2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs.
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF
There is a new era dawning within the new vehicle inventory available at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown. The improvements and upgrades made to the 2019 versions of the Mazda MX-5 Miata give it better performance scores and sharper handling, although the new model year is still a part of the model’s fourth-generation that was introduced in 2015. All versions of the lightweight Mazda roadster available at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown, have a convertible top. However, one being made of soft cloth and the other being a hard-top aren’t the only differences between the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF. More examples of each version are arriving every day. Schedule a test drive today by calling, 833-241-6312.
When someone is trying to decide between the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata or the Mazda Miata RF, there are a few key differences they will need to know about. First, the hard-top on the RF version can be opened and closed in about 13 seconds using a single electronic switch. Second, the hard-top Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is can be found in Club and Grand Touring trims only. Buyers of the soft-top model will start at the Sport trim before moving up to the Club and Grand Touring trims. Additionally, there is a small weight difference between the two versions of the Mazda convertibles. Models with the soft-top can be about 100 pounds (give or take a bit) lighter than the hard-top versions.
2019 MX-5 Miata
2019 MX-5 Miata RF
|2.0-L, 4-Cyl.||Engine||2.0-L, 4-Cyl.|
|Retractable Cloth||Convertible Top Material||Retractable Hard Top|
Performance Specs and Handling
Both the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata and 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF use the same powertrain under the hood. The SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine will be attached to either the SKYACTIV®-MT six-speed manual transmission or the SKYACTIV®-Drive six-speed automatic transmission. Both models will produce 181 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque and both versions will record fuel economy scores of 26 miles per gallon in the city and 34 miles per gallon on the highway.
Mazda has even standardized the sport-tuned suspension on both versions of the new convertible. If a customer chooses a trim with the six-speed manual transmission, it can add a limited-slip differential, Bilstein suspension dampers and a shock tower brace for sharper handling characteristics.