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2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class

2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata

  2008 Mercedes Benz SLK Class 5.5L AMG 2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata SV
MSRP
$44,150
$20,635
Invoice $41,060 $19,081
MPG
City/Highway
14/25 20/28
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK doesn’t have the edgy driving experience of other roadsters, but it keeps you comfortable, looks fast, and is fast. Read Full Review The 2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata brings the classic roadster into the modern era, with fantastic handling and an optional power-folding hardtop. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Interior comfort and refinement
  • Responsive V-6 engines
  • Still the best top arrangement
  • Airscarf!

Dislikes:

  • Steering is secure but not sporty
  • Automatic transmission felt indecisive in Drive
  • So much isolation isn’t as appealing in a roadster

Likes:

  • Engaging handling
  • Perky four-cylinder engine
  • Great manual shifter
  • Retractable hard top is light, useful

Dislikes:

  • Tight cockpit
  • Lack of safety data
  • No stability control on base models
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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