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

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
MSRP
$30,290
Invoice
$28,628
Average Price Paid
$29,970
76 listings nationwide

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2005 Toyota Celica
GT
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Club RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,082
7 listings nationwide

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2005 Toyota Celica
GT
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$18,210
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The Mazda MX-5 Miata carries over its upgrades from the 2020 model year into 2021 with few additional changes. The rear-wheel-drive (RWD) sports car continues to be unique, not just fo...

2005 Toyota Celica
GT

The 2005 was virtually unchanged from the previous year. The biggest news for the Celica was that 2005 would be the last year it was produced. The 2005 Toyota Celica was available ...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 4
  • Technology 4
  • Safety 5
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
No User Reviews
2005 Toyota Celica
GT
65
Daniel 2005 Toyota Celica GTReview:

Err — its a toyota its i dont realy need to say much very gd build quality enuf power to hav some fun at ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Oliver 2005 Toyota Celica GTReview:

My Toyota Celica Rocks — build Quaily is the best appearance sexy as hell cost of owner ship not bad fun factor the car is s...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

105
Chris2426 2005 Toyota Celica GTReview:

154mph — pick up i excellent its sleek lines help to keep it aerodynamic making it move faster than it says i...

Specs

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Club RWD
2005 Toyota Celica
GT
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
26 MPG
25 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
35 MPG
34 MPG
33 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
140 hp @ 6,400 RPM
140 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
125 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
125 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
13:1
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Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
1,800 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.29 in x 3.59 in
3.29 in x 3.59 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 43.6 in
Back Legroom -- 27 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.6 cu ft 16.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 404 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 170.5 in
Width 68.3 in 68.3 in
Height 48.8 in 51.4 in
Wheelbase 90.9 in 102.4 in

Available Options

2021 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
2005 Toyota Celica
GT

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