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
Number of Passenger Doors
2 -
EPA Classification
Minicompact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Head Room (in)
35.0 -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
166.7 157.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 5.3
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 12.7
Steering
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
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.100 15.0
Tires
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
Front Tire Size
P215/45R17 P205/50R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2758 2447
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0L/122
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
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 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.541 1.33
Trans Type
6 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Scion FR-S Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style
Coupe Convertible
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.708 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 7.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 6

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