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Mazda 3 Sedan
2021 Mazda 3 Sedan
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$20,650
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Mazda MazdaSpeed 3
2013 Mazda MazdaSpeed 3
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$24,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Volkswagen GTI
2014 Volkswagen GTI
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.3L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
42.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.3L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
155 hp @ 6000 rpm
263 hp @ 5500 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
150 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
280 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,071 lbs
3,281 lbs
3,113 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
31 MPG
21 MPG
25 MPG
City
28 MPG
18 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
25 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.6 Tons/yr
8.7 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
15.9 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
369.6 miles
286.2 miles
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
475.2 miles
397.5 miles
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
183.5 in
177.6 in
165.8 in
Height
56.9 in
57.5 in
57.8 in
Max Width
70.7 in
69.7 in
70 in
Front Width
61.7 in
60.4 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
62.2 in
60 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
107.3 in
103.9 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
4.7 in
5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
42 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
38.9 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.7 in
54.9 in
54.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.6 in
53.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
36.2 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.3 in
38 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.5 in
54 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50.9 in
52.2 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³
N/A
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
17 ft³
15.3 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
42.8 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
36 ft
35.8 ft
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
N/A
39.1 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Multi-link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/60HR16
P225/40YR18
225/40R18
Rear Tire
P205/60HR16
P225/40YR18
225/40R18
Spare Tire
Compact
T125/70D17
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black/Red, Leather & cloth seat trim
  • Interlagos, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
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 Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
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
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
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
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating

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
Standard
Not Available
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
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 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 / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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