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Compare 2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2005 Subaru Legacy

2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2005 Subaru Legacy
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2-Door Conv Cloth 5-Speed Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv Cloth 5-Speed Manual 23 28 $20,398 $22,098
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv Cloth Automatic 22 28 $20,398 $22,098
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv Grand Touring 20 26 $24,528 $26,580
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv LS 5-Speed Manual 23 28 $22,982 $24,903
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv LS 6-Speed Manual 23 28 $22,982 $24,903
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv LS Automatic 22 28 $22,982 $24,903
MX-5 Miata 2-Door Conv MAZDASPEED 20 26 $23,791 $25,780
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2.5 GT Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Automatic 19 25 $25,270 $27,445
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Automatic Black Interior 19 25 $27,546 $29,945
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Automatic Taupe Interior 19 25 $27,546 $29,945
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Manual Black Interior 19 25 $26,452 $28,745
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Manual Taupe Interior 19 25 $26,452 $28,745
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Manual 19 25 $24,176 $26,245
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Automatic 22 30 $20,748 $22,445
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Automatic PZEV 22 30 $20,959 $22,645
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Automatic 22 30 $23,677 $25,695
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Automatic PZEV 22 30 $23,888 $25,895
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Manual 23 30 $22,765 $24,695
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Manual PZEV 23 30 $22,976 $24,895
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Manual 23 30 $19,836 $21,445
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Manual PZEV 23 30 $20,047 $21,645
Legacy Sedan (Natl) Outback 3.0 R Automatic 19 25 $28,727 $31,245
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5 GT Automatic 19 25 $26,181 $28,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Automatic Black Int 19 25 $28,638 $31,145
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Automatic Taupe Int 19 25 $28,638 $31,145
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Manual Black Int 19 25 $27,544 $29,945
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Manual Taupe Int 19 25 $27,544 $29,945
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5 GT Manual 19 25 $25,087 $27,245
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5i Automatic 22 30 $21,659 $23,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5i Automatic PZEV 22 30 $21,870 $23,645
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Automatic 22 30 $24,771 $26,895
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Automatic PZEV 22 30 $24,982 $27,095
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Manual 23 30 $23,859 $25,895
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Manual PZEV 23 30 $24,070 $26,095
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5i Manual 23 30 $20,747 $22,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5i Manual PZEV 23 30 $20,958 $22,645
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Automatic 19 24 $27,091 $29,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Ltd Automatic Black Int 19 24 $29,548 $32,145
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Ltd Automatic Taupe Int 19 24 $29,548 $32,145
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Ltd Manual Black Int 19 25 $28,454 $30,945
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Ltd Manual Taupe Int 19 25 $28,454 $30,945
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Manual 19 25 $25,997 $28,245
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Automatic 22 28 $23,479 $25,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Automatic PZEV 22 28 $23,690 $25,645
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Ltd Automatic 22 28 $25,999 $28,245
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Ltd Automatic PZEV 22 28 $26,210 $28,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Ltd Manual 23 28 $25,087 $27,245
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Ltd Manual PZEV 23 28 $25,298 $27,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Manual 23 28 $22,567 $24,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Manual PZEV 23 28 $22,778 $24,645
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 3.0 R L.L. Bean Edition 19 25 $29,820 $32,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 3.0 R VDC Ltd 19 25 $30,912 $33,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,398
$25,270
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,098
$27,445
Monthly Payment Estimate
$368 / month
$457 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 44.1
Front Hip Room (in)
49.2 51.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
46 93.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
49.7 54.4
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 33.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 52.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.7 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
89.2 105.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.1 68.1
Track Width, Front (in)
55.7 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.0 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
155.3 186.2
Height, Overall (in)
48.3 56.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.1 11.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.70
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)
10.6 x - TBD - 12.3 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.2 35.4
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 15.0
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/45WR16 215/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
T105/70D15 compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/45WR16 215/45ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 2700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2447 3365
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.0 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 490
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Turbo Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 5000 250 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/112 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
142 @ 7000 250 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.30 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.54
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD _ NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.47
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Sportshift
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 2.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.89 2.26
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata Subaru Legacy Sedan (Natl)
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Radius Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.47 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32

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