2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata 

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

In the world of convertible sports cars, few models can match the elegance of the Mazda MX-5 Miata. The Mazda icon continues to turn heads with its sleek design and unparalleled driving dynamics. Join us as we take a look at how Mazda has fine-tuned this model for the 2019 model year in this comparison of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata and the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata. 

All 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata models now come equipped with a standard rearview camera. Smart City Brake Support and Traffic Sign Recognition systems join the list of available safety features as well. The model also gains a set of Black metallic 17-inch wheels, a telescoping steering wheel and new doors and door stops. A Brown soft-top option enters the 2019 lineup, replacing the Dark Cherry soft-top of the 2018 model. 

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 


2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata 

$25,730 Starting MSRP  $25,295 
26 city / 35 highway  Fuel Economy  26 city / 35 highway 
181 hp  Horsepower  155 hp 
151 lb.-ft.    Torque 148 lb.-ft. 

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Performance Updates 

The re-tuned powertrain of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata has been enhanced on the fronts of performance and efficiency. In fact, the model manages to extract an extra 26 horsepower from the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. Mazda achieves this boost in power with a new exhaust system, improved combustion and reduced internal mass and friction, among other adjustments. The redline also gets raised from 6,800 rpm to 7,500 rpm, thanks mostly to a lighter set of pistons and connecting rods. An aluminum steering shaft replaces the previous model’s steel steering shaft, leaving the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 7 pounds heavier than its predecessor. 

Itching to get behind the wheel of the Mazda MX-5 Miata? Drivers in the Memphis area can stop on in at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown for a closer look at this model. We also welcome you to reach out to us with any questions on model details or inventory. 


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