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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Manual Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual Sport 22 28 $22,424 $23,720
2-Door Convertible Automatic Sport 21 28 $24,558 $25,980
2-Door Convertible Manual Club 21 28 $25,244 $26,705
2-Door Convertible Automatic Club 21 28 $25,809 $27,305
2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $25,854 $27,350
2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $26,893 $28,450
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Club 21 28 $26,906 $28,465
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Club 21 28 $27,473 $29,065
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $27,648 $29,250
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $28,687 $30,350
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 27 35 $23,140 $25,150
2-Door S 26 35 $25,900 $28,150
2-Door John Cooper Works 26 35 $32,475 $35,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,424
$23,140
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,720
$25,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$395 / month
$419 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line If you want a light and lean open-top sports car that's fun at legal speeds, the 2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata is it--and it's reasonably practical.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Minicompact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Hip Room (in) 50.6 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 38.425
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 50.300
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.700
Second Leg Room (in) - 29.300
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 38.503
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 39.200
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.7 57.440
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 5.472
Length, Overall (in) 157.3 145.629
Height, Overall (in) 49.0 55.669
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 57.755
Wheelbase (in) 91.7 97.125
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7 66.259
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.3 5.650
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 10.196 x 0.393
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) 11.4 x - TBD - 11.023 x 0.866
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 10.566
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.400
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 32.8 N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 14.100
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.8 35.104
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/50R16 P195/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA N/A
Front Tire Size P205/50R16 P195/55R16
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2447 2568
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 5.494
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 140 @ 5000 118 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 167 @ 7000 120 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 27
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.758 4.353
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.888 1.792
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 4.350
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.914
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.683
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.136 3.214
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.194
Trans Type 5 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.814 0.784
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata MINI Cooper Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 7 (2012)
 
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