Compare 2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder vs 2001 Volkswagen Cabrio

2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio
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2-Door Convertible Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 25 30 $21,344 $23,585
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2-Door Convertible Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual GL 24 31 $17,947 $19,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GL 22 28 $18,811 $20,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLS 24 31 $18,856 $20,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLS 22 28 $19,720 $21,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLX 24 31 $20,400 $22,300
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLX 22 28 $21,264 $23,175
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,344
$17,947
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,585
$19,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$327 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2-Seater Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
48 82
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.0 54.1
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
49.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
- 31.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 46.5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
153.0 160.4
Height, Overall (in)
48.8 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.5 56.2
Wheelbase (in)
96.5 97.4
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 4.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
1.9 8.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x 0.8 10.0 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x 0.6 8.90 x 0.39
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 13.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
34.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.6 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.0 32.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.17
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/55R15 P195/60HR14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R15 P195/60HR14
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2195 2825
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.0 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
433 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6400 115 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4400 122 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.94
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.31 3.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.46
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.29
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota MR2 Spyder Volkswagen Cabrio
Body Style
2-Seat Roadster 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Dual Link Independent Torsion-Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent

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