Mazda MX-5

Born in 1989, the Mazda MX-5 can truly be called of the world's most iconic sports cars.

Modelled after lightweight iconic British droptops like the MG B and Austin Healey Sprite, the initially tiny MX-5 grew in size and weight for more than 20 years over three generations. Then the fourth generation ND turned the clock back in 2015, refocusing on the philosophy of a light, simple, affordable and enormously amusing drop top.

It's available with a 1.5-litre or 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine, and has also been remade as the RF hardtop. Prices start at $31,990 for the MX-5 (base) up to $46,890 for the MX-5 RF GT (BLACK ROOF).

Mazda MX-5 Reviews

2017

Mazda MX-5 RF GT special edition 2017 review

The Mythbusters tested the claim that if you’re driving a convertible in the rain, with the top down, at high speed, you’ll remain dry. We've failed to confirm it in Mazda's MX-5 GT RF special Read more

Mazda MX-5 RF GT 2017 review: snapshot

The GT version of the new MX-5 RF lists at $43,890, or $5340 over the base version that sits beneath it. It also commands a $3990 premium over the equivalent 2.0-litre soft top MX-5 GT. Read more

Mazda MX-5 RF 2017 review: snapshot

The entry version of the new MX-5 RF lists at $38,550, or $5340 under the GT version that sits above it. It also commands a $3710 premium over the equivalent 2.0-litre soft top MX-5. Read more

Mazda MX-5 RF 2017 review

Malcolm Flynn was among the first to drive the new Mazda MX-5 RF at its Australian launch.Read more

Mazda MX-5 RF 2017 review

Andrew Chesterton road tests and reviews the new Mazda MX-5 RF, with specs, fuel consumption and verdict at its international preview drive in Tokyo.Read more

2016

Mazda MX-5 2.0-litre GT manual 2016 review

Derek Ogden reviews the 2016 Mazda MX-5 GT Manual with specs fuel consumption and verdictRead more

Mazda MX-5 2.0-litre Roadster GT 2016 review

Ewan Kennedy road tests and reviews the Mazda MX-5 2.0-litre Roadster GT with specs, fuel consumption and verdict.Read more

Mazda MX-5 Miata Club 2016 review

Marcus Craft snow tests the Mazda MX-5 Miata Club at Crested Butte, Colorado.Read more

Mazda MX-5 GT 2.0-litre 2016 review

Richard Blackburn road tests and reviews the Mazda MX-5 GT 2.0-litre with specs, fuel consumption and verdict.Read more

2015

Mazda MX-5 1.5-litre automatic 2015 review

Richard Berry road tests and reviews the Mazda MX-5 1.5-litre automatic with specs, fuel consumption and verdict.Read more

Price Guide

$39,440

Based on Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)

Lowest Price

$31,990

Highest Price

$46,890

Range & Specifications

2017 Convertible - Discontinued Jan 2017
(base)
MSRP
$36,490
ANCAP Rating
2017 Convertible - Discontinued Jan 2017
GT
MSRP
$39,990
ANCAP Rating
2017 Convertible
RF
MSRP
$40,550
ANCAP Rating
2017 Convertible
RF GT
MSRP
$45,890
ANCAP Rating
2017 Convertible
RF GT (BLACK ROOF)
MSRP
$46,890
ANCAP Rating
2017 Convertible
ROADSTER
MSRP
$33,990
ANCAP Rating
2017 Convertible
ROADSTER GT
MSRP
$41,550
ANCAP Rating