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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: $27,970

Mazda Mazda3 Premium   
Difference: $5,095

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202120212021202020202020
ModelMazda3Mazda3Mazda3AltimaAltimaAltima
TrimPremiumTurboPremium Plus2.5 SL2.5 PlatinumVC-T Platinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $26,500 $29,900 $32,450 $30,240 $32,400 $35,180
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 325 325 325      
Cargo mat 75 75 75      
Door sill trim plates 125 125 125      
Floor mats       235 235 235
Technology Package       1,290 1,290  
Illuminated door sill trim plates       375 375 375
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 260 260 260      
Cargo mat 60 60 60      
Door sill trim plates 100 100 100      
Floor mats       0 0 0
Technology Package       0 0  
Illuminated door sill trim plates       0 0 0
Options (change) 525 525 525 1,900 1,900 610
Options (change) 420 420 420 0 0 0
Destination 945 945 945 925 925 925
Total Price $27,970 $31,370 $33,920 $33,065 $35,225 $36,715

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Nissan Altima

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mazda Mazda3 Premium
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Nissan Altima VC-T Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,755
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $350
Model Year202120212021202020202020
ModelMazda3Mazda3Mazda3AltimaAltimaAltima
TrimPremiumTurboPremium Plus2.5 SL2.5 PlatinumVC-T Platinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine186hp I4250hp I4250hp I4188hp I4188hp I4248hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6CVTCVTCVT
DrivetrainFWDAWDAWDFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 12?, 12?, 12?, 9?, 9?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-18215/45-18215/45-18215/55-17235/40-19235/40-19
Total Price$27,970$31,370$33,920$33,065$35,225$36,715
Adjustments for Features-660-2,360-2,36000-500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$27,310$29,010$31,560$33,065$35,225$36,215
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,700$4,250$0$2,160$3,150

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year202120212021202020202020
ModelMazda3Mazda3Mazda3AltimaAltimaAltima
TrimPremiumTurboPremium Plus2.5 SL2.5 PlatinumVC-T Platinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100   
CVT   $1000$1000$1000
FWD$0  $0$0$0
AWD $1700$1700   
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control   $600$600$600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850$850$850   
Heated steering wheel   $100$100$100
Remote start   $150$150$150
Remote window/roof operation   $15$15$15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25$25   
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0   
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200$200   
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150$150   
Following distance indicator$25$25$25   
Forward collision warning$200$200$200   
G-vectoring control$100$100$100   
Knee airbag, driver$75$75$75   
Knee airbag, passenger$75$75$75   
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200$200   
Lane departure warning$200$200$200   
Obstacle detection, front     $150
Obstacle detection, rear     $250
Pedestrian detection$50$50$50   
Predictive forward collision warning   $250$250$250
Torque vectoring, brake-based   $100$100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player   $125$125$125
HD radio$50$50$50   
MP3-compatible player   $50$50$50
Navigation system   $600$600$600
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175$175   
Rear air vents   $100$100$100
Telematics service, such as OnStar   $200$200$200
Traffic + travel information   $25$25$25
Variable intermittent wipers   $75$75$75
Voice control for audio system$25$25$25   
Voice control for nav and audio   $100$100$100
Exterior 
Active grille shutters   $0$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200$200   
Compass   $0$0$0
Fog lights   $125$125$125
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350$350   
Heated mirrors   $25$25$25
Interior ambient lighting   $150$150$150
LED headlights$1000$1000$1000   
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only   $750$750$750
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150   
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100$100   
Illuminated door sill trim plates   $200$200$200
Memory system, driver seat$200$200$200   
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat   $100$100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat   $100$100$100
Total Value of Features$5,600$7,300$7,300$4,940$4,940$5,440
Value of Feature Adjustments$660$2,360$2,360$0$0$500
Value of Feature Adjustments-32-103-9500-13

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year20212020
ModelMazda3Altima
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase107.3 in111.2 in
Length183.5 in192.9 in
Width70.7 in72.9 in
Height56.9 in56.7 in
Curb Weight3,101 lb.3,213 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.16.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.0 in39.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.7 in58.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.6 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in43.8 in
Row 2 Headroom37.3 in36.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.5 in57.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room50.9 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in35.2 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
Navigation system600No
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic + travel information25No
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
Total Requested230070%
Total Not Requested97530%

Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 2.5 Platinum

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
Navigation system600No
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic + travel information25No
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
Total Requested230070%
Total Not Requested97530%

Option Package Details
Nissan Altima VC-T Platinum

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

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