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2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
Invoice
$33,073
Average Price Paid
$33,062
2020 BMW Z4
M40i RWD
MSRP
$63,700
Invoice
$59,740
Average Price Paid
$61,654
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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
Fair Price
$33,845
Good Price
$32,488
Great Price
$31,712
2020 BMW Z4
M40i RWD
Fair Price
$62,608
Good Price
$61,096
Great Price
$60,232

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Driving is fun. Lots of people don’t realize this because their driving is largely limited to traffic-clogged commutes and running errands, and that’s no fun at all. But when the oppor...

2020 BMW Z4
M40i RWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 3
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 5
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
No Data Available

Specs

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
2020 BMW Z4
M40i RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
26 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
35 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 13.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
382 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
368 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
13:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.6 cu ft 9.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 401 lbs 649 lbs
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 170.7 in
Width 68.3 in 79.7 in
Height 48.8 in 51.3 in
Wheelbase 90.9 in 97.2 in

Available Options

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Racing Orange
2020 BMW Z4
M40i RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Frozen Gray II Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Misano Blue Metallic
  • San Francisco Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wireless Charging
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Executive Package
  • Premium Package
  • Active Cruise Control
  • Black W/Blue Stitching, Alcantara/Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Black, VERNASCA Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Cognac, VERNASCA Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Ivory White, VERNASCA Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Magma Red, VERNASCA Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" FR & 19" X 10" RR Cerium Gray
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" FR & 19" X 10" RR Jet Black
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" FR & 19" X 10" RR Orbit Gray

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