Where's the Reading Material? - 1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata Long-Term Road Test

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1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Where's the Reading Material?

February 08, 2012


Quite some time ago, we dug out some of the seat cushion foam to allow more headroom for our taller drivers. It's been a while since I drove the Miata, but I had the chance last night. I think we need to add some foam back in.

The center of the cushion is now dished out, which means that most of the support is now on the sides of the seat. Yes, that's right, the Miata's driver seat now feels like a toilet. I'm thinking if we plop in some lower-density foam to push out the center, it'd be a big relief. I think it just needs to be a little more flush with the rest of the cushion.

Mark Takahashi, Automotive Editor

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