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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 30 $23,275 $24,500
2-Door Coupe Automatic 25 34 $24,320 $25,600
2-Door Coupe Manual 10 Series 22 30 $26,053 $27,425
2-Door Coupe Automatic 10 Series 25 34 $27,241 $28,675
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 Automatic Sport 21 28 $24,558 $25,980
2-Door Convertible Manual Club 21 28 $25,244 $26,705
2-Door Convertible Automatic Club 21 28 $25,809 $27,305
2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $25,854 $27,350
2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $26,893 $28,450
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Club 21 28 $26,906 $28,465
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Club 21 28 $27,473 $29,065
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $27,648 $29,250
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $28,687 $30,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,275
$22,424
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,500
$23,720
Monthly Payment Estimate
$408 / month
$395 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Scion FR-S is the real deal: a sports car, built simply, at an affordable price. If you want a light and lean open-top sports car that's fun at legal speeds, the 2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata is it--and it's reasonably practical.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 2 -
EPA Classification Minicompact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 50.6
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 -
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.4
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Hip Room (in) 45.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 35.0 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 76.5 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 101.2 91.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 67.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 166.7 157.3
Height, Overall (in) 51.2 49.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 5.3
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.600 x - TBD - 11.4 x - TBD -
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) 11.400 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 12.7
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.480 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 32.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.100 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.400 30.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45R17 P205/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P215/45R17 P205/50R16
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2758 2447
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 151 @ 6600 140 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 7000 167 @ 7000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.437 3.758
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.188 1.888
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.100 4.10
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.213 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.767 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.626 3.136
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) N/A - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.541 1.33
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 0.814
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Scion FR-S Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style Coupe Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.551 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.708 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 7.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 6
 
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