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new Mazda MX-5 MIATA Review: Impressive handling of new Mazda MX-5 MIATA

Mazda is uniquely known for its commendable handling. 2008 Mazda MX-5 MIATA, the latest version of the model, will also be amongst those cars of the series that have amazing handling and comfortable seating. This new version is ready to outshine all its competitors in its own class.

Mechanical features

With a 16 valve 2.0 liter I4 standard engine, 2008 Mazda MX-5 MIATA runs with a power of 158 hp at the rate of 6700 rpm giving mpg of 20 within the city and 27 on the highway. Having a 6-speed automatic or manual transmission combined with overdrive, the new Mazda also has a shifter located on the floor. Again for this sleek ride, there is a shock-tower bar supporting the front suspension, which is double wishbone type against the multi-link type at the back.

Exterior & Lighting features

This 2-door convertible sure can turn heads of any individual across the globe. It looks really gorgeous with the metallic finish on the outside and has a wind deflector too. Apart from the tinted glass of green shade at the front, there are defrosters on the rear window. The tires coupled with alloy wheels guarantee high performance.

Everyone sought a car having a proper lighting system. Complementing the halogen headlights at the front, there are halogen fog-lights in 2008 Mazda MX-5 MIATA. The interior is decorated with trunk lights as well as courtesy lights.

The feature of illuminated entry is also enabled in this car.

Comfort features

To make the ride memorable, the comfort within the car is essential. It has all-leathered seats. 2008 Mazda MX-5 MIATA has bucket seats. Storage space for a convertible like itself is sufficient and can easily accommodate sufficient carriage.

Braking & Instrumentation features


2008 Mazda MX-5 MIATA
falls amongst those cars, which have amongst the better braking and traction system. The disc brakes at the front are ventilated, whereas the one at the back are solid. Again, each of the tires is equipped with anti-lock brakes to compound with brake-force distribution, which is electronically controlled.

Instrumentation remains almost standard including controls mounted on the steering wheel to control the audio as well as cruise control, digital clock, tachometer, tire-pressure monitor and audible warnings which are enabled when the seatbelts are unfastened. 

Safety & Security features

With advanced technologies prevailing in the modern world, it is expected that the safety of the car and its passengers would be well taken care of in any car. Without disappointing eager customers, 2008 Mazda MX-5 MIATA is fitted with the LATCH function along with auto-locking retractors. The sliver safety roll-bar has a fixed hoop as the anti-trap device. Supporting these features are the airbags for both passengers as well as the driver.

With its exquisite carpeting covering, 2008 Mazda MX-5 MIATA is surely a must-have car that would be enjoyable to drive.

Tech Specs

Body: 2 door convertible

Engine
: 2.0 liter I4 166 hp

Transmission
: 6-speed manual and automatic (You can choose either one)

Torque
: 140 units

Power
: 166 hp

Tires
: SBRP205/45R17

Verdict
:

For
: Great finishing with excellent mileage.

Against
: Interior seating is tanned and gets soiled easily.

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