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1990 Mazda MX-5 MiataReview
Kerpick writes:
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I dont want a convertible. I want something similar just no moving roof

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1990 Mazda MX-5 MiataReview
Guru9B2VFX writes:
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A true world car. One of the finest magical, most exhilarating driving automotive roadster not dragster creations ever on planet earth. A stock convertible for those without a need to burn rubber at every/any red light nor seeking a police chases like astunt drivers in the fast and furious franchise. Something that actually looks timelessly good, reliably works & gives some of the greatest joy ,fun, & stress management possible at a bargain price. A four wheeled friend that can often make daily challenges/ pressures melt away with more smiles per mile it creates on a drivers face Something truly memorable in life for those smart enough to recognize rare automotive magic when they experience it in life. Imagine a beautiful day & a curvy country/mountain drive with its smooth as silk stick shift of the gen 1 & those future generations that would follow. Being a kid again every time you crank up with handling thrills/ excitement potential of a 10 year old on a go cart race track for the first time.

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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Awesome Miata — Love this car. It is better than therapy. I've even talked to my doctor writing a prescription for it so I could use it as a medical expense. Obviously, it is small. There is barely enough room for my saxophone in the trunk. It isn't great for grocery shopping, but nothing beats it for a fun drive. I wouldn't drive it long distances. It can feel a little cramped after awhile.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Love it

Cons: Really small

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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Fun Sports Car — Fun and agile. But needs a bit more power. Planing on adding a turbo charger and titanium valve and valve springs. Really reliable its almost 24 years old and only had to replace the rear end. No rust on anything at all.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Really fun in the turns

Cons: needs a bit more power

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1990 Mazda MX-5 MiataReview
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Get One. — Great fun because of the great balance between decent power, good handling, and adequate brakes. Didn't modify this one at all and it was the best fun of all my MX5s although it was never used on the track, where it would still have been fun, slowly.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Cheap to run fun car.

Cons: Nothing.

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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Awesome Fun On Warm Sunny Days! — I love driving this car on warm days with the top down, I love driving on back country roads with lots of curves and it's lots of fun on the express way going 80 to 90 passing everything. It's great on gas and very easy to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: A Lot of fun to drive, great on gas mileage.

Cons: old

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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I Loved It, It Was A Great First Owned Car — great car...had some issues with the radiator, and the crankshaft went out at the end of its lifespan... but apparently that was a regular for the 90 model. the car was a blast to drive, it was governed at 180 kph but it was pretty awesome on that autobahn

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: drop down top was great for the summertime

Cons: it couldn't do snow very well, and the maintenance on it seem constant near the end of its lifespan

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
Nicolas writes:
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Best Car I've Owned. — Probably the great convertible of all time, This car wrote the book on lightweight platforms. Exceptional handling and power even from the puny 1.6 liter, Put the top down and just drive the car. No cargo space but if buying a car of this type are you really worried about cargo? Beautiful cars as well!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Lots of things to like or love about these cars.

Cons: Engine could be a bit more powerful.

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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Love It, Wouldn't Part With It — I've loved this car since I got it so many years ago. It's a work horse, roadster and fun rolled into one. Mine has a trailer hitch installed and I've pulled trailers with it for as long as I've owned it. The clutch is still original as are all the parts. I've never had a bit of trouble with it mechanically. The paint is still original and looks great - a little oxidizing but after 20 years that's expected (I didn't maintain all that well in my younger days). It's a car that has to fit the person but I'd recommend to anyone that has the build or desire to get into one!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Responsive, efficient, pulls more weight than you'd ever expect.

Cons: Too small to carry stuff....unless you pull a trailer

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This Is A Great Little Sports Car. Drive Very Well... — it's great on gas, fill it up for 25.00 and ride for a week. Now that gas is going up up up you need a good car like this. Great for trip has a pretty big truck to be so small. Has spare tire, and jack.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: great on gas, handles like a dream.

Cons: not for big people.

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Reviews From Other Years

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

Review By dn325ci

Theres no higher FPD (fun per dollar) in the entire industry. If you need a secondary fun car that brings endless smiles, with the sweetest manual transmission for those who know, and surprising comf... Read More

Review By Guru9HMPX6

Great fun car, for the price. Not easy to find Read More

2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

Review By Guru9KD9LX

didnt like color and not manual transmission Same model just differs items on the car. Read More

Review By Michael

I like. I think. But expensive. And inexpensive. O.k. Read More

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

Review By GuruKKXWB

Perfect 30th anniversary miata is my dream car! Excited to trade in my miata polymetal gray with brembo bbs recaro seats Read More

Review By Jeff Riedy

I love this car! It’s beautiful, looks like it rolled off the showroom floor and it’s a dream to drive! Read More

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

Review By Guru91MS8Z

Incredibly fun to drive. If youre over 6 foot tall it might be a bit cramped. Doesnt have a ton of power but it has enough get-up and go to be enjoyable. 33 mpg so its competitive with other combus... Read More

Review By Guru9B7W3Y

Fun car to drive. Good mpg, it isnt an every day driver and it does need premium fuel. The trunk is small but it would carry a few duffle bags for a long trip. The manual tranny is tight, fast shiftin... Read More

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

Review By Phil

Great features, good value, its a stand alone model. The fiat has same body, but long term value significantly less Read More

Review By Mike

just a good value, good quality toy and fun to drive. Read More

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