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2001 Mazda MX-5 MiataReview
Marc writes:
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Best sports car for the money. Reliable, fun to drive, easy to modify, affordable.

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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata BaseReview
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11 Years And No Problems! How Many Cars Can Say That? — When I told someone I was selling it they said you've had it forever. I said no that's longer. But I've absolutely no regrets with this car. It's done what I asked and never let me down. We've had a mutual agreement. I keep the fluids in it and it takes me what I want to go.

Pros: This car is almost as much fun to drive as my '68 Triumph Spitfire was. I bought it when it was a year old and put 81K miles on it. Other than replacing a power window motor. The only time it goes to the shop is for lube and oil changes. Replaced the tires at 75K and the front pads at 87K. Back pads still have life left. Beat that!

Cons: It's a small sports car. I can't get a set of golf clubs in the trunk.

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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata SEReview
AbeLincolnBart writes:
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When I Drive For An Hour I Always Get Out With A Smile On My Face. — I love the way it holds you in the seat without stressing any particular part of your anatomy. When I declare a future road trip - my wife, who has and loves a very comfortable Chrysler 300 - asks if we can take the Miata. The paint stays shiny, the engine is easy to maintain, my mechanic almost never sees it other than oil changes.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: This is a fun and extremely reliable car for everyday use.  Since mostly a driver is commuting or shooting over to the store for something, ease of accomplishing the goal is paramount.  The MX-5 I have does it comfortably.

Cons: Don't drive in snow unless you have your life insurance paid up.  Rain is fine if you've got great rain tires.  When I'm in the mountains I always wish I had a supercharger installed.  But dropping a gear usually does it.  Be careful where you drive, tires are expensive.  You get a flat, it's almost never a repair - it's a replacement issue.  $200 a flat is a serious irritation.  The later models have tire pressure alerts.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata SEReview
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Fun Roadster — These little cars are so much fun and can be had for about $7,500 in like nearly new condition. They are easy to work on and the online community is so helpful. We have two and if we had more room, we would have even more.

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

Pros: Lots of fun for not a lot of $$

Cons: None

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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata LSReview
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For A Roadster ... You Can't Go Wrong — Great fun car. Always highly rated for its handling. Engine isn't overly powerful so to get the most out of the car it is finesse driving. Only oil changes and am now at 40K miles. Classic looks inside and out. Driving it puts a smile on your face.

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

Pros: Great car ... would buy another one.

Cons: The car is about 5" off the ground so in 6" of snow you have a sled. But I don't drive it in the snow so ... HAKUNA METATA !!!

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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata SEReview
Ronnie writes:
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Fun Summer Car! — The Miata is a very fun car to drive, love to ride with the top down and feel the sun and the air! Very sporty fell, takes corners like a dream! If you are looking for a look of space, they are great weekend fun cars or econical commuter cars.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very Economical Car!  Fun to drive!

Cons: Small Trunk, not much cargo room.

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2001 Mazda MX-5 MiataReview
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Buy One Or Your Life Won't Be Complete! —

Great little sports car...well, so everyone else says. Could be faster, could be more practical. Fun to drive, but won't beat much on the road in a race... . It's all well and good having a convertible when it's hot, but this is Britain! I must have forgotten that when I bought it in February on a grey day, 120 miles from home in Somerset from a dodgy second hand car salesman. Initially, his fur collarred, Del Boy-esque jacket didn't fill me with a reassuring amount of confidence, but I kept telling myself that as long as the car was ok, it would be a wise purchase...and it has been (phew!). The long drive back to Hertforshire gave me ample chance to get to know my new friend intimately. Setting off in the afternoon, getting home in the late evening and having even experienced snow (not fun the first time you drive a rear wheel drive the first time you get lost in the centre of Basingstoke!) on the 5 hour 'date', I was getting the unmistakable feeling of regret that you always get after the most expensive purchase you have ever made doesn't turn out to be quite as 5-sense satisfying as you had hoped. But I have stuck with it for 9 months so far, and I still can't wait to get an S2000!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun!

Cons: Not amazingly quick, and totally impractical

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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata LSReview
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Glad I Bought It — Pretty good looking, still in nice shape after nine years. New top installed August 2010, new clutch + trans rebuild. Fun to drive on the twisty roads of North Carolina's mountains. After driving a '93 NA (1.6 liter) Miata for five years, I was impressed by the NB's performance.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun to drive, good gas mileage

Cons: Cramped, little trunk space

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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata LSReview
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Drift? — Amazing quality for its price, 9sec 0-100 with 1.6L is quite good. Everything i needed worked perfectly eg. audio system, a/c, interior is poor but u cant expect more from a miata. Appearence is'nt amazing, but who cares, doesnt make the car faster. For 3 years of intence driving, was no problems with the car at all. The car is great fun to drive.

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

Pros: Extremely fun, due to RWD and light weight

Cons: No comfort, 2 seater

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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata LSReview
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Slip And Slide — Its the funnest thing in the world to drive for the money that i paid for it the handling is awesome and it gets good gas mileage im not saying its the best car in the world just considering wat i got it for its awesom

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: handling

Cons: snow

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2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Reviews

Review By Guru9B7W3Y

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