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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Standard
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 20 29 $16,706 $18,150
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 20 29 $17,362 $18,880
2-Door Coupe Premium 20 29 $17,951 $19,535
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 17 25 $21,677 $23,675
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,867 $23,885
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 25 $22,730 $24,845
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,779 $26,010
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 17 25 $25,583 $28,015
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 25 $26,637 $29,185
2-Door Coupe Premium Mach 1 17 25 $26,696 $29,250
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 24 $32,093 $34,860
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 24 $36,078 $39,240
2-Door Convertible Cloth 5-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual Cloth 23 28 $20,393 $22,098
2-Door Convertible Automatic Cloth 22 28 $20,393 $22,098
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,977 $24,903
2-Door Convertible 6-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,977 $24,903
2-Door Convertible Automatic LS 22 28 $22,977 $24,903
2-Door Convertible MAZDASPEED 23 28 $23,739 $25,730
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,706
$20,393
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,150
$22,098
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$368 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0 46
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 37.1
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 49.7
Second Head Room (in) 35.5 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 49.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 28.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 66.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 55.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.0
Length, Overall (in) 183.2 155.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.1 48.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 101.3 89.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9 5.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 12.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.62 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 30.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55TR16 P205/45WR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55TR16 P205/45WR16
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 T105/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3114 2447
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Engine
Displacement 3.9L/232 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 5250 142 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 2750 125 @ 5000
Engine Order Code 996 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD _
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.99 1.89
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 4.30
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.37 3.14
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.0 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Four-Bar Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.1 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
 
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