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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
$33,090
16 listings nationwide

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2005 Toyota MR2 Spyder
2 Dr STD Convertible
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30th Anniversary RWD
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2 Dr STD Convertible
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,305
1 listings nationwide

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2005 Toyota MR2 Spyder
2 Dr STD Convertible
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,685
6 listings nationwide

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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...

2005 Toyota MR2 Spyder
2 Dr STD Convertible

The 2005 model year was the last for the Toyota MR2 Spyder, as Toyota made the decision to concentrate more on the bigger sellers and not a small, niche-market roadster. The 2005 MR2 S...

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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. "
2005 Toyota MR2 Spyder
2 Dr STD Convertible
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2005 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2 Dr STD ConvertibleReview:

Should Have Got One When They Were Available — Corners like its on rails - 0-60 under 8 secs and driven average in the summer months 40 mpg. who co...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Toyota MR2 Spyder 2 Dr STD ConvertibleReview:

... — Freaking COOL ! 8D

writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2005 Toyota Celica better.
"Better style "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2005 Toyota Celica better.
"More room cause Celica is hatchback "

Specs

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD
2005 Toyota MR2 Spyder
2 Dr STD Convertible
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
26 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
35 MPG
30 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
181 hp @ 7,000 RPM
138 hp @ 6,400 RPM
138 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
125 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
125 lb-ft @ 4,400 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 Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 4.6 cu ft 1.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 401 lbs --
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 153 in
Width 68.3 in 66.7 in
Height 48.8 in 48.8 in
Wheelbase 90.9 in 96.5 in

Available Options

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
30th Anniversary RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Racing Orange
2005 Toyota MR2 Spyder
2 Dr STD Convertible

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