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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 Manual Club 21 28 $25,433 $26,905
2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $26,041 $27,550
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Club 21 28 $27,094 $28,665
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $27,836 $29,450
2-Door Convertible Automatic Sport 21 28 $24,559 $25,980
2-Door Convertible Automatic Club 21 28 $26,000 $27,505
2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $27,081 $28,650
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Club 21 28 $27,661 $29,265
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $28,875 $30,550
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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
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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
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seaters Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.4
Second Head Room (in) - 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 39.2
Second Leg Room (in) - 29.9
Exterior Dimensions
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
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7 66.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.3 -
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 10.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.8 35.2
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 140 @ 5000 118 @ 4250
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
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
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.76 3.14
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.21
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.68
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata MINI Cooper Convertible
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 (Est) 5.9 (Est)
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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