2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

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Mazda MX-5 Miata highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

27 city, 34 highway, 30 combined

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What is new for the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata?

  • The MX-5 Miata is available in a new trim called the Launch Edition.
  • The Anniversary Edition trim has been discontinued for 2016.
  • MX-5 Miata trims have been upgraded with Blind Spot Monitor, Lane Departure Warning, Rear Spoiler, 6002, Navigation System, and Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment this year.
  • The Club trim now comes with Smart Key and BOSE Sound System as standard equipment.
  • The Sport trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The Grand Touring trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a fun car to drive. It is a convertible that is easy to take the top down. Customers like the car for quick daily drives or summer trips.

RepairPal gave the Mazda MX-5 Miata an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Mazda MX-5 Miata 9th out of 27 among Subcompact Cars.

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Mazda MX-5 Miata features and specs

Launch Edition 2WD 2D Convertible

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • BOSE Sound System
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Manual Transmission
  • Navigation System
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Soft Top
  • Traction Control
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Smart Key

Drive Wheels


Engine size



Manual 6

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