The world’s best-selling sports car, the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata is an affordable, rear-wheel-drive 2-seater that’s pure joy to drive. Available as a roadster or a coupe with a retractable roof panel, the new Mazda Miata in now in its fourth generation and competes with the Fiat 124 (which shares its platform and 155-horsepower 4-cylinder engine), Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ and the V6-powered Nissan 370Z.
New Features and Revisions
For 2018, the Mazda Miata Soft Top’s available Brembo/BBS Recaro package now adds heated Recaro sport seats in addition to the Brembo brakes and BBS wheels. Also, buyers can choose between a black top or a new Dark Cherry soft top, and the Mazda Connect infotainment system is now standard on the base Sport model. The Miata RF Club gets standard heated seats, and the RF models with manual transmissions get standard keyless entry.