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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 $22,754 $25,145
2-Door Convertible Manual SEQ 26 33 $23,659 $26,145
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
$22,754
$20,398
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,145
$22,098
Monthly Payment Estimate
$419 / month
$368 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 49.8 49.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 48 46
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.0 49.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 55.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 4.0
Length, Overall (in) 153.0 155.3
Height, Overall (in) 48.8 48.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 96.5 89.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 1.9 5.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.6 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.8 10.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 30.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.6 15.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size P185/55R15 T105/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45R16 P205/45WR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/55R15 P205/45WR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2195 2447
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.0 6.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 125 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.8L/112
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6400 142 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 23
Transmission
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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear 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
Summary
Body Style 2-Seat Roadster 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Toyota MR2 Spyder Mazda MX-5 Miata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link Indep Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.87
 
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