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2dr Conv Man Sport
  • 2dr Conv Man Sport
  • 2dr Conv Auto Sport
  • 2dr Conv Man Club
  • 2dr Conv Auto Club
  • 2dr Conv Man Grand Touring
  • 2dr Conv Auto Grand Touring
  • 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Club
  • 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Club
  • 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Grand Touring
  • 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Grand Touring
2dr Cpe Man (Natl)
  • 2dr Cpe Man (Natl)
  • 2dr Cpe Auto (Natl)
2dr Cpe V6
  • 2dr Cpe V6
  • 2dr Cpe V6 Premium
  • 2dr Conv V6
  • 2dr Cpe GT
  • 2dr Conv V6 Premium
  • 2dr Cpe GT Premium
  • 2dr Conv GT
  • 2dr Conv GT Premium
  • 2dr Cpe Boss 302
  • 2dr Cpe Shelby GT500
  • 2dr Conv Shelby GT500

Prices

MSRP $23,720 $24,500 $22,200
Invoice $22,424 $23,275 $20,924
Avg. Paid N/A $25,077 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 9.0 9.0 8.7
Critics' Rating 9.4 9.8 9.1
Performance 9.0 8.9 8.0
Interior 6.5 8.0 7.5
Safety N/A 10.0 9.1
Reliability 4.5 3.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Superb handling
  • Available retractable hardtop
  • Good reliability rating
  • Athletic handling
  • Responsive engine
  • Comfortable, supportive front seats
  • Great safety score
  • Powerful base engine
  • Good fuel economy
  • Nimble handling
Cons
  • Cramped interior
  • Small trunk
  • Tiny back seat
  • Small cargo hold
  • Some cheap interior materials

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas V6 3.7L/227
MPG 22 City / 28 Hwy 22 City / 30 Hwy 19 City / 29 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Convertible Coupe Coupe

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 91.7 101.2 107.100
Length, Overall (in) 157.3 166.7 188.500
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7 69.9 73.900
Height, Overall (in) 49.0 51.2 55.600

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Convertible Soft Top Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2447 2758 3501

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Optional
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Optional Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional Optional
HID headlights Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional
Trip Computer Optional
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Optional Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 2 4 4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 76.5 83.300
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 37.1 38.500
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.9 42.400
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 54.5 55.300
Front Hip Room (in) 50.6 53.1 53.400
Second Head Room (in) 35.0 34.700
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 29.800
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 47.800
Second Hip Room (in) 45.3 46.800
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 5.3 - TBD - 13.400

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
Cassette Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional
Premium Sound System Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

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

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas V6
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122 3.7L/227
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 167 @ 7000 200 @ 7000 305 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 140 @ 5000 151 @ 6600 280 @ 4250
Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Turning diameter 30.8 35.400 33.400

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30 29
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 13.2 16.000

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

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