I gave signals that i was not necessarily buying that day so they only showed me preliminary numbers then let me leave. The limited slip differential works great. Hood, trunk, front-suspension control arms, rear-suspension uprights and rear brake calipers are all crafted in a material many carmakers seem yet to discover in any meaningful quantities. Bluetooth, satellite radio and keyless start are available in an option package on the Grand Touring. Click for a full list of safety features. Put the top down and all your cares go out the window — actually, the roof.
And, as noted, a 6-speed automatic is optional across the board, but truly appropriate only if you've lost your left leg in a racing accident. Its backseat does fold, though, which increases the volume to 23. And, while its development over 20 years has necessarily accommodated new safety and emissions legislation, the tight, lithe platform continues to deliver an almost magical connection with the asphalt and fresh air. I make it a point to be a cynic. With 167 horsepower at 7,000 rpm from its 2.
Fog lights are added to the Sport trim while all 6-speed manual-transmission cars come standard with the Suspension Package. It has standard front airbags and seat-mounted side-impact airbags. It was on the firm and jittery side; even small bumps induced some choppiness. It isnt licated by other dealerships and is in a slower-paced part of town. It makes you part of the car rather than burying you inside it. The seats might be marginally comfortable for some, and a few people may find them not to be the best for longer trips.
Neither a backup camera nor a blind spot monitoring system is available. As a daily driver, though, it might leave you feeling sore and cramped. They met our needs quickly. This tiny, two-seat convertible has few competitors. I still want the car and they still have it so hopefully we will be able to piece-together a deal eventually.
Top down, sight lines to the rear corners are limited because of a windscreen that stretches the space between the head restraints, making it tough to get a clear view of your blind spot. Living legends are hard to come by these days, especially in the cookie-cutter world of modern mobility. The next day the when we decided to buy it the whole process was very quick and painless. They sit just behind the shifter, so drinks constantly get bumped in manual versions. Toys are supposed to be entertaining, and the Miata is a blast. For starters, a little too much road comes through in the ride.
A five-speed manual is standard in the base Miata Sport, and a six-speed automatic is optional in all trims. They did the same last fall really pushing some good deals at me. Would like to note they had a very nice large complex with multiple new-car dealer brands and a collision center. In fact, top-down is the only way to drive this car. It was really great to use a car for day before buying. Overall a really great experience!!! This tiny, two-seat convertible has few competitors.
The top is tight and relatively quiet, even at 80 mph. . The car I tested was a new midlevel Club edition, with a sport suspension and 17-inch wheels instead of the standard 16s. The keys are on my desk right now, and it's been a long day at work. Better than: all the British roadsters ever made. They gave us the car for a day to use with a nominal deposit fees which was refundable. With touch-screen interfaces, bluetooth connectivity, and nearly every car sporting a rear-view camera, it's gotten a little out of hand.
Simply put, the Miata is a ho. There's a badge on the fender in the shape of a club. Based on price, its closest challengers are a bit larger, with room for more passengers; they include the Fiat 500C, the Mini Cooper convertible and the Volkswagen Beetle convertible. Wallens Editorial Director You know, I think a lot of us were hard on this car when it came out--too soft, too big, too plush. What this basically means is a bit of cool trim, a body-colored dash, and sport suspension with Bilstein shocks. But, with a total weight of roughly 2,500 pounds, the 167-horsepower 2. But not as good as: a magic carpet ride, perhaps.
Where simple becomes boring, though, is the décor. Drivetrain Layout: Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive Engine: 2. Club and Grand Touring models add a sixth gear to the manual transmission; all three trim levels offer an available 6-speed automatic as an option. They also fixed a small issue with the car and the price was really great compared to the competition in the market. As a daily driver, though, it might leave you feeling sore and cramped. The engine, unlike that Scibaru's boxer mill, revs eagerly and sounds great doing it. Most of the 2013 Mazda Miata's available options are packaged in the trim-level upgrades.
This car does everything you could want or expect out of a driving machine. I'm giving five stars across the board. At 5-foot-5 I was cozy with the top up, but taller editors felt cramped. Steering is communicative, with a crisp, precise feel that lends a sense of connectedness to the road. The interior is a study in simplicity, which is both good and bad. Is it loaded with horsepower? I'm trying to justify to myself how I can buy one.