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Latest reviews

We have 2 reviews of recent Mazda MX-5 models:

  • Just like its soft-top sibling, but with added roof-up refinement

    Parkers rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    New price: £25,700 - £33,735


    • Improved refinement with roof up
    • Boot space almost identical to soft top MX-5
    • Remains fun to drive
    • Easy to live with
    • Generous standard equipment list


    • Resonant wind noise with roof open
    • Pricier than soft-top MX-5
    • Heavier than soft-top MX-5
    • Firmer ride quality than soft-top
    • Remains tight for taller drivers
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  • Proof that a great-handling car needn’t be expensive

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £23,800 - £29,995


    • Fun to drive at any speed
    • Both engines are excellent
    • Slick manual gear change
    • Sharp, modern design


    • Cabin feels cramped for tall drivers
    • Lacks storage spaces inside
    • Steering-wheel buttons can be fiddly
    • Not the easiest to get in and out of
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Older reviews

Convertible (2 reviews)

2005 - 2015

  • Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    Used price: £1,354 - £11,555
    • Great fun to drive
    • Stylish looks
    • Available with metal folding roof
    • Superb value for money
    • Not very practical
    • No air-con on entry-level models
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1990 - 2005

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