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 Head Room (in)
37.4 37.6
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 44.5
Front Hip Room (in)
52 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
- 30.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- 47.4
Second Head Room (in)
- 34.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 84.5
Exterior Dimensions
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
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 75.4
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 62.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.6 13.5
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 16
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 36.5
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P195/50VR16 P235/55WR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2339 3532
Wheels
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
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 350 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA 99H
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.3 L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 7000 310 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
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
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
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.70 3.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.99 2.54
Trans Order Code
NA 44X
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Convertible Fastback
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata Ford Mustang
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 7.0 (Est)
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