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Mazda MX-5 Miata Questions

Balta Del Valle
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Rpm On My 1993 Miata Is 4000 @ 70 Mph, Is This Normal?also Keep Increasing,...

i JUST GOT THIS CAR and....RPM on my 1993 Miata is 4000 @ 70 mph, is this normal?Also keep increasing, as I accelerate more (80mph @ 5000 RPM)

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Rhbeard92
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Won't Start

I've had this miata since 9/1/13, new battery, rag top, door panels, fresh gas, been driving it until this week. It will not start, it clicks, then hums, battery is fully charged. Everything else w...

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colberto
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How Can I Get More Detailed "trim Features" That Are Not There Under The Ba...

I just recently listed my Mazda MX-5 but when I was specifying the "basics" of my car, I was unable to indicate that I have the Power Hardtop version of the Grand Touring trim. This is a very impor...

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RonReefman
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How Do You Establish Your Market Values? They Seem To Vary All Over The Pla...

I'm looking at 2011 Miata Grand Touring with both being soft tops and both in Central Florida. One has 18.5K and the other 28.9K miles and your fair market value for the first is $20,164 and the se...

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cja39
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Is It Necessary To Remove The Original Windblocker In A 2008 Mx5 In Order T...

I would like to purchase a different size windblocker and I have been considering a GoMiata Mariah. I have not been able to get any information regarding the installation of the Mariah Windblocker doe...

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Older Mazda MX-5 Miata

1989 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview
1989 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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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.