2004 Mazda Mazdaspeed MX-5 Miata Consumer Review: Fun Factor is excellent, but s
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2004 Mazda Mazdaspeed MX-5 Miata - Consumer Review

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Base Convertible (1.8L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Manual)

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Fun Factor is excellent, but safety?
By Jerry N. on

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2004 Mazda Mazdaspeed MX-5 Miata 2dr Roadster (1.8 4cyl Turbo 6M)

Review

2nd Miata owned; 1st Speed version. Loved both, but there's no comparison. The Speed is one hot little car & a fun ride for both guys and gals who really enjoy driving! So much said about this car, but never on safety, so here's my pitch. Two serious accidents in the Speed; deer at 70 last year on dark KY interstate and wife T-boned yesterday (11/08/07) in Omaha. Belts, seats & cars agility saved us from more critical injuries both times although the car was totaled in yesterday's wreck. Walk away both times. No fear & am seeking Speed replacement as any other car we wouldn't have fared as well. Besides, it's a real kick for less bucks than anything comparable.

Best Features

Head turning style, turbo, agility, smoothness at speed, wheels/Toyos,sport tuned suspension/shocks & add-on cruise contro.

Worst Features

Higher redline as limiter kicks in way too soon. Put rear speakers back in seat headrests as in earlier Miatas as location behind seats is useless, worthless, null & void.
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