A compact two-door sports car, the 2017 Mazda Miata will come from the stable of Mazda, the car manufacturing biggie. The car will have lighter weight, better fuel efficiency, higher luggage capacity and a more powerful engine. Consumers can expect some advanced features and higher precision in this car, which will be offered as a convertible as well as a hard-top. The 2017 Miata will offer it in four different trims, Club, Club Power, Grand Touring and Sport. The special edition of the vehicle will have a retractable top.
2017 Mazda Miata review
The new “Soul of Motion” platform is being used in the new Miata, which would make it lighter by about 200 pounds. The new Miata will be more aggressive and curvier, and boast of an aerodynamic design. It will be higher by 0.4 inches. Light materials such as aluminum will be used in the construction of the car, which would improve its handling and drivability. Various graphics, like stripes, decals and accents, would make the car exterior look trendier than the earlier models. Its head and tail lamps would be redesigned.
Interior of the next gen Miata
The 2017 Mazda Miata will have enough infotainment features on the inside. The cabin would be more spacious and consist of enhance audio and navigation systems. Its seats will be wrapped in high quality leather upholstery. 9.2-inch LED touchscreen display, Google Maps, 3-way bass booster speaker and GPS technology will be some of the main useful features in the cabin. Some of the main safety features would consist of auto park assistance, inside door lock and seat belts. There will be high luggage capacity of approximately 4,535 pounds, which would make the car a perfect option for family buyers who make long trips frequently.
2017 Miata specs
There would be dual engines under the hood of the new 2017 Miata. The first one will be a 2.0-liter engine capable of generating peak 158 hp power and the secondary engine – also a 2.0-liter power mill – will be able to produce maximum 167 hp power. A 5- or 6-speed AMT, automatic or manual transmission gearbox would be paired with both engines. It would offer high fuel economy of 29 mpg on bigger roads and 22 mpg on congested city roads.
2017 Mazda Miata price and release date
The cost of the car would b $23,900 for the base model while the special edition will come in about $34,000 USD. Its main competitors will be Scion FRS and its sibling Fiat 124 Spider while Mustang and Camaro are pricier and they have their own crowds. The next gen 2017 Mazda Miata is anticipated to be released in all markets by early 2017.