Model Compare

Comparing the "2006 Volkswagen Jetta" and "2006 Mazda Mazda3"

Overview

MSRP

$17,900

$13,710

MPG (Combined)

Not Available

Not Available

Engine

150-hp, 2.5-liter I-5 (regular gas)

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

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

Transmission

5-speed manual w/OD ,

6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

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

$18,530

$14,270

MSRP

$17,900

$13,710

Invoice Price

$17,049

$12,848

Destination Charge

$630

$560

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

Not Available

Not Available

City MPG

22

28

Highway MPG

30

35

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

3

1

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Not available

Dome Light

Fade

Regular

Glovebox Light

Standard

Standard

Map Light

Front

Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front

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

179.3 "

178.3 "

Wheelbase

101.5 "

103.9 "

Front Track

60.7 "

60.2 "

Rear Track

59.7 "

59.6 "

Width

69.3 "

69.1 "

Turning Radius

17.9 '

17.1 '

Height

57.5 "

57.7 "

Horsepower

150 @ 5,000 rpm

150 @ 6,500 rpm

Torque

170 @ 3,750 rpm

135 @ 4,500 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

14.5 gal.

14.5 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.25 / 3.65 "

3.44 / 3.27 "

Drag Coefficient

.31

.32

Curb Weight

3,230 lbs.

2,696 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

Not available

Not available

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

Not available

Passenger Volume

91 cu.ft.

94 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

41.2 "

41.9 "

Front Headroom

38.5 "

39.1 "

Front Hip Room

Not available

54.9 "

Front Shoulder Room

54.8 "

54.9 "

Rear Legroom

35.4 "

36.3 "

Rear Headroom

37.2 "

37.4 "

Rear Hip Room

Not available

53.9 "

Rear Shoulder Room

53.1 "

54.0 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

16.0 cu.ft.

11.4 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

16.0 cu.ft.

11.4 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

Not available

Not available

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

16.0 cu.ft.

11.4 cu.ft.

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