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2021 Mazda 3 Hatchback
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Scion iM
2016 Scion iM
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Overview

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 124 MPGE
Hwy: 99 MPGE
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
47.1 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
30 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Electric
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
186 hp @ 6000 rpm
147 hp @ 3282 rpm
137 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
236 lb-ft
126 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,082 lbs
3,538 lbs
2,943 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
112 MPGE
31 MPG
City
26 MPG
124 MPGE
27 MPG
Highway
34 MPG
99 MPGE
36 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
N/A
14 gallons
Cruising Range City
343.2 miles
N/A
378 miles
Cruising Range Highway
448.8 miles
N/A
504 miles

Battery Range & Charge Times

Battery Size
N/A
40 kWh
N/A
Charge Time
N/A
35 Hrs Charge Time @ 110/120V, 8 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.6 in
176.4 in
170.5 in
Height
56.7 in
61.4 in
55.3 in
Max Width
70.7 in
70.5 in
69.3 in
Front Width
61.7 in
60.6 in
59.6 in
Rear Width
62.2 in
61.2 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
107.3 in
106.3 in
102.4 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
N/A
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
42.1 in
41.6 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
41.2 in
39.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.7 in
54.3 in
54.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.6 in
51.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
33.5 in
32.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.2 in
37.3 in
37.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.4 in
52.5 in
54.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50.9 in
50 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
20.1 ft³
23.6 ft³
20.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
47.1 ft³
30 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
34.8 ft
35.4 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P205/60HR16
P205/55HR16
P225/45HR17
Rear Tire
P205/60HR16
P205/55HR16
P225/45HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black
  • Barcelona Red Metallic
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Electric Storm Blue
  • Spring Green

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Fabric Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
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