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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $29,095

Mazda Mazda3 Premium   
Difference: $7,160

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20192018
ModelMazda3Golf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimPremiumGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $27,500 $35,070
Cargo net 50 100
All-weather floor mats 100 235
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 325  
Cargo mat 75  
Door sill trim plates 125  
Cargo net 40 80
All-weather floor mats 80 185
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 260  
Cargo mat 60  
Door sill trim plates 100  
Options (change) 675 335
Options (change) 540 265
Destination 920 850
Total Price $29,095 $36,255

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda Mazda3 Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,845
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $33,020
Model Year20192018
ModelMazda3Golf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimPremiumGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine186hp I4220hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 12400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-18225/40-18
Total Price$29,095$36,255
Adjustments for Features0-315
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$29,095$35,940

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year20192018
ModelMazda3Golf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimPremiumGTI Autobahn
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
6-speed manual $150
Adaptive cruise control $600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850 
Remote app $25
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear $100
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Following distance indicator$25 
G-vectoring control$100 
Knee airbag, passenger$75 
Lane departure warning$200 
Lane keeping assist$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control 
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Rear air vents $100
Limited-slip front differential $500
Body kit $0
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Sunroof, large $1100
CD player $125
Larger infotainment display $0
Mirrorlink support $0
MP3-compatible player $50
Navigation system $600
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Traffic + travel information $25
Voice control for audio system$25 
Voice control for nav and audio $100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Compass $0
Cornering lights $50
Fog lights $125
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
Heated mirrors $25
Interior ambient lighting $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $50
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Total Value of Features$5,250$5,565
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$315
Value of Feature Adjustments0-302

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year20192018
ModelMazda3Golf / Rabbit / GTI
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase107.3 in103.8 in
Length175.6 in167.6 in
Width70.7 in70.8 in
Height56.7 in58.2 in
Curb Weight3,083 lb.2,946 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.6 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.7 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.6 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.2 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.4 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room50.9 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
20.1 ft317.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
0.0 ft353.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI GTI Autobahn

All-weather floor mats
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%

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