Compare 2013 Scion FR-S vs 2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2013 Scion FR-S
2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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2-Door Coupe Manual
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
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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 $24,558 $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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.2
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
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Two Seater
Number of Passenger Doors
2 -
Interior Dimensions
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 -
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
166.7 157.3
Height, Overall (in)
51.2 49.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 5.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.400 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 12.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.100 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.400 30.8
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.480 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 32.8
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/45R17 P205/50R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/45R17 P205/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2758 2447
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 7000 167 @ 7000
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 28
Transmission
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
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.437 3.758
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.188 1.888
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.626 3.136
Clutch Size (in)
N/A - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Scion FR-S Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style
Coupe Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.708 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
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
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 7.3

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