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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible 2-Door Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 18 26 $28,412 $29,990
2-Door Coupe Automatic 19 26 $29,642 $31,290
2-Door Coupe Manual Touring 18 26 $33,038 $35,270
2-Door Coupe Automatic Touring 19 26 $34,253 $36,570
2-Door Coupe Manual NISMO 18 26 $40,632 $43,020
2-Door Roadster Automatic 18 25 $38,836 $41,470
2-Door Roadster Manual Touring 17 25 $41,361 $44,170
2-Door Roadster Automatic Touring 18 25 $42,577 $45,470
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Nissan 370Z continues to deliver good value and big sports car grins.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.9 51.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 25.9 -
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.2
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Hip Room (in) 43.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 54.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 44.7 -
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 42.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 62.8
Wheelbase (in) 107.5 100.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 72.6
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 61
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 -
Length, Overall (in) 182.5 167.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 51.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 2.4 -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 12.6
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) 12.2 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 19
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 32.8
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/45VR17 P225/50WR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR17 P245/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3880 3272
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 18 X 9
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 18 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 150
Engine
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5 L/211 3.7 L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 306 @ 6400 332 @ 7000
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 277 @ 4800 270 @ 5200
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.08 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.62
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 2.32
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.27
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.59 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.52 3.79
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 350C Nissan 370Z
Body Style Convertible Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.3 8.7 (Est)
 
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