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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
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $38,355 $43,835
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $44,480 $50,835
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $45,661 $52,185
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,393
$38,355
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,098
$43,835
Monthly Payment Estimate
$368 / month
$731 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.7 55.3
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 49.2 54.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 46 51.4
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 48.3 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.7 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 89.2 104.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 55.7 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 3.7
Length, Overall (in) 155.3 179.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.1 24.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 11.8 x 1.00
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 - 12.6 x 1.26
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.2 40.2
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA YGH
Front Tire Size P205/45WR16 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size T105/70D15 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA XGG
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/45WR16 P275/40ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2447 3214
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.0 11.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 500
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
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 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD _ 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 NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.90
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) 0.47 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
 
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