Mazda Mx5 Miata owners manuals

Mazda Mx5 Miata

Model overview

The Mazda MX-5 is a two-passenger rear-wheel-drive roadster sports automobile produced and sold by Mazda. The convertible is sold as the Mazda Roadster or Eunos Roadster in Japan, and as the Mazda MX-5 Miata in North America, where it is generally recognized as the Miata.

Created at Mazda's Hiroshima factory, the MX-5 was launched in 1989 at the Chicago Auto Show. Generally remarked for its light, dynamically balanced, technologically modern, and minimally compact design, the MX-5 is the follower to the 1950s and '60s Italian and British sports automobiles, namely the Lotus Elan.

As the best-selling two-seat convertible sports vehicle in annals, the MX-5 has been sold globally, with making exceeding one million, as of 2016. The name Miata originates from the earliest stage of German language for "reward".

The new Mazda MX-5 Miata is available in three trim levels: Sport, Club, and Grand Touring. All are equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (181 horsepower, 151 lb-ft of torque) in rear wheels drive configuration. The standard on all trims is a six-speed manual transmission, but there is an optional six-speed automatic transmission as well. 

Mazda Mx-5 Miata  known problems

Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Mazda Mx-5 Miata are:

  • Not much place to stretch out inside
  • Insufficient load space in a small trunk
  • The cabin gets fairly loud at freeway speeds even with the top up
  • AC Compressor malfunction
  • Clear-Coat is delaminating
  • No Spare Tire

Mazda Mx5 Miata PDF owner manual

Below you can find the owners manuals for the Mx5 Miata model sorted by year. The manuals are free to download and are available in PDF format. Is is recommended to check the owners manual corresponding to the correct year of your Mazda Mx5 Miata to solve the problems or to get insights about the car.

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