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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 $20,393 $22,098
2-Door Convertible Automatic Cloth 22 28 $20,393 $22,098
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,977 $24,903
2-Door Convertible 6-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,977 $24,903
2-Door Convertible Automatic LS 22 28 $22,977 $24,903
2-Door Convertible MAZDASPEED 23 28 $23,739 $25,730
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 15 21 $41,166 $45,650
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 15 21 $42,056 $46,650
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 18 24 $42,288 $46,800
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Automatic 18 24 $43,178 $47,800
2-Door Cabriolet quattro AWD Manual 15 21 $48,464 $53,850
2-Door Cabriolet quattro AWD Automatic 18 23 $49,586 $55,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,393
$41,166
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,098
$45,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$368 / month
$761 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 46 90.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.7 55.1
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 49.2 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - 34.3
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 4.2
Length, Overall (in) 155.3 179.0
Height, Overall (in) 48.3 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.7 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 89.2 104.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 69.5
Track Width, Front (in) 55.7 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.1 13.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x - TBD - 13.6 x 1.18
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) 10.9 x - TBD - 11.9 x 0.87
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.2 36.4
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.5
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/45WR16 P235/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/45WR16 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size T105/70D15 P235/40ZR18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2447 3825.3
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.0 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 190
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/110 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 142 @ 7000 340 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 5000 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 21
Transmission
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.13
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD _ - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.46
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata Audi S4
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.47 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Four-Link
 
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