2019 Mazda MX-5 Model Review

26/35  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
5.7  Sec.
0-60 MPH
2
Doors
2
Seats
4.6  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2019 Mazda MX-5?

The biggest change for the Mazda this year is a new engine option that offers an additional 26 horsepower. This engine revision makes the Mazda quicker and more powerful, exciting for anyone seeking a reliable car with a bit of power.

Other less dramatic changes have also been made. 2019 rolls out a new option for a soft top to the convertible. You now have the choice between black or brown if you choose the Grand Touring Miata.

A tilting steering column is now standard across all features. The column is also now made of lightweight aluminum rather than steel. Certain safety upgrades have been made, including a standardized rear camera on every model.

Added to the increased engine performance is an all-new available GT-S performance package. This package adds Bilstein dampers, a shock tower brace, and a new rear differential.

Another new feature is Smart City Brake Support, which is a standard feature of every model except the Sport base. You can add this feature to the Sport trim with an i-ACTIVSENSE Package.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Interior

2019 MX-5 Trims & Features

The MX-5 comes with two main trim levels this year: Club and Grand Touring.

The Club trim comes with gorgeous 17-inch aluminum wheels done in the Metallic Black finish. They're paired with high-performance tires. You also get LED headlights and daytime running lights. The roof is power retractable and designed to move fast. Sleek black accents add to the aesthetic appeal of the vehicle.

The glass rear window comes with defogging capabilities. You also have power windows, with the driver and passenger side featuring one-touch technology. Child safety locks secures the doors when you hit a certain speed. The Club includes advanced key entry technology and an easy starting system.

A 9-speaker audio system is standard, including AudioPilot technology. You have access to the Mazda infotainment system through a 7-inch full color touchscreen display. Voice commands are also optimized for the infotainment system. Enjoy HD radio and easily integrated internet radio. A 4-month trial subscription of SiriusXM Satellite Radio is included.

The Grand Touring trim has all the Club features plus some additions and upgrades. The 17-inch aluminum wheels are done in Dark Silver finish. All seats come with leather trimming. You also have access to the advanced Mazda navigation system. One of the most convenient features is the automatic climate control setting. You also have heated side mirrors in the vehicle's body color.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Horsepower Impressions

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata FrontAs previously mentioned, the engine has been upgraded for more powerful performance. Everything about the engine has been fine-tuned to provide power, smooth acceleration, and easy driving. The 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine can hit 181 horsepower. It boasts a 6-speed automatic transmission and has an estimated fuel economy rating of 26 MPG in the city versus 35 MPG on the highway.

Mazda MX-5 Safety Technologies and Features

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Rear LightAll MX-5 vehicles come with an automatic emergency notification system in case of a crash. The rear view backup camera is standardized, as is blind spot monitor technology and a rear traffic alert system.

Grand Touring builds on these safety features with auto-dimming mirrors, automatic headlights, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and a lane departure warning system. You have Smart City Brake Support technology and all-new traffic sign recognition technology. The adaptive lighting system for the front combines with high beam control to make sure you can always see.

If you have questions about the MX-5, call or visit our dealership in Springfield, MO and take a test drive.

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