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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda Mazda6 Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda Mazda6 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $29,165

Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring   
Difference: $3,805

Lowest Total Invoice: $27,459

Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring   
Difference: $3,527

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Model Year20172017
ModelMazda3Mazda6
TrimGrand TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $23,145 $30,695
Base Invoice $22,144 $28,991
Premium Equipment Package 1,600  
i-ACTIVSENSE Package 1,100  
Cargo net 50 50
Cargo mat 75 75
Door sill trim plates 125 125
All-weather floor mats 100 125
Obstacle detection, rear 495 475
Remote start 550 550
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,050  
Premium Equipment Package 1,376  
i-ACTIVSENSE Package 946  
Cargo net 40 40
Cargo mat 60 60
Door sill trim plates 100 100
All-weather floor mats 80 100
Obstacle detection, rear 396 380
Remote start 440 440
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,002  
Options (change) 5,145 1,400
Options (change) 4,440 1,120
Destination 875 875
Total Price $29,165 $32,970
Total Invoice $27,459 $30,986

The configured Mazda Mazda3 4dr Sedan has a 184-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan has a 184-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mazda Mazda3 and Mazda Mazda6 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring trim is $23,145. The features would cost an additional $5,145. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $29,165.

The base sticker price of the Mazda Mazda6 Grand Touring trim is $30,695. The features would cost an additional $1,400. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $32,970.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda Mazda3 trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda Mazda6 trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda Mazda6 Grand Touring appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Mazda Mazda3 4dr Sedan has a 184-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan has a 184-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mazda Mazda3 and Mazda Mazda6 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring trim is $22,144. The features would cost an additional $4,440. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $27,459.

The invoice of the Mazda Mazda6 Grand Touring trim is $28,991. The features would cost an additional $1,120. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $30,986.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda Mazda3 trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda Mazda6 trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda Mazda6 Grand Touring appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda Mazda6

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,555
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,352
Model Year20172017
ModelMazda3Mazda6
TrimGrand TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine184hp I4184hp I4
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)27/36 MPG26/35 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9231, 11
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-18225/45-19
Total Price$29,165$32,970
Adjustments for Features0-1,250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$29,165$31,720
Total Invoice$27,459$30,986
Adjustments for Features0-1,175
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$27,459$29,811

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda Mazda6

Model Year20172017
ModelMazda3Mazda6
TrimGrand TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player $125
MP3-compatible player $50
Rear air vents $100
Exterior 
Black grille (optional)$0 
Laminated front side windows $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Digital instruments$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Memory system, driver seat $200
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Wheels, dark finish $0
Total Value of Features$1,200$2,450
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,250
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,175

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda Mazda6

Model Year20172017
ModelMazda3Mazda6
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in111.4 in
Length180.3 in191.5 in
Width70.7 in72.4 in
Height57.3 in57.1 in
Curb Weight3,100 lb.3,250 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.16.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.6 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.2 in57.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in56.1 in
Row 1 Legroom42.2 in42.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.4 in55.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.5 in56.1 in
Row 2 Legroom35.8 in38.7 in
Cargo Volume12.4 ft314.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring

Premium Equipment Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
LED tail lights0No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Total Requested195095%
Total Not Requested1005%
i-ACTIVSENSE Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Road sign information75Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Following distance indicator25Yes
Total Requested1400100%
Total Not Requested00%

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