2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  True Red
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,854 - $9,462
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test
Source: NHTSA.gov
MPG (up to)
25 City / 30 HWY
Horsepower
166-170
Seats
2

How 2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata Ranks In Its Class

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#6
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#2
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#2
  By MPG

Mazda MX-5 Miata Models & Trims

Club Spec $5,854 - $7,901
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
MX-5 $6,698 - $9,107
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Touring $6,617 - $8,938
Horsepower: 166 hp - 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Sport $6,938 - $9,267
Horsepower: 166 hp - 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Grand Touring $6,867 - $9,284
Horsepower: 166 hp - 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
3rd Generation Limited $6,919 - $9,462
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.7
2 star
0%
1 star
0%

Fun to drive with the top down and wind blowing through your hair.

Ac went out at 100, 000 miles. No problems with it. Runs good, fun to drive. Terrible to drive on snow or wet roads due to wide tires.

Dallas G
Helpful

Leaks when it rains. It is an ‘06 thing.

I love the feel of the drive and convertible! I do not like the ‘06 quirk of leaking water into the floorboards when it rains.

Lynn N
Helpful

expensive to maintain and no spare tire

expense to maintain - love to drive it fast - feels like sitting in my recliner while driving - love driving with the top down

mike w
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Compare Models & Key Features

Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$5,854 - $7,901
$6,698 - $9,107

Horsepower

Horsepower
170 (hp)
170 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L DOHC MPFI 16
2.0L DOHC MPFI 16
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Alarm

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.1 (in.)
43.1 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.4 (in.)
37.4 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Second Head Room

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
5.3 (cu. ft.)
5.3 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
2
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/50R16
P205/50R16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
91.7 (in.)
91.7 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
15.4 (ft.)
15.4 (ft.)

Length

Length
157.3 (in.)
157.3 (in.)

Width

Width
67.7 (in.)
67.7 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2441 (.lbs)
2474 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
170 (hp)
170 (hp)

Torque

Torque
140 (ft. lbs.)
140 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
N/A (.lbs)
N/A (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
12.7 (gal.)
12.7 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
28 (mpg)
28 (mpg)

City

City
25 (mpg)
25 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
30 (mpg)
30 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Traction Control

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

Crash Test Ratings Currently Not Available

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes *
  • Dual front airbags w/passenger deactivation switch
  • Side-impact torso & head airbags
  • 3-point seat belts-inc: pretensioners & force limiters
  • Side-impact door beams

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (1)

Air Bags > Frontal Apr 3, 2006
Report Receipt Date:
Apr 3, 2006
NHTSA Campaign:
06V103000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BOLT ATTACHING THE HORN ASSEMBLY TO THE STEERING WHEEL HUB MAY FAIL DURING A DRIVER SIDE FRONT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT IN EXTREMELY LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURE.
Consequence:
SHOULD THIS OCCUR, THE HORN ASSEMBLY MAY COME LOOSE AND COULD INJURE THE DRIVER.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER-SIDE FRONTAL AIR BAG MODULE WITH A NEW ONE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 800-222-5500.

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