Mazda MX-5 2011

Editor's note: This review was written in October 2010 about the 2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2011, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.

The Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster is like a favorite pair of worn jeans; everything just feels right.

From the position of the shifter, pedals, steering wheel and other controls, nothing's out of place.

Few cars offer as much everyday driving fun as the Miata, and even fewer do it as inexpensively.

The Miata is available with a manual soft-top roof or a power retractable hardtop, and it's offered in Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trim levels. (See a side-by-side comparison of the trims.) Our test car was a top-of-the-line Grand Touring retractable hardtop with an as-tested price of $31,300.

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Mirrors
Outside Mirrors   Check the mirror angles before driving. Mirror type   Flat type (driver's side)   Flat surface mirror. Convex type (front passenger side)   The mirror h ...

Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico)
Follow Schedule 1 if the vehicle is operated mainly where none of the following conditions apply. - Repeated short-distance driving. - Driving in dusty conditions. - Driving with extended use of ...

Break-In Period
No special break-in is necessary, but a few precautions in the first 1,000 km (600 miles) may add to the performance, economy, and life of your Mazda. - Don't race the engine. - Don't maintain on ...