Used 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Pricing

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2012 Highlights

The 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata now features stability and traction control as standard on all models, while a new Special Edition model will find its way into the garages of 450 lucky owners.


  • Fun to drive
  • precise steering and handling
  • smartly designed soft and hard tops
  • low price
  • low operating costs.


  • Disappointing stereo
  • small trunk.

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Used 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata for Sale

Mazda MX-5 Miata 2012 Grand Touring 2dr Convertible w/Power Hard Top (2.0L 4cyl 6M) Copper Red Mica Dune Beige leather34,253 miles
Used 2012Mazda MX-5 MiataGrand Touring
Est.Loan: $337/mo
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Dealer Notes

MX-5 MIATA POWER RETRACTABLE HARDTOP GRAND TOURING W/PREMIUM PACKAGE AND SUSPENSION PACKAGE (OPTIONS LISTED BELOW) - POWER HARDTOP/LEATHER/HEATED SEATS/XENON HEADLIGHT/BOSE AUDIO/SIRIUS XM RADIO/BILSTEIN SHOCKS/LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL/BLUETOOTH - 3 MONTH / 3,000 MILE WARRANTY - NO HIDDEN RECON FEES - 4 BRAND NEW TIRES - NEW BRAKES AND ROTORS FRONT AND REAR - **Premium Package includes: Xenon HID headlights, bluetooth hands-free phone capability, Mazda advanced keyless entry, SIRIUS XM satellite radio, anti-theft alarm ** **Suspension Package includes: Sport-tuned suspension, Bilstein shock absorbers, limited-slip rear differential ** **Grand Touring upgrades over Touring include: leather, heated seats, automatic climate control ** **This MX-5's safety features includes: Advanced front air bag with seat belt-use and passenger-weight sensors Front side-impact air bags, Dynamic Stability Control, Traction Control System, Tire-Pressure Monitoring System, and a lot more. Top Safety Pick by IIHS for 2012 safety ratings.** **At Chantilly Mazda we promise you'll have a great experience. All you add is your state's tax, tags, and processing fee. No other fees and we mean it!! (no reconditioning fees, no dealer prep, no CPO fees, no testing fees). For more information or to schedule a test drive, call (855)423-9049. Buy Happy!**

Mazda MX-5 Miata 2012 Sport 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6A) Copper Red Mica Black cloth40,350 miles
Used 2012Mazda MX-5 MiataSport
Est.Loan: $261/mo
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Good Deal!
Mazda MX-5 Miata 2012 Sport 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6A) Copper Red Mica Black cloth57,001 miles
Used 2012Mazda MX-5 MiataSport
Est.Loan: $234/mo
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86.5 mi away
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Great Deal!
Mazda MX-5 Miata 2012 Sport 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 5M) Liquid Silver Metallic Black cloth21,920 miles
Used 2012Mazda MX-5 MiataSport
Est.Loan: $280/mo
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Fair Deal!
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Dealer Notes

**CONVERTIBLE**, **LOW MILEAGE**, **MP3**Our One Owner, Clean CarFax, 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Sport in Liquid Silver Metallic is more iconic and muscular than ever! The Sport roadster you see here features a Z-fold soft top. Powering this legendary icon is a 167-horsepower 2.0 Liter DOHC 4 Cylinder. The fun to drive 5 Speed Manual transmission adds a little excitement to your drive while achieving up to 28mpg.The airy cabin was designed to feel as if it were made specifically for you. Cloth-trimmed seating for two, air conditioning, power windows and an AM/FM/CD audio system w/6 speakers are just a few of the features found in the Miata. The leather-wrapped steering wheel gives you added confidence while the strategically placed pedals allow a faster heel-and-toe action for those sharp curves ahead.Safety also comes standard with advanced engineering and a plethora of features. Dual front airbags, side-impact airbags, ultra-responsive 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, Dynamic Stability Control and a tire pressure monitoring system all come standard. Print this page and call us Now... and you'll be on your way to a 'TRULY EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCE'

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Features & Specs

Special Edition 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6M)Special Edition 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 6A)Grand Touring 2dr Convertible w/Power Hard Top (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed manual
Horsepower167 hp @ 7000 rpm158 hp @ 6700 rpm167 hp @ 7000 rpm

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Great fun
My wife wanted this car and I did not. I went to the dealership and tried it out. It is hard to get into if you are used to driving a truck but once you get over that, the car is such a blast to drive. It is not oozing performance but the handling and responsiveness is better than many of the more expensive roadsters. The wind noise is not bad at all. I always saw this as a "girls car" but now I drive it more than she does. Will probably get my own one day. If you try it out with an open mind you will be pleasantly surprised and may even have some fun driving it.
Must buy for driving enthusiast, with reservations
This is my second MX-5 Miata. I first purchased a pre-owned 2007 GT model with soft top, automatic transmission and 30K miles on the clock. It was a great car. Drove her hard and she never let me down. Just a perfectly made, fun, zippy car. Now comes the 2012 model, which I have only owned for 5 weeks, and really loving every minute, but with some words of caution. First, as an MX-5 enthusiast, I know that the allure of the car has nothing to do with power. It's about enjoying the top-down experience on twisty roads, running through the gears and just enjoying the connection with the car. This 2012 GT w/ the PRHT and a 6-speed manual gearbox accomplishes those goals. However, the gear shifting is not as crisp as I had hoped. I'm thinking that a swap out of the transmission fluid as recommended on the Miata forums will solve that problem. The power is also unsatisfying. I know it's not about the power; but a few more horses would make this car close to perfect. Getting in and out of this car is a breeze with the hard top down; but you need to strengthen your core to crouch into the car with the top up. Listen, it's a small sports car. If you are expecting Cadillac or Lincoln levels of comfort, you are a confused car buyer. But if you are hefty in the midsection (which my wife tells me I am), or if you have a bad back, then get in and out of this car several times before you buy it. The engine noise is also too intrusive. Perhaps it's the crappy Bridgestone Potenza summer tires that came with the car. I'll swap them out for quality grand touring all season tires in the spring. I won't race this car like many MX-5 enthusiasts do, so all season grand touring tires will serve me best. It's also my daily driver, except in snow or ice, so I will take the extra comfort and sacrifice some performance. Even still, i know the noise levels are always going to be what they are; it just surprised me that my 2007 soft top seemed just a tad less loud than this model. But I digress. Power is pretty solid on the highway, passing with ease in 5th or 6th gear. Fuel economy is a mediocre 25-mpg combined [this is the NC, third generation, Miata; if you want great fuel economy and don't mind spending several thousand more, then get the latest ND model. I, for one, preferred the styling of this model and the dimensions. I almost can't believe Mazda made this car smaller. It's small enough, trust me. But on the whole, this car is just fun, especially when you're able to drive with the top down. If you've never owned or driven a convertible before, then you need to. It's really a great experience that will put a smile on your face. The Miata is particularly good at doing that because it's driving dynamics are just so darn good, even with the few minor complaints noted in this review. These cars are super reliable, and can be had for a reasonable price. I purchased mine for $17,500 with just under 16K miles on the clock. Considering this car was in mint condition, and had the premium and suspension packages, I would say it's a steal! Happy motoring.
Zoom Zooming
After losing my 1991 to flood damage I researched a replacement for two years. Decided on the 2012 PRHT .. Im in heaven.. The Bose Stereo Kicks .. Dont know why they stated other wise. The car runs smoother than a babies buttocks and handles better than expected. This was a Fantastic choice for an upgrade from an NA.. When the time comes, I will go & get another I do miss the retractable headlights & the simplicity of the the first Miatas made.
Used 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

Pre-owned Mazda MX-5 Miata models are available with a 2.0 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 167 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual, 6-speed shiftable automatic. The Used 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What's a good price on a Used 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata?

Price comparisons for Used 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata trim styles:

  • The Used 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Sport is priced between $12,499 and $14,993 with odometer readings between 21920 and 57001 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring is priced between $18,475 and $18,475 with odometer readings between 34253 and 34253 miles.

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