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1990 Mazda MX-5 1.6
(90-94)
Mazda MX-5 1.6
1995 Mazda MX-5 1.6
(95-98)
Mazda MX-5 1.6
1998 Mazda MX-5 1.6
(98-05)
Mazda MX-5 1.6
2005 Mazda MX-5 1.8 MZR
(05-09)
Mazda MX-5 1.8 MZR
2015 Mazda MX-5 SKYACTIV-G 131
(15-18)
Mazda MX-5 SKYACTIV-G 131
Engine

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

1.6L Inline 4

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

1.6L Inline 4

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

1.6L Inline 4

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

1.6L Inline 4

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

1.5L Inline 4

Drivetrain

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Top Speed

Top SpeedTop Speed

121 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

109 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

119 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

122 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

127 mph

Acceleration

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

8.8 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

10.6 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

9.7 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

9.4 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

8.3 sec

Total Power

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

113 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

89 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

108 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

124 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

129 BHP

Economy

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

36.2 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

33.6 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

34.9 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

unavailable

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

47.1 mpg

Kerb Weight

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

995 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

981 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1090 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1105 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1050 kg

Luggage

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

135 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

135 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

144 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

150 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

130 L

Top Speed

121 mph195 Km/h

109 mph175 Km/h

119 mph191 Km/h

122 mph196 Km/h

127 mph204 Km/h

0-62 mph

8.8 sec

10.6 sec

9.7 sec

9.4 sec

8.3 sec

Economy

36.2 mpg

33.6 mpg

34.9 mpg

47.1 mpg

Range

358 Miles577 Km

354 Miles570 Km

383 Miles617 Km

466 Miles750 Km

Power / Weight

114 BHP/Tonne8.81 kg/BHP

91 BHP/Tonne11.02 kg/BHP

99 BHP/Tonne10.09 kg/BHP

112 BHP/Tonne8.91 kg/BHP

123 BHP/Tonne8.14 kg/BHP

Total Power

113 BHP115 ps

89 BHP90 ps

108 BHP110 ps

124 BHP126 ps

129 BHP131 ps

Total Torque

135 NM100 lb/ft

129 NM95 lb/ft

134 NM99 lb/ft

167 NM123 lb/ft

150 NM111 lb/ft

CO2 Emissions

139 g/Km

UK Tax Cost

£145

Model Platform

MX-5 (89-98)

MX-5 (89-98)

MX-5 (98-05)

MX-5 (05-15)

MX-5 (15-)

Doors

2

2

2

2

2

Seats

2

2

2

2

2

Cargo Space

135 L

135 L

144 L

150 L

130 L

Turning Circle

10.4 m

Fuel Tank

45 L

48 L

50 L

45 L

Width

1675 mm

1675 mm

1680 mm

1720 mm

1735 mm

Height

1230 mm

1230 mm

1225 mm

1255 mm

1225 mm

Wheelbase

2295 mm

2265 mm

2265 mm

2330 mm

2310 mm

Length

3975 mm

3975 mm

3975 mm

3995 mm

3915 mm

Front Track

1410 mm

1410 mm

1405 mm

1490 mm

Rear Track

1430 mm

1430 mm

1430 mm

1495 mm

Configuration

Inline 4

Inline 4

Inline 4

Inline 4

Inline 4

Engine Size

1.6 Litre1598cc

1.6 Litre1598cc

1.6 Litre1598cc

1.6 Litre1598cc

1.5 Litre1496cc

Peak Power

113 BHP115 ps

89 BHP90 ps

108 BHP110 ps

124 BHP126 ps

129 BHP131 ps

Peak Torque

135 NM100 lb/ft

129 NM95 lb/ft

134 NM99 lb/ft

167 NM123 lb/ft

150 NM111 lb/ft

Specific Output

70 BHP/L

55 BHP/L

67 BHP/L

77 BHP/L

86 BHP/L

Aspiration

Natural

Natural

Natural

Natural

Natural

Valvetrain

DOHC

DOHC

DOHC

DOHC

DOHC

Valves/Cylinder

4

4

4

4

4

Fuel

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Compression

9.4:1

9:1

9.4:1

10.8:1

13:1

Bore x Stroke

78x83.6mm

78x83.6mm

78x83.6mm

83x83.1mm

74.5x85.8mm

Fuel Injection

Injection

Multi-point

Multi-point

Multi-point

Direct Injection

Position

Front

Front

Front

Front

Front

Orientation

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Driven Wheels

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Front Tyres

185/60R14 H

185/60R14 T

185/60R14 V

205/45R17 H

195/50R16 V

Rear Tyres

185/60R14 H

185/60R14 T

185/60R14 V

205/45R17 H

195/50R16 V

Gearbox (MT)

5 Gears

5 Gears

5 Gears

5 Gears

6 Gears

Front Brakes

Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Rear Brakes

Disc

Solid Disc

Solid Disc

Solid Disc

Solid Disc

F. Suspension

MacPherson Strut

Double Wishbone

Double Wishbone

Double Wishbone

Double Wishbone

R. Suspension

MacPherson Strut

Double Wishbone

Double Wishbone

Double Wishbone

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