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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Base Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual Base 25 29 $18,857 $20,545
2-Door Convertible Automatic Base 23 28 $18,857 $20,545
2-Door Convertible Manual LS 25 29 $21,605 $23,545
2-Door Convertible Automatic LS 23 28 $21,605 $23,545
2-Door Convertible SE Special Edition 24 29 $22,990 $25,055
2-Door Hardtop
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Hardtop 17 25 $33,866 $38,705
2-Door Coupe 17 25 $34,370 $39,280
2-Door Convertible 17 25 $39,991 $45,705
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,857
$33,866
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,545
$38,705
Monthly Payment Estimate
$342 / month
$645 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 46 51.7
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 1.44
Length, Overall (in) 155.3 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 48.4 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.7 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 89.2 104.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.0 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 55.7 62.03
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 Variable pwr assist Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.46
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/60HR14 P275/40ZR18
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
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) 2332 3307
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
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 Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 18 x 9.5
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
Displacement 1.8L/112 5.7L/346
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
Transmission
Trans Type 5 6
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Hardtop
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
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
 
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