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Engines & Power

3-Series 318ti

Mark VIII Base

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Standard Engine 1.9L 138 hp I4 4.6L 280 hp V8 2.0L 155 hp I4
Horsepower 138 @ 6000 RPM 280 @ 5750 RPM 155 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 133 @ 4300 RPM 285 @ 4500 RPM 150 @ 4000 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 16/DOHC 32/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 1895 4605 1997
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.35 X 3.29 3.55 X 3.54 3.29 X 3.59
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.9:1 13.0:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/DI
Turbocharger No No No
Supercharger No No No

Transmissions

3-Series 318ti

Mark VIII Base

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Standard Transmission 5-Speed Manual 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive 6-Speed Manual Overdrive

Payload & Towing

3-Series 318ti

Mark VIII Base

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 87.00 101.70 96.30
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.00 14.40 12.40
Standard Towing (lb.) No data 2000 No data
Max Towing (lb.) No data 2000 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

3-Series 318ti

Mark VIII Base

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 N/A N/A Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A N/A N/A
Traction Control N/A N/A Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A Std.
Next Steps

3-Series 318ti

Mark VIII Base

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