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2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club RWD
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Specs

2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.29 in x 3.59 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 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
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom -- 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.6 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 404 lbs --
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 183.3 in
Width 68.3 in 70.9 in
Height 48.8 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 90.9 in 107.7 in

Available Options

2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • POLYMETAL Gray Metallic
  • Platinum Quartz Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic

Option Packages

  • Appearance Package
  • BREMBO/BBS RECARO Package
  • Soul Red Crystal Paint Charge
  • Machine Gray Metallic Paint Charge
2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD

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