Compare 2011 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible vs 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata

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2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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2-Door Convertible Manual Sport
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$21,385
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$23,110
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$385 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.4
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Mazda MX-5 is a back-to-basics sports car that you don’t have to drive fast to enjoy—and it has way more practicality than you’d probably expect.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 22 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1
Passenger Capacity
2
Front Hip Room (in)
50.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.6
Length, Overall (in)
157.3
Height, Overall (in)
49.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9
Wheelbase (in)
91.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
32.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Front Tire Size
P205/50R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2447
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
167 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
140 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA
Displacement
2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.89
Trans Order Code
NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33
Trans Type
5
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6

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