The two-seat 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster provides Riverside area Mazda drivers with an exciting and enjoyable driving experience. Performance is the byword with the MX-5 Miata, and this little sports car can be had with a price that won’t break the bank. It’s sure to excite even the most experienced driving enthusiasts, with its superb handling and small turning radius. Buyers get a standard soft-top, but the RF model offers a power-retractable hardtop that will have drivers powering along happily throughout the year.
Buyers at dealerships like the Mazda dealer near Riverside can get the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster in three trim levels, listed as Sport, Club and Grand Touring. The MX-5 Miata RF is available in Club and Grand Touring trims. All trim levels are motivated by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 181 horses and 151 lb-ft of torque. The 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata gets a standard six-speed manual gearbox and an available six-speed automatic. All models come with rear-wheel drive.
In Car and Driver testing, the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata made the sprint to 60 mph from a standstill in 5.7 seconds for the soft-top version. With the hardtop, the MX-5 Miata took 5.8 seconds. While the MX-5 Miata offers outstanding performance, it also delivers exceptional fuel economy, with an EPA-estimated rating of up to 26 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.*
When it comes to the 2021 Mazda MX-5, the automotive reviewers wax poetic. CNET writes:
“What can I say about the Mazda MX-5 Miata that hasn’t been said before? It’s the best-selling two-seat sports car in history, with more than 1 million sold around the world. It’s been called the answer to everything and the greatest car ever made. We at Roadshow like it so much we have five in our personal-car fleet, and I own two... Suffice it to say, I love this car.”
MX-5 Miata owners love this model’s interior, which has the look and feel of a classic sports car. Two adults can be seated in comfort. While the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata doesn’t provide a cavernous trunk, there’s enough room for your next weekend getaway. The infotainment system can be accessed via a user-friendly control knob and buttons on the car’s center console.
Even the base Mazda MX-5 Miata Sport trim gets a long list of standard equipment, such as 16-inch alloy wheels, LED headlamps, keyless entry/ignition, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a heated glass rear window, a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a six-speaker audio setup, HD radio and two USB ports. A navigation system is available.
Driver assistance features that come standard include lane departure warning, forward collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic emergency braking and blind-spot monitoring.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2021 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.