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Engines & Power

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Optima LX MT

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Standard Engine 2.0L 115 hp I4 2.4L 200 hp I4 2.0L 155 hp I4
Horsepower 115 @ 5200 RPM 200 @ 6300 RPM 155 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 125 @ 4000 RPM 186 @ 4250 RPM 150 @ 4000 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 8/SOHC 16/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 1981 2359 1997
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.25 X 3.65 3.46 X 3.82 3.29 X 3.59
Compression Ratio 10.3:1 11.3:1 13.0:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/DI Gasoline/DI
Turbocharger No No No
Supercharger No No No

Transmissions

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Optima LX MT

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

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

Payload & Towing

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Optima LX MT

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 94.10 102.20 96.30
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.50 15.40 12.40
Standard Towing (lb.) No data No data No data
Max Towing (lb.) No data No data No data
Standard Payload (lb.) 1166 No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) 1166 No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data No data No data
Max GVWR (lb.) No data No data No data

Braking & Traction

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Optima LX MT

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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