2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata Consumer Review: 2001 Mazda MX5 LS
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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata - Consumer Review

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Base Convertible (1.8L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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2001 Mazda MX5 LS
By JD Gann on

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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 5M)

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One of the best, if not the best, cars I have ever owned. Bought in California and driven home to Texas and averaged over 30 MPG at an average speed of about 95 MPH. Most fun of any vehicle I ever drove and is more reliable than any I have owned which have included several sports cars. The only drawback to certain 2001 MX5s is a very slight clutch shudder when first driven on certain mornings. This is no real problem because it disappears after a couple of starts. I have tangled with BMW Z3s, among others, and blew them off in both high speed acceleration and cornering. If I didn't like this one so much I would buy another at the drop of a hat.

Best Features

6 speed transmission, acceleration above 80 MPH, cornering ability, feeling of control and stability over 100 MPH. In fact, the whole car!

Worst Features

Find a fix for the clutch shudder (for picky types).
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