1999 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

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4.75 stars

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First Miata *great Car* by Sam
 — This is a really fun car to drive. Very quick in the corners and handles like its on rails (even on all season tires in 10 degree weather). Its also very easy to control when you get a little side... Read More
1999 Miata Mx-5 by David
 — Dollar for Dollar, the Miata is the best performing, most neutral handling, mechanically reliable sports car on the road today. Paying homage to sports car heritage, like the MGA's and Austin Healey's... Read More
My Toy ;) by Hassane
 — It made me feel like I'm 18 yrs old. That's a brut roadster with barely few electronics. No ABS, no Traction Control. All is mechanical and when behind its wheel, it's you who decides how to drive and... Read More

1999 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

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1999 Mazda MX-5 Miata

After nearly 10 years in production, the Mazda MX-5 Miata received a redesign in 1999. The two-seat convertible's styling was freshened up, with new flush headlights replacing the previous year's flip-up lights. However, the basic shape, size, handling, and sportiness of the MX-5 Miata changed little, which was good news for fans of the roadster.
In addition to fresh styling, the MX-5 Miata received a small bump in power. Its 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine produced 140 horsepower, up 7 horsepower from the previous year. A five-speed manual transmission was standard, while a four-speed automatic was optional.
A CD player was added to the list of standard features for the Base model of the MX-5 Miata. Other standard features included a manually operated soft top, power brakes, dual front airbags, remote fuel and trunk releases, and 14-inch wheels. Options included air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, and leather seats. A racing-oriented Sports Package was also optional.
A special 10th Anniversary Edition included power windows, power door locks, cruise control, alloy wheels, a premium Bose audio system, a rear spoiler, and leather seats as standard equipment.
Overall, drivers reported very few mechanical problems with their MX-5 Miatas, and cited the roadster's tight suspension, responsive handling, reliability, and build quality as among its positive points. On the downside, some noted a lack of room in the compartment, and other drivers expressed a desire for a bit more power in their Miatas.


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