Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews from Consumer Reports
The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a convertible offered in a 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Grand Touring, 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Grand Touring, 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 and 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Club. 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.
Competing models include Porsche Boxster.
Last Model Reviewed: 2010
Reviewed Mazda MX-5 Miatas from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:
- 2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring 4-cyl MT
- 2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring 4-cyl MT
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