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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Chevrolet Cruze Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Chevrolet Cruze Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $23,290

Mazda Mazda3 Sport   
Difference: $1,640

Lowest Total Invoice: $21,872

Mazda Mazda3 Sport   
Difference: $1,964

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Model Year201820182018
ModelMazda3CruzeCruze
TrimSportLTPremier
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $18,095 $20,845 $23,475
Base Invoice $17,319 $20,011 $22,536
Preferred Equipment Package 1,000    
Door sill trim plates 125 125 125
All-weather floor mats 100 140 140
Fog lights 375   375
Rear spoiler 375   425
Obstacle detection, rear 495    
Remote start 550    
Interior ambient lighting 250    
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,050 605  
RS Package   695  
Driver Confidence Package   495  
Convenience Package   1,150  
Preferred Equipment Package 860    
Door sill trim plates 100 114 114
All-weather floor mats 80 127 127
Fog lights 300   341
Rear spoiler 300   387
Obstacle detection, rear 396    
Remote start 440    
Interior ambient lighting 200    
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,002 581  
RS Package   632  
Driver Confidence Package   450  
Convenience Package   1,046  
Options (change) 4,320 3,210 1,065
Options (change) 3,678 2,950 969
Destination 875 875 875
Total Price $23,290 $24,930 $25,415
Total Invoice $21,872 $23,836 $24,380

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Chevrolet Cruze

Lowest Adjusted Price: Chevrolet Cruze Premier
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Mazda Mazda3 Sport
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $460
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $28
Model Year201820182018
ModelMazda3CruzeCruze
TrimSportLTPremier
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine155hp I4153hp I4153hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)28/37 MPG30/40 MPG30/40 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/60-16205/55-16225/45-17
Total Price$23,290$24,930$25,415
Adjustments for Features0-1,730-2,585
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$23,290$23,200$22,830
Cost Above Minimum$0$370$0
Total Invoice$21,872$23,836$24,380
Adjustments for Features0-1,654-2,480
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$21,872$22,182$21,900
Cost Above Minimum$0$282$0

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Chevrolet Cruze

Model Year201820182018
ModelMazda3CruzeCruze
TrimSportLTPremier
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel  $100
Proximity key $250$250
Remote app $25$25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25  
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Automatic braking, low-speed$200  
Blind spot warning system$200$200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100 
G-vectoring control$50  
Knee airbag, driver $100$100
Knee airbag, passenger $100$100
Obstacle detection, rear$300$300 
Rear side airbags $300$300
Rollover sensor $50$50
Safety key $5$5
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50
Android Auto support $100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100
HD radio$50  
Rain-sensing wipers$175  
Satellite radio $200$200
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75
Voice control for external devices $0$0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50
Exterior 
Body kit $0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Digital instruments$0  
Illuminated visor mirror, driver  $50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger  $50
Interior ambient lighting$150 $150
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25 $25
Visor mirror, driver$10$10 
Visor mirror, passenger$10$10 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated front seats $200$200
Leather seating surfaces  $900
Leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50  
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power recliner, driver seat $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Touring suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$2,470$4,200$5,055
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,730$2,585
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,654-2,480

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Chevrolet Cruze

Model Year20182018
ModelMazda3Cruze
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in106.3 in
Length180.3 in183.7 in
Width70.7 in70.5 in
Height57.3 in57.4 in
Curb Weight2,967 lb.2,870 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.13.7 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.6 in38.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.2 in54.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in53.2 in
Row 1 Legroom42.2 in42.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.4 in53.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.5 in51.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.8 in36.1 in
Cargo Volume12.4 ft314.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mazda Mazda3 Sport

Preferred Equipment Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated mirrors25Yes
Center armrest(s), second row50Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Automatic headlights125Yes
Alloy wheels350Yes
Front sport buckets100No
Additional chrome trim0No
Turn signals on or near mirrors25Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Total Requested87581%
Total Not Requested20019%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Cruze LT

6-speed manually-shiftable automatic
FeatureValueRequested?
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic0Yes
Automatic start / stop150No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested150100%
RS Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Fog lights125Yes
Body kit0No
Rear spoiler200Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Confidence Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Total Requested600100%
Total Not Requested00%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Remote start150Yes
Heated front seats200No
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100No
Power height adjuster, driver seat50No
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100No
Power recliner, driver seat100No
Proximity key250No
Total Requested15016%
Total Not Requested80084%

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