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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe SE Manual (SE)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 24 33 $17,297 $19,220
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE 23 32 $18,044 $20,050
2-Door Coupe Manual SPT 24 33 $18,643 $20,715
2-Door Coupe Automatic SPT 23 32 $19,389 $21,545
2-Door Coupe V6 Automatic SE 20 29 $19,394 $21,550
2-Door Coupe V6 Automatic SPT 20 29 $20,739 $23,045
2-Door Coupe Automatic SLE 23 32 $20,783 $23,095
2-Door Convertible V6 Automatic SE 20 29 $23,354 $25,950
2-Door Coupe V6 Automatic SLE 20 29 $23,483 $26,095
2-Door Convertible V6 Automatic SLE 20 29 $26,504 $29,450
4-Door Coupe Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Coupe Automatic 18 25 $23,274 $25,180
4-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual 18 24 $24,659 $26,680
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,297
$23,274
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,220
$25,180
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$420 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 50.3 48.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 54.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 32.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.1 89.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.9 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 192.5 174.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 52.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 106.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 69.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 7.58
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD - 11.93 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x - TBD - 11.93 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4 16.43
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.88 2.99
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P225/55R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P225/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3175 3053
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.6 8.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 157 @ 5600 197 @ 7200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Rotary
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 164 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 1.3L/80
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.55
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.79
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Camry Solara Mazda RX-8
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Double-Wishbone
 
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