There are a lot of aspects to consider when shopping for a sports car. You want to make sure you are investing in a model that can deliver impressive performance on the road as well as one that has all the bells and whistles you need to have a comfortable, convenient, and safe ride. You also probably want to know how quickly the car is able to accelerate. If you are interested in the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata, you may be interested to know its 0-60-mph time.
Thanks to its 155-horsepower, SKYACTIV®-G 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata is able to go from 0 to 60 mph in just 6.1 seconds, or even less in some circumstances. Its sibling, the MX-5 Miata RF can achieve the same speed in 6.4 seconds.
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Performance capabilities of the Mazda MX-5 Miata
On top of the time it takes to go from 0 to 60 mph, there are plenty of other elements to keep in mind. Fortunately, the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata does not hold back when it comes to performance. Drivers have the best of both worlds with the available 6-speed Sport automatic transmission with paddle shifters. They can let the gears shift automatically or opt to manipulate the shifting when it enhances performance. Notable mechanical components include:
- Front-midship engine, rear-wheel drive
- Standard SKYACTIV®-MT 6-speed manual transmission with short-throw shifter
- 4-wheel disc brakes
- 4-wheel ABS
- 4-wheel independent suspension
- Available 17-inch wheels
Get behind the wheel of the Mazda MX-5 Miata in Portsmouth, NH
If you are interested in getting behind the wheel and experiencing the impressive speed and capability of the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata firsthand, we invite you to check out our current MX-5 Miata inventory at Seacoast Mazda and schedule a time to get behind the wheel at your convenience.