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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Jetta Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Jetta Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $28,005

Volkswagen Jetta SEL   
Difference: $115

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2021202120212021
ModelMazda3Mazda3Mazda3Jetta
TrimPremiumTurboPremium PlusSEL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $26,500 $29,900 $32,450 $25,745
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 325 325 325 325
Cargo net 50 50 50 100
All-weather floor mats 100 100 100 235
Door sill trim plates 125 125 125 240
Cargo mat 75 75 75  
Floor mats       235
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)       130
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 260 260 260 270
Cargo net 40 40 40 80
All-weather floor mats 80 80 80 185
Door sill trim plates 100 100 100 200
Cargo mat 60 60 60  
Floor mats       185
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)       100
Options (change) 675 675 675 1,265
Options (change) 540 540 540 1,020
Destination 945 945 945 995
Total Price $28,120 $31,520 $34,070 $28,005

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mazda Mazda3 Premium
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Mazda Mazda3 Turbo
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,070
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $713
Model Year2021202120212021
ModelMazda3Mazda3Mazda3Jetta
TrimPremiumTurboPremium PlusSEL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine186hp I4250hp I4250hp I4147hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6T8
DrivetrainFWDAWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 12?, 12?, 12400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-18215/45-18215/45-18205/55-17
Total Price$28,120$31,520$34,070$28,005
Adjustments for Features-2,185-3,885-3,8850
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$25,935$27,635$30,185$28,005
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,700$4,250$0

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year2021202120212021
ModelMazda3Mazda3Mazda3Jetta
TrimPremiumTurboPremium PlusSEL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1300
FWD$0  $0
AWD $1700$1700 
Accessories 
Remote app   $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25$25 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200$200 
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear   $100
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150$150 
Following distance indicator$25$25$25 
G-vectoring control$100$100$100 
Knee airbag, driver$100$100$100 
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100$100 
Lane departure warning$200$200$200 
Lane keeping assist$400$400$400 
Pedestrian detection$50$50$50 
Secondary collision brake assist   $25
Vehicle health reports   $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment   $50
Rear seat pass-through   $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player   $125
Heated windshield washer nozzles   $15
Mirrorlink support   $0
MP3-compatible player   $50
Navigation system   $600
Rear air vents   $100
SD Card slot   $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar   $300
Traffic + travel information   $25
Voice control for audio system$25$25$25 
Voice control for nav and audio   $100
Exterior 
Active grille shutters   $0
Rear spoiler   $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200$200 
Compass   $0
Fog lights   $125
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350$350 
Heated mirrors   $25
LED headlights$1000$1000$1000 
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces$900$900$900 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat   $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat   $50
Memory system, driver seat$200$200$200 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Soft-touch instrument panel (optional)   $0
Synthetic leather seating surfaces   $0
Total Value of Features$5,575$7,275$7,275$3,390
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,185$3,885$3,885$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-115-183-1690

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year20212021
ModelMazda3Jetta
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase107.3 in105.7 in
Length183.5 in185.1 in
Width70.7 in70.8 in
Height56.9 in57.4 in
Curb Weight3,101 lb.2,889 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.0 in38.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.7 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.6 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in41.1 in
Row 2 Headroom37.3 in37.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.5 in54.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room50.9 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in37.4 in
Cargo Volume13.2 ft314.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Jetta SEL

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Compass0No
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%

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