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2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
MSRP
$30,290
Invoice
$28,628
Average Price Paid
$27,834
112 listings nationwide

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GS Sport
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Club RWD
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2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Mazda MX-5 Miata endures because it fills a need for simple and affordable driving enjoyment. It’s one of the most affordable sports cars on the road, and one of the most fun, desp...

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport
Michael Perkins Preview:

Quick, it’s your last chance to own one of the most overpriced, underpowered convertibles in history. Perhaps that's a bit harsh for the last year of the Mitsubishi Eclipse, but number...

Specs

2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
26 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
35 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 17.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
162 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
13:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.43 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- 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 4 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.8 in
Back Legroom -- 27.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.6 cu ft 5.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 404 lbs --
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 180.4 in
Width 68.3 in 72.2 in
Height 48.8 in 54.1 in
Wheelbase 90.9 in 101.4 in

Available Options

2020 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
2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport

Exterior Colors

  • Carbon Gray Pearl
  • KALAPANA Black
  • NORTHSTAR White
  • Quicksilver Pearl
  • Rave Red Pearl
  • Sunset Pearlescent

Option Packages

  • Remote Engine Start
  • Sport Aero Kit

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