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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Cloth Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Automatic Cloth 22 28 $19,640 $21,280
2-Door Convertible Manual Cloth 23 28 $19,640 $21,280
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,220 $24,080
2-Door Convertible 6-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,220 $24,080
2-Door Convertible Automatic LS 22 28 $22,220 $24,080
2-Door Convertible 6-Speed Manual SE 23 28 $23,762 $25,755
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $36,470 $41,680
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $42,179 $48,205
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $44,126 $50,430
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,640
$36,470
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,280
$41,680
Monthly Payment Estimate
$355 / month
$695 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 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
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 46 51.4
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 61.9
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 62.0
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 Pwr 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 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 16.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - 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 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2429 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 - TBD - 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) 6.0 12.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Engine
Fuel System MPFI 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 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.45 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.22 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
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 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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