2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata

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  • Interior8.7
  • Quality9.3
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The Great One by Grim Kentucky on 01/30/2006. Trim: 2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata Base, Owned 3 years.
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Pros: I have owned 2 Miatas and I have to give them 2 thumbs up, GREAT handling vehicle.
Cons: Haven't seen anything bad yet.
Overall review: If you want a superb handling vehicle, this car is for you.
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My wife's car by JoJo on 10/10/2005. Trim: 2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition, Owned 4 years.
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Pros: The way it handle the road, body style abd sound system.
Cons: I wish it had a lighted ignition of/off system and a titled steering weel.
Overall review: My wife love this vehicle, she has driven it only 9000 mile in four years
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Mediocre and Impractical by Michelle from Black Lake, BC on 07/11/2003. Trim: 2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata Base, Owned 2 years.
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Pros: Nostalgic yet modern look. Decent handling on smooth pavements. Good visibility with the top down. Added safety features.
Cons: Balky and unrefined engine. It could use extra 40 hp to spiritly move this car. Very tight interior and uncomfortable seats with limited seat adjustments. Virtually non-existent cargo space. Poor visibility with the top closed, and for some people like me a clausterphobic experience. Loose steering feel that feels way too over-assisted. Mediocre gas mileage for a such small car. Some water leak around the windshield.
Overall review: The engine feels inadequate for this car which has gotten heavier over the years, yet the interior feels quite snug. If you play golf, I hope it's miniature golf, as you wouldn't be able to fit a full-sized golf bag in the car. The handling is unpredictable, slow and too light. Putting up the convertible top is a chore and it doesn't always fit correctly.
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Love my Miata by Patrick form Havertown, PA on 04/11/2003. Trim: 2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata LS, Owned 2 years.
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Pros: Style and handling - nothing like accelerating thru a corner and sticking like glue. This car does not have a lot of bells and whistles, but it is put together very well - beauty in simplicity. People see you on that first spring day and would trade you the $50K SUV in a second. 2 years and it has NEVER been in the shop - EVER !!!!!!!!! I would sell this car to my best friend without hesitation - how many people can say that.
Cons: The cup holders are pretty much useless except for holding change and some mints - 1 of 2 poor design factor I can find(but there is really no where else to put them). Mysterious rattle in passenger side seat. Having the trunk and gas cap release in the armrest - you need to be a contortionist to open it and I always forget to re-lock it after filling up - leaving the trunk virtually unlocked to crooks - I unhooked the cable to solve this. The stereo needs more power to compensate for highway speeds.
Overall review: One of the most fun cars in the world to drive. NOTHING under $35 even comes close.
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  • Interior8.0
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Va Bch MX-5 by Robbo from Virginia Beach, VA on 03/06/2003. Trim: 2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata LS, Owned 2 years.
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Overall review: Very good convertible coupe in lower end of its market area
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