2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Long-Term Test | Review | Car and Driver

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VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 2-passenger, 2-door convertible

PRICE AS TESTED: $ 32,910 (base price: $29,420)

ENGINE TYPE: DOHC 16-valve Atkinson-capable inline-4, aluminum block and head, direct fuel injection

Displacement: 122 cu in, 1998 cc
Power: 155 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 148 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm

TRANSMISSION: 6-speed manual

DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase: 90.9 in
Length: 154.1 in
Width: 68.3 in Height: 48.8 in
Passenger volume: 49 cu ft
Cargo volume: 5 cu ft
Curb weight: 2324 lb

PERFORMANCE: NEW
Zero to 60 mph: 5.8 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 17.3 sec
Zero to 120 mph: 29.5 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 6.5 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph: 8.6 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph: 8.4 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 14.6 sec @ 94 mph
Top speed (drag limited): 132 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 158 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.88 g

PERFORMANCE: 40,000 MILES
Zero to 60 mph: 5.9 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 16.2 sec
Zero to 120 mph: 29.5 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 6.4 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 14.6 sec @ 95 mph
Top speed (drag limited): 132 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 162 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.88 g

C/D FUEL ECONOMY:
Observed: 32 mpg
Unscheduled oil additions: 0 qt

EPA FUEL ECONOMY:
Combined/city/highway: 30/27/34 mpg

WARRANTY:
3 years/36,000 miles bumper to bumper;
5 years/60,000 miles powertrain;
5 years/unlimited miles corrosion protection;
3 years/36,000 miles roadside assistance

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