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2dr Conv Cloth Auto
$22,098
Starting MSRP
2dr Conv Manual (Natl)
$23,585
Starting MSRP
2dr Convertible
$19,915
Starting MSRP
Z3 2dr Roadster 2.5L
$31,300
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Overview

Door
2-door 2-door 2-door 2-door
Seats
2 2 2 2
Engine

142.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

138.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

177.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
155.7" length, 48.0" height 153.0" length, 48.8" height 157.2" length, 50.1" height 159.4" length, 50.9" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Black

Black / Red

Adriatic Blue

Black

Charcoal

Tanin Red

Impala Brown

Topaz

Sand

Black

Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Two Seater 2-Seater 2-Seater Two-Seater

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy Aluminum Alloy
Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.0 in 15 x 6.0 in 18 x 8 in 16 x 7.0 in
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A N/A Steel
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.0 in 15 x 6.5 in 18 x 8 in 16 x 7.0 in
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in 16 x 4.0 in N/A Compact in

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 80 N/A 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 433 N/A N/A

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
142 @ 7000 138 @ 6400 177 @ 6600 170 @ 5500
Displacement
1.8L/112 1.8L/110 2.4L/145 2.5L/152
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas 4-cyl Gas 6-Cyl
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 5000 125 @ 4400 166 @ 4800 181 @ 3500

Mileage

Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 30 MPG 28 MPG 27 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
279.40 mi 317.50 mi 260.00 mi 270.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG 25 MPG 20 MPG 20 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
355.60 mi 381.00 mi 364.00 mi 364.50 mi

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Dual Link Independent Independent Semi-Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent Independent MacPherson Strut

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brake Type
Pwr Power Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.6 x -TBD- in 10.0 x 0.8 in 11.7 x -TBD- in N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel - Four-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 x -TBD- in 10.3 x 0.6 in 10.9 x -TBD- in N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
12.7 gal 12.7 gal 13 gal 13.5 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 13.6 16.4 15.4
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A 34.8 ft N/A N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.7 2.7 2.75
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
30.2 ft 32.0 ft 35.0 ft 32.8 ft

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P205/45WR16 P205/50R15 P245/45R18 P225/50VR16
Spare Tire Size
T105/70D15 T125/70D16 N/A Compact
Front Tire Size
P205/45WR16 P185/55R15 P245/45R18 P225/50VR16

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2474 lbs 2195 lbs 2860 lbs 2899 lbs

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
46 ft³ 48 ft³ 50 ft³ 47.0 ft³
Trunk Volume
5.1 ft³ 1.9 ft³ 5.4 ft³ 5.0 ft³
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Capacity
2 2 2 2
Min Ground Clearance
4.0 in 4.9 in N/A N/A
Front Head Room
37.1 in 37.3 in 38.5 in 37.6 in
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Track Width, Front
55.7 in 58.1 in 60.7 in 55.6 in
Front Hip Room
49.2 in 49.8 in N/A N/A
Liftover Height
N/A - N/A N/A
Height, Overall
48.3 in 48.8 in 50.1 in 50.9 in
Track Width, Rear
56.7 in 57.5 in 61.4 in 58.8 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
66.1 in 66.7 in 71.3 in 68.5 in
Second Head Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Leg Room
42.8 in 42.2 in 42.7 in 41.8 in
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Length, Overall
155.3 in 153.0 in 157.2 in 159.4 in
Front Shoulder Room
49.7 in 51.0 in 52.4 in 51.7 in
Wheelbase
89.2 in 96.5 in 95.1 in 96.3 in

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