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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible GL Manual
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Trim

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
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,947
$21,479
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,600
$23,735
Monthly Payment Estimate
$327 / month
$396 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact 2-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 49.8
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1 -
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 37.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82 48
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 51.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 46.5 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.2 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 97.4 96.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.4 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 160.4 153.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 48.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.0 1.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.79 10.0 x 0.8
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) 8.90 x 0.39 10.3 x 0.6
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 12.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.17 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 13.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 32.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR14 P205/50R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60HR14 P185/55R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front 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) 2825 2195
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.7 11.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 60 433
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 2600 125 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5200 138 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.39
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.67 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.17
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Cabrio Toyota MR2 Spyder
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2-Seat Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Dual Link Indep
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Strut
 
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