Mazda MX-5 1997
The Mazda MX-5 is also known as the Mazda MX-5 Miata (North America), the Mazda Miata (North America), the Eunos Roadster (Japan) and the Mazda Roadster (Japan) in markets outside Australia.
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Mazda MX-5 1997 Price and Specs
|Mazda MX-5 Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|(base)||Convertible||1.8L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$4,000||$6,490|
|(base)||Convertible||1.8L ULP 5 SP MAN||$4,200||$6,820|
|Limited Edition||Convertible||1.8L ULP 5 SP MAN||$4,100||$6,600|
Mazda MX-5 1997 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Mazda MX-5 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Should I buy a used MX-5?
The MX-5 is a great little sports car for someone looking for some fun on the road.
The earliest ones are getting a little long in the tooth and are looking a little tired.
Go for an NC model, that's from 2005-on, and you shouldn't go wrong. They're reliable, user-friendly, they look good, and they're great fun to drive.
Look for a low-mileage example and avoid any that look like they might have been used in competition.Show more
Best options for a fun convertible?
The easiest question on record. Get an MX-5 and you'll have all the sunshine and fun you want. The only problem will be choosing between the 1.6 and 2.0-litre engines. Most prefer the "big-bore" engine but I like the engagement you get with the smaller one.Show more
Mustang, 370Z, IS350F, 86 or MX-5?
If you don’t want a convertible, which rules out the MX-5 as my easy first pick, then the 86 is the car for driving enjoyment on a reasonable budget. But don’t overlook its Subaru twin, the BRZ, which is my choice of the two. Both get The Tick, having shared our Car of the Year award.Show more
Mazda MX-5, Toyota 86 or Mustang for long-time V8 driver?
Wow, that is a major change of direction. Before you make such a change I would suggest you actually test drive each of the cars you're thinking of to see if they really suit you. The Mazda MX-5 is a two-seater and not very practical for instance. It's hard to advise you because we don't anything about what you want from the car you buy. If it was me I would probably buy the MX-5, I would have no problem with a two-seater.Show more