Mazda Mazda3 vs. FIAT 500L

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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$18,095 - $19,145 (MSRP)
$20,995

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.67 / 5
3 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
155 hp
160 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L SKYACTIV
1.4L I4 MultiAir Turbo

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
40 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.6 in.
40.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.8 in.
36.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 in.
38.7 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/60HR16
P205/55HR16 - P225/45HR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
102.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 ft.
32.3 ft.

Length

Length
180.3 in.
167.3 in.

Width

Width
70.7 in.
69.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2899 - 2967 lbs.
3254 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
155 hp
160 hp

Torque

Torque
150 ft. lbs.
184 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal.
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
33 mpg
26 mpg

City

City
28 mpg
22 mpg

Highway

Highway
37 - 38 mpg
30 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Optional

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mazda Mazda3 4-Door
FIAT 500L

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Small Station Wagon

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
96.3 ft³.
98.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2899 - 2967 lbs.
3254 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
31 mpg.
25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
28 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
37 - 38 mpg.
30 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
EAM

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
1.4 L/83

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
Sequential MPI

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD
DF4

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 - 3.55
6

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 - 2.02
Automatic w/OD

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 - 1.45
4.04

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.03
2.37

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 - 0.84
1.56

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60 - 0.68
1.16

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 - 3.89
0.85

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.59 - 3.85
0.67

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.6 - 5.7
3.19

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100
3.68

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
500

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
7.1

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
150

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Strut

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16
Torsion Beam

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16
Strut

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Torsion Beam

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
TQR - TV6

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
TQR - TV6

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
TBC

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
P205/55HR16 - P225/45HR17

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
P205/55HR16 - P225/45HR17

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Compact

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft.
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Compact in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Aluminum

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Aluminum

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Steel

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
Rack-Pinion

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.4 in.
32.3 ft.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal.
4-Wheel Disc

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.6 in.
4-Wheel

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
Yes

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.2 in.
Yes

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.5 in.
12 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 in.
10.4 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.8 in.
13.2 gal.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54.4 in.
40.7 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
53.5 in.
40 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
57.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
180.3 in.
54.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in.
38.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.3 in.
36.7 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.2 in.
54.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.4 in.
49.4 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
6.1 in.
102.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12.4 ft³.
167.3 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Mazda3
69.8 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
65.7 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
59.1 in.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
59.4 in.

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
25.9 in.

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
22.4 ft³.

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
68 ft³.

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
500L