2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Machine Gray Metallic
MSRP
$18,731 - $26,692
Crash Test
Source: NHTSA.gov
MPG (up to)
26 City / 33 HWY
Horsepower
155
Seats
2

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.7 Overall Score
Performance 4.6Interior 4.5Comfort 3.9Value 4.6

Editor's Overview

The world's best-selling sports car, the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata is an affordable, rear-wheel-drive 2-seater that's pure joy to drive. Available as a roadster or a coupe with a retractable roof panel, the new Mazda Miata in now in its fourth generation and competes with the Fiat 124 (which shares its platform and 155-horsepower 4-cylinder engine), Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ and the V6-powered Nissan 370Z.

Mazda MX-5 Miata Models & Trims

chevronDown icon Sport $18,731 - $22,444
Horsepower: 155 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16 X 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Club $22,277 - $26,692
Horsepower: 155 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17, 17 X 7 (in.) - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Grand Touring $22,277 - $26,692
Horsepower: 155 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7 (in.) - Aluminum
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check icon Navigation System
close icon Heated Seats
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close icon Back-Up Camera
check icon Premium Audio
check icon Smart Device Integration
close icon WiFi Hotspot
close icon Keyless Start
check icon Keyless Entry
check icon Automated Emergency Braking
check icon Blind Spot Monitor
check icon Cross-Traffic Alert
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Owner Reviews

4.5
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Is fun to drive, very comfortable.

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Handles great! Rides smooth. Jas a lot of get up and go. I love this car! Great gas mileage, fun to drive!

Nan A
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It looks good and handles well. It is fun to drive and affordable to own.

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I like the style, size and fuel efficiency. I wish the car had more power.

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$18,731 - $22,444
$22,277 - $26,692

Horsepower

Horsepower
155 (hp)
155 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L SKYACTIV
2.0L SKYACTIV
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Alarm

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Not Available
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Standard

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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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
4.6 (cu. ft.)
4.6 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Standard
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Standard

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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Not Available
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Standard

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
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Standard
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Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
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Standard
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Standard

CD Player

CD Player
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Standard
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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 Front Seats
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Not Available
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Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional
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Standard

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P195/50VR16
P205/45WR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
90.9 (in.)
90.9 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
30.8 (ft.)
30.8 (ft.)

Length

Length
154.1 (in.)
154.1 (in.)

Width

Width
68.3 (in.)
68.3 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2332 - 2381 (.lbs)
2332 - 2381 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
155 (hp)
155 (hp)

Torque

Torque
148 (ft. lbs.)
148 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
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Not Available
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Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Standard
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Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
11.9 (gal.)
11.9 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
30 (mpg)
30 (mpg)

City

City
26 (mpg)
26 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
34 (mpg)
34 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Standard
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Standard

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Standard

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control
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Standard
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Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
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Not Available
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Standard

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
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Not Available
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Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Standard

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

Crash Test Ratings Currently Not Available

Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) *
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Driver And Passenger Side Airbag Head Extension
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Pretensioners
  • Blind Spot Monitoring Blind Spot Sensor
  • and Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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