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Selected Style 3-Door LB GT Manual (SE)
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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
2-Door Convertible Cloth 5-Speed Manual
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 66.1
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
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 12.7
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.7
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/45WR16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2425 2447
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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
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
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.8L/112
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 28
Transmission
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
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.14
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD _
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Celica Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style 2 Door Liftback 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
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
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
 
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