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Mazda MazdaSpeed 3
2013 Mazda MazdaSpeed 3
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$24,200
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Pontiac Vibe
2010 Pontiac Vibe
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$16,100
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Subaru Impreza Outback Sport
2011 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport
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$19,995
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Overview

Engine
2.3L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$850)
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
42.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
49.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.3L Inline-4 Gas
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
263 hp @ 5500 rpm
132 hp @ 6000 rpm
170 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
128 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$850)
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,281 lbs
2,856 lbs
3,109 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
28 MPG
22 MPG
City
18 MPG
26 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
32 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 Tons/yr
6.7 Tons/yr
8.5 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
8
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
13 gallons
16.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
286.2 miles
338 miles
338 miles
Cruising Range Highway
397.5 miles
416 miles
456.3 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
177.6 in
171.1 in
173.8 in
Height
57.5 in
61 in
58.3 in
Max Width
69.7 in
69.5 in
68.5 in
Front Width
60.4 in
59.8 in
58.7 in
Rear Width
60 in
59.9 in
58.9 in
Wheelbase
103.9 in
102.4 in
103.1 in
Ground Clearance
4.7 in
5.8 in
6.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
41.6 in
43.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.9 in
40.5 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.9 in
53.3 in
54.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.7 in
52.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.2 in
36.2 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
39.4 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54 in
52.6 in
53.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52.2 in
43.7 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17 ft³
20.1 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
42.8 ft³
49.4 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
N/A
N/A
19 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
N/A
N/A
44.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
16" x TBD
17" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
16" x TBD
17" x 7.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Independent
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-link
Torsion Beam
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40YR18
P205/55R16
P205/50R17
Rear Tire
P225/40YR18
P205/55R16
P205/50R17
Spare Tire
T125/70D17
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black/Red, Leather & cloth seat trim
  • Ebony, Cloth Seat Trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
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
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Emissions
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Short Term California
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
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