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Compare Mazda 3 BL Sedan [1.6D 5MT] vs Mazda 6 GG1 facelift Sedan [1.8]

Reviews

Neo score
41%
38%
Pros
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Small turning circle
  • Good towing capacity
  • Good towing capacity
  • Interesting Mazdaspeed6 option
Cons
  • Not as smart looking as the hatchback
  • Bad 0-100kph time
  • No powerful engine options
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Somewhat sterile inside
  • Base engines are lethargic

Price

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Variants

1.6D 5MT
1.6D 6MT
1.6
2.0
2.0 AT
2.2D 150PS
2.2D 185PS
2.5
2.5 AT
1.8
2.0
2.0 AT
2.0D 121hp
2.0D 143hp
2.3
2.3 AT
Mazdaspeed6 (MPS)

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
430 L / 15.2 cu-ft
501 L / 17.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
8.0 L / 8.5 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.0 L / 5.3 qt
6.4 L / 6.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
64.0 L / 16.9 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
570 kg / 1257 lbs
520 kg / 1146 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Disc
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Tire Size
205/55 R16
195/65 R15 H
Turning Circle
10.4 m / 34.1 ft
10.8 m / 35.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
155 mm / 6.1 in
130 mm / 5.1 in
Size | Height
1470 mm / 57.9 in
1435 mm / 56.5 in
Size | Length
4580 mm / 180.3 in
4690 mm / 184.6 in
Size | Width
1755 mm / 69.1 in | 2002 mm / 78.8 in (mirror unfolded)
1780 mm / 70.1 in
Track Width | Front
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
1550.0 mm / 61.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1530.0 mm / 60.2 in
1550.0 mm / 61.0 in
Weight
1245.0 kg / 2744.8 lbs
1305.0 kg / 2877.0 lbs
Wheel Size
16 in
15 in
Wheelbase
2640 mm / 103.9 in
2675 mm / 105.3 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
11.0 sec
10.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.5 sec
10.2 sec
CO2 Emission
119 g/km
184 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.28
0.30
Fuel Economy
4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (urban) | 3.8 L/100km / 61.9 MPG (highway)
7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (combined) | 10.8 L/100km / 21.8 MPG (urban) | 5.9 L/100km / 39.9 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
187.0 km/h / 116.2 mph
197.0 km/h / 122.4 mph
Towing Capacity
600 kg / 1323 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
550 kg / 1213 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 4
Engine
L5-VE
Engine | Bore
75.0 mm / 3.0 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
18.3:1
10.8:1
Engine | Displacement
1.6 L / 95.2 cu-in / 1560.0 cc
1.8 L / 109.7 cu-in / 1798.0 cc
Engine | Power
109.0 hp / 81.3 kW @ 4000 rpm
120.0 hp / 89.5 kW @ 5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
69.9 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
66.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
83.1 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Torque
240 Nm / 177.0 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
165 Nm / 121.7 lb-ft @ 4300 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2009 ~ 2010
2005 ~ 2008
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