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

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2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
No Data Available
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,700
Invoice
$23,423
Average Price Paid
$25,137
467 listings nationwide

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2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,140
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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,174
11 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

According to Honda, 75 percent of Civic owners return in the future to buy another one of the company’s vehicles. That represents a significant opportunity, and it makes the redesigned...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

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.)

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
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Specs

2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
178 hp @ 6,000 RPM
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
166 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10.3:1
Displacement
1,800 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags -- Optional
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom -- 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 5.1 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 419 lbs --
Exterior
Length 155.7 in 184 in
Width 66.1 in 70.9 in
Height 48 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 89.2 in 107.7 in

Available Options

2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Meteorite Gray Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Morning Mist Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Sonic Gray Pearl
  • Valencia Red Pearl

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