1996 Mazda MX-5 Miata

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1996 Mazda MX-5 Miata

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Available in 2 styles:  MX-5 Miata 2dr Convertible shown
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Asking Price Range
$3,504–$6,464

Estimated MPG

23 city / 29 hwy


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4.6 out of 5

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5 out of 5 people recommended this car.


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by Andy from North Carolina | June 2, 2013

When you consider cost it is as much fun as my old 911 used to be. I won't try to convince you, you need to drive one for yourself. I don't agree with the people who say if you are tall it will not fit you. I am 6'1" and 210 pounds and 68 years old. I have no trouble being comfortable in this car and have taken many road trips in it.

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Best little toy I ever bought!

by Riverexplorer from Louisville, KY | March 12, 2012

Purchased the car in January of 2012 as a used vehicle in pretty good condition with 125,000 miles. I am the 4th owner. As with any car with over 100,000 miles on the clock it needed a little work. What was so amazing was the condition of the engine and the body of the car. After a very detailed inspection by myself and a mechanic (I recommend anyone getting a car this old and with this much mileage to have the motor inspected and a compression test done) I was very impressed. This car is very well put together and of a quality that I honestly did not expect. Hence, I made the purchase. I have to admit, the interior configuration is something you will have to determine on a personal basis. It is very small and doesn't fit every person. However, if you are one of the lucky ones who can fit in the thing, it is a blast to drive. They handle like slot cars! The motor and drivetrain are butter smooth, like in a much higher end Japanese car. Because of capacity in the trunk and interior, this is most likely not an every day car for the average person. Keep in mind what it is...this is not a family commuter. If you are in the market for a car you can enjoy in good weather, something you would like to be reliable for many years, and enjoy the idea of being able to out handle most other cars on the road...well, this is for you. You won't be sorry with your investment. One little piece of advice, the first American generation Kia Sephia (1993-1997) has the same engine, built under license from Mazda. The internal parts for the engine are MUCH cheaper at Kia dealerships and are the exact same. So if you need anything, consider this as an alternative. If you buy one, be prepared for some great times on the roads ahead in your life!

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Teen's first car

by Butch in Winnemucca from Winnemucca NV | December 12, 2011

I bought this car for my grand daughter's Sweet 16. She LOVES it. What could be cuter than a 16 year old girl in a open top roadster? However, I am a 6'1" 65 year old grandpa and after 100 miles I can barely pull myself out of the thing.

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Simply Fun

by Wind Blown from Panama City, Fl | August 8, 2011

Great for cruising the beach...riding thru the countryside....easy on gas...cute and adorable....so far no problems.

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outstanding deal

by miata fan from | January 10, 2011

if I had to choose, this would be the car. The interior is clean and the maintenance is great. The owner appears to have loved this car and babied it.

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