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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 23 28 $19,548 $21,180
2-Door Convertible Automatic Base 22 28 $19,548 $21,180
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible 6-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible Automatic LS 22 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible SE Special Edition 23 28 $23,725 $25,715
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 26 $35,245 $40,280
2-Door Convertible 18 26 $40,954 $46,805
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $42,048 $48,055
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,548
$35,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,180
$40,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$353 / month
$671 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 26 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 51.4
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.9
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 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 3.7
Length, Overall (in) 155.7 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 48.4 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.7 62.2
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 - 12.6 x 1.27
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 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 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.2 39.4
Steering Type Variable pwr assist Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/50VR15 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/50VR15 P245/45ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2387 3214
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 11.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Engine
Fuel System EMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 5000 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 1.8L/110 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 142 @ 7000 350 @ 4000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.06
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.76 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89 1.62
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
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 - 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
 
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