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2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2013 Scion FR-S 2013 MINI Cooper Roadster
     
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)
Cooper
  • Cooper
  • Cooper S
  • John Cooper Works

Prices

MSRP $23,720 $24,500 $25,550
Invoice $22,424 $23,275 $23,505
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 9.0 9.0 7.2
Critics' Rating 9.4 9.8 7.1
Performance 9.0 8.9 8.2
Interior 6.5 8.0 7.1
Safety N/A 10.0 N/A
Reliability 4.5 3.0 2.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Superb handling
  • Available retractable hardtop
  • Good reliability rating
  • Athletic handling
  • Responsive engine
  • Comfortable, supportive front seats
  • Great safety score
  • Nimble handling
  • Great fuel economy
  • Good cargo space for a convertible
Cons
  • Cramped interior
  • Small trunk
  • Tiny back seat
  • Small cargo hold
  • Stiff ride
  • Noisy at highway speeds
  • Poor top-up visibility
  • Below-average reliability score

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 1.6L/98
MPG 22 City / 28 Hwy 22 City / 30 Hwy 27 City / 35 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Convertible Coupe Convertible

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 91.7 101.2 97.125
Length, Overall (in) 157.3 166.7 146.771
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7 69.9 66.259
Height, Overall (in) 49.0 51.2 54.488

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Convertible Soft Top Standard Standard
Rear Spoiler Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2447 2758 2469

Tires & Wheels

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

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
Auto-Off Headlights Optional
HID headlights Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Optional Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Optional
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Optional Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional
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 2
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 76.5 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 37.1 39.566
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.9 41.700
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 54.5 50.300
Front Hip Room (in) 50.6 53.1 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 35.0
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7
Second Hip Room (in) 45.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 5.3 - TBD - 8.475

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Optional
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Optional
Leather Seats Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
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
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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122 1.6L/98
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 167 @ 7000 200 @ 7000 122 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 140 @ 5000 151 @ 6600 118 @ 4250
Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Turning diameter 30.8 35.400 35.104

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30 35
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 13.2 10.566

Suspension

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

Transmission

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