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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: $24,565

Mazda Mazda3 Touring   
Difference: $5,720

Lowest Total Invoice: $23,235

Mazda Mazda3 Touring   
Difference: $5,790

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182017
ModelMazda3Mazda3Jetta
TrimTouringGrand Touring2.0T GLI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $20,090 $23,145 $27,895
Base Invoice $19,226 $22,144 $26,779
Bose / Moonroof / Satellite Radio Pkg. 1,500    
Interior ambient lighting 250 250  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 325 325  
Fog lights 375    
All-weather floor mats 100 100 235
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,050 1,050  
Floor mats     235
6-speed automated manual     1,100
Bose / Moonroof / Satellite Radio Pkg. 1,290    
Interior ambient lighting 200 200  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 260 260  
Fog lights 300    
All-weather floor mats 80 80 185
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,004 1,005  
Floor mats     185
6-speed automated manual     1,056
Options (change) 3,600 1,725 1,570
Options (change) 3,134 1,545 1,426
Destination 875 875 820
Total Price $24,565 $25,745 $30,285
Total Invoice $23,235 $24,564 $29,025

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,825
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,726
Model Year201820182017
ModelMazda3Mazda3Jetta
TrimTouringGrand Touring2.0T GLI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine184hp I4184hp I4210hp I4
TransmissionT6T6S6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)27/36 MPG27/36 MPG24/33 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9?, 9400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-18215/45-18225/40-18
Total Price$24,565$25,745$30,285
Adjustments for Features0-1,800-1,515
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$24,565$23,945$28,770
Cost Above Minimum$620$0$0
Total Invoice$23,235$24,564$29,025
Adjustments for Features0-1,717-1,452
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$23,235$22,847$27,573
Cost Above Minimum$388$0$0

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year201820182017
ModelMazda3Mazda3Jetta
TrimTouringGrand Touring2.0T GLI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
6-speed automated manual  $1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Remote app  $25
Universal garage door opener$100$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200 
G-vectoring control$50$50 
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Rear cross-traffic collision intervention  $100
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 
Android Auto support  $0
Apple CarPlay support  $0
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
Surround sound$250$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300
Traffic + travel information  $25
Voice control for audio system$25$25 
Voice control for nav and audio  $100
Exterior 
Black grille (optional) $0 
Body kit  $0
Painted brake calipers (optional)  $0
Rear spoiler$200 $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Digital instruments$0$0 
Head-up display (HUD) $350 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750 
Powertrain 
Launch control  $100
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces $900 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Metal pedals  $75
Soft-touch instrument panel (optional)  $0
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0 $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$1,950$3,750$3,465
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,800$1,515
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,717-1,452

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year20182017
ModelMazda3Jetta
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in104.4 in
Length180.3 in183.3 in
Width70.7 in70.0 in
Height57.3 in57.2 in
Curb Weight3,100 lb.3,194 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.6 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.2 in55.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.2 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.4 in53.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.5 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.8 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume12.4 ft315.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mazda Mazda3 Touring

Bose / Moonroof / Satellite Radio Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Surround sound250No
Bose, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested110065%
Total Not Requested60035%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI

6-speed automated manual
FeatureValueRequested?
6-speed automated manual0Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100No
Launch control100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested200100%

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