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2011 Mazda Mazda2 2011 Toyota Yaris 2011 Ford Focus
2011 Mazda Mazda2 2011 Toyota Yaris 2011 Ford Focus
4dr HB Man Sport
  • 4dr HB Man Sport
  • 4dr HB Auto Sport
  • 4dr HB Man Touring
  • 4dr HB Auto Touring
3dr Liftback Man (Natl)
  • 3dr Liftback Man (Natl)
  • 3dr Liftback Man (GS)
  • 3dr Liftback Man (SE)
  • 5dr Liftback Man (Natl)
  • 5dr Liftback Man (GS)
  • 5dr Liftback Man (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Man (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Man (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Man (SE)
  • 3dr Liftback Auto (Natl)
  • 3dr Liftback Auto (GS)
  • 3dr Liftback Auto (SE)
  • 5dr Liftback Auto (Natl)
  • 5dr Liftback Auto (GS)
  • 5dr Liftback Auto (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto (SE)
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 4dr Sdn SES
  • 4dr Sdn SEL


MSRP $14,180 $13,155 $16,640
Invoice $13,996 $12,629 $15,724
Avg. Paid $9,455 $9,696 $10,676

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 7.6 7.7
Critics' Rating 8.9 7.2 7.2
Performance 8.9 7.3 7.5
Interior 7.6 6.9 7.7
Operating Cost 8.4 8.5 8.3
Safety 9.3 9.0 9.1
Reliability 2.5 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

  • Comfortable front seats
  • Good fuel economy
  • Great handling and braking
  • Good safety scores
  • Good fuel economy
  • Many standard safety features
  • Good reliability rating
  • High safety scores and reliability rating
  • Good gas mileage
  • Many standard safety features
  • Underpowered engine
  • Low reliability rating
  • Few available tech features
  • Few standard interior features
  • Cramped seating
  • Underpowered engine
  • Confusing Ford Sync infotainment system
  • Interior looks and feels cheap

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 1.5L/91 Gas I4 1.5L/91 Gas I4 2.0L/121
MPG 29 City / 35 Hwy 29 City / 36 Hwy 25 City / 35 Hwy



Body Style 4 Door HB 3 Door Hatchback 4 Door Sedan


Wheelbase(in) 98.0 96.9 102.9
Length, Overall (in) 155.5 150.6 175.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.7 67.8
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 60.0 58.6

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2306 2311 2672

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Optional Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Optional Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Optional
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 87.1 84.6 93.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.4 39.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 40.3 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 51.4 53.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 50.0 50.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.9 38.3
Second Leg Room (in) 33.0 33.8 36.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.2 50.4 53.6
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 46.7 50.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 27.8 25.7
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.8


AM/FM Stereo Standard Optional Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Optional Standard
CD Player Standard Optional Standard
MP3 Player Standard Optional Standard
Satellite Radio Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional


Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.5L/91 1.5L/91 2.0L/121
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 100 @ 6000 106 @ 6000 140 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 98 @ 4000 103 @ 4200 136 @ 4250
Transmission Manual Manual Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 32.2 30.8 34.2


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 36 35
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.3 11.1 13.5


Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Axle Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) SLA


Automatic Optional
4-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.