2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

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Base
Avg. Price: $7,481
LS
Avg. Price: $7,880
SE
Avg. Price: $8,242
Shinsen
Avg. Price: $8,197

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Average User Score

4.75 stars

Based on 24 reviews

Fantastic Car, Easy To Handle, Great Fun To Drive! by Debbie
 — The mx-5 is meant to be the biggest selling roadster in the UK and i can see exactly why. In the time I've had my mk 2.5 1.8i, I've lowered it, uprated the air filter, added a mesh grill, and fitted c... Read More
Overall Great by Nick
 — everything is amazing.... interior needs a lil work... the mpg is great. the exterior is beautiful... mouse grey with a navy blue top. performance is amazing ( 5 speed manual transmition) its fun... Read More
Bottom-line A Fun Car And Cheap And Easy To Drive by Christian
 — the performance of this car is great, the car sticks to the road and solid breaking capabilities. i have had to replace a small panel because of rust but that was the fault of the previous owner and... Read More

2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

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Based on 24 reviews

2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata

The Mazda MX-5 Miata was available in four versions for 2003. In addition to the Base, LE, and SE (Special Edition) trim packages that had been available the previous year, Mazda added a new Shinsen version, which was a step up from the Base model but not as outfitted as the higher-end packages.

The standard powerplant for all four versions was a 142-horsepower, 1.8-liter inline four-cylinder engine. A five-speed manual transmission was standard on the Base, Shinsen, and LS models, while a six-speed manual was standard on the SE version. A four-speed automatic was optional for all models.

One of the few upgrades for 2003 was the addition of 16-inch wheels to all Miatas (up from 15-inch wheels the previous year). In addition, all models received larger brakes, while the LS version got a cloth instead of a vinyl top as standard equipment.

Standard features across the line included air conditioning, power windows, dual airbags, and an audio system with a CD player. All models except the Base also received power door locks and cruise control, while the LS and SE versions were equipped with leather seats.

The Miata's overall driving experience, or fun factor, was what seemed to attract drivers most to the popular roadster. As can probably be expected with a car this size, interior room could be cramped, and the ride could be a bit rough over long distances. On the flip side, drivers like the Miata's reliability, styling, build quality, handling, and value.

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Remove Headlight

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Where Can I Get Push Buttons For My 2003 Radio..they Pop Out And Dissapear

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What Is A Shinsen Convertible?

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I Saw A 2003 Mazda Miata For Sale On Craigslist. It Had 240,000 Miles On It...

I guess what I'm really asking is would it break down as soon as I got it, or are they pretty much reliable forever?

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