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Prices

MSRP $49,500 $51,900 $82,100
Invoice $44,550 $46,530 $73,710
Avg. Paid N/A $41,007 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 9.1 8.5 8.9
Critics' Rating 9.2 9.4 9.0
Performance 8.7 9.4 8.9
Interior 8.4 7.7 8.1
Safety N/A N/A N/A
Reliability 4.5 4.0 4.5
Operating Cost N/A 7.2 N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Excellent performance
  • Luxurious interior
  • Slick, new soft top
  • Stellar handling
  • Superb transmissions
  • Powerful engine choices
  • Superb handling
  • High-quality, driver-focused interior
Cons
  • Limited rearward visibility
  • Minimal in-cabin storage
  • Limited standard features
  • Limited cargo space

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas Flat-6 2.7L/165 Gas Flat 6-Cyl 2.9L/177 Gas Flat 6 3.4L/210
MPG 20 City / 30 Hwy 19 City / 27 Hwy 19 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Convertible 2 Door Coupe Coupe

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 97.400 95.1 96.5
Length, Overall (in) 172.200 172.3 176.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.900 70.9 71.2
Height, Overall (in) 50.500 51.3 51.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Convertible Soft Top Standard
Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2888 2932 3042

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Steel Wheels Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional Standard
Keyless Start Optional
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Optional Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Optional Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional Optional Standard
Power Driver Mirror Optional Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional Optional
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Manual Steering Optional
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 2 2 4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.6 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 33.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 51.5 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 9.880 14.5 4.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional Optional Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional Optional
MP3 Player Standard Optional Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional Optional
Premium Sound System Optional Optional Standard
Hard Disk Drive Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Optional Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Optional
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional Standard
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Cooled Driver Seat Optional Optional Optional
Cooled Rear Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Optional Standard Optional
Passenger Lumbar Optional Standard Optional
Seat Memory Optional Optional Optional
Power Driver Seat Optional Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Optional Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Rollover Protection System Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional Optional Optional
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
Flat 6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas Flat-6 Gas Flat 6-Cyl Gas Flat 6
Displacement 2.7L/165 2.9L/177 3.4L/210
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 265 @ 6700 265 @ 7200 350 @ 7400
Torque (Net @ RPM) 206 @ 4500-6500 221 @ 4400-6000 287 @ 5600
Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Turning diameter 36.4 36.4 36.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.900 16.9 17.7

Suspension

Active Suspension System Optional Optional Optional
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Optional Optional Optional
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Optional Optional Optional
7-Speed Automatic Optional Optional Optional
Manual Standard Standard Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard Standard
7-Speed Manual Standard