1999 Mazda MX-5 Miata User Reviews

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    1999 Mazda MX-5 Miata Base Review
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    Amazing Little Car — handels really good stock but if ur like me then u want more i put a set of coilovers on mine it made it so much better. Im getting strut towe bars to to help. acceleration on it isnt bad could be better but nothing a little bit of parts wont fix. Brakes are really good i like them but i will improve them anyway. really fun car to autox the car was pretty much built to do it.

    Pros: small, low, convertible, handles amazing

    Cons: people think its a chicks car

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    Sport — The car is really good on gas and. It's auto what I do not like is the color but it is a. Good car and it has old fashioned windows. It has ac and heat .its a really cool car

    Pros: Good on gas

    Cons: Small car

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    A Fun Toy You Can Actually Drive Every Day. — I live and work in the city and have enjoyed having this as my only car. Manual transmission is a must. I suppose my next car will probably be a little more practical, but I've managed to fit (on separate occasions) $300 worth of Costco goodies, a set of (4) wheels & tires, and myself and a passenger with enough luggage for a 4-day trip. Hard to imagine a better fun-to-drive value-for-money proposition. Get a Borla dual exhaust. You'll thank me later.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great connection between car & driver. Real throttle, great manual shifter and transmission. 5 nicely spaced gears. Light weight, easily tossable, quick steering, very maneuverable. Fun city car.

    Cons: Not enough headroom with the top up. Chassis needs more bracing (solvable in the aftermarket). A/C zaps limited power on hot days. No cruising gear for the highway.

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    All Good — I like that it is convertible and drives good it do not cost a lot to put gas in. The bad is that it is so little and not the color I like. but it is so cute love it.

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

    Pros: it is reliable, good on gas fun to drive , low miles

    Cons: The cons are to small

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    Excellent Inexpensive Little Roadster! — The car lacks room for just about anything but it doesn't matter. My wife and I only drive it on sunny days here in Oregon which are few and far between but getting out on the mountain roads is what this car is all about. The wind,sun and fun is what we are after. There are plenty of better sports cars out there I'm sure but I'm happy with this one. I love this car, can ya tell?

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

    Pros: lowered and corners beautifully. Plenty of power but could use a turbo. It'll be getting one shortly.

    Cons: With few flaws, I don't care about them because I enjoy driving it so much and get plenty of compliments exactly the way it is.

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    First Miata *great Car* — This is a really fun car to drive. Very quick in the corners and handles like its on rails (even on all season tires in 10 degree weather). Its also very easy to control when you get a little sideways. It gets off the line quick, tho the 0-60 is not that amazing (7.9secs), and stops on a dime. The seats are comfortable and hold you in place nicely while doing some spirited driving. The inside is easy to navigate and all controls are within arms reach. The space can be a bit cramped for a tall person. I'm 6'2" and just fit in with the roof up. My head does tend to bump the top occasionally but its worth that for the experience you get driving a car like this. I just put the top down (yes even in the winter. its down right now in fact and its 25 degrees outside) The gas mileage is low for a small 1.8L engine, i get 27 combined city and highway (with the occasional spin up the revs for a few mins). But this car is a sports car, tuned to perform, not to sip gas like a prius. Overall i would recommend this to anyone who wants to move fast on the backroads and/or cruise on the highway. This car can be beaten like a honda and it won't break. I got mine with 63k miles on it and i'm expecting it to last to 200k+. I've seen plenty for sale over 200k miles, and still for a pretty good price.

    Pros: Small, quick, convertible, loves to rev, looks good, girls love it =]

    Cons: Low gas mileage for a 1.8L (but its tuned for sport not econobox gas sipping.)

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    Convertible Sport tuned, Mini Rocket
    Front Seats Ranked 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 4 Dr LT Crew Cab LB DRW worse.
    "Only 2"
    Family Car Ranked 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 4 Dr LT Crew Cab LB DRW better.
    "More passengers "

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    2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

    Great Third Car By Tacosell

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    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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