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  • 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

    #3 in 2016 Affordable Sports Cars

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    #1 in 2016 Affordable Sports Cars

  • 2016 Nissan 370Z

    #7 in 2016 Affordable Sports Cars

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $24,915
    • $25,305
    • $29,990
    • Avg. Paid
    • $17,311
    • $17,319
    • $21,021

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 8.3 /10
    • 8.8 /10
    • 7.7 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 9.8 /10
    • 9.0 /10
    • 7.8 /10
    • Performance
    • 9.3 /10
    • 9.1 /10
    • 8.6 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.8 /10
    • 7.6 /10
    • 7.2 /10
    • Cost to Own
    • 8.8 /10
    • 8.6 /10
    • 8.2 /10
    • Safety
    • N/A
    • 9.2 /10
    • N/A
    • Reliability
    • 3.0 /5
    • 4.5 /5
    • 3.5 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Top-notch handling
      • Spirited driving dynamics
      • Excellent fuel economy
      • Nimble handling
      • Supportive, comfy front seats
      • User-friendly touch screen
      • Sharp handling
      • Smooth ride
    • Cons
      • Tiny cargo area
      • Rough ride on bumpy roads
      • Cramped rear seats
      • Muscle-car rivals offer more power
      • Poor fuel economy
      • Lacks driver assistance features
      • Scarce storage space

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122
    • Premium Unleaded H-4 2.0 L/122
    • Premium Unleaded V-6 3.7 L/226
    • MPG
    • 27 City / 34 Hwy
    • 22 City / 30 Hwy
    • 18 City / 26 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • Convertible
    • Coupe
    • Coupe
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 90.9
    • 101.2
    • 100.4
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 154.1
    • 166.7
    • 167.5
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 68.3
    • 69.9
    • 72.6
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 48.6
    • 50.6
    • 51.8
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Convertible Soft Top
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 2332
    • 2758
    • 3274
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Compact Spare Tire
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Wheel Locks
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Back-Up Camera
    •  
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Cruise Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Fog Lamps
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • HID headlights
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Keyless Start
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Trip Computer
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Remote Trunk Release
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Universal Garage Door Opener
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 2
    • 4
    • 2
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    •  
    • 76.5
    • 51.6
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 37.4
    • 37.1
    • 38.2
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 43.1
    • 41.9
    • 42.9
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 52.2
    • 54.5
    • 54.4
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 52
    • 53.1
    • 54.6
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    •  
    • 35
    •  
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    •  
    • 29.9
    •  
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    •  
    • 51.7
    •  
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    •  
    • 45.3
    •  
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 4.6
    • 6.9
    •  
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • HD Radio
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Premium Sound System
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    Heating & Cooling
    • Climate Control
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Navigation & Communication
    • Navigation System
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
    • Wireless Cell Phone Hookup
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auto-Leveling Headlights
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Locking Rear Differential
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • V6 Cylinder Engine
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Premium Unleaded I-4
    • Premium Unleaded H-4
    • Premium Unleaded V-6
    • Displacement
    • 2.0 L/122
    • 2.0 L/122
    • 3.7 L/226
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 155 @ 6000
    • 200 @ 7000
    • 332 @ 7000
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 148 @ 4600
    • 151 @ 6400
    • 270 @ 5200
    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual w/OD
    • Manual w/OD
    • Turning diameter
    • 30.8
    • 36.1
    • 32.8
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 27
    • 22
    • 18
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 34
    • 30
    • 26
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 11.9
    • 13.2
    • 19
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • Double Wishbone
    • Strut
    • Double Wishbone
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Multi-Link
    • Double Wishbone
    • Multi-Link
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    • Double Wishbone
    • Strut
    • Double Wishbone
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
    • Multi-Link
    • Double Wishbone
    • Multi-Link
    Transmission
    • Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 6-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard

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