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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Leather Pkg Automatic
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Base Manual Base 25 29 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Base Automatic Base 23 28 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Manual Sport 25 29 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Manual Popular Equip 25 29 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Automatic Popular Equip 23 28 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Manual Leather 25 29 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Automatic Leather 23 28 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible 10th Anniversary Edition 24 29 $24,734 $26,875
2-Door Convertible Manual Touring 25 29 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Automatic Touring 23 28 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Hardtop
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 25 $33,967 $38,820
2-Door Convertible 17 25 $39,567 $45,220
2-Door Hardtop 18 28 $33,530 $38,320
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,482
$33,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,095
$38,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$335 / month
$639 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 46 51.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.7 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.3 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 89.2 104.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 55.3 62.03
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 1.44
Length, Overall (in) 155.3 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 48.4 47.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.1 24.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.90 x - TBD - 11.8 x 1.02
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.00 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 19.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.2 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 41.3
Tires
Front Tire Size P185/60HR14 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size T117/70D14 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/60HR14 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2348 3307
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System EMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 119 @ 5000 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 1.8L/112 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6500 345 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.78
Trans Order Code NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.45 2.66
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Type 4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.22 2.90
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Hardtop
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
 
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