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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
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 46 51.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.7 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.0 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 55.7 62.03
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
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
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15 16.2
Tires
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
Front Tire Size P185/60HR14 P245/45ZR17
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2332 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 18 x 9.5
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
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
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 17
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Hardtop
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
 
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