Compare Mazda MX-5 Miata vs Pontiac Solstice Convertible

Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.4L 4 Cylinder Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
5-Speed Automatic (+$995)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
4.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
5.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.4L 4 Cylinder Gas
Horsepower
181 hp @ 7000 rpm
173 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
151 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
167 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual
5-Speed Automatic (+$995)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,341 lbs
2,908 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
21 MPG
City
26 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
34 MPG
25 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 Tons/yr
N/A
EPA rating
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
11.9 gallons
13.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
309.4 miles
258.4 miles
Cruising Range Highway
404.6 miles
340 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
154.1 in
157.2 in
Height
48.6 in
50.1 in
Max Width
68.3 in
71.3 in
Front Width
58.9 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
59.2 in
61.4 in
Wheelbase
90.9 in
95.1 in
Ground Clearance
4.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.1 in
42.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.4 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
52.2 in
52.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52 in
50.6 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
4.6 ft³
5.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
30.8 ft
34.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Independent Short/Long Arm
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Independent Short/Long Arm

Tires

Front Tire
P195/50VR16
P245/45R18
Rear Tire
P195/50VR16
P245/45R18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Arctic White
  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Ebony, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Ebony/Sand, Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Optional
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Optional

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Optional
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Optional
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
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