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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: $25,610

Mazda Mazda3 Touring   
Difference: $6,045

Lowest Total Invoice: $24,071

Mazda Mazda3 Touring   
Difference: $6,141

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelMazda3Mazda3Jetta
TrimTouringGrand Touring2.0T GLI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $20,090 $23,145 $29,545
Base Invoice $19,226 $22,144 $28,362
Bose / Moonroof / Satellite Radio Pkg. 1,500    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 325 325  
Obstacle detection, rear 495 495  
Fog lights 375    
Cargo net 50 50 100
All-weather floor mats 100 100 235
Door sill trim plates 125 125 240
Remote start 550 550 450
Cargo mat 75 75  
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,050 1,050  
Floor mats     235
Bose / Moonroof / Satellite Radio Pkg. 1,290    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 260 260  
Obstacle detection, rear 396 396  
Fog lights 300    
Cargo net 40 40 80
All-weather floor mats 80 80 185
Door sill trim plates 100 100 200
Remote start 440 440 350
Cargo mat 60 60  
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,004 1,005  
Floor mats     185
Options (change) 4,645 2,770 1,260
Options (change) 3,970 2,381 1,000
Destination 875 875 850
Total Price $25,610 $26,790 $31,655
Total Invoice $24,071 $25,400 $30,212

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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: $4,950
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,882
Model Year201820182018
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$25,610$26,790$31,655
Adjustments for Features0-1,800-1,715
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$25,610$24,990$29,940
Cost Above Minimum$620$0$0
Total Invoice$24,071$25,400$30,212
Adjustments for Features0-1,707-1,637
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$24,071$23,693$28,575
Cost Above Minimum$378$0$0

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year201820182018
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 
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear  $100
G-vectoring control$50$50 
Obstacle detection, front  $200
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  $100
Apple CarPlay support  $100
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$3,665
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,800$1,715
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,707-1,637

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda3 vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year20182018
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.3,208 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

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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