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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
Leigh writes:
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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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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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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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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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Maziata — Its a fun lil car, just to mess around in. Its no porshe or anything, with only a 1.6L, you wont be blowing anybodys doors off. It has great acceleration from 0-65, but levels off after you go any faster. Its a fairly cheap car for what you get out of it though. For around 2,500 - 3,000 is what you'll end up paying though. It gets good gas mileage, but only has a ten gallon tank. What can you expect from a car like that though. But overall its a pretty sound car.

Pros: quick, looks good, gas mileage, CONVERTIBLE!!!, handles like a dream.

Cons: not a fast car, stock speakers are no good, top wear and tear.

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
Justin writes:
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My Miata — performance- i have the 1.6 L which some people perfer.. not gonna lie, this car will never win a drag race but it is so fast around the corners that you will have fun!! looks great! great millage!! bought it for $2500, put 300 more into it and i plan on keeping it for a long time

Pros: great fun!! cheep!! good for autocross or a track day and easy to work on

Cons: not alot of power:(

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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We Don't Need No Stinkin' Truck! — This is the Miata-Truck edition. Haha. My husband will carry anything in this car with the help of bungee straps. Ugly as sin though. He tore the carpet out, holes in the floor, the front is scratched up to hell... but he loves it.

Pros: When the top is down, the sky is literally the limit.

Cons: Ugly.

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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Iridium — I love my car iridium. Its my 1990 mazda mx-5 miata, greddy turbod, custom intercooled, and aesthetically pleasing. It stops well, and when it starts, it runs well. But it doesn't like the cold, and well, colorado's not the place for warm weather. i get amazing gas mileage, but the soft tops rip easily. fun. FUN?! yeah, its fun. its a go-cart only street legal. not to mention, it looks sick.

Pros: new paint, great tires, turbo

Cons: has some rust, tends to give issues. headlights need aiming.

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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Best Car I Ever Owned — Its an open convertible like oldtimers as the Lotus Elite, MGA, Morgan and so on but at the same time its a Mazda. Therefore it always start and its never out of order. Being almost 20 years old I just have had to change brakes and exhaust system. At the same time its just fun to drive especially on a curly road in the spring on a sunny day in a forrest. It reacts like a gocart and look forward to a trip in my Miata

Pros: Looks and the fun factor

Cons: The original paintjob

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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Eunos Roadster — Performance is reasonable from a 1.6ltr engine Biuld quality is excellent. no probs there Beautifully balanced appearance on the exterior. A bit too glum interior but plenty of after market bits to bling things up. Fun factor is .......always there Would thoroughly recommend this car to anyone who likes their driving

Pros: Fun Fun Zoom

Cons: Where's my petrol gone?

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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This Is Probably The Most Consistently Fun Car I've Ever Driven. —

Although some minivan's could blow my doors off at a traffic light, this wasn't built for straight-line performance - it weighs in at a startling 2200lbs, has a super low CG, double wishbone suspension front and rear, and is rear wheel drive, making it scream through corners as if there were no corners to sweat. Effortless. I found out that I can push this car into corners about 15-20mph faster than I initially thought I could, which is always at LEAST twice the "curve speed limit". A lot of people still tote this to be a girl's car, but I've found that people that say that often tend to look at it differently after taking a tour around it, hearing it, seeing it move. I don't hear many jokes from them after a while - instead, I get asked for a ride or even to borrow the keys! The top is manual, requires only two latches to be unfastened, and can be folded back with one hand from the driver's seat. The engine loves to rev, and winds to a sweet sounding 7200rpm quickly. Gas mileage is generally in the low to high 20's, depending on how often your foot is in the pedal. xD These cars are very simply built; very minimalistic - but very solid. Repairs are limited to those that just tend to be needed after a while on any car - tires, timing belt, tune-up stuff. I've been very pleased with the reliability. All in all, this is one of those cars that if I HAD to sell it, I'd be impatiently waiting for another chance to own one down the road.

Pros: Handling, ease of convertible top use

Cons: Cargo space - I don't have a trunk, I have a SECOND GLOVEBOX

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1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata RoadsterReview
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Best Car Ive Ever Owned — My car is 18 years old, and drives like a dream. Performance is brillian, handles brilliantly even tho is rear wheel drive. Doesnt cost to much to keep on the road, its a lovely car to drive and comfy when there is no bumps in the road. Overall my dream car :)

Pros: Good looking, good acceleration, handling is brilliant, feels cosy inside

Cons: None

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2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

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2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

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Love it so far! Happy with the car and glad I bought it. Read More

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2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

Review By Guru986L29

Beautiful to look at and exciting to drive! Plus Im getting even better has mileage than I expected, averaging 35 mpg/ City, 42/hwy. Such a great deal. Read More

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

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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

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