Mazda MX-5 Miata vs Mazda MAZDASPEED3 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2023 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,550
2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,004
30 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
7 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2023 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
No Expert Reviews
2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2023 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
No User Reviews
2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
65
Jose writes:
Alot of power and very fun to drive. The only thing is when u put ur foot down, hold on to that steering wheel
BakkaChi writes:
I love it. Fantastic car
Handling Ranked 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe worse.
"LSD and elctronic assisted steering rack"
Back Seats Ranked 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe worse.
"More space and 4 doors. More comfy too"
JSparkles writes:
Quick nice drive around town. I have only had my Speed3 for about 2 weeks, but I get great power and gas milea...
Handling Ranked 2017 Ford Focus SE Hatchback worse.
"The steering is tighter as well as the suspension. "
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Ford Focus SE Hatchback worse.
"They are better fit to keep you in the seat on corners than the ford."

Specs

2023 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
263 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.44 in x 3.7 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 3 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 2 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom -- 36.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.6 cu ft 17 cu ft
Maximum Payload 404 lbs --
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 177.6 in
Width 68.3 in 69.7 in
Height 48.8 in 57.5 in
Wheelbase 90.9 in 103.9 in

Available Options

2023 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Appearance Package
  • BREMBO/BBS RECARO Package
  • Soul Red Crystal Paint Charge
  • Machine Gray Metallic Paint Charge
2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring

Exterior Colors

  • Black Mica
  • Crystal White Pearl Mica/Black
  • Liquid Silver Metallic/Black
  • Velocity Red Mica/Black

Option Packages

  • MAZDASPEED Tech PKG

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