MazdaMX-5

Mazda MX-5

In what could have been my final time reviewing a current-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata, I'll have to say it was like saying a bittersweet farewell to an old friend. You see, the third-generation Miata (NC) is my favorite iteration of the fun little roadster, and with the next Miata being…

- Reviewed by Jeffrey N. Ross

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2008 Mazda MX-5 - 2dr Convertible (SV)
2dr Convertible (SV)
MSRP:
$20,635
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
22 City / 27 HWY
2008 Mazda MX-5 - 2dr Convertible (Sport)
2dr Convertible (Sport)
MSRP:
$21,635
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
22 City / 27 HWY
2008 Mazda MX-5 - 2dr Convertible (Touring)
2dr Convertible (Touring)
MSRP:
$23,930
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 28 HWY
2008 Mazda MX-5 - 2dr Convertible (Grand Touring)
2dr Convertible (Grand Touring)
MSRP:
$25,240
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 28 HWY
2008 Mazda MX-5 - 2dr Convertible (Special Edition)
2dr Convertible (Special Edition)
MSRP:
$26,590
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 28 HWY
2008 Mazda MX-5 - Power Retractable Hard Top (Sport)
Power Retractable Hard Top (Sport)
MSRP:
$24,465
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
22 City / 27 HWY
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2004 Mazda Miata
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$21,998 / 36,746 miles / DE
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$26,998 / 1,415 miles / VA
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