2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Soft Top & RF

June 10th, 2019 by

There sure is something special about getting behind the wheel of a roadster and cruising down the open road. You can pay more attention to your journey than where you’ll end up. Over the last 30 years, Mazda continues to perfect its star roadster, the MX-5 Miata. Here’s some information about the Soft Top and the MX-5 Miata RF you’ll want to know for the new model year!

Specifications

Soft Top Quick Specs:

  • 2.0-liter four-cylinder SKYACTIV-G engine
    • 181 horsepower at 7,000 rpm
    • 151 lb-ft torque at 4,000 rpm
  • SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual transmission or six-speed automatic transmission
  • 2,339 lbs. weight (2,381 lbs. with six-speed automatic transmission)

What’s New for 2019:

  • Newly available brown soft top color option
  • Standard tilt/telescoping steering column
  • Standard rearview camera
  • Metallic Black wheels (MX-5 Sport and MX-5 Club models)
  • Newly available Smart City Brake (MX-5 Grand Touring)
  • New Traffic Sign Recognition (MX-5 Grand Touring)

New Packages:

  • New Sport i-ACTIVSENSE Package includes Smart City Brake Support, Lane-Departure Warning and Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • New Club i-ACTIVSENSE Package includes Smart City Brake Support and Lane-Departure Warning (MX-5 Club)
  • New GT-S Package includes a limited-slip rear differential, Bilstein dampers, shock tower brace (6MT only) (MX-5 Grand Touring)

Performance Highlights:

  • Sport-tuned exhaust system
  • Sport-tuned suspension with Bilstein dampers on manual transmission models (MX-5 Club)
  • Limited-slip differential on manual transmission models (MX-5 Club)
  • Shock tower brace on manual transmission models (MX-5 Club)

Technology Highlights:

  • Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry
  • BOSE® 9-speaker audio system with headrest speakers (MX-5 Club)
  • Bluetooth hand-free phone and audio streaming
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System (MX-5 Club and Grand Touring)

RF Quick Specs:

  • 2.0-liter four-cylinder SKYACTIV-G engine
    • 181 horsepower at 7,000 rpm
    • 151 lb-ft torque at 4,000 rpm
  • SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual transmission or six-speed automatic transmission
  • 2,453 lbs. weight (2,499 lbs. with six-speed automatic transmission)

Difference versus Soft Top:

  • Power folding hardtop that can open or close in just 13 seconds
  • Roof open/close power switch
  • 4.6-inch, full-color TFT display- Club and Grand Touring trim levels only

New for 2019:

  • Standard tilt/telescoping steering column
  • Standard rearview camera
  • Metallic Black wheels (MX-5 RF Club)
  • Newly available Smart City Brake (MX-5 RF Grand Touring)
  • New Traffic Sign Recognition (MX-5 RF Grand Touring)

New Packages:

  • New Club i-ACTIVSENSE Package includes Smart City Brake Support and Lane-Departure Warning (MX-5 RF Club)
  • New GT-S Package includes a limited-slip rear differential, Bilstein dampers, shock tower brace and a black roof (6MT only) (MX-5 RF Grand Touring)

Performance Highlights:

  • Sport-tuned exhaust system
  • Sport-tuned suspension with Bilstein dampers on manual transmission models (MX-5 RF Club)
  • Limited-slip differential on manual transmission models (MX-5 RF Club)
  • Shock tower brace on manual transmission models (MX-5 RF Club)

Technology Highlights:

  • Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry
  • BOSE® 9-speaker audio system with headrest speakers
  • Bluetooth hand-free phone and audio streaming
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System (MX-5 RF Grand Touring)