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2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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Fuel Economy City
22.0 mpg 27.0 mpg 26.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
28.0 mpg 39.0 mpg 36.0 mpg
Star Rating
N/A
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Seating Capacity
2 occupants
5 occupants
5 occupants
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan AM/FM, clock, seek-scan
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder MP3 decoder MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
N/A with steering wheel controls N/A
Cup Holder
front front and rear front and rear
1-Touch Open
driver driver driver
Air Compressor
air compressor N/A N/A
Air Filter
N/A air filter air filter
Antenna
fixed window grid integrated roof
Cargo Concealed Storage
N/A N/A cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light cargo light
Cargo Tie Downs
N/A N/A cargo tie downs
Clock
N/A in-dash N/A
Convertible Roof
manual with glass rear window, Windblocker wind blocker N/A N/A
Dome Light
dome light fade fade
Door Bins
dual dual dual
Door Locks
manual power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest driver foot rest
Exterior Temperature
N/A exterior temperature N/A
Floor Console
full full full
Front Air Conditioning
manual manual manual
Front Windows
power power power
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval variable intermittent variable intermittent
Glove Box
locking glove box glove box
Instrument Display
analog digital/analog analog
Instrument Panel Storage
bin bin bin
Interior Concealed Storage
interior concealed storage N/A N/A
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge N/A N/A
Power Outlets
1 2 1
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
N/A radio steering wheel controls N/A
Reading Lights
N/A front N/A
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
N/A rear child safety door locks rear child safety door locks
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Door Bins
N/A N/A rear door bins
Rear Heat Ducts
N/A underseat ducts underseat ducts
Rear Windows
N/A power manual
Rearview Mirror
day-night day-night day-night
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical mechanical N/A
Remote Keyless Entry
N/A keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
N/A retained accessory power retained accessory power
Seatback Storage
1 1 N/A
Speakers
6 6 4
Steering Wheel
tilt sport telescopic tilt telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather/metal-look leather N/A
Systems Monitor
N/A N/A systems monitor
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
light light light
Trip Computer
N/A trip computer N/A
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical mechanical N/A
Trunk Lid Trim
N/A carpet N/A
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge N/A engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
2 occupants
5 occupants
5 occupants
Seat Trim
cloth cloth cloth
Rear Seats
N/A 60-40 bench full bench
Front Armrests
center center N/A
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket bucket
Front Headrests
fixed adjustable adjustable w/tilt
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way 6-way 6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
N/A adjustable fixed
Rear Armrests
N/A center N/A
Door Trim
vinyl cloth cloth
Headliner
N/A full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpet front carpeted front & rear N/A
Dashboard Insert
piano black metal-look N/A
Gear Shift Knob Trim
N/A leather/metal-look N/A
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Torque
140 @ 5000 168 @ 4000 146 @ 4450
Horsepower
167 @ 7000 167 @ 6000 160 @ 6500
Engine
2.0L I-4 167 HP 2.0L I-4 155 HP 2.0L I-4 160 HP 146 ft.lbs. @ 4,450 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD
Fuel Tank
12.7 gal. 14.5 gal. 12.4 gal.
Range
314 miles 470 miles 378 miles
Drive Type
rear-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Alternator
100 amp 100 amp N/A
Axle Ratio
4.10 4.11 3.82
Battery
325 amp with run down protection 590 amp with run down protection
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
stability control stability control electronic stability
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum 16.0 " silver aluminum 15.0 " steel
Front Suspension
double wishbone strut strut
Rear Suspension
multi-link multi-link independent short and long arm
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc front disc/rear drum
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil coil coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil coil coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Steering Cooler
steering cooler N/A N/A
Vented Disc Brakes
front front front
Front Tires
P205/50VR16.0BSW performance P205/55HR16.0BSW AS P195/65TR15.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
N/A compact steel compact steel
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Door Count
2 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
5.3 cu.ft. 11.8 cu.ft. 13.2 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
67.7 " 69.1 " 71.8 "
Front Headroom
37.4 " 38.9 " 38.3 "
Rear Legroom
N/A 36.2 " 33.2 "
Curb Weight
2,480 lbs. 2,872 lbs. 2,857 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.34 .27 N/A
Exterior Height
49.0 " 57.9 " 57.7 "
Exterior Length
157.3 " 180.9 " 178.5 "
Front Hiproom
50.6 " 53.7 " 53.9 "
Front Legroom
43.1 " 42.0 " 41.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.2 " 54.9 " 55.6 "
Front Tread
59 " 60 " 61 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,078 lbs. N/A 3,990 lbs.
Interior Cargo Volume
5.3 cu.ft. 11.8 cu.ft. 13.2 cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
N/A 94 cu.ft. 91 cu.ft.
Payload
N/A N/A 827 lbs.
Rear Headroom
N/A 37.5 " 38.0 "
Rear Hiproom
N/A 52.2 " 52.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
N/A 54.0 " 53.7 "
Rear Tread
59 " 60 " 60 "
Turning Radius
15.4 ' 17.1 ' 18.0 '
Wheelbase
92 " 104 " 104 "
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Bumpers
body-colored body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
black black with chrome bar
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote convex spotter
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
N/A panic alarm panic alarm
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver
Passenger
Driver
Passenger
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted seat mounted seat mounted
Head Protection
driver and passenger N/A N/A
Ignition Disable
immobilizer immobilizer SecuriLock
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor occupancy sensor occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
N/A curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted seat mounted seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front front front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams side impact beams
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Accessories Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 N/A
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 60/60,000
Invoice
$22,188 $17,888 $15,635
MSRP
$23,470 $18,700 $16,500
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$48 $55 $47