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Base Roadster

General Pricing

Resale Value $24,275.00 $27,595.00 $32,035.00
Destination $670.00 $670.00 $795.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4 2.4L I4 4.6L V8
Horsepower 173 @ 5800 RPM 173 @ 5800 RPM 300 @ 5750 RPM
Torque 167 @ 4500 RPM 167 @ 4500 RPM 320 @ 4500 RPM
Valves 4 4 3
Displacement (cc) 2384 2384 4601
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.9 3.5 X 3.9 3.6 X 3.5
Compression Ratio 10.4:1 10.4:1 9.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 19 19 15
Highway (mpg) 25 25 23

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2859.4 2932.1 3351.0
Wheelbase (in.) 95.1 95.1 107.1
Length (in.) 157.2 161.1 188.0
Width (in.) 71.3 71.4 73.9
Height (in.) 50.1 50.2 55.7
Track Front (in.) 60.7 60.7 62.3
Track Rear (in.) 61.4 61.5 62.5
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 2 4
Front Headroom (in.) 38.5 38.4 38.8
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A N/A 36.3
Front Legroom (in.) 42.8 42.7 42.7
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A N/A 30.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 52.4 52.7 55.4
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A N/A 45.0
Front Hip Room (in.) 50.6 50.6 53.6
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A 45.2

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 50.0 50.0 81.6

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone strut
Rear Suspension wishbone wishbone beam
Tires 245/45R18 245/45R18 235/55R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Std. Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning N/A Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows N/A Std. Std.

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