2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Used Mazda Review

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Used Mazda Review

Remember the days when sports cars were lightweight, agile, and offered no compromises in the pursuit of fun and thrilling performance? Well, luckily for drivers everywhere, Mazda never gave up on the pure sports car driving experience, as evidenced by the redesigned 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster.

Miata Reimagined: Introducing the Fourth-Gen 2016 MX-5 Miata

The 2016 edition of the world’s best-selling two-seat convertible sports car brought this model’s most impressive driving package since its release, thanks to a restyled exterior, a more refined cockpit, and improved all-around performance. If you want to experience Mazda’s pure sports car in a competitively priced package, take a tour and test drive of a sporty, stylish, and affordable used 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

The 2016 MX-5 Miata Powertrain

Powered by Mazda’s innovative 2.0-liter SKYACTIV-G engine, producing 155 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque, the sub-2,400-pound 2016 MX-5 Miata offers plenty of power and performance for any true sports car enthusiast.

If you prefer to shift gears with a more traditional transmission, the six-speed manual gearbox-equipped 2016 Miata returns an EPA-estimated 27 MPG around town, and 34 MPG on the highway.

When Mazda’s potent and efficient SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter engine is paired with an automatic transmission with Sport Mode and steering-wheel-mounted shift paddles, the 2016 MX-5 Miata achieves an EPA-estimated 27 city and 36 highway MPG rating.

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata clearly proves that sports cars can offer both a thrilling driving experience and superb fuel efficiency. When you’re ready to feel the power and fun of Mazda’s iconic roadster, find a used MX-5 Miata for a test spin.

MX-5 Miata Cockpit & Interior Amenities

Mazda’s renowned sports car has returned for 2016 with more comfort, convenience, and technology features than ever before. This completely reimagined MX-5 Miata certainly has all of the amenities one would expect on a 2016 model, but it also doesn’t clutter the cabin with needless buttons and features.

The driver-focused interior is well thought-out and doesn’t get in the way between the driver and the next curve in the road. Thanks to premium interior amenities like leather-trimmed and heated seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a Mazda Connect infotainment system with navigation, and a six-speaker sound system, you may forget that you’re behind the wheel of a no-compromises sports car.

Additional comfort and convenience features available on the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster include:

  • Automatic climate control
  • 7-inch full color touch screen
  • Bluetooth hands-free phone & audio
  • Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry

2016 Miata Trims & Features

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 roadster is offered in three models, the Sport, Club, and Grand Touring. Drivers of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 will certainly appreciate standard features like the leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, sport seats, cloth convertible top, air conditioning, power windows with one-touch-down feature, and dual front airbags and side-impact airbags.

Of course, that’s just the beginning of the long list of features that make this sports car so enjoyable to drive and an excellent value on the pre-owned market.

The list of standard and available amenities on the 2016 MX-5 Miata continues with:

  • 9-speaker Bose audio system with integrated headrest speakers
  • 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels
  • Front air dam
  • Rear lip spoiler
  • Aluminum bonnet hood
  • Aluminum trunk lid
  • Black cloth seats with red stitching
  • Piano black seat back bar trim
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Mazda navigation system
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Adaptive Front Lighting System
  • LED headlights
  • High Beam Control
  • Lane Departure Warning System

Why Choose a Used 2016 MX-5 Miata?

The redesigned 2016 model introduced the fourth generation of the MX-5 Miata roadster and illustrates with its agile and spirited performance why driving still matters. It’s also a highly affordable, fuel-efficient, and reliable used sports car, a combination that’s becoming rarer every year.

So, when you want that top-down, pure sports car driving experience, the world’s best-selling two-seat convertible sports car – the Mazda MX-5 Miata – is always the answer.

Now, you just have to decide which generation and model year to choose. Those looking for a highly modern Miata at a driver-friendly price will be well-served to consider the 2016 or any newer model of the ND Miata.

Or, you can hold out for the upcoming NE Miata, expected to introduce a hybrid performance powertrain to the MX-5 Miata roadster.

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