Mazda MX-5: The Complete Guide

Discover everything you need to know about the Mazda MX-5 in our complete guide, which offers expert insights on the vehicle's key features, engine options and interiors.

Updated 3 July 2024

Introducing the 2024 Mazda MX-5, a continuation of Mazda’s iconic legacy that effortlessly embodies the Jinba Ittai philosophy, symbolising the unity between the driver and vehicle. This latest model builds on over three decades of engineering excellence and arrives with a suite of enhancements, including a striking new LED headlight design and an expansive Mazda Connect infotainment display.

With an extensive range encompassing four Roadster and four RF models, the 2024 MX-5 caters to diverse driving desires with its Prime-Line, Exclusive-Line, and Homura trims. True to its roots, the MX-5 upholds the tradition of a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive and a perfectly balanced 50:50 weight distribution, ensuring each journey is met with the MX-5’s signature dynamism.

Discover everything you need to know about the Mazda MX-5 in our complete guide, which offers expert insights on the vehicle’s key features, engine options and interiors. Read on to find out more or view our latest offers for the Mazda MX-5.

Mazda MX-5 Key Features

8.8" Colour Touch-Screen Multimedia Display

Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Premium Bose Audio System with 9 Speakers

Perforated Leather Seats

3 Stage Heated Seats

Smart Brake Support

Blind Spot Monitoring

Retractable Fasttop, Open and Closing in 13 Seconds (RF)

*Features depend on spec level

Mazda MX-5 Awards

2016 World Car of the Year Award and World Car Design of the Year
2016 Car of the Year Award
Auto Express 2017 Roadster of the Year
Red Dot Best of the Best Award: Product Design 2017
Auto Motor and Sport Magazine "Best Car Awards" 2024
Used Sports Car of the Year at 2024 Car Dealer Used Car Awards

2022 What Car? Car of the Year as "Best Sports Car for the Value"

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The Mazda MX-5 stands out as a truly unique car in today's market. It occupies a niche where few competitors dare to tread, almost as if other manufacturers have conceded that it’s unbeatable. What I love most about the MX-5 is its classlessness; it excels in any setting without pretending to be something it's not. Its design originates back to the classic era of the quintessential two-seater sports car, yet Mazda has perfected this concept, offering drivers the joy of such a vehicle without any of the typical drawbacks.

Humair Malik, General Manager, Orpington

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Used Mazda MX-5 for Sale

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1

2011 Mazda MX-5

Mileage

34,873 mi

Transmission

Manual

Fuel Type

Petrol

Colour

Dolphin Grey

Registration

S25 XMX

Co2 Output

Drive Away

£10,450

Weybridge

35
1

2017 Mazda MX-5

Mileage

33,362 mi

Transmission

Manual

Fuel Type

Petrol

Colour

Jet Black

Registration

WF67 GJE

Co2 Output

Drive Away

£15,450

Orpington

1

2021 Mazda MX-5

Mileage

3,862 mi

Transmission

Manual

Fuel Type

Petrol

Colour

Deep Crystal Blue

Registration

MX51 MMG

Co2 Output

Drive Away

£20,750

Weybridge

Older Versions and Special Editions

Mazda MX-5 FAQ

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The best engine for the MX-5 depends on your personal driving preferences; the 1.5 132ps Skyactiv-G engine delivers a smooth and efficient ride, perfect for everyday driving. For those seeking heightened performance, the 2.0 184ps engine offers extra power for a more dynamic driving experience.

The Mazda MX-5 is a sports car designed for pure driving pleasure with its rear-wheel drive, balanced handling and focus on driver connection.

The MX-5 is engineered to be fuel-efficient. With its lightweight structure and Skyactiv-G engines, it provides a balance of exhilarating performance and fuel economy.