Compare 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2019 Ford Mustang

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
Manual 30th Anniversary 26 34 $33,073 $34,995
Automatic 30th Anniversary 26 35 $33,545 $35,495
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Fastback EcoBoost
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fastback EcoBoost 21 31 $25,339 $26,395
Fastback EcoBoost Premium 21 31 $29,839 $31,410
Convertible EcoBoost 20 28 $30,619 $31,895
Fastback GT 15 24 $33,587 $35,355
Convertible EcoBoost Premium 20 28 $35,065 $36,910
Fastback GT Premium 15 24 $37,387 $39,355
Convertible GT Premium 14 23 $42,613 $44,855
Fastback Bullitt 15 24 $44,265 $46,595
Fastback Shelby GT350 14 21 $56,183 $59,140
Fastback Shelby GT350R 14 21 $56,183 $59,140
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,322
$25,339
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,730
$26,395
Monthly Payment Estimate
$429 / month
$440 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
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. The 2019 Ford Mustang finally gets it: Muscle-car power doesn’t have to come with muscle-car handling compromises.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 44.5
Front Hip Room (in)
52 54.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 37.6
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 56.3
Second Head Room (in)
- 34.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 84.5
Second Leg Room (in)
- 30.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- 47.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 75.4
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
154.1 188.3
Height, Overall (in)
48.6 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.2 64.9
Wheelbase (in)
90.9 107.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.6 13.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 15.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 36.5
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/50VR16 P235/55WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/50VR16 P235/55WR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2339 3532
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 -
Engine
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
151 @ 4000 350 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA 99H
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.3 L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 7000 310 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 21 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 25 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 31 (Est)
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.70 3.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.99 2.54
Trans Order Code
NA 44X
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.59 1.24
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.09 4.24
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.87 3.31
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 1.67
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata Ford Mustang
Body Style
Convertible Fastback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 7.0 (Est)
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