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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual Trans
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans 20 26 $24,663 $26,370
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Enthusiast 20 26 $26,219 $28,350
2-Door Coupe Automatic Trans Enthusiast 19 26 $27,115 $29,320
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Performance 20 26 $28,235 $30,530
2-Door Coupe Automatic Trans Touring 19 26 $29,308 $31,690
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Touring 20 26 $30,431 $33,280
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Track 20 26 $31,254 $34,180
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 28 37 $14,867 $16,425
2-Door Coupe S 25 34 $17,567 $19,425
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,663
$14,867
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,370
$16,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$440 / month
$274 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 50.5 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 38.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 50.9
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.3
Second Leg Room (in) - 31.3
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 44.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 169.6 142.8
Height, Overall (in) 51.9 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.8 57.7
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 97.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 66.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 57.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.8 5.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x 9.5 10.9 x 0.9
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) 11.50 x 0.63 10.2 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.27 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 13.18
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.33 35.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size 235/50WR17 P175/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P225/50WR17 P175/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3188 2524
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 55
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 105
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/213 1.6L
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 287 @ 6200 115 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 274 @ 4800 110 @ 4500
Engine Order Code VQ35DE NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.33
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 1.95
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.27 1.05
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.79 3.42
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan 350Z MINI Cooper Hardtop
Body Style 2dr Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar NA
 
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