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2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Overall rating:  Product Rating: 4.0

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My little putt-putt...

Apr 1, 2006 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Zoom-Zoom-Zoom heaven, runs like a top.
Cons: No cruise control, manual tranny is stiff.
The Bottom Line: Excellent drive for someone who wants a sports car at a reasonable price.

I've read the 2 reviews about my 2005 MX-5 here on Epinions, one by a person who seems to hint-hint that we need to subscribe to his expert opinions about autos to enhance our limited knowledge of transportation. The other review was by a New Englander ... read more

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The 2005 and 1996 Mazda MX-5 Miata Compared

Apr 16, 2005 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Agility, responsiveness and reliability
Cons: A small car with limited storage space
The Bottom Line: If you really want a roadster, you will be delighted with the Miata.

Our 1996 Miata, replacing an aging Accord, was a midlife indulgence. For me, with two sons then well on their way into adulthood and no more need to ferry around children and their baggage, it was the Austin-Healy I wanted as a teenager but never owned. ... read more

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Outstanding TRUE Roaster!
Feb 3, 2008 (Show)
Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 
Pros: FUN is #1, Handling, Style, Reliability, Torque, Rare.
Cons: If you are too tall, fat, or have a problem bending down - forget it!
A beautiful and rare Mazda - a little under 1500 produced. The six speed short shifter is a dream to use. The car handles like a go-kart on steroids. It has very unique styling that is different from all other MX5s. I think about driving it. I have ... read more
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Way too small on today's highways - no speed
Jan 12, 2007 (Show)
Author's Product Rating: 20 Recommended: No 
Pros: fuel
Cons: noisy, rough ride, slow!!
I just traded my Miata for a RX8 because the miata has no acceleration, it's too noisy, and the doors feel cheap. At first I liked it, but later it hated it because it is so small and uncomfortable. The interior is not great either, the buttons are too ... read more
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