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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Nissan Altima Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Nissan Altima Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $27,945

Mazda Mazda3 Premium   
Difference: $3,835

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201920182018
ModelMazda3AltimaAltima
TrimPremium2.5 SL3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $26,500 $28,995 $35,510
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 325    
Cargo mat 75    
Door sill trim plates 125    
Floor mats   235 235
Technology Package   1,290  
Illuminated door sill trim plates   375 375
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 260    
Cargo mat 60    
Door sill trim plates 100    
Floor mats   0 0
Technology Package   0  
Illuminated door sill trim plates   0 0
Options (change) 525 1,900 610
Options (change) 420 0 0
Destination 920 885 885
Total Price $27,945 $31,780 $37,005

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Nissan Altima

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mazda Mazda3 Premium
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Nissan Altima 3.5 SL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,695
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $428
Model Year201920182018
ModelMazda3AltimaAltima
TrimPremium2.5 SL3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine186hp I4182hp I4270hp V6
TransmissionT6CVTCVT-7
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 12?, 9?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-18215/55-17235/45-18
Total Price$27,945$31,780$37,005
Adjustments for Features-8600-600
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$27,085$31,780$36,405
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$4,625

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year201920182018
ModelMazda3AltimaAltima
TrimPremium2.5 SL3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100  
CVT $1000 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $600$600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850  
Heated steering wheel $100$100
Remote start $150$150
Remote window/roof operation $15$15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25  
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Automatic braking, low-speed$200  
Driver drowsiness monitor$150  
Following distance indicator$25  
Forward collision warning$200  
G-vectoring control$100  
Knee airbag, driver$75  
Knee airbag, passenger$75  
Lane departure warning$200  
Lane keeping assist$400  
Obstacle detection, front  $150
Obstacle detection, rear  $250
Pedestrian detection$50  
Predictive forward collision warning $250$250
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Climate Control 
Rain-sensing wipers$175  
Rear air vents $100$100
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0 
Infotainment 
CD player $125$125
HD radio$50  
MP3-compatible player $50$50
Navigation system $600$600
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200$200
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Voice control for audio system$25  
Voice control for nav and audio $100$100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200  
Compass $0$0
Fog lights $125$125
Head-up display (HUD)$350  
Heated mirrors $25$25
Interior ambient lighting $150$150
LED headlights$1000  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750
Steering-linked headlights$150  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100  
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200
Memory system, driver seat$200  
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100
Transmission 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 $100
Total Value of Features$5,800$4,940$5,540
Value of Feature Adjustments$860$0$600
Value of Feature Adjustments-410-14

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year20192018
ModelMazda3Altima
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase107.3 in109.3 in
Length183.5 in191.9 in
Width70.7 in72.0 in
Height56.9 in57.8 in
Curb Weight3,072 lb.3,198 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.0 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.7 in56.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.6 in54.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in45.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.3 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.5 in56.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room50.9 in52.1 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in36.1 in
Cargo Volume13.2 ft315.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 2.5 SL

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar200No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Predictive forward collision warning50No
Android Auto support100Yes
Navigation system600No
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic + travel information25No
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Total Requested230070%
Total Not Requested97530%

Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%

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