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Trim

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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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 18 26 $28,412 $29,990
2-Door Coupe Automatic 19 26 $29,642 $31,290
2-Door Coupe Manual Touring 18 26 $33,038 $35,270
2-Door Coupe Automatic Touring 19 26 $34,253 $36,570
2-Door Coupe Manual NISMO 18 26 $40,632 $43,020
2-Door Roadster Automatic 18 25 $38,836 $41,470
2-Door Roadster Manual Touring 17 25 $41,361 $44,170
2-Door Roadster Automatic Touring 18 25 $42,577 $45,470
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Nissan 370Z continues to deliver good value and big sports car grins.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Minicompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.2
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.3 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 39.2 -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 51.6
Front Hip Room (in) - 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 146.6 167.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.4 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.8 62.8
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 100.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.3 72.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 61
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 12.6
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) 10.2 12.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 19
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.2 32.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/55VR16 P245/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/55VR16 P225/50WR18
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2701 3272
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 18 X 9
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 480 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 118 @ 4250 270 @ 5200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6 L/98 3.7 L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 121 @ 6000 332 @ 7000
Engine Type Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.79
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.35 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.62
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.79 2.32
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 1.27
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style Convertible Coupe
Vehicle Name MINI Cooper Convertible Nissan 370Z
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.9 (Est) 8.7 (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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