2009 Mazda MX-5-MiataReggie Dorf - Oxford, PA12/23/2016
It may seem down on HP, but 167 is plenty lively above 6K RPM.
Lightness is always fast.
Comparatively cheap and not too bad to work on.
Simple reliable soft top.
2009 Mazda MX-5-MiataZoom Zoom - 02/29/2012
I have been lusting after a Miata for quite a while, and when my 1999 Protege began to really show its age I decided to take the plunge. It was love at first sight. It reminds me of driving a go-kart -- low to the ground and quick turns. One of the best features is how easily the top goes down and up. Nothing gets in the way when the inspiration to "go topless" hits.
Don't expect to carry much besides yourself and a passenger. The total weight capacity (including passengers) is like 340 lbs and the trunk is about what you'd expect. (tiny)
Because it's a sports car, you do feel bumps a little more than other cars, but otherwise the cockpit is comfortable.
What can I say, it's a blast to drive!
Love My MX-5
2009 Mazda MX-5-MiataLove My MX-5 - Roseville, CA06/13/2011
When I decided I wanted a "play-weekend get-away" car, I did my research on best cars to get, recall issues, and most comfortable 2 seaters. After doing the research, I found the Mazda Miata MX-5 was one of the top two. Seeing how 2009 and up has all the features I want in a car along with the bonus of it being convertible and small, I decided to chose my Miata MX-5. Then came the hardest part, finding the right year, color, and location. After a good month, I was able to find exactly what I was looking for, in the right price range, and today, I absolutely love my MX-5 and would recommend it to friends and family who wants a small, comfortable, fast, weekend getaway car.
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