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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 25 30 $21,479 $23,735
2-Door Convertible Manual SEQ 25 30 $22,185 $24,515
2-Door Coupe Firebird
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Firebird 19 31 $18,345 $20,050
2-Door Coupe Formula 18 26 $23,785 $25,995
2-Door Coupe Trans Am 18 26 $25,642 $28,025
2-Door Convertible Firebird 19 30 $24,672 $26,965
2-Door Convertible Trans Am 18 26 $29,366 $32,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,479
$18,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,735
$20,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$396 / month
$334 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2-Seater Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 48 88.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.0 57.4
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) 49.8 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) - 28.9
Second Hip Room (in) - 45.9
Second Head Room (in) - 35.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 4.5
Length, Overall (in) 153.0 193.3
Height, Overall (in) 48.8 51.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 96.5 101.1
Liftover Height (in) NA 35.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 74.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 60.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 1.9 12.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.8 11.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.6 12.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 16.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.6 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.4 40.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/50R15 P235/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/55R15 P235/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2195 3319
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.0 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 433 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 105
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/110 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6400 200 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L36
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.19
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 3.23
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 3.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota MR2 Spyder Pontiac Firebird
Body Style 2-Seat Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link Indep Salisbury Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Short/Long Arm
 
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