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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 24 29 N/A $46,270
2-Door Convertible type 72D Collector Edition 24 29 N/A $52,270
2-Door Convertible Manual SV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual SV 25 30 $19,022 $20,585
2-Door Convertible Manual Sport 25 30 $19,943 $21,585
2-Door Convertible Manual Touring 24 30 $21,606 $23,390
2-Door Convertible Automatic Sport 22 30 $21,928 $23,740
2-Door Convertible PRHT Manual Sport 25 30 $22,536 $24,400
2-Door Convertible Automatic Touring 22 30 $22,619 $24,490
2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring 24 30 $22,767 $24,650
2-Door Convertible PRHT Manual Touring 24 30 $23,328 $25,260
2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring 22 30 $23,780 $25,750
2-Door Convertible PRHT Automatic Touring 22 30 $24,342 $26,360
2-Door Convertible PRHT Manual Grand Touring 24 30 $24,488 $26,520
2-Door Convertible PRHT Automatic Grand Touring 22 30 $25,502 $27,620
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$19,022
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,270
$20,585
Monthly Payment Estimate
$771 / month
$343 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 53.2
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 50.6
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 44.0 49.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.2 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 90.5 91.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 67.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 149.0 157.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 5.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 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) - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.6 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 15.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/55WR16 P205/50R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/45WR17 P205/50R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 1984 2441
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 5.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 7800 166 @ 6700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 138 @ 6800 140 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.89
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.53 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.17 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.14
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 1.33
Trans Type 6 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Lotus Elise Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
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 -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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