Compare 2018 Audi TT vs 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2018 Audi TT
2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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2.0 TFSI
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Club Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MX-5 Miata Club Automatic 26 35 $28,134 $29,755
MX-5 Miata Club Manual 26 33 $27,568 $29,155
MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Automatic 26 35 $29,564 $31,270
MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Manual 26 33 $28,548 $30,195
MX-5 Miata Sport Automatic 26 35 $25,195 $26,645
MX-5 Miata Sport Manual 26 33 $23,921 $25,295
MX-5 Miata RF Club Automatic 26 35 $30,737 $32,510
MX-5 Miata RF Club Manual 26 33 $30,169 $31,910
MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring Automatic 26 35 $31,977 $33,825
MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring Manual 26 33 $30,964 $32,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,874
$28,134
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,950
$29,755
Monthly Payment Estimate
$733 / month
$496 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Audi TT isn't a pure driver's car, but all-wheel drive, fun-to-drive dynamics, and decent fuel economy make it a practical choice for sporty fun. The 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata is the quintessential modern sports car.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 52.2
Second Leg Room (in)
28.9 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 43.1
Second Head Room (in)
33.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
47.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 37.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- 52
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
164.7 154.1
Height, Overall (in)
53.2 48.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 59.2
Wheelbase (in)
98.6 90.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 11
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)
11.8 11
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 30.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/40YR18 P205/45WR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40YR18 P205/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3164 2381
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 17 X 7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
330 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 100
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1600 148 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 4500 155 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 35
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 2.06
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 3.54
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.77 3.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.40
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.26 3.17
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi TT Coupe Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style
quattro Coupe Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 6.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 4.6

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