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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Automatic 28 36 $24,510 $25,800
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 30 $23,465 $24,700
2-Door Coupe Manual Monogram 22 30 $26,030 $27,400
2-Door Coupe Automatic Monogram 28 36 $26,030 $27,400
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 Manual Club 21 28 $25,433 $26,905
2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $26,041 $27,550
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Club 21 28 $27,094 $28,665
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $27,836 $29,450
2-Door Convertible Automatic Sport 21 28 $24,559 $25,980
2-Door Convertible Automatic Club 21 28 $26,000 $27,505
2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $27,081 $28,650
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Club 21 28 $27,661 $29,265
2-Door Convertible Hard Top Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $28,875 $30,550
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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
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Minicompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.1
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 50.6
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 -
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.4
Second Hip Room (in) 45.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 53.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 76.5 -
Second Head Room (in) 35 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 166.7 157.3
Height, Overall (in) 50.6 49
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.9 5.3
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 30.8
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/45WR17 P205/50VR16
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45WR17 P205/50VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2758 2480
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Engine
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
Displacement 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 25 (Est)
Transmission
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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style Coupe Convertible
Vehicle Name Scion FR-S Mazda MX-5 Miata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 (Est) 7.3 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 6.0 (Est)
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 325
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 100
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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