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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Leather Pkg Automatic
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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 RT/10 Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door RT/10 Convertible 11 20 $59,038 $65,725
2-Door GTS Coupe 11 20 $61,238 $68,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,482
$59,038
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,095
$65,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$335 / month
$1095 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 11 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 46 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.7 53.8
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 155.3 175.1
Height, Overall (in) 48.4 43.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.3 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 89.2 96.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 75.7
Track Width, Front (in) 55.3 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 5.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.1 6.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.00 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.90 x - TBD - 13.0 x 0.87
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 19.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.2 40.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/60HR14 P275/35ZR18
Spare Tire Size T117/70D14 T155/80D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/60HR14 P335/30ZR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2348 3440
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 18 x 10
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 18 x 13
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 18.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 125
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6500 451 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V10
Fuel System EMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 119 @ 5000 490 @ 3700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/112 8.0L/488
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 11
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 20
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Synchronized
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.22 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.78
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.45 2.66
Clutch Size (in) NA 12.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Type 4 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata Dodge Viper
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Seat Roadster
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil-Shock Units
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil-Shock Units
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
 
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