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2016 – MX-5 – Suspension

SUSPENSION TECHNICAL DATA

Front wheel alignment

Item

Specification

Total toe-in

Tire [Tolerance ±4 {0.2}]

(mm )

1.6 {0.063}

Rim inner [Tolerance ±2.8 {0.11}]

1.1 {0.043}

degree

0°09′±20′

Steering angle [Tolerance ±3°]

Inner

37°42′

Outer

32°06′

Steering axis inclination (Reference value)

13°53′

Camber

[Tolerance ±1°]

Vehicle height: From the end of the front fender to the center of the wheel (mm )

350—358 {13.8—14.0}

-0°30′

359—367 {14.2—14.4}

-0°18′

368—376 {14.5—14.8}

-0°07′

377—385 {14.9—15.1}

0°02′

386—394 {15.2—15.5}

0°08′

Caster

[Tolerance ±1°]

Vehicle height: From the end of the rear fender to the center of the wheel (mm )

350—358 {13.8—14.0}

8°18′

359—367 {14.2—14.4}

8°04′

368—376 {14.5—14.8}

7°51′

377—385 {14.9—15.1}

7°38′

386—394 {15.2—15.5}

7°24′

NOTE:

  • Unloaded vehicle: Fuel tank is full. Engine coolant and engine oil are at specified level. Jack and tools are in designated position.

  • Difference between the left and right dimension for camber and caster is within .

Rear wheel alignment

Item

Specification

Total toe-in

Tire [Tolerance ±4 {0.2}]

(mm )

3.0 {0.12}

Rim inner [Tolerance ±2.8 {0.11}]

Vehicle equipped with 16 inch wheel: 2.0 {0.079}

Vehicle equipped with 17 inch wheel: 2.1 {0.083}

degree

0°17′±20′

Camber

[Tolerance ±1°

Vehicle height: From the end of the rear fender to the center of the wheel (mm )

350—358 {13.8—14.0}

-1°23′

359—367 {14.2—14.4}

-1°09′

368—376 {14.5—14.8}

-0°57′

377—385 {14.9—15.1}

-0°46′

386—394 {15.2—15.5}

-0°37′

NOTE:

  • Unloaded vehicle: Fuel tank is full. Engine coolant and engine oil are at specified level. Jack and tools are in designated position.

  • Difference between the left and right camber angle is within .

Standard tire and wheel (Except Mexico)

Item

Specification

Wheel

Size

16×6 1/2J

17×7 J

Material

Aluminum alloy

Inset

(mm )

45 {1.8}

Pitch circle diameter

(mm )

100 {3.94}

Tire

Size

195/50R16 84V

205/45R17 84W

Air pressure

(kPa )

Front

200

Rear

200

Remaining tread

(mm )

1.6 {0.063}

Wheel and tire

Wheel and tire runout

Lateral direction

(mm )

2.0 {0.079}

Radial direction

(mm )

1.5 {0.059}

Wheel and tire imbalance

Inside

(g )

Knock-type*1:

9 {0.3} max.

Knock-type*1:

8 {0.3} max.

Outside

(g )

Adhesive-type*2:

14 {0.49} max.

Adhesive-type*2:

13 {0.46} max.

Lug nut tightening torque

(N·m {kgf·m, ft·lbf})

108—147 {12—14, 80—108}

*1
Do not install three or more weights. The weight of one balance weight must be 60 g {2.1 oz} or less, and the total weight of two balance weights must be 100 g {3.53 oz} or less.
*2
Do not install three or more weights. Do not affix the weights such that they are parallel to each other or overlapping. The total weight of all the weights is 160 g {5.64 oz} or less.

Standard tire and wheel (Mexico)

Item

Specification

Wheel

Size

16×6 1/2J

17×7 J

Material

Aluminum alloy

Inset

(mm )

45 {1.8}

Pitch circle diameter

(mm )

100 {3.94}

Tire

Size

195/50R16 84V

205/45R17 84W

Air pressure

(kPa {bar, <psi>})

Front

200 {2.0, <29>}

Rear

200 {2.0, <29>}

Remaining tread

(mm )

1.6 {0.063}

Wheel and tire

Wheel and tire runout

Lateral direction

(mm )

2.0 {0.079}

Radial direction

(mm )

1.5 {0.059}

Wheel and tire imbalance

Inside

(g )

Knock-type*1:

9 {0.3} max.

Knock-type*1:

8 {0.3} max.

Outside

(g )

Adhesive-type*2:

14 {0.49} max.

Adhesive-type*2:

13 {0.46} max.

Lug nut tightening torque

(N·m {kgf·m, ft·lbf})

108—147 {12—14, 80—108}

*1
Do not install three or more weights. The weight of one balance weight must be 60 g {2.1 oz} or less, and the total weight of two balance weights must be 100 g {3.53 oz} or less.
*2
Do not install three or more weights. Do not affix the weights such that they are parallel to each other or overlapping. The total weight of all the weights is 160 g {5.64 oz} or less.

Suspension

Item

Specification

Front upper arm ball joint

Initial torque

11 N·m {112 kgf·cm, 97 in·lbf} max.

Rotational torque

0.5—2.0 N·m {5.1—20 kgf·cm, 4.5—17 in·lbf}

Front lower arm ball joint

Initial torque

11 N·m {112 kgf·cm, 97 in·lbf} max.

Rotational torque

0.5—3.0 N·m {5.1—30 kgf·cm, 4.5—26 in·lbf}

Front stabilizer control link ball joint rotational torque

0.8—3.5 N·m {8.2—35 kgf·cm, 7.1—30 in·lbf}

Rear stabilizer control link ball joint rotational torque

0.8—3.5 N·m {8.2—35 kgf·cm, 7.1—30 in·lbf}

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