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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 Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $56,290 $65,030
2-Door Carrera Coupe w/Tiptronic 16 25 $59,164 $68,450
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $64,523 $74,460
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 16 25 $67,397 $77,880
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 24 $61,087 $70,480
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe w/Tiptronic 16 24 $63,961 $73,900
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 24 $69,037 $79,920
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 16 24 $71,911 $83,340
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,482
$56,290
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,095
$65,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$335 / month
$1084 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 46 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.7 51.7
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 69.5
Track Width, Front (in) 55.3 57.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 3.94
Length, Overall (in) 155.3 174.5
Height, Overall (in) 48.4 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.3 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 89.2 92.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.1 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.90 x - TBD - 11.78 x 0.95
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
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 - 12.53 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 17.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.2 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15 16.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size T117/70D14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/60HR14 P255/40ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/60HR14 P205/50ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2348 2910
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 17 x 9
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 24.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 119 @ 5000 258 @ 4600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/112 3.4L/207
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6500 296 @ 6800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.45 3.82
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.52
Trans Type 4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.22 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.44
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata Porsche 911 Carrera
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/LSA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
 
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