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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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Mitsubishi Lancer Sedan
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer Sedan
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$17,795
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Volkswagen Jetta GLI
2022 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
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$30,995
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
155 hp @ 6000 rpm
148 hp @ 6000 rpm
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
150 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
145 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,071 lbs
2,888 lbs
3,272 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
31 MPG
28 MPG
30 MPG
City
28 MPG
24 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
33 MPG
37 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.6 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
5.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
15.5 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
369.6 miles
372 miles
343.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
475.2 miles
511.5 miles
488.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
183.5 in
182.1 in
186.9 in
Height
56.9 in
58.3 in
57.9 in
Max Width
70.7 in
69.4 in
70.8 in
Front Width
61.7 in
60.2 in
60.5 in
Rear Width
62.2 in
60.2 in
60.7 in
Wheelbase
107.3 in
103.7 in
105.6 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
5.5 in
5.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
42.3 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
39.6 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.7 in
54.7 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.6 in
53.3 in
53 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
36.1 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.3 in
36.9 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.5 in
54.3 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50.9 in
54.1 in
51.4 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³
12.3 ft³
14.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
32.8 ft
36.7 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P205/60HR16
P205/60HR16
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P205/60HR16
P205/60HR16
P225/45HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Alloy Silver Metallic
  • Diamond White Pearl
  • Labrador Black Pearl
  • Mercury Gray Pearl
  • Octane Blue Pearl
  • Rally Red Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White w/Black Roof
  • Pure White
  • Rising Blue Metallic w/Black Roof
  • Rising Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Kings Red Metallic w/Black Roof
  • Kings Red Metallic
  • Pure Gray w/Black Roof
  • Pure Gray

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Beige, Fabric Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Fabric Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Perforated Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
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
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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