The Mazda MX-5 Miata sees a modest bump to its base worth for the 2021 mannequin 12 months. At $27,775, the entry-level Miata Sport prices $250 greater than final 12 months. These additional bucks internet patrons normal Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility on the mannequin’s carryover 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Beforehand, Mazda restricted Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to higher-end Miata Club and Grand Touring trims.
Whereas the Miata Sport stays a delicate top-only affair, the Membership and Grand Touring proceed to supply retractable-hardtop RF variations along with their normal soft-top iterations. Going RF provides $2,755 to the $31,235 and $32,715 beginning sums for the RF and Grand Touring. Like final 12 months, stepping as much as the mid-level Membership trim provides equipment comparable to a Bose premium sound system, LED daytime working lights, heated seats, 17-inch wheels and tires (one-inch larger than the Sport’s), and a handful of black-painted exterior accent items to the Miata. A Membership-specific Brembo/BBS/Recaro choice bundle lives as much as its identify by including Brembo-sourced entrance brakes, 17-inch BBS wheels, a pair of Recaro seats, red-painted brake calipers, extra black-painted exterior items, and, within the case of the Miata RF Membership, a black-painted roof. Plan on dropping an additional $4,470 for these things on the soft-top Miata Membership and $4,670 on the Miata RF Membership.
The highest-of-the-line Miata Grand Touring, in the meantime, provides the likes of leather-based seats, an in-dash navigation system, automated local weather management, automated high-beam headlights, and wi-fi Apple CarPlay, the latter of which is new to the trim for 2021. Moreover, Grand Touring fashions can be found in a brand new Deep Crystal Blue hue (it replaces 2020’s Everlasting Blue). Mazda additionally provides $200 value of White Nappa leather-based to the Grand Touring’s choices menu (purple and tan leather-based, nonetheless, are not accessible).
As earlier than, the 2021 Mazda Miata depends on a 181-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine for motivation. A six-speed guide transmission is normal, whereas an accessible six-speed automated gearbox provides $1,350 to the Sport’s baseline, $600 to the Membership’s, and $525 to the Grand Touring mannequin’s MSRP. Stick shift-equipped Membership and Grand Touring fashions additionally come normal with performance-enhancing objects comparable to a limited-slip differential, Bilstein dampers, a specifically tuned suspension setup, and a entrance shock tower brace.
Search for the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata to go on sale earlier than the tip of 2020.