2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2017 Subaru BRZ

When it comes to affordable yet exciting roadsters, the Mazda MX-5 Miata and Subaru BRZ stand out as two of the most popular options. Each one is equipped with performance-tuned mechanical components and sporty design elements that are sure to turn heads on the road. Despite their notable similarities, the Mazda MX-5 Miata and BRZ also have quite a few unique elements to be aware of.

If you would like to get a better idea of how the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata and 2017 Subaru BRZ stack up against one another, we invite you to check out the comparison below before deciding which model is best suited for you and your lifestyle.

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2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata VS 2017 Subaru BRZ
$24,915 Starting MSRP $25,495
26 city / 35 highway Fuel Economy (mpg) 21 city / 29 highway
2 passengers Seating Capacity 4 passengers
43.1 inches Front Leg Room 41.9 inches

Both the Mazda MX-5 Miata and 2017 Subaru BRZ come standard with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive. These components work together to deliver a thrilling experience behind the wheel. In terms of efficiency, however, the MX-5 Miata offers better fuel economy for both city and highway driving than the Subaru BRZ. The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata is smaller than the BRZ with room for two passengers, compared to the Subaru's four-passenger seating capacity. Even still, the Mazda MX-5 Miata offers more front seat leg room for the driver and passenger. Which roadster is right for you?

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata Portsmouth NH

The Mazda MX-5 Miata is available in three trim levels—Sport, Club, and Grand Touring—so drivers can find the model that meets their needs and desires. The entire Mazda MX-5 Miata lineup comes with a SKYACTIV®-G 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that is capable of producing 155 horsepower and 148 lb-ft torque. Standard elements include LED headlights, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio streaming, and much more. With higher Mazda MX-5 Miata trims, drivers can opt for some more advanced elements, such as automatic climate control, BOSE® Audio System with 9 speakers, Mazda Navigation system, and MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System, among others.

When you are ready to experience the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata in Portsmouth, NH, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Seacoast Mazda.

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