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Comparing the "2008 Saturn Astra" and "2008 Mazda Mazda3"

Overview

MSRP

$15,875

$13,995

MPG (Combined)

Not Available

Not Available

Engine

138-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)

144-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas) ,

148-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)

Transmission

4-speed automatic w/OD ,

5-speed manual w/OD

4-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual ,

5-speed manual w/OD

Drivetrain

FWD

FWD

Seats

5

5

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$16,495

$14,645

MSRP

$15,875

$13,995

Invoice Price

$14,843

$13,115

Destination Charge

$620

$650

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

Not Available

Not Available

City MPG

24

24

Highway MPG

32

32

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Not available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Compass

Not available

Available

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Driver and passenger

Not available

Steering Wheel Material

Urethane

Urethane

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Urethane

Urethane

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-dash

In-radio display

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

1

2

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Not available

Dome Light

Fade

Regular

Glovebox Light

Standard

Standard

Map Light

Front & rear

Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front and rear

Front and rear

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Not available

Available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Not available

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Carpeted front & rear

Carpeted front & rear

USB Ports

Not available

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Not available

Specifications

Length

170.5 "

177.4 "

Wheelbase

102.9 "

103.9 "

Front Track

58.6 "

60.2 "

Rear Track

58.6 "

59.6 "

Width

69.0 "

69.1 "

Turning Radius

17.2 '

17.1 '

Height

57.4 "

57.7 "

Horsepower

138 @ 6,300 rpm

148 @ 6,500 rpm

Torque

125 @ 3,800 rpm

135 @ 4,500 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

12.0 gal.

14.5 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.16 / 3.47 "

3.44 / 3.27 "

Drag Coefficient

Not available

.29

Curb Weight

2,921 lbs.

2,780 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

3,814 lbs.

Not available

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

Not available

Passenger Volume

92 cu.ft.

94 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

42.0 "

41.1 "

Front Headroom

38.9 "

39.1 "

Front Hip Room

51.8 "

53.8 "

Front Shoulder Room

53.9 "

54.9 "

Rear Legroom

35.3 "

36.3 "

Rear Headroom

38.3 "

37.4 "

Rear Hip Room

51.4 "

52.5 "

Rear Shoulder Room

52.8 "

54.0 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

44.8 cu.ft.

11.5 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

19.8 cu.ft.

11.5 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

44.8 cu.ft.

Not available

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

44.8 cu.ft.

11.5 cu.ft.

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