What is the best year Mazda Miata to buy?

Today, there are a host of turbocharger kits for your Miata. 1993 – The 1994 to 1997 model year cars are arguably the most desirable, with a stiffer chassis, the more powerful 1.8-liter engine, and better brakes.

What’s the best NA Miata to buy?

Top 10 Best Mazda MX-5 Miata Models of All Time

  • 1999 Mazda MX-5 Miata.
  • 2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club.
  • 2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata.
  • 1999 Mazda MX-5 Miata 10th Anniversary Edition.
  • 1994 Mazda MX-5 Miata R Package.
  • 1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata.
  • 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata.
  • 2004 Mazdaspeed MX-5 Miata.

Whats better 1.6 or 1.8 Miata?

The word of the drivers. When it comes to driving experience, 1.6 revs more freely than the 1.8 due to the lighter flywheel. This makes the driving experience a bit more fun, especially if we add that slight oversteer that 1.6 packs.

Is the NB Miata better than the na?

Mechanically there’s not a huge difference, but the NB is more refined and much more solid than the NA. Unless you REALLY want those pop-up headlights, go for the NB. Some interesting responses here. They are all generally opinion, or based on the base configuration of the car.

What Miata years to avoid?

I think the year that you really want to avoid is 1998. 8/5/16 3:15 p.m. I wouldn’t let the short nose crank scare you off, if you are okay with a 1.6L early car otherwise. If it’s not a problem, then proper care will prevent it.

What is the difference between 1.6 and 1.8 engine?

Basically the 1.6 has less power, but could use less fuel. Whereas the 1.8 has more power, but might use more fuel.

What is 1.8 Litre engine?

In a car, which has a multi(4/6/8) cylinder engine, the above nomenclature 1.2L, 1.4L, 2.0L, 3.0L etc. refers to the combined volume capacity of all the cylinders ( expressed in cubic centimeters, 1L=1000 cm3). Usually, higher swept volume means higher power and subsequently higher fuel consumption.

What does NB stand for Miata?

NB is a Latin notation: Nota Bene – Note Well: This is the best Miata.

Are Miatas reliable?

The 2020 Miata has a predicted reliability score of five out of five and currently has top marks across all 17 categories. The 2019 Miata had the same scores. The 2018 Miata also had a five out of five overall reliability score but top marks in only 16 of the categories.

Do Miatas hold their value?

A Mazda MX-5 Miata will depreciate 37% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $19,616. The chart below shows the expected depreciation for the next 10 years. These results are for vehicles in good condition, averaging 12,000 miles per year. It also assumes a selling price of $31,351 when new.