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Engines & Power

Passat 2.5L S

Avalon XLE

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Standard Engine 2.5L 170 hp I5 3.5L 268 hp V6 2.0L 155 hp I4
Horsepower 170 @ 5700 RPM 268 @ 6200 RPM 155 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 177 @ 4250 RPM 248 @ 4700 RPM 150 @ 4000 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 20/DOHC 24/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 2480 3456 1997
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.25 X 3.64 3.70 X 3.27 3.29 X 3.59
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.8:1 13.0:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/DI
Turbocharger No No No
Supercharger No No No

Transmissions

Passat 2.5L S

Avalon XLE

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Standard Transmission 5-Speed Manual Overdrive 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive 6-Speed Manual Overdrive

Payload & Towing

Passat 2.5L S

Avalon XLE

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 102.00 103.60 96.30
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.90 16.00 12.40
Standard Towing (lb.) 1000 1000 No data
Max Towing (lb.) 1000 1000 No data
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) 4431 No data No data
Max GVWR (lb.) 4431 No data No data

Braking & Traction

Passat 2.5L S

Avalon XLE

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A N/A N/A
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling N/A N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A N/A N/A
Traction Control Std. Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.
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