2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata RFChange year or vehicle
Key specs of the base trim
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- Easy top operation
- Steering feedback could be better
- Seats don't hold you in place
- Passenger legroom
More active safety features standard
Two-seat rear-wheel-drive roadster
181-hp four-cylinder engine
Six-speed manual or automatic transmission
Power-folding retractable hardtop available (RF model)
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What Is the 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata?
The 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata is powered by a 181-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that works with a standard six-speed manual or optional six-speed automatic transmission. The rear-wheel-drive two-seater comes with a standard manual-folding soft-top; a nifty but pricey RF model has a power-folding retractable hardtop. The MX-5 is built on the same platform as the Fiat 124 Spider, and other rivals include the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ.
What’s New on the 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata?
New standard active safety features include low-speed automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning and blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert. The midlevel Club trim now comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, while manual-transmission Grand Touring models now have the limited-slip differential, Bilstein shocks and a front shock tower brace from the Club trim. A gray soft-top and red Nappa leather interior are also available for the Grand Touring.
What Features in the 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata Are Most Important?
The MX-5 Miata’s most important features are the kind you can’t check off on a list of specs: seductive looks, brisk acceleration, crisp handling, a convertible top that’s easy to fold and raise, and the ability to make you smile every time you get behind the wheel.
Should I Buy the 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata?
If you can afford nearly $28,000 for a highly impractical car, go for it. Your reward will be the enjoyment of driving it.
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The 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF currently has 0 recalls
Crash and Rollover Test RatingsThe 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF has not been tested.
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