2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: First Drive Review

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Driving Fun Done Right
We’ll say this up front — we’re big fans of the Mazda MX-5 Miata. Not surprisingly, staffers were excited to drive the all-new 2016 model, but with high expectations there was a strong possibility of disappointment. Mazda knows how important this lightweight 2-seat roadster is to the brand as well as to its strong fan base. We’re happy to report after a day behind the wheel of the new Miata (yes, the car is officially the MX-5, but to us it will always be Miata) on twisty roads in Southern California, the engineers and designers got it right (again) by making dramatic improvements while staying true to the MX-5’s fun-to-drive formula.

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