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Mazda 3 Sedan
2021 Mazda CX-5
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$25,270
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8.8
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2021 Mazda 3 Sedan
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Nissan Ariya
2021 Nissan Ariya
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
155 hp @ 6000 rpm
215 hp
Torque
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
150 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
N/A
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Turning Diameter
36 ft
34.8 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
16" x 6.5"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
16" x 6.5"
N/A

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P225/65HR17
P205/60HR16
N/A
Rear Tire
P225/65HR17
P205/60HR16
N/A
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
N/A
N/A
City
25 MPG
N/A
N/A
Highway
31 MPG
N/A
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 Tons/yr
N/A
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
13.2 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
370 miles
N/A
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
458.8 miles
N/A
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
179.1 in
183.5 in
N/A
Height
65.4 in
56.9 in
N/A
Max Width
72.5 in
70.7 in
N/A
Front Width
62.8 in
61.7 in
N/A
Rear Width
62.8 in
62.2 in
N/A
Wheelbase
106.2 in
107.3 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
7.5 in
5.5 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
42.3 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
39.7 in
38 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
55.7 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
55.2 in
54.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.6 in
35.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
39 in
37.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
53.5 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.3 in
50.9 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,552 lbs
3,071 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs
N/A
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
13.2 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
59.6 ft³
N/A
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.9 ft³
N/A
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.9 ft³
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A