Compare 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2019 BMW Z4

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual Sport 26 34 $24,322 $25,730
Automatic Sport 26 35 $25,597 $27,080
Manual Club 26 34 $27,968 $29,590
Automatic Club 26 35 $28,534 $30,190
Manual Grand Touring 26 34 $29,093 $30,780
Automatic Grand Touring 26 35 $30,107 $31,855
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Roadster sDrive30i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Roadster sDrive30i 25 32 $46,720 $49,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,322
$46,720
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,730
$49,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$429 / month
$828 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
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 25 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 38.9
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 54.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 63.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
154.1 170.7
Height, Overall (in)
48.6 51.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.2 63.5
Wheelbase (in)
90.9 97.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 73.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.6 9.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 NA
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 NA
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 13.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 36
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/50VR16 P225/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/50VR16 P255/40VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2339 3287
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
151 @ 4000 295 @ 1550
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 7000 255 @ 5000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 32
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.59 1.72
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.09 5.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.87 3.15
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.17
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.32
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.70 3.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.99 3.36
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata BMW Z4
Body Style
Convertible Roadster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 6.3
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