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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Manual (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 26 32 $22,302 $24,645
2-Door Convertible Manual SEQ 25 33 $23,207 $25,645
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $38,180 $43,635
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $44,218 $50,535
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $45,005 $51,435
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,302
$38,180
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,645
$43,635
Monthly Payment Estimate
$411 / month
$727 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 48 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.0 55.3
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 49.8 54.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 3.7
Length, Overall (in) 153.0 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 48.8 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 96.5 104.5
Liftover Height (in) NA 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 61.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 1.5 24.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.8 12.6 x 1.26
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 12.6 x 1.27
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.6 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 39.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.66
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/45R16 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA YGH
Front Tire Size P185/55R15 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size P185/55R15 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA XGG
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 3214
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel N/A
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 18 x 9.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.0 11.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 433 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/110 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6400 350 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 25
Transmission
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota MR2 Spyder Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style 2-Seat Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link Indep Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 36
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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