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2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata

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This small and tight-handling two-seater remains the modern-day embodiment of the European roadsters that reigned the roads in the 1950s and '60s. It's not the fastest sport car available, but it's always a pleasant ride when the sun goes up and the top comes down. Last year, P205/45WR16 tires on restyled aluminum wheels were newly standard, while a high-performance Mazdaspeed version was added to the lineup, powered by a 178-horsepower turbocharged version of the standard 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. The base powerplant continues to generate 142 horsepower, and both a standard five-speed manual transmission and either a six-speed manual and four-speed automatic gearbox are alternately available. Four-wheel-disc brakes are standard, with ABS, a sport suspension, and a limited-slip differential on the options list. A removable hardtop and assorted appearance upgrades and convenience features are offered.

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Sunday, March 20, 2016
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2-Door Convertible Manual Club

I love it!

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My last car was a 2010 Miata PRHT which I really liked but when I saw the new one I knew I had to have it. I am not disappointed this new car is faster much better looking and just a blast to drive. Some... + More »
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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring

Went from a 2010 Porsche Boxster and couldn't be happier.

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This car weighs 640 pounds less than my Boxster and boy can you tell the difference. The Boxster is one of the best driving cars, and I tell you I enjoy my new Miata every bit as much. The feeling of driving... + More »
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Tuesday, August 11, 2015
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring

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I owned a 1999 Miata and loved that car. I did have an accident in it when a Caravan decided to pass a car in front of it and entered the oncoming traffic lane and hit me. I was able to drive away from that... + More »
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