Compare 1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 1997 Toyota Celica

1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata
1997 Toyota Celica
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2-Door Conv Base Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv Base Automatic 22 28 $17,248 $19,125
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv Base Manual 23 29 $17,248 $19,125
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv Leather Pkg Automatic 22 28 $17,248 $19,125
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv Leather Pkg Manual 23 29 $17,248 $19,125
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv M-Edition Automatic 22 28 $22,077 $24,485
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv M-Edition Manual 23 29 $22,077 $24,485
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv Popular Equip Pkg Automatic 22 28 $17,248 $19,125
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv Popular Equip Pkg Manual 23 29 $17,248 $19,125
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv R-Pkg Manual 23 29 $17,248 $19,125
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv STO-Edition Automatic 22 28 $20,306 $22,520
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv STO-Edition Manual 23 29 $20,306 $22,520
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv Touring Pkg Automatic 22 28 $17,248 $19,125
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv Touring Pkg Manual 23 29 $17,248 $19,125
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2-Door Convertible GT Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Automatic 22 29 $22,337 $25,238
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Ltd Edit Automatic 22 29 $23,839 $26,858
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Ltd Edit Manual 22 28 $23,139 $26,058
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Manual 22 28 $21,638 $24,438
Celica 2-Door Sport Coupe ST Automatic 27 34 $15,831 $17,978
Celica 2-Door Sport Coupe ST Manual 29 35 $15,126 $17,178
Celica 3-Door LB GT Automatic 22 29 $18,417 $21,038
Celica 3-Door LB GT Manual 22 28 $17,718 $20,238
Celica 3-Door LB ST Automatic 27 34 $16,148 $18,338
Celica 3-Door LB ST Ltd Edition Automatic 27 34 $18,064 $20,405
Celica 3-Door LB ST Ltd Edition Manual 29 35 $17,360 $19,605
Celica 3-Door LB ST Manual 29 35 $15,443 $17,538
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,248
$22,337
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,125
$25,238
Monthly Payment Estimate
$319 / month
$421 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
46.0 78.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 52.4
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
- 18.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 41.2
Second Head Room (in)
- 34.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 44.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.5 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
155.4 177.0
Height, Overall (in)
48.2 52.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.2 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
89.2 99.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 33.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.0 68.9
Track Width, Front (in)
55.5 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
3.6 6.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x - TBD - 10.7 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.9 x - TBD - 10.5 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.3 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.0 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.0 34.2
Steering Type
Manual Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P185/60HR14 P205/55R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/60HR14 P205/55R15
Spare Tire Size
T117/70D14 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2359 2815
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.64 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 420
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 80
Engine
Displacement
1.8L/112 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
133 @ 6500 135 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
114 @ 5000 145 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.181 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.458 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.100 3.95
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.720 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.458 2.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata Toyota Celica
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut

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