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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Base Manual
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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 RT/10 Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible RT/10 12 21 $60,358 $67,225
2-Door Coupe GTS 12 21 $62,558 $69,725
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,857
$60,358
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,545
$67,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$342 / month
$1120 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 NA
Passenger Volume (ft³) 46 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.7 53.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.7 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 89.2 96.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.0 75.7
Track Width, Front (in) 55.7 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 155.3 176.2
Height, Overall (in) 48.4 44.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.1 6.2
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 19.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.2 40.5
Steering Type Variable pwr assist Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2332 3440
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 18 x 13
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 18 x 10
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 12.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V10
Fuel System EMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 119 @ 5000 490 @ 3700
Engine Order Code NA EWB
Displacement 1.8L/112 8.0L/488
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6500 450 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 12
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89 1.78
Trans Order Code NA DEC
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.66
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 12.3
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 Synchronized
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.76 2.90
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Seat Roadster
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata Dodge Viper
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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