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Engines & Power

Optima LX MT

Impala LS

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Standard Engine 2.4L 200 hp I4 3.6L 300 hp V6 2.0L 155 hp I4
Horsepower 200 @ 6300 RPM 300 @ 6500 RPM 155 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 186 @ 4250 RPM 262 @ 5300 RPM 150 @ 4000 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 16/DOHC 24/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 2359 3564 1997
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.46 X 3.82 3.70 X 3.37 3.29 X 3.59
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 11.5:1 13.0:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/DI Gasoline/DI Gasoline/DI
Turbocharger No No No
Supercharger No No No

Transmissions

Optima LX MT

Impala LS

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

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

Payload & Towing

Optima LX MT

Impala LS

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 102.20 104.50 96.30
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.40 18.60 12.40
Standard Towing (lb.) No data 1000 No data
Max Towing (lb.) No data 1000 No data
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data No data No data
Max GVWR (lb.) No data No data No data

Braking & Traction

Optima LX MT

Impala LS

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. N/A 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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