Compare 2014 Scion FR-S vs 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2014 Scion FR-S
2014 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 $23,465 $24,700
2-Door Coupe Automatic 25 34 $24,510 $25,800
2-Door Coupe Automatic Monogram 25 34 $26,030 $27,400
2-Door Coupe Manual Monogram 22 30 $26,030 $27,400
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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 $24,559 $25,980
2-Door Convertible Manual Club 21 28 $25,433 $26,905
2-Door Convertible Automatic Club 21 28 $26,000 $27,505
2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $26,041 $27,550
2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $27,081 $28,650
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Club 21 28 $27,094 $28,665
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Club 21 28 $27,661 $29,265
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $27,836 $29,450
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $28,875 $30,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,465
$22,424
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,700
$23,720
Monthly Payment Estimate
$412 / month
$395 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Simply built and beautifully executed, the 2014 Scion FR-S is a true sports car. The 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata is the lightest, leanest sports roadster you can buy for small-time money today--and it has a rich history of happy owners.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 50.6
Second Leg Room (in)
29.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
76.5 -
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)
50.6 49
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 91.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 67.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 58.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.9 5.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 11
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 11.4
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 30.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/45WR17 P205/50VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/45WR17 P205/50VR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2758 2480
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
390 325
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 100
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 7000 167 @ 7000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded H-4 Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
151 @ 6400 140 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 25 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 28 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22 (Est)
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 3.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.89
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.63 3.14
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.10 4.10
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.33
Trans Type
6 5
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Convertible
Vehicle Name
Scion FR-S Mazda MX-5 Miata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 7.3 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6.0 (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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