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1995 Mazda MX-3
2 Dr STD Hatchback
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,880
2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$12,687
8 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1995 Mazda MX-3
2 Dr STD Hatchback

For its final year of production, the Mazda MX-3 sports coupe was available only in a Base model, since the GS version, with its 130-horsepower V6 engine, was dropped from the lineup. ...

2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
Aaron Cole Test Drive Review:

The 2016 Dodge Dart is the king (or queen) of big compacts with a large exterior that rivals that of some midsize sedans. With a lot of metal to haul around, the Dart may not be the qu...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1995 Mazda MX-3
2 Dr STD Hatchback
GuruHD8HG writes:
Nice little coup overall. Fun to drive and great mpg. Slow off the line but pulls good above 3000 rpm. Parts a...
Front Seats Ranked 1987 Nissan 200SX worse.
"The front seats fit snug and hold you in place better than the Nissan."
Back Seats Ranked 1987 Nissan 200SX better.
"The back seat of the Nissan was much bigger and folded down flat."
95
Daphné 1995 Mazda MX-3 2 Dr STD HatchbackReview:

Great Car If In Good Shape — Really a fun car to drive. Not so expensive to mod or to repair. About 6L/100km with a tank an avera...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jake 1995 Mazda MX-3 2 Dr STD HatchbackReview:

This Car Is Lower Then The Bottom Line! — performace is great but needs turbo and better gears car tops out at 220 kms and gets there quick. b...

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

2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
415
MNTurbodiesel24 writes:
Such a great car for the price handles like a dream plenty of power and does excellent on fuel would definitel...
Project Zorgo Is watching writes:
It’s ok not good not bad
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited 1LT FWD better.
"The taillights and grille look better"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited 1LT FWD better.
"It’s bigger nicer more family oriented and pretty"
10
Thomas writes:
Sporty, Pickup, cool riding.Smooth ride.
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5 S worse.
"Very cool and low to the ground for a sport car value ride. Altima is for very safe family man."
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5 S worse.
"Leg room and but gripping seats in the Dodge, Nissan back seat is very boxy."

Specs

1995 Mazda MX-3
2 Dr STD Hatchback
2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
--
28 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
--
40 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
88 hp @ 5,000 RPM
88 hp @ 5,000 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
98 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
98 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9:1
9:1
9.8:1
9.8:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
2.83 in x 3.31 in
2.83 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 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 Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 31.1 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 13.1 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 165.7 in 183.9 in
Width 66.7 in 72 in
Height 51.6 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 96.3 in 106.4 in

Available Options

1995 Mazda MX-3
2 Dr STD Hatchback
2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD

Exterior Colors

  • B5 Blue Pearlcoat
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Laser Blue Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • Redline 2-Coat Pearl
  • TorRed
  • True Blue Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Radio: 8.4 NAV
  • Radio: 8.4 Navigation
  • Mopar Interior Manual Transmission Package
  • Mopar Black/Red/Gray Dart Graphic
  • Mopar Full Hood Black/Red Stripe
  • Mopar Roof/Hood Dual Black Stripes
  • Satin Black Hood/Roof/Trunk/Spoiler
  • Quick Order Package 26F Turbo
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Dual Dry Clutch Auto (C633)

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