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  • 2011 Mazda Mazda3

    #7 in 2011 Compact Cars

  • 2011 Volkswagen Golf

    #11 in 2011 Compact Cars

  • 2011 Mini Cooper

    #2 in 2011 Subcompact Cars

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $15,800
    • $17,995
    • $19,400
    • Avg. Paid
    • $5,623
    • $6,228
    • $6,536

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 8.4 /10
    • 8.4 /10
    • 8.9 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 9.3 /10
    • 9.0 /10
    • 8.9 /10
    • Performance
    • 8.7 /10
    • 8.4 /10
    • 8.4 /10
    • Interior
    • 8.7 /10
    • 8.7 /10
    • 6.5 /10
    • Cost to Own
    • 9.3 /10
    • 9.3 /10
    • 9.4 /10
    • Safety
    • 8.9 /10
    • 9.7 /10
    • 8.9 /10
    • Reliability
    • 3.0 /5
    • 2.5 /5
    • 5.0 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Fun to drive
      • Quality interior
      • Good safety scores
      • Quality interior with comfortable seats
      • Outstanding safety scores
      • Refined performance
      • Good cargo space
      • Excellent fuel economy
      • Agile handling
      • Powerful engine options
    • Cons
      • Tight rear seats
      • Small trunk in sedan
      • Below-average reliability
      • Little cargo space
      • Cramped rear seats

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas I4 2.0L/122
    • Gas I5 2.5L/151
    • Gas 4-Cyl 1.6L/98
    • MPG
    • 25 City / 33 Hwy
    • 23 City / 33 Hwy
    • 29 City / 37 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • 4 Door Sedan
    • 2 Door HB
    • 2 Door Coupe
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 103.9
    • 101.5
    • 97.1
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 180.7
    • 165.4
    • 146.6
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 69.1
    • 70.3
    • 66.3
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 57.9
    • 58.3
    • 55.4
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Sun/Moon Roof
    •  
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Panoramic Roof
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Sun/Moonroof
    •  
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 2859
    • 2968
    • 2535
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    •  
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Steel Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Wheel Covers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    •  
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Cruise Control
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Fog Lamps
    • Optional
    •  
    • Optional
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • HID headlights
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Interior Cargo Shade
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Keyless Start
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Rear Parking Aid
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Front Reading Lamps
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Rear Reading Lamps
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Trip Computer
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Remote Trunk Release
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Universal Garage Door Opener
    • Optional
    •  
    • Optional
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rain Sensing Wipers
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Keyless Entry
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electrochromic rearview mirror
    • Optional
    •  
    • Optional
    • Heated Mirrors
    •  
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Power Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Folding Mirrors
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 5
    • 5
    • 4
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 94.1
    • 93.0
    • - TBD -
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 38.9
    • 39.3
    • 38.8
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 42.0
    • 41.2
    • 41.7
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 54.9
    • 54.7
    • 50.3
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 53.7
    • - TBD -
    • - TBD -
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 37.5
    • 38.5
    • 37.6
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 36.2
    • 35.5
    • 27.9
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 54.0
    • 52.8
    • 44.7
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 52.2
    • - TBD -
    • - TBD -
    • Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.)
    •  
    • 46.0
    • 24.0
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 11.8
    •  
    •  
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Changer
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • HD Radio
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Satellite Radio
    • Optional
    •  
    • Standard
    • Premium Sound System
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    Heating & Cooling
    • Climate Control
    •  
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • A/C
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Navigation & Communication
    • Navigation System
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Wireless Cell Phone Hookup
    •  
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Leather Seats
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Premium Synthetic Seats
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Heated Front Seats
    •  
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Daytime Running Lights
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Emergency Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • 5 Cylinder Engine
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Engine Type
    • Gas I4
    • Gas I5
    • Gas 4-Cyl
    • Displacement
    • 2.0L/122
    • 2.5L/151
    • 1.6L/98
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 148 @ 6500
    • 170 @ 5700
    • 121 @ 6000
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 135 @ 4500
    • 177 @ 4250
    • 114 @ 4250
    • Transmission
    • Manual w/OD
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Turning diameter
    • 34.2
    • 35.8 ft
    • 35.1
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 25
    • 23
    • 29
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 33
    • 33
    • 37
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 14.5
    • 14.5
    • 13.2
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Multi-link
    • 4-Link
    • 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
    • Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • 6-Speed Automatic
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 5-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • 6-Speed Manual
    •  
    •  
    • Standard

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