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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
MSRP
$20,650
Invoice
$19,751
Average Price Paid
$20,244
21 listings nationwide

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1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
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2.0 Sedan FWD
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2 Dr LS Coupe
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,236
5 listings nationwide

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1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,400

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

Mazdas are fun. All of them. Even the SUVs. But until recently, they weren’t particularly fast. The joy in driving a Mazda derived from the expertly tuned ride and handling qualities t...

1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe

For its final year in production, Mazda's MX-6 sport coupe was available in two versions. The base (or standard) MX-6 was equipped with a 118-horsepower, 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 5
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
gregory writes:
Power Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Premium RWD better.
"More horses under the hood"
Handling Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Premium RWD better.
"Its a mustang it just handles better"
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
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Amanda 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

It's Amazing Inside And Out. — It's a Mazda.. What's not to love? It's fun to drive in the city or on the highway, it handles great...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Cameron 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

If You Want A Fun, Small Fwd Sports-compact, Buy One Of These. If You Want This One, Contact Me. — --Performance: awesome acceleration, shocks a lot of guys in their Civics. Brakes are pretty good, ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jon 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

Its A Great All Around Car, Dependable, Durable. Quick. Good Looking. — Performance -Acceleration 6 -10. Small v6 packs a punch, but small engine lacks urgency. Build Qual...

Specs

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
18 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
24 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
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164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
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160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
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Displacement
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.28 in x 3.59 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 44 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 27.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 12.4 cu ft
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 181.5 in
Width 70.7 in 68.9 in
Height 56.9 in 51.6 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 102.8 in

Available Options

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe

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