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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Cloth 5-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual Cloth 23 28 $20,158 $21,843
2-Door Convertible Automatic Cloth 22 28 $20,158 $21,843
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual Shinsen 23 28 $21,458 $23,253
2-Door Convertible Automatic Shinsen 22 28 $21,458 $23,253
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,718 $24,623
2-Door Convertible 6-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,718 $24,623
2-Door Convertible Automatic LS 22 28 $22,718 $24,623
2-Door Convertible 6-Speed Manual SE 23 28 $24,153 $26,178
2-Door Convertible Automatic SE 22 28 $24,153 $26,178
2-Door SRT-10 Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible SRT-10 12 21 $72,471 $79,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,158
$72,471
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,843
$79,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$364 / month
$1333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 49.2 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 46 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.7 53.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 84.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.7 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 155.3 175.5
Height, Overall (in) 48.3 47.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.7 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 89.2 98.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.1 6.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 13.0 x 0.87
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) 10.6 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.2 40.5
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 16.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size T105/70D15 T155/80D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/45WR16 P345/30ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/45WR16 P275/35ZR18
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 3357
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 19 x 13
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 18 x 10
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.0 12.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 5000 525 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA EWC
Displacement 1.8L/110 8.3L/505
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 142 @ 7000 500 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V10
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 12
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 12
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) 3.58 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89 1.78
Trans Order Code NA DEC
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Seat Roadster
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata Dodge Viper
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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