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

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
MSRP
$30,290
Invoice
$28,628
Average Price Paid
$29,955
82 listings nationwide

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1997 Honda Civic del Sol
2 Dr S Coupe
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Club RWD
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2 Dr S Coupe
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,870
5 listings nationwide

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1997 Honda Civic del Sol
2 Dr S Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,475
1 vehicle

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The Mazda MX-5 Miata carries over its upgrades from the 2020 model year into 2021 with few additional changes. The rear-wheel-drive (RWD) sports car continues to be unique, not just fo...

1997 Honda Civic del Sol
2 Dr S Coupe

Some people were disappointed to learn that 1997 was the last year Honda presented the del Sol sports car. Those who drive it really enjoy the power, handling, comfort, and trunk space...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 4
  • Technology 4
  • Safety 5
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
No User Reviews
1997 Honda Civic del Sol
2 Dr S Coupe
Guru9GKD6 writes:
Pretty but need back seats
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Daniel 1997 Honda Civic del Sol 2 Dr S CoupeReview:

I Love It — car is not fast whatsoever but it is a blast to drive when you lower it it handles like a beast not ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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diet_del_sol 1997 Honda Civic del Sol 2 Dr S CoupeReview:

I Love This Car. Targa Top, Big Trunk, Reliable, Great Mpg's! — I own the S coupe. That's the base model with ~106 horsepower at the crank. The D16Y7 engine used ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
1997 Honda Civic del Sol
2 Dr S Coupe
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
26 MPG
28 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
35 MPG
34 MPG
35 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 11 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
106 hp @ 6,200 RPM
106 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
103 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
103 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
13:1
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Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.29 in x 3.59 in
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--
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard --
Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 40.3 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.6 cu ft 10.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 404 lbs --
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 157.7 in
Width 68.3 in 66.7 in
Height 48.8 in 49.4 in
Wheelbase 90.9 in 93.3 in

Available Options

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic White
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Machine Gray Paint Charge
  • POLYMETAL Gray
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic

Option Packages

  • Appearance Package
  • BREMBO/BBS RECARO Package
  • Soul Red Crystal Paint Charge
1997 Honda Civic del Sol
2 Dr S Coupe

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