2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF performance specs and capabilities

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda MX-5 Miata RF on Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 6:06 pm
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF performance specs and capabilites

The all-new Mazda MX-5 Miata RF stands out in multiple categories, from advanced technology to a stand-out design and everything in between. The sporty coupe also offers next level performance specs and capabilities meant to enhance the driving experience. Here’s what to expect from the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF in terms of performance.

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A look under the hood of the 2017 MX-5 Miata RF

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF SKYACTIV-G engine

SKYACTIV-G 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine

The Mazda MX-5 Miata RF comes equipped with a SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that is able to deliver 155 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 148 lb-ft torque at 4,600 rpm. The engine is crafted with a lightweight aluminum-alloy block and cylinder for enhanced capabilities.

SKYACTIV-MT 6-Speed Manual Transmission

The MX-5 Miata RF’s SKYACTIV-MT 6-speed manual transmission is small and light and features a short-throw shifter for precise, effortless shifting in a variety of driving conditions.

6-Speed Sport Automatic Transmission

In addition to the SKYACTIV-MT 6-speed manual option, drivers can opt for a 6-speed sport automatic transmission with paddle shifters to adjust gears when necessary.

Other mechanical equipment in the MX-5 Miata RF

In addition to a performance-tuned engine and two outstanding transmission options, the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF offers a number of other notable mechanical components. It is equipped with 4-wheel disc brakes and a 4-wheel independent suspension with a double wishbone front suspension and multi-link rear suspension.

Sporty design of the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF retractable hardtop
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF rear side

Although performance capabilities are crucial to any sports car, it should also be designed to look the part. Fortunately, the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF excels in this area. Sporty style elements include a retractable hardtop roof, muscular stance, unique lines and curves, rear lip spoiler, LED exterior lighting, and much more.

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To get a firsthand look at the new Mazda MX-5 Miata RF, we invite you to browse our available inventory at Seacoast Mazda and schedule a time to get behind the wheel at your convenience.

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