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2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,140
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,400

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...

1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe

For its final year in production, Mazda's MX-6 sport coupe was available in two versions. The base (or standard) MX-6 was equipped with a 118-horsepower, 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder...

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
40
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...
55
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.)

1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
145
Amanda 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

It's Amazing Inside And Out. — It's a Mazda.. What's not to love? It's fun to drive in the city or on the highway, it handles great...

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

125
Cameron 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

If You Want A Fun, Small Fwd Sports-compact, Buy One Of These. If You Want This One, Contact Me. — --Performance: awesome acceleration, shocks a lot of guys in their Civics. Brakes are pretty good, ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

65
Jon 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

Its A Great All Around Car, Dependable, Durable. Quick. Good Looking. — Performance -Acceleration 6 -10. Small v6 packs a punch, but small engine lacks urgency. Build Qual...

Specs

2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
18 MPG
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
24 MPG
--
Fuel Tank Volume 12 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
178 hp @ 6,000 RPM
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
166 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Displacement
1,800 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
Cassette Player Optional Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 44 in
Back Legroom -- 27.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 5.1 cu ft 12.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 419 lbs --
Exterior
Length 155.7 in 181.5 in
Width 66.1 in 68.9 in
Height 48 in 51.6 in
Wheelbase 89.2 in 102.8 in

Available Options

2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe

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