Compare 2000 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2000 Porsche Boxster

2000 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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2-Door Convertible Automatic Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Automatic Base 23 28 $18,857 $20,545
2-Door Convertible Manual Base 25 29 $18,857 $20,545
2-Door Convertible Automatic LS 23 28 $21,605 $23,545
2-Door Convertible Manual LS 25 29 $21,605 $23,545
2-Door Convertible SE Special Edition 24 29 $22,990 $25,055
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2-Door Roadster Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster Manual 20 28 $36,261 $41,430
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic 17 25 $36,261 $41,430
2-Door Roadster Manual S 18 26 $43,700 $49,930
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic S 17 24 $43,700 $49,930
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,857
$36,261
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,545
$41,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$342 / month
$691 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
46 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
49.7 51.7
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 41.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
55.7 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.0 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
155.3 171.0
Height, Overall (in)
48.4 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.7 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
89.2 95.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.0 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.1 9.1
Brakes
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 - 11.7 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.90 x - TBD - 11.5 x 0.8
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 16.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.2 35.8
Steering Type
Variable pwr assist Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/60HR14 P225/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/60HR14 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T117/70D14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
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)
2381 2778
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
119 @ 5000 192 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/112 2.7L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6500 217 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
EMPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.43
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.10 3.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 3.50
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata Porsche Boxster
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - .91
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut

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