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Compare 2007 Lotus Elise vs 2007 Mazda MX-5 Miata

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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 Automatic Sport 22 30 $21,928 $23,740
2-Door Convertible Manual Touring 24 30 $21,606 $23,390
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 Automatic Grand Touring 22 30 $23,780 $25,750
2-Door Convertible PRHT Manual Sport 25 30 $22,536 $24,400
2-Door Convertible PRHT Manual Touring 24 30 $23,328 $25,260
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 Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 149.0 157.3
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 5.3
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.6 12.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.7
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/45WR17 P205/50R16
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
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 1984 2441
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
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
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
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.0L/122
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 1.33
Trans Type 6 5
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 -
Summary
Vehicle Name Lotus Elise Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
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 -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
 
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