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1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 22 reviews
A new STO Edition of Mazda's MX-5 Miata, available in limited numbers, was introduced for 1997. It joined the existing Base model of the MX-5, as well as an upscale M-Edition, which received a makeover, with new Marina Green exterior paint and redesigned alloy wheels.
Standard features for the Base model included a manually operated soft top, power brakes, dual front airbags, remote fuel and trunk releases, an AM/FM/cassette stereo system, and 14-inch wheels. Options included a removable hardtop, air conditioning, power windows, anti-lock brakes, cruise control, a CD player, aluminum alloy wheels, and leather seats.
The M Edition received such upgrades as air conditioning, power windows, anti-lock brakes, a CD player, and leather seats, as well as special interior and exterior colors.
The MX-5 Miata's styling, handling, and quickness, as well as its reliability, all received high marks from drivers. On the negative side, a tight compartment and limited storage space were cited by some drivers (but then again, this is a two-seat convertible roadster, so that's to be expected, right?).
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Car Overheating/ Running Hot '97 Miata
overheating issues, losing coolant in radiator, replaced with aftermarket radiator from autozone, might be leaking at seams. no coolant in motor oil, hoses do not leak. Replaced thermostat, and im sti...
Why Won't Ac Compressor Engage, Coolant Pressure Is Correct?
AC Compressor will not engage, when AC turned on. Coolant is fine and AC lamp under AC switch illuminates.
So I Had Autozone Check With A Code Reader. They Said It Was A P0300. Shoul...
They said it could be The folowing... Lean air/fuel ratio, week ignition system,engine mechanical condition, vacuumleak effecting one cylinder. That was the print out they gave me. What to check first...
My Check Engine Light Turned On Recently. I Know Sometimes The Light Will C...
How Do You Repair A Cracked Rear Window On The Soft Tops Without Spending $...
I have a 1997 miata with a crack in the plastic rear window. Taped for now.