Compare 2005 Toyota Celica vs 2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2005 Toyota Celica
2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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3-Door LB Manual GT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door LB Manual GT 27 33 $15,990 $17,670
3-Door LB Automatic GT 29 36 $16,714 $18,470
3-Door LB Manual GTS 24 33 $20,100 $22,335
3-Door LB Automatic GTS 25 31 $20,730 $23,035
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2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual Cloth
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual Cloth 23 28 $20,398 $22,098
2-Door Convertible Automatic Cloth 22 28 $20,398 $22,098
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,982 $24,903
2-Door Convertible 6-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,982 $24,903
2-Door Convertible Automatic LS 22 28 $22,982 $24,903
2-Door Convertible MAZDASPEED 20 26 $23,791 $25,780
2-Door Convertible Grand Touring 20 26 $24,528 $26,580
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,990
$20,398
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,670
$22,098
Monthly Payment Estimate
$295 / month
$368 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.3 49.2
Second Leg Room (in)
27.0 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
78.3 46
Second Hip Room (in)
46.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.6 49.7
Second Head Room (in)
35.0 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.6 -
Front Leg Room (in)
43.6 42.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 66.1
Track Width, Front (in)
58.6 55.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 4.0
Length, Overall (in)
170.5 155.3
Height, Overall (in)
51.4 48.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.2 56.7
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 89.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
16.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
12.9 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 5.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 10.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 12.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.4 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 30.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R15 P205/45WR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R15 P205/45WR16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16 T105/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2425 2447
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 16 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.6 6.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 80
Engine
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.8L/112
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6400 142 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4200 125 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD _
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.33
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.89
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.31 4.30
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.14
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Celica Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style
2 Door Liftback 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32.0 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs

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