Best Convertible to Buy for 2017

What Convertible Should You Buy In 2017?

Best Convertible to Buy for 2017

If you were to ask a bunch of people what the best convertible to buy for 2017 was, you would probably receive a variety of opinions. After all, few people will have had the opportunity to test drive all the convertible cars available on the market today. That’s why it can be important to listen to those who know things best, which is why we’re not surprised to hear that the editors of The Car Connection named the Mazda MX-5 Miata the Best Convertible to Buy for 2017.

In their report, The Car Connection explained how the Miata doesn’t inhibit that connection to the driver and the road that you’ve heard us talk about here before, and we’d also agree with their statement that the Miata is a car that everyone should experience at least one time in their life. In fact, if you’d like to try one out, schedule a test drive here at Mazda of Lodi.

What Makes the Mazda MX-5 Miata Such a Good Car?

2017 mazda mx-5 miata in red on country raodsIf you follow the blog here on the Mazda of Lodi website, you’ll know that we often have the opportunity to share news about accolades received by the MX-5 Miata, and being named the best convertible to buy for 2017 is only the latest. Many drivers may have many different opinions for why it’s such a great convertible to buy, but price is no doubt a fact in most cases.

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata has a starting MSRP of only $24,915 for its entry level Sport trim. For the price, the 2016 model comes equipped with LED headlights, leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather-wrapped shift knob, mesh aero board wind blocker and a USB port.

Of course, the Miata’s driving experience is what really persuades many drivers. The 2016 model shed some weight compared to the previous generation and comes in at just 2,332 pounds when equipped with a manual transmission. That means that the 155 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque the engine produces really goes the distance to provide an exhilarating driving feeling.

[Read more: A hardtop roadster is on the way through the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF]

We’d love to share more details about why we believe the Mazda MX-5 Miata is such a great roadster, but now that you know it was named the Best Convertible to Buy for 2017, contact us today to learn more about it and get behind the wheel.