Compare 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2014 Scion FR-S

2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2014 Scion FR-S
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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 Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 30 $23,465 $24,700
2-Door Coupe Automatic 25 34 $24,510 $25,800
2-Door Coupe Automatic Monogram 25 34 $26,030 $27,400
2-Door Coupe Manual Monogram 22 30 $26,030 $27,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,424
$23,465
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,720
$24,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$395 / month
$412 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
8.0
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. Simply built and beautifully executed, the 2014 Scion FR-S is a true sports car.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 37.1
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
50.6 53.1
Second Head Room (in)
- 35
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 76.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 45.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.6 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
157.3 166.7
Height, Overall (in)
49 50.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
91.7 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.7 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.3 6.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 11.6
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 11.4
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 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50VR16 P215/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/50VR16 P215/45WR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2480 2758
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
325 390
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
167 @ 7000 200 @ 7000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
MPI Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
140 @ 5000 151 @ 6400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 (Est) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 (Est) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 (Est) 22
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.54
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.10 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.89 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.76 3.44
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.63
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.77
Summary
Body Style
Convertible Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata Scion FR-S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 (Est) 7.2
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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