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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 Convertible GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual GL 24 31 $17,947 $19,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GL 23 29 $18,811 $20,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLS 24 31 $18,856 $20,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLS 23 29 $19,720 $21,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLX 24 31 $20,400 $22,300
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLX 23 29 $21,264 $23,175
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,479
$17,947
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,735
$19,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$396 / month
$327 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - 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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 4.4
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 1.9 8.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.8 10.1 x 0.79
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 8.90 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.17
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.6 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.4 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/50R15 P195/60HR14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/55R15 P195/60HR14
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2195 2825
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.0 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 433 60
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 90
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6400 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
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 3.45
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
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 Indep 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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