2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata Values

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2010 model year changes

For 2010, the Mazda Miata gets a mild facelift. The front fascia has been slightly revised, and new headlamps with design influences from the latest Mazda6 have been added. The 2.0-liter inline four gets a minor boost in power to 167 horses--up from 166 in 2009. The former SV base model has been discontinued. Otherwise the model carries over essentially unchanged.

Competitive comparison

Classic roadster driving experience, fun performance; easy manual top operation; fuel efficiency.

Special features for 2010

The Mazda Miata continues to have a loyal, cult-like following for its sports-car simplicity and reputation for reliability and longevity. When compared with other small two-seat roadsters for 2010, the Miata is not at all luxurious; rather, it stands out among two-seat roadsters for its back-to-basics packaging, with an easy-to-operate manual soft top and an emphasis on light weight and sharp handling and braking. It's also very economical to run, with fuel economy ratings of 21 city and 28 highway with the 6-speed manual.
The 2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a two-door convertible sports car that seats two passengers. The MX-5 Miata has two top options; a soft-top or a power-retractable hardtop. Under the hood is a 2.0L four-cylinder engine which pairs with a six-speed automatic, six-speed manual, or a five-speed manual depending on the trim level. The manual transmission equipped cars have power output at 167 hp, while the automatic is rated at 158 hp. The MX-5 Miata is a true sports car but is also rated at 28 mpg on the highway.