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See which Convertibles are reviewed by Consumer Reports

Below lists a selection of Convertibles that have been reviewed by our expert engineering staff. Consumer Reports operates the largest and most sophisticated independent automobile testing center devoted to the consumer interest anywhere in the world. All cars that are tested, about 80 per year, are bought anonymously and driven for thousands of miles each. The evaluation regimen consists of more than 50 individual tests. Learn more about each of the Convertibles that Consumer Reports tests and reviews.
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Mazda MX-5 Miata
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The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a convertible offered in 2dr Conv Man Sport, 2dr Conv Auto Sport, 2dr Conv Auto Grand Touring, 2dr Conv Auto Club, 2dr Conv Man Grand Touring, 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Club, 2dr Conv Man Club, 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Club, 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Grand Touring and 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Grand Touring. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 (158 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 (167 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 21 mpg city to 28 mpg highway. The MX-5 Miata uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2010
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Porsche Boxster (2.7)
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The Porsche Boxster is a convertible offered in 2dr Roadster and 2dr Roadster S. The powertrains include 2.7-liter 6 (265 hp) and 3.4-liter 6 (315 hp) engines, and 6-speed manual and 7-speed sequential transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 20 mpg city to 30 mpg highway. The Boxster uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2013
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Jaguar XK
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The Jaguar XK is a convertible, coupe offered in 2dr Cpe Touring, 2dr Cpe XKR, 2dr Conv XKR-S, 2dr Cpe XKR-S, 2dr Conv XKR, 2dr Cpe, 2dr Conv and 2dr Conv Touring. The powertrains include 5.0-liter V8 (385 hp), 5.0-liter V8 supercharged (510 hp) and 5.0-liter V8 supercharged (550 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 18 mpg city to 27 mpg highway. The XK uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2007
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Fiat 500C Pop
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The Fiat 500 is a 2-door hatchback, convertible offered in 2dr HB Sport, 2dr HB Abarth, 2dr HB Turbo, 2dr Conv Lounge, 2dr Conv Abarth, 2dr Conv GQ Edition, 2dr HB 1957 Edition, 2dr Conv Pop, 2dr HB BATTERY ELECTRIC, 2dr HB Pop and 2dr HB Lounge. The powertrains include 0.0-liter electric (111 hp), 1.4-liter 4 (101 hp), 1.4-liter 4 turbo (135 hp) and 1.4-liter 4 turbo (160 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 30 mpg city to 38 mpg highway. The 500 convertible Pop 4-cyl MT uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 3LT
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The Chevrolet Corvette is a 2-door hatchback, convertible offered in 2dr Conv w/3LT, 2dr Conv w/1LT, 2dr Z51 Conv w/2LT, 2dr Z51 Conv w/3LT, 2dr Cpe w/1LT, 2dr Z51 Cpe w/3LT, 2dr Z51 Conv w/1LT, 2dr Cpe w/2LT, 2dr Z51 Cpe w/1LT, 2dr Cpe w/3LT, 2dr Z51 Cpe w/2LT and 2dr Conv w/2LT. The powertrains include 6.2-liter V8 (455 hp) and 6.2-liter V8 (460 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 7-speed manual transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 17 mpg city to 29 mpg highway. The Corvette uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014