Used 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata Convertible

2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Pros

  • Tremendous fun to drive, excellent steering and handling, glass rear window with defogger.

Cons

  • Small trunk, drones during freeway trips, tight cabin.

Used 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata Convertible for Sale

Mazda MX-5 Miata 2003 Shinsen 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 5M)
45,118 miles
Used 2003
Mazda MX-5 Miata
Shinsen
List$8,700
Est.Loan: $178/mo
Fair Deal!Fair Deal!
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Dealer Notes
RARE TO FIND "SHINSEN" EDITION! EXTREMELY LOW MILEAGE, EXTRA CLEAN INSIDE AND OUT! JUST FULLY SERVICED WITH NEW FRONT AND REAR BRAKES, NEW MOTOR MOUNTS, NEW MOTOR OIL, AND FILTERS! EQUIPPED WITH PREMIUM PIONEER AUDIO SYSTEM WITH AM/FM RADIO, CD/MP3/WMA PLAYER, AUXILIARY AUDIO INPUT, BLUETOOTH HANDS-FREE PHONE INTERFACE, FRONT IMPACT AIRBAGS WITH PASSENGER-SIDE DE-ACTIVATION SWITCH, BLUE COLOR INTERIOR WITH DARK BLUE DOOR VINYL DOOR INSERTS, FAUX ALUMINUM TRIM INTERIOR ACCENTS, FULL CENTER CONSOLE WITH LOCKABLE STORAGE AND DUAL CUP HOLDERS, LOCKING GLOVE BOX, ALUMINUM-ALLOY WHEELS WITH WHEEL LOCKS, LEATHER-WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL, CRUISE CONTROL, THEFT DETERRENT SYSTEM ENGINE IMMOBILIZER WITH KEYLESS ENTRY, AIR CONDITIONING, 4-WHEEL DISC BRAKES, VARIABLE INTERMITTENT WIPERS, POWER WINDOWS, POWER LOCKS, POWER MIRRORS, REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER, SHINSEN CARPETED FLOOR MATS, FOG LIGHTS, PASSENGER-SIDE SEATBACK POCKET, AND WIND-BLOCKER ANTI-DRAFT PANEL WITH STORAGE POUCH! MD INSPECTED; VA, DC INSPECTION GUARANTEED* ! Includes 1 Months or 1,000 Miles Powertrain Warranty by KAS! Vehicle qualifies for up to 3 years of extended nationwide warranty coverage, ask for details! Nationwide warranty plans starts as low as $350 for 3 Months or 3,000 Miles Powertrain Plus by ASC! *Restrictions Apply.
Mazda MX-5 Miata 2003 LS 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 5M)
90,510 miles
Used 2003
Mazda MX-5 Miata
LS
AutoTrend & Trucks
53.6 mi away
List$5,995
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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Dealer Notes
Without a shred of doubt, we guarantee that this vehicle's foundation has not been compromised by any structural damage. For you non-smokers out there, One look at this one and you will just know, this is your ride. Finding the right used car can create some real headaches when mileage and condition is a factor. you can feel confident that this one is in prime condition. Its very well-maintained by previous owner. The paint is in great shape and condition. The tires are slightly worn with about 75% of tread life left. The interior was well maintained and is extra clean. The engine is functioning properly and has no issues. The transmission shifts very smoothly. The brakes are in great condition. Va State Inspection recently done and now its ready to go. Its below Kbb value to make a quick sale. Runs and drives excellent. Carfax available. We provide free carfax report. Carfax certified . Please feel free to ask question. If you need Carfax we will email it to you. Trades are well-come regardless of year, model ,miles or condition. We WELL-COME every one.

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Edmunds' Expert Review

It is more fun to drive a slow car fast than a fast car slow. The Miata defines the spirit of the modern roadster.

2003 Highlights

Only minor changes are in store for the Miata this year. Base models receive standard 16-inch alloy wheels, a strut-tower brace, larger brakes and a child seat anchoring system. Cloth replaces vinyl on the top of the LS model, and tan leather gives way to a lighter parchment-colored hide. Also, the LS receives aluminum-colored interior trim and, for the first time, black leather is available as an option. New options include a cargo net, an auto-dimming mirror with an integrated compass and outside temperature display and special bezels for the headlights and taillights.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Only possible car for short people
Kara,01/11/2010
I'm five foot and have the greatest visibility I've ever had with any car in the Miata. Has strong headlights, amazing steering, quick and easy to put the top down (at a traffic light. The Miata is small, elegant and always smiling. Greatest car ever and would recommend it to anyone who is under 6'2".
The biggest go-kart in the world
DDR2,04/24/2009
The title sums it up. Extremely agile car and light on its feet, like a go- cart. It's about as roomy as one too. But those who appreciate this car for what it can do won't be concerned about that. Acceleration isn't very strong either but again, if you want straightline acceleration, go buy a musclecar. This car belongs on roads with tight curves. It's easy to drive and own so far. The only improvements would be bigger trunk and more grunt. Otherwise, this is a fine piece of machinery.
Saved my life... best little car
Sherylm,09/24/2007
I have driven this sweet little car for the last few summers, and enjoyed every minute. Today, I got t-boned on the driver's side by someone running a stop sign, and I'm alive. Really sore, but alive. The outside of the car was really damaged, but the frame protected me well enough, that I can write this review. Not only was she beautiful and fun, but she turned out to be the best car in the most important sense. Thank you.
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celica_122,03/19/2007
Cup holders are a hassle. Small interior. But I wanted a roadster and got one. The most fun to drive of any car I have driven. Someone traded a BMW Z3 for a Miata the day I was at the dealership, so what does that tell you? This is (in my opinion) the best roadster you can buy. If I get depressed I just go for a ride in my Shinsen!
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Features & Specs

MPG
20 city / 26 hwy
Seats 2
5-speed manual
Gas
142 hp @ 7000 rpm
MPG
20 city / 26 hwy
Seats 2
5-speed manual
Gas
142 hp @ 7000 rpm
MPG
20 city / 26 hwy
Seats 2
6-speed manual
Gas
142 hp @ 7000 rpm
MPG
20 city / 26 hwy
Seats 2
5-speed manual
Gas
142 hp @ 7000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver3 / 5
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover5 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

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Used 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata Convertible Overview

The Used 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata Convertible is offered in the following styles: 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 5M), LS 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 5M), SE 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 6M), and Shinsen 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 5M).

What's a good price on a Used 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata Convertible?

Price comparisons for Used 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata Convertible trim styles:

  • The Used 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata Convertible LS is priced between $5,995 and$6,695 with odometer readings between 74613 and90510 miles.
  • The Used 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata Convertible Shinsen is priced between $8,700 and$8,700 with odometer readings between 45118 and45118 miles.

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