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Mazda MX-5 1998

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Mazda MX-5 1998

The 1998 Mazda MX-5 range of configurations is currently priced from $3,700.

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.

Mazda MX-5 1998 Price and Specs

The Mazda MX-5 1998 is currently available from $3,700 for the MX-5 (base) up to $6,380 for the MX-5 (base).

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(base) Convertible 1.8L ULP 4 SP AUTO $3,900 $6,270
(base) Convertible 1.8L ULP 5 SP MAN $3,900 $6,270
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Mazda MX-5 1998 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Mazda MX-5 1998 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 1998 Mazda MX-5 are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1680mm x 1230mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Mazda MX-5 1998 Dimensions  include 1225mm height, 1680mm width, 3975mm length.
Mazda MX-5 Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
base Convertible 1225x1680x3975 mm 130 mm
base Convertible 1230x1680x3975 mm 130 mm
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Mazda MX-5 1998 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 1998 Mazda MX-5 will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Mazda MX-5 spans from 15x6 inches.

Mazda MX-5 Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
base Convertible 195x50 R15 15x6 inches 195x50 R15 15x6 inches
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Mazda MX-5 1998 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 1998 Mazda MX-5 is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Mazda MX-5 currently offers fuel consumption from 7.8 to 8.3L/100km. The Mazda MX-5 is available with the following fuel type: ULP.

Mazda MX-5 Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
base Convertible 1.8L,ULP,5 SP MAN 7.8L/100km
base Convertible 1.8L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 8.3L/100km
base Convertible 1.8L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 8.3L/100km
* Combined fuel consumption See All Mazda MX-5 1998 Pricing and Specs