Mazda MAZDA3 vs Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
MSRP
$20,650
Invoice
$19,751
Average Price Paid
$20,445
18 listings nationwide

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2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
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2.0 Sedan FWD
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2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,204
5 listings nationwide

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2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,140

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

Mazdas are fun. All of them. Even the SUVs. But until recently, they weren’t particularly fast. The joy in driving a Mazda derived from the expertly tuned ride and handling qualities t...

2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible

When MAZDASPEED, Mazda's in-house motorsports and specialty-car tuning division, set out to create a high-performance Miata, it focused on five areas -- the Miata's performance, handli...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 5
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
gregory writes:
Power Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Premium RWD better.
"More horses under the hood"
Handling Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Premium RWD better.
"Its a mustang it just handles better"
2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
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Gary-Martha writes:
Awesome car to drive is the only description
GuruSC45R writes:
Amazing under appreciated classic. Invest a small amount in easy to install upgrades, and it will amaze you e...
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drjasa 2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata 2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo ConvertibleReview:

Funonwheels — these mazdaspeeds are an underappreciated treasure, only made for 2 years, makes my previous miata l...

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

Specs

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
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178 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
166 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
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Displacement
2,000 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.28 in x 3.59 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.8 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 5.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 419 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 155.7 in
Width 70.7 in 66.1 in
Height 56.9 in 48 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 89.2 in

Available Options

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible

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