2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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What's New for 2014:

  • Sporty convertible carries over from previous year
  • Rear-wheel-drive (RWD) roadster offers choice of hard or soft top

Introduction
The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a small, sporty 2-seat rear-wheel-drive convertible, now celebrating its 25th year. An all-new model is rumored for the 2016 model year, but the 2014 model carries over from the previous year with no significant changes. The Miata's main competitors are small convertibles, including the Fiat 500 and Mini Cooper roadster, as well as \"pony cars\" such as the Ford Mustang. It's available in three trim levels: Sport, Club, and Grand Touring. Available colors include two blacks, two reds, dark grey, silver, or (at a surcharge) crystal white pearl.

Models and Features
Standard features of the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata include 16-in. aluminum alloy wheels, halogen headlights with projector-type low beams, halogen fog lights, a black vinyl convertible top, cloth-trimmed seats, air conditioning, power windows and locks, leather-wrapped steering wheel, trip computer, remote keyless entry, cruise control, and a 6-speaker sound system. The Club trim level, which was introduced for the 2013 model year, features a sport soft top, 17-in. aluminum alloy wheels, shock tower brace, power door locks with 2-stage unlocking, steering wheel-mounted controls, sport-tuned suspension, Club badging and graphics, black power mirrors, and black cloth seats with red stitching. The Grand Touring trim level has all the Club features plus a black or Spicy Mocha cloth convertible top, 17-in. silver aluminum-alloy wheels, xenon HID headlights, keyless entry and start system, Bluetooth connectivity (which is not available on the lower trim levels), satellite radio, painted silver seat back bar trim, automatic climate control, auto-dimming rearview mirror with Homelink, leather-trimmed heated seats, and a Bose audio system. Both the Club and the Grand Touring offer a body-colored power-retractable hard top.

Options and Packages
The Miata Sport's Convenience package contains most of the Club's upgrades. An Appearance package for the Grand Touring includes a front air dam and rear underskirt. Paint protection film and various accessories are available.

Under the Hood
The 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a RWD vehicle. The standard engine is a 2.0-liter, DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with variable valve timing that makes 158 horsepower and 140 lb.-ft. of torque with an automatic transmission. The Sport trim level offers a choice of a 5-speed manual transmission (which boosts the engine's power to 167 horsepower) or a 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters. The Club and Grand Touring trim levels come with either a 6-speed manual transmission with short-throw shifter or a 6-speed automatic.

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata gets 21 mpg in the city, 28 mpg highway, and 25 mpg combined with the 5-speed manual transmission. With the 6-speed manual, combined mpg drops to 24, and with the automatic transmission, to 23.

Safety Ratings and Technology
Standard safety equipment on the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata includes anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control, active front head restraints, advanced dual front air bags, side air bags, side-impact door beams, and anti-theft engine immobilizer. An anti-theft alarm is optional.

As of this writing, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has yet issued safety ratings for the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

What's New for 2014:

  • Sporty convertible carries over from previous year
  • Rear-wheel-drive (RWD) roadster offers choice of hard or soft top

Introduction
The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a small, sporty 2-seat rear-wheel-drive convertible, now celebrating its 25th year. An all-new model is rumored for the 2016 model year, but the 2014 model carries over from the previous year with no significant changes. The Miata's main competitors are small convertibles, including the Fiat 500 and Mini Cooper roadster, as well as \"pony cars\" such as the Ford Mustang. It's available in three trim levels: Sport, Club, and Grand Touring. Available colors include two blacks, two reds, dark grey, silver, or (at a surcharge) crystal white pearl.

Models and Features
Standard features of the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata include 16-in. aluminum alloy wheels, halogen headlights with projector-type low beams, halogen fog lights, a black vinyl convertible top, cloth-trimmed seats, air conditioning, power windows and locks, leather-wrapped steering wheel, trip computer, remote keyless entry, cruise control, and a 6-speaker sound system. The Club trim level, which was introduced for the 2013 model year, features a sport soft top, 17-in. aluminum alloy wheels, shock tower brace, power door locks with 2-stage unlocking, steering wheel-mounted controls, sport-tuned suspension, Club badging and graphics, black power mirrors, and black cloth seats with red stitching. The Grand Touring trim level has all the Club features plus a black or Spicy Mocha cloth convertible top, 17-in. silver aluminum-alloy wheels, xenon HID headlights, keyless entry and start system, Bluetooth connectivity (which is not available on the lower trim levels), satellite radio, painted silver seat back bar trim, automatic climate control, auto-dimming rearview mirror with Homelink, leather-trimmed heated seats, and a Bose audio system. Both the Club and the Grand Touring offer a body-colored power-retractable hard top.

Options and Packages
The Miata Sport's Convenience package contains most of the Club's upgrades. An Appearance package for the Grand Touring includes a front air dam and rear underskirt. Paint protection film and various accessories are available.

Under the Hood
The 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a RWD vehicle. The standard engine is a 2.0-liter, DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with variable valve timing that makes 158 horsepower and 140 lb.-ft. of torque with an automatic transmission. The Sport trim level offers a choice of a 5-speed manual transmission (which boosts the engine's power to 167 horsepower) or a 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters. The Club and Grand Touring trim levels come with either a 6-speed manual transmission with short-throw shifter or a 6-speed automatic.

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata gets 21 mpg in the city, 28 mpg highway, and 25 mpg combined with the 5-speed manual transmission. With the 6-speed manual, combined mpg drops to 24, and with the automatic transmission, to 23.

Safety Ratings and Technology
Standard safety equipment on the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata includes anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control, active front head restraints, advanced dual front air bags, side air bags, side-impact door beams, and anti-theft engine immobilizer. An anti-theft alarm is optional.

As of this writing, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has yet issued safety ratings for the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Available Trims for the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Sport (2dr Conv Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 23720.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 22/28
Name Club (2dr Conv Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 26905.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Grand Touring (2dr Conv Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 27550.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Club (2dr Conv Hard Top Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 28665.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Grand Touring (2dr Conv Hard Top Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 29450.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Sport (2dr Conv Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25980.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Club (2dr Conv Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27505.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Grand Touring (2dr Conv Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 28650.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Club (2dr Conv Hard Top Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29265.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Grand Touring (2dr Conv Hard Top Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 30550.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
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INTERIOR
  • Reclining Front Bucket Seats -inc: forward/back slide feature, driver's seat height adjuster, driver's seatback storage pocket and integrated headrests
  • 6-Way Driver Seat
  • 4-Way Passenger Seat
  • Manual Tilt Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Oil Pressure, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer and Trip Odometer
  • 2 Person Seating Capacity
  • Sport Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Front Cupholder
  • Remote Entry w/Illuminated Ignition Switch
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Trunk/Hatch and Mechanical Fuel
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Vinyl Door Trim Insert
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors
  • Full Floor Console w/Locking Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Regular Dome Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Interior Concealed Storage, Driver And Passenger Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down
  • Analog Display
  • Seats w/Cloth Back Material
  • Front Center Armrest
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Oil Pressure, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Interior Trim -inc: Body-Colored Instrument Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Leather Gear Shift Knob
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Windows
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Down
  • Power Door Locks
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Reclining Front Heated Bucket Seats -inc: 5 heat settings, forward/back slide feature, driver's seat height adjuster, driver's seatback storage pocket and integrated headrests
  • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
  • Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
  • 6-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Height Adjustment and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Fore/Aft Movement
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver And Passenger Door Bins
  • Fixed Front Head Restraints
  • 1 Seatback Storage Pocket
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 16" x 6.5" Silver Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P205/50R16 High Performance Summer
  • Spare Tire Mobility Kit
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
  • Black Side Windows Trim, Black Front Windshield Trim and Black Rear Window Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Fixed Interval Wipers
  • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
  • Manual Convertible Top w/Glass Rear Window and Windblocker Fixed Wind Blocker
  • Black Grille
  • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
  • Projector Beam Halogen Headlamps
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Wheels: 17" x 7" Dark Gunmetal Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P205/45R17 High Performance Summer
  • Clearcoat Paint w/Stripe
  • Black Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Wheels: 17" x 7" Silver Aluminum Alloy
  • Black Grille w/Chrome Surround
  • Tires: P205/45R17 High Performance Summer -inc: Bridgestone
  • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum/Composite Panels
  • Power Convertible Retractable Hard Top w/Lining, Glass Rear Window and Windblocker Fixed Wind Blocker
  • Chrome Door Handles
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 2.0L DOHC 16V I4 VVT
  • Transmission: 5-Speed Manual -inc: short throw shifter
  • Rear-Wheel Drive
  • 4.10 Axle Ratio
  • Engine Oil Cooler
  • 32-Amp/Hr 325CCA Maintenance-Free Battery
  • 100 Amp Alternator
  • 3078# Gvwr
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Hydraulic Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 12.7 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Double Wishbone Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS and Front Vented Discs
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Manual -inc: short throw shifter
  • Bilstein Brand Name Shock Absorbers
  • Sport Tuned Suspension
  • Mechanical Limited Slip Differential
  • 3122# Gvwr
  • Transmission: Electronic 6-Speed Sport Automatic -inc: steering-wheel mounted manual shift paddles, Cruise Control, Power Windows, driver and passenger 1-touch-down feature, Remote Keyless Entry System, retractable key, Steering Wheel w/Audio & Cruise Controls, Trip Computer Average MPG and ambient temperature, Power Door Locks
  • Transmission: Electronic 6-Speed Sport Automatic -inc: steering-wheel mounted manual shift paddles, Limited Slip Differential Delete, Bilstein Shock Absorber Delete
  • Limited Slip Differential Delete
  • Transmission: Electronic 6-Speed Sport Automatic -inc: steering-wheel mounted manual shift paddles
PACKAGE
  • Convenience Package -inc: silver seat back trim, Cruise Control, Power Windows, driver and passenger 1-touch-down feature, Remote Keyless Entry System, retractable key, Steering Wheel w/Audio & Cruise Controls, Trip Computer Average MPG and ambient temperature, Power Door Locks
SAFETY
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Driver And Passenger Side Airbag Head Extension
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Pretensioners
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Radio: AM/FM Stereo w/Single CD Player -inc: MP3/WMA playback capability, digital clock, auxiliary-audio input jack, 6-speaker sound system and speed-sensing automatic volume control
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan
  • Fixed Antenna
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan and Steering Wheel Controls
  • Radio: AM/FM Stereo w/In-Dash 6 Disc CD Changer -inc: MP3/WMA playback capability, digital clock, auxiliary-audio input jack and 7-speaker Bose audio sound system w/Audiopilot
  • Regular Amplifier
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan, MP3 Player, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Aux Audio Input Jack and Steering Wheel Controls
  • 6 Speakers
  • 7 Bose Speakers

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