Compare 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2017 Toyota 86

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2017 Toyota 86
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Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual Sport 26 33 $23,562 $24,915
Automatic Sport 26 35 $24,960 $26,395
Manual Club 26 33 $27,232 $28,800
Automatic Club 26 35 $27,921 $29,530
Manual Grand Touring 26 33 $28,427 $30,065
Automatic Grand Touring 26 35 $29,564 $31,270
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Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual 21 28 $24,943 $26,255
Automatic 24 32 $25,628 $26,975
Manual 860 Special Edition 21 28 $27,699 $29,155
Automatic 860 Special Edition 24 32 $28,383 $29,875
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,562
$24,943
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,915
$26,255
Monthly Payment Estimate
$415 / month
$438 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata offers back-to-basics sports car fun in the classic roadster or the new RF body styles. The 2017 Toyota 86 isn't about power, but it is about fun, and it has just enough creature comforts to make it livable as a daily driver.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
52 53.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 37.1
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Second Hip Room (in)
- 45.3
Second Head Room (in)
- 35
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 76.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
90.9 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
154.1 166.7
Height, Overall (in)
48.6 50.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.6 6.9
Brakes
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 11.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/50VR16 P215/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/50VR16 P215/45WR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2332 2774
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 390
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 6000 205 @ 7000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 4600 156 @ 6400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.87 4.30
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 1.54
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.70 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.99 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.59 1.21
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.09 3.63
Summary
Body Style
Convertible Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata Toyota 86
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
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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