Compare 2018 FIAT 124 Spider vs 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2018 Toyota 86

2018 FIAT 124 Spider
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2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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2018 Toyota 86
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Convertible Classica
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Convertible Classica 26 35 $24,436 $24,995
Convertible Lusso 26 35 $26,867 $27,595
Convertible Lusso Red Top Edition 25 36 $26,867 $27,595
Convertible Abarth 26 35 $27,521 $28,295
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Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual Sport 26 33 $23,921 $25,295
Automatic Sport 26 35 $25,195 $26,645
Manual Club 26 33 $27,568 $29,155
Automatic Club 26 35 $28,134 $29,755
Manual Grand Touring 26 33 $28,548 $30,195
Automatic Grand Touring 26 35 $29,564 $31,270
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Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual 21 28 $25,133 $26,455
Automatic 24 32 $25,818 $27,175
Manual GT 21 28 $27,157 $28,585
Manual w/Black Accents GT 21 28 $27,157 $28,585
Automatic GT 24 32 $27,841 $29,305
Automatic w/Black Accents GT 24 32 $27,841 $29,305
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,436
$23,921
$25,133
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,995
$25,295
$26,455
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$422 / month
$441 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
6.4
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Fiat 124 Spider takes the best from the Mazda MX-5 Miata, namely its agile handling and comfortable ride, while adding turbocharged power and Italian flavor. It’s truly a driver's car. The 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata is the quintessential modern sports car. The 2018 Toyota 86 is a thrilling entry sports car at an affordable price. We wholeheartedly appreciate its enthusiasm.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 26 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 33 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two-Seaters Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 37.4 37.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.1 52.2 54.5
Passenger Capacity
2 2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 43.1 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
52 52 53.1
Second Head Room (in)
- - 35
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- - 76.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- - 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- - 29.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- - 45.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
159.6 154.1 166.7
Height, Overall (in)
48.5 48.6 50.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 59.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
90.9 90.9 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 68.3 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 58.9 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.9 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.9 4.6 6.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11 11.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 11.9 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 30.8 36.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TNZ NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/50VR16 P195/50VR16 P215/45WR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TNZ NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/50VR16 P195/50VR16 P215/45WR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2436 2332 2774
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
450 - 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 100 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5500 155 @ 6000 205 @ 7000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 3200 148 @ 4600 156 @ 6400
Engine Order Code
EAM NA NA
Displacement
1.4 L/83 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 33 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 26 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 29 24
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.86 4.70 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 2.99 2.19
Trans Order Code
DAG NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.59 1.21
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 1.00 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.36 5.09 3.63
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.45 2.87 4.30
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.65 2.04 1.54
Trans Type
6 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.29 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
FIAT 124 Spider Mazda MX-5 Miata Toyota 86
Body Style
Convertible Convertible Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 6.0 7.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
- - --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
- -
Overall Side Crash Rating
- - --
Side Barrier Rating
- - --
Side Barrier Rating Driver
- - --
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
- - --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
- - --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
- - --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
- - --
Rollover Rating
- -

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