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4dr Sdn Manual 1.6 S
  • 4dr Sdn Manual 1.6 S
  • 4dr Sdn Auto 1.6 S
  • 4dr Sdn CVT 1.6 S Plus
  • 4dr Sdn CVT 1.6 SV
  • 4dr Sdn CVT 1.6 SL
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB ST
  • 5dr HB Titanium
4dr Sdn Man i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Man i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Auto 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 i Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Man i Grand Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto i Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Man Mazdaspeed3 Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Man s Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Man s Grand Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto s Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto s Grand Touring

Prices

MSRP $11,990 $16,200 $16,700
Invoice $11,577 $15,269 $16,229
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.8 8.6 8.6
Critics' Rating 7.1 9.3 9.0
Performance 6.5 8.4 8.8
Interior 7.2 7.5 7.5
Safety 8.5 9.0 9.0
Reliability 2.0 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Spacious interior
  • Large trunk
  • Good fuel economy with CVT
  • Sporty and aggressive styling
  • Superb handling
  • Good fuel economy
  • Nimble handling
  • Great fuel economy and performance from Skyactiv engine
  • Responsive manual and automatic transmissions
Cons
  • Unexciting driving experience
  • Cheap interior materials
  • Few standard features
  • Confusing infotainment systems
  • Tiny navigation screen
  • Less cargo space than competitors
  • Cramped second-row seats

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 2.0L/122 Gas I4 2.0L/122
MPG 27 City / 36 Hwy 26 City / 36 Hwy 25 City / 33 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 102.400 104.3 103.9
Length, Overall (in) 176.000 178.5 180.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.700 71.8 69.1
Height, Overall (in) 60.400 57.7 57.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2345 2907 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
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.200 90.7 94.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.800 38.3 38.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.800 41.9 42.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.700 55.6 54.9
Front Hip Room (in) 48.100 53.9 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.600 38 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.000 33.2 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.900 53.7 54.0
Second Hip Room (in) 46.200 52.7 52.2
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.100 13.2 11.8

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional

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
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 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 Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard 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 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 109 @ 6000 160 @ 6500 148 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 107 @ 4400 146 @ 4450 135 @ 4500
Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Turning diameter 34.800 36 34.2

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Optional Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 36 33
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.800 12.4 14.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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