2023 Mazda MX-5A small 2-passenger roadster with a length of 154.1 inches.
Over its four generations, the Mazda MX-5 has remained an authentic, lightweight sports car. Its engaging, open-air driving style has been discovered by hundreds of thousands of people all over the world, making the MX-5 the best-selling roadster of all time.
The taut, muscular design charges dramatic new life into the MX-5. Stunning from every angle, it's almost as exciting to look at as it is to drive.
The new 6-speed manual transmission is smaller and lighter than its predecessor, but keeps its famed short-throw precision. Or choose the 6-speed automatic transmission with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.
In a matter of seconds, the MX-5's iconic soft top can be unlocked and dropped for pure driving enjoyment in one simple, intuitive and ergonomic step.
2015 Mazda MX-5A small 2-passenger roadster with a length of 157.3 inches.
This 2012-2015 model is currently not for sale as new.
Performance isn't just what's under the hood-it's how what's under the hood works with everything else. Mazda engineers took into account every bolt, wire and upholstery stitch to achieve near-perfect front-to-rear weight distribution and handling that seems to anticipate the driver's every move.
The sports subcompact car MX-5's ultra-light, free-revving 2.0L DOHC engine with variable valve timing and friction-reducing pistons delivers an assertive 167 hp with a manual transmission, strong low-end torque and up to a pump-taunting EPA-EST 28 hwy mpg.
The MX-5 uses Dynamic Stability Control, Traction Control, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution and an Anti-lock Braking System to help prevent wheelspin and loss of traction during hard braking, acceleration and cornering.
MX-5 Club models wear their racing heritage on their sheet metal. Exclusive accents include racing decal-inspired graphics, sporty front and rear air dams, sleek gunmetal wheels and more.
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