1996 Mazda MX-5 Miata User Reviews

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    1996 Mazda MX-5 Miata M-Edition Review
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    The Best Summer Fun You Could Have For £5000!!! — I'v had one of these for 2 years now and i'm still not bored. It's cheep to run, never goes wrong and goes into any corner at any speed!! Haven't got a picture of mine at the mo so had to use this random one! Will put more pics up asap.

    Pros: Fun, Fun, Fun.

    Cons: Not enough sunny days in North Yorkshire! Could really do with a bit bigger engine!! Next stop Honda s2000!

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    Best Car I Had — Convertible driving is different, good handling, absolute reliable car: no problem in 6 years

    Pros: reliable

    Cons: a bit too small

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    1996 Mazda MX-5 Miata Base Review
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    Controlled Oversteer — Fun car to drive, especially in the summer. Mediocre acceleration but amazing handling and braking. Drifter.

    Pros: RWD and a manual transmission. What more can I say?

    Cons: Not enough power for a sports car.

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    The Most Fun Car I've Ever Owned — This is the last pure sports car left in the world. It has the charm and feel of the old British roadsters of the 1960s, but none of the drawbacks. It has one of the silkiest gearboxes I've ever used, and the Torsen limited slip differential is solid and easily controllable. It even handles well in the snow. It's suspension is firm, yet comfortable. You can hold the engine at redline all day, it will only hurt the fuel economy. Easily one of the best cars in history.

    Pros: It's reliable, and LOVES to be revved, the only sports car I know of that can run PERFECTLY FINE on 87 octane, and it's lightweight!  Nice gearbox

    Cons: Fuel economy sucks compared to other 1.8L engines, the AIRBAG light flashes (this is a problem on all 1994-97 Miatas), oh, and there IS NO SPACE WHATSOEVER.  I tried to bring a Marshal AVT50 amplifier home with it...  not gonna happen.

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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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