2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2019 Nissan 370Z

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2019 Nissan 370Z roadster

The Mazda MX-5 Miata has held a distinct place in the automotive market due to its unique qualities. While most roadsters are often far pricier with cluttered cabins and confusing feature organization, the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata is lightweight, sharp, swift, responsive, and just downright fun to drive.

So, with the general mantra of providing a ton of entertainment for less, a more expensive competitor to the Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster would have to offer a lot in terms of specs and additional features in order to be of better value. Therefore, to compare, we’ve chosen the roadster variation of the powerful 2019 Nissan 370Z. It’s the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs the 2019 Nissan 370Z roadster!

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata


2019 Nissan 370Z Roadster

6-Speed Manual Standard Transmission 7-Speed Automatic
2,339 lbs Curb Weight 3,479 lbs
26 City MPG / 34 Highway MPG Fuel Economy 18 City MPG / 25 Highway MPG
$25,730 Starting MSRP $41,820

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Lodi, NJ

We suppose that if you’re completely opposed to learning how to drive stick, arguably the best way to handle a roadster, the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata would hold a disadvantage in that area. Elsewhere, it offers a much sturdier bargain. Although less powerful than the 2019 Nissan 370Z, the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata makes up for it with a much lighter frame that creates its signature fun driving experience through expert handling. Additionally, due to the amount of extra power the 2019 Nissan 370Z needs to circumvent its greater weight, it has a far worse fuel economy than that of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Meanwhile, at a much lower price, the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata offers features equivalent to those found with the 2019 Nissan 370Z roadster while organized in a clean and easy to understand layout, such as:

  • Mazda Navigation System
  • Bose® Premium Sound System with AudioPilot®
  • Leather-Trimmed Seats
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror with HomeLink®
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment with Voice Commands
  • Multifunction Commander Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • And More!

Whether you’re looking to learn more or shop, please contact us here at Mazda of Lodi for assistance. Our staff is always happy to help. Interested drivers can reach the Mazda of Lodi staff online, by phone, or at our dealership located in Lodi, New Jersey within Bergen County. Come down for a test drive to see for yourself why the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata is such an incredibly fun ride!