• (4.6) 7 reviews
  • MSRP: $7,084$12,200
  • Body Style: Convertible
  • Engine: 178-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual w/OD
  • Seats: 2
2005 Mazda MazdaSpeed Miata MX-5

Our Take on the 2005 Mazda MazdaSpeed Miata MX-5

Our Take

Mazda is the automaker most responsible for the sports-car revolution of the 1990s, and the MX-5 Miata continues to provide driving entertainment at a moderate price. For 2005, Mazda's rear-wheel-drive two-seat sports car remains available in base and LS trim levels, and a six-speed-manual t... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort on rough surfaces
  • Engine noise
  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Snug cockpit

Notable Features

  • Turbocharged 178-hp four-cylinder
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Convertible body style
  • RWD


Consumer Reviews


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Fantastic Roadster

by Roadster nut from Columbus, OH on February 8, 2009

I have a 2005 MX-5 Mazdaspeed GT in Mica Lava Orange. One of only 1423 made in 2005. This car has amazing handling, torque sensing limited slip dif, double-wishbones, double overhead cam, and is real... Read Full Review

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