2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Changes, Release Date

The 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata is an upgraded sports car that is set to become the finest two-seater roadster in the global auto bazaar. It looks like the impending version brings a blend of top quality materials for the price. The vehicle is tiny and highlights a low user profile, so it guarantees the utmost driving experience and pleasure. To begin with, we have three trim levels that include the Sport, Grand Touring and Club. There are six exterior color options to choose from. These comprise Ceramic Metallic, Blue Reflex Mica, Jet Black Mica, Soul Red Metallic, Crystal White Pearl Mica, and Meteor Gray Mica.

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata front

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata – Exterior and Interior Design

An updated 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata comes this year with minor changes to the exterior, but the exterior color list remains the same. It is for this reason that the new Miata’s price tag is almost the same as the current model. Regarding dimensions, the Miata is 154.1 inches long, 68.3 inches wide and 48.8 inches high. Its wheelbase is approximately 90.9 inches.

This lightweight roadster comes in two distinct body versions. It comes as standard with soft top and RF with a hard top. At the front façade, we noticed Mazda’s latest KODO style comprising LED lights installed on the lower side of the bumper. Also, the vehicle rides on 17-inch alloy wheels and LED taillights and headlights are standard. The cabin of the incoming Miata showcases the Japanese straightforward and modern design, with ample space for two. It gets a lot of soft-touch materials, and we have a seven-inch touchscreen display located on the center console. The car’s standard equipment will comprise air conditioning, and Mazda’s connect infotainment system involving voice commands. Further, the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata brings a nine-speaker Bose audio system with USB audio input and HD Radio.

The higher trims also receive heated seats, leather upholstery, integrated navigation and rain sensors. All trims also get a slew of safety features. These encompass Tire Pressure Monitoring system, front and side airbags and side-impact door beams. Other optional features are also Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, High Beam Control, and Adaptive Front Lightning.

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata interior

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata – Engine and EPA Rating

Like the previous model, our inbound 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata brings a single driving force. At its powertrain bay, we find a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder motor. The supposed power plant delivers up to 155 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual gearbox comes as standard across all trims, but there’s an optional six-speed automatic transmission that brings more fun to the drive. EPA figures are 24 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata side

Release Date and Price Range

Based on rumors, the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata comes to the market in the fall of 2017. A recent update alleges that the forthcoming Miata is likely to start at $25,000. The base RF that supposedly includes hard top starts around $31,500. Top ranging versions, including RF Launch edition with hard top and Grand Touring with a soft top, are likely to convey a higher price tag. These models start at $31,000 and top out at $35,000.

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