I don’t know about you, but I love having the opportunity to drive a sports car to review. The 2023 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a sports car that is sure to turn heads. It is available in three trims: Sport, Club, and Grand Touring. The exterior of the car is sleek and stylish, with a low profile and a sporty look. The car is available in a variety of colors, including Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, and Jet Black Mica1. Despite the small size of the Miata, it has always been more than capable of giving anyone that loves to hit the road in a sporty ride, an enjoyable, energized ride that they will want to do again and again.
The interior of the car is just as impressive as the exterior. The dashboard is well-designed and features a range of electronics, including a 7-inch touchscreen with display, wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, HD Radio, Bluetooth, a six-speaker audio system, two USB ports, keyless entry and push-button start2. The seats are snug and comfortable, with leather upholstery, heated seats and Recaro sport seats available as options2. The car can seat two adults comfortably. The compact Mazda MX-5 has a cozy interior that makes the experience seem a bit more personal, with a snug fit in the seats, and all the controls on the dashboard easily within reach.
The car is powered by a SKYACTIV®-G 2.0 DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with Variable Valve Timing, which delivers 181 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque3. For a car that has such a light curb weight, that 181 horsepower and 151 bound feet of torque is going to have you nailed to the seat, and have you feel like you just got shot out of a cannon. The car comes standard with a SKYACTIV®-MT 6-speed manual transmission, but an automatic transmission is available as an option. Personally, you have to drive this car with a standard shift, it makes the experience more interactive, to have control on just how fast the car gets its push from the transmission. The MX-5 has a rear-wheel drive and a rear-limited slip differential that adds to the car’s ability to respond quickly to your every wish. Of course, you want to know the Mazda MX-5 has some serious safety features if you are going to push it to the limit of the engine’s capability. The car has a range of safety features, including blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane departure warning The car also has a suite of airbags, including side-impact and knee airbags, and a roll-over protection system.
In terms of mileage, the 2023 Mazda MX-5 Miata delivers an EPA-estimated 26 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway1. The car has a fuel tank capacity of 11.9 gallons, which gives it a range of up to 404.6 miles on the highway which is impressive. top. The Club trim adds 17-inch dark silver aluminum alloy wheels, a limited-slip rear differential, and heated seats6. The Grand Touring trim comes with 17-inch bright aluminum alloy wheels, adaptive front lighting, and leather-trimmed seats6.
In conclusion, the 2023 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a thrilling sports car that is sure to impress. With its sleek exterior, comfortable interior, and impressive performance, it is a car that is sure to turn heads. The car is available in a range of trims and colors, so you can choose the one that best suits your style. Whether you’re looking for a car to take on a weekend road trip or a car to drive every day, the 2023 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a great choice. For me this would make a great second car, just to take out on a spin and let the air glide through my thick locks of hair.