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1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata

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Specs

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Base 2dr Convertible Base Manual

Brakes

Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 3.6

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.64

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 133 @ 6500
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.8L/112
Fuel System MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 5000

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 48.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.2
Track Width, Front (in) 55.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.0
Length, Overall (in) 155.4
Wheelbase (in) 89.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 43.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 46.0
Passenger Capacity 2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29

Steering

Steering Type Manual Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.0

Summary

Body Style 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata
Vehicle Name Mazda MX-5 Miata

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Tires

Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P185/60HR14
Rear Tire Size P185/60HR14
Spare Tire Size T117/70D14

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in) 8.46
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.758
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.814
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.330
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.888
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.136
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.100

Vehicle

EPA Classification Two Seater

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2293

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5