2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata video
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NOTE: This video is about the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata, but since the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata is part of the same generation, our earlier analysis still applies.
What are the most affordable fun cars under $40K? In this video, Mark Takahashi from Edmunds presents eight cars that will leave a smile on your face, be it at the track or on the way to the grocery store, plus a couple of honorable mentions, for under $40,000 MSRP. Mark’s got… American icons, like the Ford Mustang GT and Chevy Camaro SS, plus a few overseas offerings such as the Mazda MX-5 Miata and VW GTI. So, if you’re on a budget but still want some fun and excitement from your next car, you’ve come to the right place. This is our Fun Cars Under $40K.
Is the Mazda MX-5 Miata a good car?
The Edmunds experts tested the 2022 MX-5 Miata both on the road and at the track, giving it a 7.9 out of 10. What about cargo capacity? When you're thinking about carrying stuff in your new car, keep in mind that the MX-5 Miata has 4.6 cubic feet of trunk space. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Mazda MX-5 Miata. Learn more
What's new in the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata?
According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata:
- New Kinematic Posture Control promises enhanced cornering stability
- Sport and Club trim levels come only with a manual transmission
- Club and Grand Touring add wireless Apple CarPlay
- Part of the fourth MX-5 Miata generation introduced for 2016
Is the Mazda MX-5 Miata reliable?
To determine whether the Mazda MX-5 Miata is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the MX-5 Miata. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the MX-5 Miata's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more
Is the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata a good car?
There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a good car. Edmunds' expert testing team reviewed the 2022 MX-5 Miata and gave it a 7.9 out of 10. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2022 MX-5 Miata is a good car for you. Learn more
How much should I pay for a 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata?
The least-expensive 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata is the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata Sport 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6M). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $27,650.
Other versions include:
- Sport 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6M) which starts at $27,650
- Club 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6M) which starts at $31,150
- Grand Touring 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6M) which starts at $32,650
- Grand Touring 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6A) which starts at $33,150
What are the different models of Mazda MX-5 Miata?
If you're interested in the Mazda MX-5 Miata, the next question is, which MX-5 Miata model is right for you? MX-5 Miata variants include Sport 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6M), Club 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6M), Grand Touring 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6M), and Grand Touring 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6A). For a full list of MX-5 Miata models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more