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Standard Standard
Optional Optional
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2013 Ford Fiesta 2013 Honda Fit 2012 Mazda Mazda3
   
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 5dr HB S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium
Manual
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation
4dr Sdn Man i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Man i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Man i Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Man i Touring
  • 5dr HB Man i Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto i Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Man s Touring
  • 5dr HB Man s Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto s Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto s Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Man s Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto i Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Man s Grand Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto s Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Man Mazdaspeed3 Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto s Grand Touring

Prices

MSRP $13,200 $15,425 $15,200
Invoice $12,705 $15,023 $14,771
Avg. Paid N/A $15,760 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.6 8.4 8.8
Critics' Rating 9.1 9.0 9.2
Performance 8.6 8.1 8.9
Interior 8.3 8.8 7.6
Safety 9.3 8.3 9.2
Reliability 3.0 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Well-made interior
  • Comfortable front seats
  • Smooth manual transmission
  • Great handling
  • Impressive cabin space
  • Innovative storage options
  • Good front and rear visibility
  • Fun to drive
  • Great fuel economy and performance from Skyactiv engine
Cons
  • Confusing interior controls
  • Underpowered engine
  • Engine and road noise permeates cabin
  • Competitors offer more features
  • Goofy-looking grill
  • Tiny navigation screen
  • Less cargo space than competitors

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 1.6L/97 Gas I4 1.5L/91 Gas I4 2.0L/122
MPG 29 City / 39 Hwy 27 City / 33 Hwy 25 City / 33 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Hatchback 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 98.000 98.4 103.9
Length, Overall (in) 173.600 161.6 180.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.800 66.7 69.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.000 60.0 57.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2578 2496 2866

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
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 85.100 90.8 94.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.100 40.4 38.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.200 41.3 42.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.700 52.7 54.9
Front Hip Room (in) 50.600 51.5 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.100 39.0 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 31.200 34.5 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.000 51.3 54.0
Second Hip Room (in) 49.200 51.3 52.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.800 11.8

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

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
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.6L/97 1.5L/91 2.0L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 120 @ 6350 117 @ 6600 148 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 112 @ 5000 106 @ 4800 135 @ 4500
Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Turning diameter 34.400 34.4 34.2

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 33 33
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.000 10.6 14.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Macpherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Twist Beam Torsion Beam Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Optional Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard Standard