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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Popular Equip Pkg Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Automatic Leather 23 28 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Automatic Popular Equip 23 28 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Automatic Touring 23 28 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Base Automatic Base 23 28 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Base Manual Base 25 29 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Manual Leather 25 29 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Manual Popular Equip 25 29 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Manual Sport 25 29 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible Manual Touring 25 29 $18,482 $20,095
2-Door Convertible 10th Anniversary Edition 24 29 $24,734 $26,875
2-Door Hardtop
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Hardtop 18 28 $33,530 $38,320
2-Door Coupe 17 25 $33,967 $38,820
2-Door Convertible 17 25 $39,567 $45,220
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
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.7 55.3
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 48.4 47.7
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.1 24.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 19.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 41.3
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
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
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) 2300 3307
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 17 x 8.5
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6500 345 @ 5600
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.76 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89 1.78
Trans Order Code NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.66
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 11.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.30
Trans Type 5 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Hardtop
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
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
 
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