Compare 2011 Lamborghini Murcielago vs 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2011 Lamborghini Murcielago
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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2-Door LP640-4 Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door LP640-4 Coupe 8 13 N/A $354,000
2-Door LP650-4 Roadster 8 13 N/A $416,300
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2-Door Convertible Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual Sport 22 28 $21,385 $23,110
2-Door Convertible Automatic Sport 21 28 $23,475 $25,370
2-Door Convertible Manual Touring 21 28 $23,550 $25,450
2-Door Convertible Automatic Touring 21 28 $24,565 $26,550
2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $24,714 $26,710
2-Door Convertible PRHT Manual Touring 21 28 $25,121 $27,150
2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $25,731 $27,810
2-Door Convertible PRHT Automatic Touring 21 28 $26,139 $28,250
2-Door Convertible PRHT Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $26,415 $28,550
2-Door Convertible PRHT Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $27,432 $29,650
2-Door Convertible PRHT Manual Special Edition 21 28 $28,610 $30,925
2-Door Convertible PRHT Automatic Special Edition 21 28 $29,165 $31,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$21,385
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$354,000
$23,110
Monthly Payment Estimate
$5900 / month
$385 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Mazda MX-5 is a back-to-basics sports car that you don’t have to drive fast to enjoy—and it has way more practicality than you’d probably expect.
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Fuel Economy
City
8 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
13 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 37.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 53.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 43.1
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 50.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
181.5 157.3
Height, Overall (in)
44.7 49.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.7 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
104.9 91.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
81.0 67.7
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 58.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.3 5.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.0 x 1.4 11.4 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.0 x 1.4 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.4 12.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 32.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.2 30.8
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P335/30ZR18 P205/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/35ZR18 P205/50R16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3671 2447
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 13.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.9 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
487 @ 6000 140 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
6.5L/378 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
640 @ 8000 167 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas V12 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
10 (Est) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
13 (Est) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
8 (Est) 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.94 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.09 3.14
Clutch Size (in)
10.7 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.33
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.69 3.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.89
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Lamborghini Murcielago Mazda MX-5 Miata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/coil springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/coil springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
18.6 (2010) 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 6

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