Compare 2019 FIAT 124 Spider vs 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2019 FIAT 124 Spider
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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Abarth Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
124 Spider Abarth Convertible 26 35 $28,684 $29,540
124 Spider Classica Convertible 26 35 $24,851 $25,440
124 Spider Lusso Convertible 26 35 $27,286 $28,045
124 Spider Urbana Edition Convertible 26 35 $24,851 $25,440
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30th Anniversary Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Automatic 26 35 $33,545 $35,495
MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Manual 26 34 $33,073 $34,995
MX-5 Miata Club Automatic 26 35 $28,534 $30,190
MX-5 Miata Club Manual 26 34 $27,968 $29,590
MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Automatic 26 35 $30,107 $31,855
MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Manual 26 34 $29,093 $30,780
MX-5 Miata Sport Automatic 26 35 $25,597 $27,080
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,684
$33,545
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,540
$35,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$492 / month
$592 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Agile handling and a composed ride balance out the 2019 Fiat 124 Spider’s slightly laggy turbo-4 engine. The 2019 Mazda MX-5 keeps the crown of “affordable and fun” with a more potent engine this year.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52 52
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 37.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.1 52.2
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
159.6 154.1
Height, Overall (in)
48.5 48.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 59.2
Wheelbase (in)
90.9 90.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.9 4.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 30.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TPW NA
Front Tire Size
P205/45WR17 P205/45WR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
TPW NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/45WR17 P205/45WR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2477 2386
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
450 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
164 @ 5500 181 @ 7000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 3200 151 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
EAM NA
Displacement
1.4 L/83 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 30
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.86 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 2.06
Trans Order Code
DAG NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.36 3.54
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.58
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.65 1.40
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Vehicle Name
FIAT 124 Spider Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style
Convertible Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 5.8
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