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Mazda MX-5

  • tickFun to drive
  • tickEveryday usability
  • tickGood value for money
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Mazda MX-5 Convertible (2015 - )

The Mazda MX-5 is a unique car. Nothing else provides such an appealing blend of sportiness and affordability, or mixes the pure driving thrills of a classic roadster with bang-up-to-date tech in quite the same way. It does require a few compromises, but it’s little wonder that it was named Most Loved Car in the 2019 Auto Trader New Car Awards.
Our verdict

Is the Mazda MX-5 a good car?

How we rated this car out of 5 on the following

Mazda MX-5 running costs

Fuel consumption, insurance, residuals and tax.

Mazda MX-5 safety

Driver aids, airbags and alerts.

Mazda MX-5 features

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Mazda MX-5 reliability

Warranty, servicing, durability and build quality.

Mazda MX-5 interior

Space, materials, boot size and comfort.

Mazda MX-5 performance

Power, handling, fuel and range.

Our expert review

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The MX-5 isn’t as cheap as it used to be, but it’s still decent value when you consider that most other sporty roadsters cost thousands more to buy, and aren’t as much fun to drive. Running costs are reasonably low, too – thanks to the MX-5’s low weight and efficient petrol engines its official fuel consumption and CO2 emissions figures are no higher than for the average family car.

Residual values will be strong, while servicing costs aren’t too high and Mazda offers fixed-price servicing packages that allow you budget for maintenance costs. Insurance costs may be a bit pricey, depending on your circumstances, but compared with a similarly priced hatchback or SUV the MX-5 actually makes quite a lot of financial sense.

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