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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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 46.5 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 49.8
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1 -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82 48
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 37.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 51.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 48.8
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.0 1.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 8.90 x 0.39 10.3 x 0.6
Brake Type Pwr Power
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 32.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
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
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
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
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) 2825 2195
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.7 11.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 60 433
Engine
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2-Seat Roadster
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Cabrio Toyota MR2 Spyder
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Strut
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
 
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