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2dr Cpe Manual
  • 2dr Cpe Manual
  • 2dr Cpe Auto
  • 2dr Cpe Manual Touring
  • 2dr Cpe Auto Touring
  • 2dr Roadster Auto
  • 2dr Cpe Manual NISMO
  • 2dr Roadster Manual Touring
  • 2dr Roadster Auto Touring
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 Auto (Natl)
  • 2dr Cpe Man (Natl)
  • 2dr Cpe Auto (Natl)

Prices

MSRP $29,990 $23,970 $25,800
Invoice $28,412 $22,671 $24,510
Avg. Paid $29,212 $24,163 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 8.6 8.8
Critics' Rating 8.0 9.1 9.6
Performance 8.4 9.3 9.2
Interior 7.1 6.4 7.8
Safety N/A N/A 9.3
Reliability 4.0 N/A 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful engine
  • Slick-shifting transmissions
  • Agile handling
  • Athletic handling
  • Manual transmission's light clutch and precise shifter
  • Athletic handling
  • Responsive engine
  • Comfortable, supportive front seats
Cons
  • Poor rearward visibility
  • Road noise can be invasive
  • Limited trunk and cabin space
  • Tiny back seat
  • Small cargo hold

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Premium Unleaded V-6 3.7 L/226 Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Premium Unleaded H-4 2.0 L/122
MPG 18 City / 26 Hwy 22 City / 28 Hwy 28.3 City / 36.2 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Coupe Convertible Coupe

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 100.4 91.7 101.2
Length, Overall (in) 167.2 157.3 166.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.6 67.7 69.9
Height, Overall (in) 51.8 49 50.6

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Convertible Hardtop Optional
Convertible Soft Top Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3272 2480 2806

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Optional Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Optional Optional
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Optional Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Optional Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
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 2 4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 51.6 76.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 37.4 37.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 43.1 41.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 53.2 54.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 50.6 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 35
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7
Second Hip Room (in) 45.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 5.3 6.9

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard 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 Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded H-4
Displacement 3.7 L/226 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 332 @ 7000 167 @ 7000 200 @ 7000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 5200 140 @ 5000 151 @ 6400
Transmission Manual w/OD Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 32.8 30.8 35.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 22 28.3
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 28 36.2
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 12.7 13.2

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link Double Wishbone

Transmission

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