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Here's how the 2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata and the 2001 Porsche Boxster measure up.
2dr Conv Man Sport
$22,960
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2dr Roadster 5-Spd Manual
$42,100
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Overview

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

167.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

217.0-hp, 2.7-liter, Flat 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
24 0 -
Size
157.3" length, 49.0" height 171.0" length, 50.8" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black

Metropol Blue

Black

Graphite Grey

Savanna Beige

Camel

Ash Black

Nephrite Green

Agate / Quartz

Boxster Red

Ebony

Cinnamon Brown

Onyx

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seater -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
- N/A -
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 16 x 7 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 16 x 6 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
- N/A -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 120 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
167 @ 7000 217 @ 6500 -
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.7L/164 -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 6-cyl -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
140 @ 5000 192 @ 4500 -

Mileage

Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
279.40 mi 338.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG 20 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 MPG N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
355.60 mi 473.20 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 28 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Independent -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.4 x -TBD- in 11.7 x 0.95 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.0 x -TBD- in 11.5 x 0.8 in -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
12.7 gal 16.9 gal -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 16.9 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
32.8 ft N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.98 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
30.8 ft 35.8 ft -
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
- Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R16 P225/50R16 -
Front Tire Size
P205/50R16 P205/55R16 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2447 lbs 2778 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Front
58.7 in 57.5 in -
Track Width, Rear
58.9 in 60.2 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
91.7 in 95.2 in -
Front Leg Room
43.1 in 41.6 in -
Front Shoulder Room
53.2 in 51.7 in -
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.7 in 70.1 in -
Height, Overall
49.0 in 50.8 in -
Trunk Volume
5.3 ft³ 9.1 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
37.4 in 38.1 in -
Length, Overall
157.3 in 171.0 in -
Passenger Capacity
2 2 -
Front Hip Room
50.6 in N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
4.6 in 4.1 in -
Second Head Room
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A -

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