The Mazda Miata Remains One of the Best Bang-For-Your-Buck Sports Cars Out On the Market Today

Best Sports Car for the Money 2016

The Mazda MX-5 Miata remains one of the most thrilling sports cars at an affordable price.

Best Sports Car for the Money 2016

Thrill seekers and driving enthusiasts love the feeling of being behind the wheel of a quick and agile sports car, but having a car that is a blast to drive often comes with a hefty price tag. But that’s not so with the Miata. The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata was named the 2016 Best Sports Car for the Money by US News & World Report, and that’s saying something.

Since its inception, the MX-5 has been the exhilarating sports car that easily falls into the budget of the everyday person. With the Miata, you no longer need a six-figure salary or a significant amount of cash stowed away to have a blast on the road.

available interior features for the 2016 mazda mx-5 miata

The research completed by US News & World Report highlighted the Miata’s excellent handling, its impressive manual transmission and precise steering. This, along with others factors like reviews, average price paid and cost of ownership, earned the 2016 Mazda Miata a score of 9.2 out of 10. The Miata edged out other iconic models like the Chevy Camaro and Ford Mustang.

[Read more: Don’t know how to drive stick? No problem, as there are some benefits to driving the Miata with an automatic transmission]

What comes standard with the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata?

2016 mazda miata with standard led headlights taillightsAt a starting MSRP of $24,915, the 2016 Miata comes well equipped. Standard features at that entry level price include the following:

  • – Power windows with one-touch-down feature
  • – LED headlights
  • – LED taillights
  • – Leather-wrapped steering wheel, shift knob, parking brake
  • – 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels
  • – Cloth-trimmed seats

Read what’s new on the 2016 Mazda Miata

Even the 2016 Miata’s Club trim, which has a starting MSRP under $30,000, offers great value through equipment features like LED Daytime Running Lights, the Mazda Connect infotainment system, 17-inch Dark Gunmetal aluminum alloy wheels, red seat stitching and headrest speakers.

The Miata has always been all about fun, but most importantly, it’s always been about fun available to the everyday driver at an affordable price. It’s no wonder why the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata was named the best sports car for the money in 2016.

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