Mazda MX-5 Miata Experts

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Model Overview

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Questions

creekmore505
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Is It Possible, And/or Worth It, To Swap My 5 Speed To A 6speed In My 2008 ...

I have a Sport, and the 2008 was available with a 6 speed also I believe.

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SBMiata
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1990 Mazda Miata Cold Running Issue

1990 Mazda Miata blubbers just after starting cold. Once the temp gauge moves the blubbering goes away. My experience is telling me that it's running rich but I've not verified this. Warm starts an...

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Barry Roberts
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Bought A 90 Two Weeks Ago, Clutch Had To Be All The Way To The Floor, Now...

ignition or clutch problem?

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mycar311
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Remove My Car Thats For Sale

how do I remove my add. Car is sold

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cammifen
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I Have A 1999 Mazda Miata That Occasionally Locks Me Inside, There Is No Wa...

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About the Mazda MX-5 Miata

If the RX-7, introduced in 1979, was the car that put Mazda on the map (as far as U.S. buyers were concerned), the MX-5 Miata was the car that solidified the automaker's Zoom Zoom appeal. Introduced in the summer of 1989 as a 1990 model, the MX-5 Miata was designed to continue the tradition of the classic British roadsters of the 1950s and '60s, such as the MG, Triumph, and Austin-Healey roadsters.

From its inception, the MX-5 Miata was a front-engined, rear-wheel-drive convertible two-seater. Initially it was available with a manually operated soft top, although a removable hardtop was an option from the beginning. In 2007, Mazda improved its drop-top by introducing a power retractable hardtop, which raises and lowers at the push of a button. The lightweight, three-section hardtop folds and stows itself into the Miata's truck in just 12 seconds. A new Z-fold soft convertible top is also available on current MX-5 Miatas.

The original engine in the MX-5 Miata was a 116-horsepower, 1.6-liter, double-overhead-cam four-cylinder engine with multi-port electronic fuel injection. Power was increased through the years and through two redesigns (in 1999 and 2006). Currently, the MX-5 Miata is powered by a 166-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder with variable valve timing.

In its first year, the MX-5 was available only in a Base model. In later years, higher-end LS and SE versions were added. Currently, the MX-5 Miata is available in SV, Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trim packages, with a wide range of standard and optional features available, including power windows, dual front and side airbags, power exterior mirrors, a glass rear window, anti-lock brakes, a CD player, air conditioning, power door locks, and leather seats.