Mazda MX-5 Miata vs Pontiac Solstice 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.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
MSRP
$34,995
Invoice
$33,073
Average Price Paid
$33,982
9 listings nationwide

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2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,832
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Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Driving is fun. Lots of people don’t realize this because their driving is largely limited to traffic-clogged commutes and running errands, and that’s no fun at all. But when the oppor...

2010 Pontiac Solstice
Base
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 3
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 5
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring RWD better.
"More bells and whistles and loved the leather seats"
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring RWD better.
"The GT has the leather seats, which the Club doesn’t. "
2010 Pontiac Solstice
Base
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Specs

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
2010 Pontiac Solstice
Base
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
26 MPG
19 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
35 MPG
24 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 13 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
173 hp @ 5,800 RPM
173 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
167 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
167 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
13:1
10.4:1
10.4:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,400 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.46 in x 3.85 in
3.46 in x 3.85 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
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 52.7 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.6 cu ft 5.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 401 lbs --
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 157.2 in
Width 68.3 in 71.3 in
Height 48.8 in 50.1 in
Wheelbase 90.9 in 95.1 in

Available Options

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Racing Orange
2010 Pontiac Solstice
Base

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