Compare 2010 Pontiac Solstice vs 2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2010 Pontiac Solstice
2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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2-Door Convertible Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual Sport 22 28 $21,222 $22,960
2-Door Convertible Automatic Sport 21 28 $23,304 $25,220
2-Door Convertible Manual Touring 21 28 $23,378 $25,300
2-Door Convertible Automatic Touring 21 28 $24,392 $26,400
2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $24,539 $26,560
2-Door Convertible PRHT Manual Touring 21 28 $24,944 $27,000
2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $25,553 $27,660
2-Door Convertible PRHT Automatic Touring 21 28 $25,958 $28,100
2-Door Convertible PRHT Manual Grand Touring 21 28 $26,234 $28,400
2-Door Convertible PRHT Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $27,248 $29,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$21,222
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$22,960
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$383 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you want that classic roadster feel—and to feel like you’re going fast without having to break triple digits—the 2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata delivers it with surprising frugality and practicality.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 22 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
- 2
Front Hip Room (in)
- 50.6
Front Head Room (in)
- 37.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
- 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
- 157.3
Height, Overall (in)
- 49.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
- 91.7
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 67.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 5.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
- Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.4 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 12.7
Steering
Steering Type
- Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- 32.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 30.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P205/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P205/50R16
Spare Tire Size
- NA
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 2447
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- NA
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
- Gas I4
Fuel System
- MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 140 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 167 @ 7000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.89
Trans Order Code
- NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
- Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.14
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.33
Trans Type
- 5
Drivetrain
- Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Summary
Body Style
- 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
- Mazda MX-5 Miata
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- - TBD -

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