by 3rd Wright Brother on Aug 13, 2008 Vehicle: 2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata LS 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 5M)
When I searched for a new car I wanted a convertible. I researched all the different models and within a week I ordered a Mazda Miata. It was the best convertible available and exactly what I was looking for. It had power, great handling, style, and I loved how easy it was to put the top down. It takes me less than three seconds to put the top down or put it back up. A lot of other convertibles on the market required two people to lower or raise the top. I have driven my Miata to so many places, but driving through the Rockies was my favorite. The small back road to Aspen was the most breathtaking journey ever and the Miata was a joy to drive.
by DAC989 on May 16, 2007 Vehicle: 2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata LS 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 5M)
These are the cars that make driving fun. Bought this one used with under 4K miles for my 2 or 3 commute days but has also become the date car for my wife and me. The interior was very efficiently designed and the trunk has more room than you would think. Getting a little over 27 mpg. For the price, you cannot beat this car.
by CRBACSW on Jul 21, 2006 Vehicle: 2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata LS 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 5M)
This car is stylish and a lot of fun to drive. Handles corners well. Turns a lot of heads and receives a lot of thumbs up from onlookers. It is not real good with bumps - but then again it is a small sports car!
by JIMMIE on Oct 5, 2005 Vehicle: 2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata LS 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 5M)
We purchased the 2005 MX5 Mazda Speed; it's Red with 6 speeds, leather and turbo engine. The car runs like the wind, it is fun to drive and performs well on the highway. The first 3 tanks of fuel, we got an average of 30 MPG. It does require premium but its worth the additional cost when related to the FUN of driving it. I am an average size guy 5'10" 175 and it is very comfortable. Even 4-6 hour rides are comfortable. We waited for the '06's to come out but liked the '05's better, the '05 is more comfortable. The trunk fits two bags of golf clubs. With the top up it's as quiet as can be expected. This vehicle really turns heads and we get a lot of thumbs up. Bottom line, its fun to drive.
by Matt on Jun 14, 2005 Vehicle: 2005 Mazda MX-5 Miata LS 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 5M)
It's been a fun car to own. However there was a pesky little $400 problem with the starter coil. Other than that it has been great. Power is mostly in the high RPMs. This lets the car drive more like a regular car during regular driving. The down side of that is when you have to take off from a dead stop.
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