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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible N/A N/A N/A $109,000
2-Door Convertible Sport N/A N/A N/A $128,500
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe N/A N/A N/A $44,837
2-Door Cabriolet N/A N/A N/A $47,650
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$747 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
EPA Classification Two-Seater Passenger Car Minicompact
Number of Passenger Doors 2 -
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 26.0 48.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 45.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 45.4
Front Head Room (in) 36.7 39.7
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 44.4 60.71
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0 54.53
Wheelbase (in) 92.6 73.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - TBD - 61.38
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 50.51
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 155.1 106.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 7.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 28.7
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 175/50R16 P155/60R15
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/45R17 P175/55R15
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) 2723 1958
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 273 @ 5400 - TBD -
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 288 @ 5000-6000 40 @ - TBD -
Engine Type Electric Pwr Electric
Fuel System NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA NA
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy - TBD - 79
Battery Range (mi) - TBD - 63
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA NA
EPA MPG Equivalent - City - TBD - 94
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined - TBD - 87
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Type 1 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.12 - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Tesla Roadster 2.5 Smart fortwo electric drive
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent DeDion
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent McPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score NA NA
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year NA NA
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