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    1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata Base Review
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    My Miata — Really fun car! Brand new top is easy to put up and down. Paint is excellent. Silver stripes. Great gas mileage, and runs on regular. No major dents or scratches. Its not perfect, but a great deal for the money.

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

    Pros: Fun little ride

    Cons: Not good in winter

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    Just Have Fun — super fun car to drive, race, or just cruze! its a 5 speed convertible with a super nice clutch (hydrolic) and adjustable clutch pedal. no real room for carrying stuff in the trunk but its all good. hit the twisties.

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

    Pros: awsome handeling, perfect drift and AutoX car

    Cons: could be faster

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    Do Yourself A Favor And Drive One. You Will Love It. — The Miata is such a fun car, we could not help but love it. The way it drives, the way you feel when you drive it. Ours was very reliable with very little that didn't hold up. The canvas top lasts about 5 years, depending on how you care for it, but there are many replacements available. We had the fiberglass hard top which makes the body even stiffer than with the top down. It is already pretty good, though. We drove ours at Roebling Road race track in Georgia. What fun!! Love it, Love it!!!

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

    Pros: It's a Miata.  What more do you need?  It is just fun.

    Cons: Avoid it if you don't like to have fun.

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    Fun And Cheep — This car had a ton of after market goodies. Sure, it wasn't much of a looker but it was my first attempt at restoring a car. You really should have seen it before! All in all it was a nice car, just wasn't the one for me.

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

    Pros: Fast, agile, easy upgrades

    Cons: small, a little noisey

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    Mx-5 Cheap Thrills — fun to drive, basic construction and a light weight 2 seater convertible, Barbie would love it. tuning is easy, and upgrades can be had for little money. engine swaps are possible to v-8,s without body mods. extreme measures are a possibility with little effort and income.

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

    Pros: go-cart feel with race car handling

    Cons: go-cart feel

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    Awesome! — Love this little monster! Had it professionally turboed and it flies! So much fun - only drive on nice days -stays in garage otherwise! What a fun machine - turns on a dime - hugs the road - interior wraps around you - incredibly reliable.

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

    Pros: great looks, wonderfully manoeuverable, fun to drive

    Cons: tiny trunk

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    Great Fun! — In 20 years I've never had a problem, it just keeps on running. I'm lucky, my red paint hasn't faded. We've taken it on long trips too, before we had kids. Just pack light, like you're going to Europe. Of course it's very well maintained...

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a rag top!

    Cons: Too afraid to be in a small car.

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    Love It Wouldn't Trade Anything For It. — Honestly it depends on what driver you are but i prefer something small and gets around those corners at high speeds with grace. I believe that is what the Miata has for those that drive it. Although small and low to the ground, it provides the a greater handling to grip the road. BTW...i haven't driven a lot of cars and that was my first sports car and still is the 2nd love of my life.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It was affordable but the ealier models were the best to drive

    Cons: since it i a older model it needs work.

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    . — overall probably the best car mazda have ever produced solidly built awsome looking two seater good performance , i would say the best two seater soft top in its class of its time you should try one then buy one .yup

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

    Pros: build quality

    Cons: nothing

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    This Is One Of The Best Cars Ever Made. — Like: Nothing on four wheels handles as well. Pure driving pleasure, no guilt from 26-28 mpg or solid reliability. Once you've had a convertible, you wonder how you'll ever do without one again. Trunk adequate for a weekend trip. Don't like: Only two seats, early models can rust, easily broken into.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Nothing on four wheels handles as well.

    Cons: If you're too self-conscious about your macho image.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

    Great Third Car By Tacosell

    I was waiting for the new ND design but I want the retractable hardtop and not canvas. So I bought a 2012 Special edition for $a measly $20600 with 19K miles. The car is really fun to drive and handle... Read More

    2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

    Phenomenal Genuine Traditional Roadster By Tacosell

    For those who remember the roadsters of the 70's MG,Triumph, Fiat this is a great reliable representation. Great third car - I was waiting for the more masculine new ND design but I want the retracta... Read More

    Fun Ride With A Hard Top Convertible & Not Expensive To Maintain By 3nails4me

    Fun ride with a hard top convertible and not expensive to maintain. The ride is very good & the 6 speed shifting has a very good sync. system, even for my wife, who loves driving it. The heated seat... Read More

    2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

    Fun To Drive! By Jcar

    Bought this looking for a fun to drive car for the mountains and weekends - delivers on all counts! Super fun to work the manual transmission on mountain and curvy roads - hugs corners unbelievably... Read More

    Best Roadster I Have Owned. By Heavenlyway

    I have owned a toyota celica gt, mazda rx7 gxl, mazda rx7 turbo II, Porsche boxster, Porsche Boxster S, Porsche 911 Carrera, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, and a Toy Corolla XRS. While a few of these w... Read More

    2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

    Fun Reliable Roadster By miza

    The Miata is the most affordable compact sporty convertible. Great for everyday use or as a second car. It is fun to drive and handles great. Decent acceleration for such a small motor. Not made for t... Read More

    Awesome Little Attention Getter Hardtop Convertible! By whitey169

    Nothing much I disliked about the car real clean fast little sporty ride. Great gas saver no matter if your going on a long trip or s short supermarket sweep! Make sure you know that a hardtop conv... Read More

    2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

    Fantastic Car To Own! By JWStewart

    Love owning this car!!! My wife and I enjoy taking a late night spin with the top down and looking at the stars or off to the beach on the weekend or just driving around town while others check out o... Read More

    '09 Miata Gt Prht By Rich

    Fun car. Handles like a dream. Hard top has a little more body roll than the soft top. Stability Control and traction control work great, though you will want to shut it off if you want the rear to... Read More

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