Compare 2017 Toyota 86 vs 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2017 Toyota 86
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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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
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,943
$23,562
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,255
$24,915
Monthly Payment Estimate
$438 / month
$415 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
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. The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata offers back-to-basics sports car fun in the classic roadster or the new RF body styles.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
76.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 52
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Leg Room (in)
29.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 37.4
Second Hip Room (in)
45.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 52.2
Second Head Room (in)
35 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
50.6 48.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 59.2
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 90.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
166.7 154.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.9 4.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 11
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)
11.6 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 30.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/45WR17 P195/50VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/45WR17 P195/50VR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2774 2332
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
390 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 100
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
205 @ 7000 155 @ 6000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded H-4 Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 6400 148 @ 4600
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.30 2.87
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 2.04
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 4.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.99
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.59
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.63 5.09
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota 86 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style
Coupe Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 6.0
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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