40 $26,971 $28,095
Jetta Sport Automatic 31 41 $21,183 $22,065
Jetta Sport Manual 29 43 $20,414 $21,265
Jetta GLI Automaticbahn DSG 26 36 $30,811 $32,095
Jetta GLI Automaticbahn Manual 26 37 $30,042 $31,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,231
$20,318
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,150
$21,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
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$353 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Mazda 3 makes a play for upscale compact-car buyers with a rich interior and cut-above handling. The 2022 Volkswagen Jetta packs more standard features for a better compact car value.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 94.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 54
Front Leg Room (in)
- 41.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Second Leg Room (in)
- 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
- 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
- 105.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 70.8
Track Width, Front (in)
- 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
- 186.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.7
Brake Type
- 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
- Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
- NA
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 2989
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- NA
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 184 @ 1750
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 158 @ 5500
Engine Type
- Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
- Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 31
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 5.07
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.32
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.95
Trans Type
- 8
Drivetrain
- Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 4.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.97
Trans Order Code
- RS
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.47
Trans Description Cont.
- Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
- Volkswagen Jetta
Body Style
- Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
- Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
- Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 5.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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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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