Compare 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2014 MINI Cooper Convertible

2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2014 MINI Cooper Convertible
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2-Door Convertible Manual Sport
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 $24,559 $25,980
2-Door Convertible Manual Club 21 28 $25,433 $26,905
2-Door Convertible Automatic Club 21 28 $26,000 $27,505
2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $26,041 $27,550
2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $27,081 $28,650
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Club 21 28 $27,094 $28,665
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Club 21 28 $27,661 $29,265
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $27,836 $29,450
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $28,875 $30,550
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2-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 28 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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata is the lightest, leanest sports roadster you can buy for small-time money today--and it has a rich history of happy owners.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
50.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 38.4
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 50.3
Second Head Room (in)
- 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 39.2
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.7 66.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.6 -
Length, Overall (in)
157.3 146.6
Height, Overall (in)
49 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 57.8
Wheelbase (in)
91.7 97.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.3 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 11
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 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 35.2
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/50VR16 P195/55VR16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50VR16 P195/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2480 2701
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
325 480
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
140 @ 5000 118 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
167 @ 7000 121 @ 6000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 (Est) 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 (Est) 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 (Est) 28
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.76 3.14
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.21
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.19
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.10 4.35
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.89 1.79
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.68
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata MINI Cooper Convertible
Body Style
Convertible Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 (Est) 5.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
- --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
- --
Overall Side Crash Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating Driver
- --
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
- --
Rollover Rating
-

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