Destination Charge $920
Invoice Price $35,528
Further honing the thrill of each drive, the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF features a hardtop that opens and closes in just 13 seconds with a simple press of a switch.
The fourth-generation MX-5 Miata ushered in rakish coupe looks and a unique style with the introduction of the MX-5 RF -- or "Retractable Fastback." An altogether different approach than previous hardtop MX-5 models, MX-5 RF's roof wasn't removable; its top panels stow comfortably below the surface in just 13 seconds without intruding on cargo space.
Constructed of steel, aluminum and polymers, its silhouette recalls sporting coupes of the past, replete with buttresses that extend from the roofline.
Seen as the more sophisticated take on the Mazda MX-5 soft top, MX-5 RF includes a 4.6-inch, full-color touchscreen display, which now adopts the available Traffic Sign Recognition. Additional 2019 model years features include a tilt and telescoping steering column, Smart City Brake Support, standard rearview camera and two new package options.
The biggest update to the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata is its newly enhanced SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter engine, which employs a number of upgrades over previous versions. Redline has been increased from 6,800 rpm to 7,500 rpm compared to last year's model. The net results are 181 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 151 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm, an increase of 26 horsepower and 3 lb-ft, respectively.
Where the MX-5 roadster embodies the purest expression of Mazda's sports car, MX-5 RF is a sophisticated take, created with the intention to grow Mazda's customer -- and curb-appeal.
29MPG MPG Combined
SKYACTIV-G 2.0L I4 181hp 151ft. lbs. engine with 6-Speed Manual transmission
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