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2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
RF Club RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,379
2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,659
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
RF Club RWD
No Expert Reviews
2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
Eric Tallberg Preview:

The big news from Nissan regarding their 350Z for '09 is that this sporty speedster will be available only as a drop-top. Nissan has decided to discontinue the coupe for this model yea...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
RF Club RWD
No User Reviews
2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
35
2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster EnthusiastReview:

Yup — LUV. i liek the car soo much its amazing looking and the performance is amazing, very resonsive. rel...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster EnthusiastReview:

Nice Nissan 350z — All the performance is so greaat, the accelaration is so beautiful,the break i dont know,its easy t...

45
2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster EnthusiastReview:

Drafting Addict — It is powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 producing 306 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque!!! so for me ...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Specs

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
RF Club RWD
2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
--
17 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
--
24 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 20 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
306 hp @ 6,800 RPM
306 hp @ 6,800 RPM
Torque
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
268 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
268 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
13:1
10.6:1
10.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.76 in x 3.2 in
3.76 in x 3.2 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
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard 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 42.6 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.5 cu ft 4.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 439 lbs 537 lbs
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 169.8 in
Width 68.3 in 71.5 in
Height 49 in 52.5 in
Wheelbase 90.9 in 104.3 in

Available Options

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
RF Club RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic White
  • Ceramic Metallic
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic

Option Packages

  • Appearance Package
  • BREMBO/BBS Package
  • BREMBO/BBS RECARO Package
  • Soul Red Crystal Paint Charge
2009 Nissan 350Z
Roadster Enthusiast

Exterior Colors

  • Carbon Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Metallic
  • Moonlight White Pearl
  • NOGARO Red Metallic
  • San Marino Blue Metallic
  • Silver Alloy Metallic

Option Packages

  • [R95] 18" Chrome Wheels

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