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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: $27,115

Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring   
Difference: $4,665

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelMazda3AltimaAltima
TrimGrand Touring2.5 SL3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $23,145 $28,995 $35,510
Premium Equipment Package 1,600    
Remote start 550    
Cargo mat 75    
Interior ambient lighting 250    
Obstacle detection, rear 495    
Door sill trim plates 125    
Floor mats   235 235
Technology Package   1,290  
Illuminated door sill trim plates   375 375
Premium Equipment Package 1,376    
Remote start 440    
Cargo mat 60    
Interior ambient lighting 200    
Obstacle detection, rear 396    
Door sill trim plates 100    
Floor mats   0 0
Technology Package   0  
Illuminated door sill trim plates   0 0
Options (change) 3,095 1,900 610
Options (change) 2,572 0 0
Destination 875 885 885
Total Price $27,115 $31,780 $37,005

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Nissan Altima

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Nissan Altima 3.5 SL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,500
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $24,727
Model Year201820182018
ModelMazda3AltimaAltima
TrimGrand Touring2.5 SL3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine184hp I4182hp I4270hp V6
TransmissionM6CVTCVT-7
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9?, 9?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-18215/55-17235/45-18
Total Price$27,115$31,780$37,005
Adjustments for Features0-165-865
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$27,115$31,615$36,140
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$4,525

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year201820182018
ModelMazda3AltimaAltima
TrimGrand Touring2.5 SL3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150  
CVT $1000 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
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  
Following distance indicator$25  
Forward collision warning$200  
G-vectoring control$50  
Lane departure warning$200  
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Obstacle detection, rear$300 $300
Predictive forward collision warning $250$250
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100
CD player $125$125
HD radio$50  
MP3-compatible player $50$50
Rain-sensing wipers$175  
Rear air vents $100$100
Surround sound$250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Traffic information$25  
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0 
Black grille (optional)$0  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200  
Compass $0$0
Digital instruments$0  
Head-up display (HUD)$350  
Road sign information$75  
Steering-linked headlights$150  
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100  
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50  
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Total Value of Features$2,675$2,840$3,540
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$165$865
Value of Feature Adjustments0-5-21

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year20182018
ModelMazda3Altima
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in109.3 in
Length180.3 in191.9 in
Width70.7 in72.0 in
Height57.3 in57.8 in
Curb Weight2,900 lb.3,198 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.6 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.2 in56.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in54.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.2 in45.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.4 in56.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.5 in52.1 in
Row 2 Legroom35.8 in36.1 in
Cargo Volume12.4 ft315.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring

Premium Equipment Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Road sign information75No
Navigation system600Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested205076%
Total Not Requested65024%

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 control500Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Predictive forward collision warning50No
Traffic + travel information25No
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100No
Android Auto support100No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested285083%
Total Not Requested57517%

Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

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

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