Mazda has revealed the fuel economy specs for the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, which is now 25 percent more fuel efficient than the outgoing model.
Mazda has revealed the fuel economy specs for the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, which is now 25 percent more fuel efficient than the outgoing model. It’s now rated at 27 mpg city and 34 mpg highway with the six-speed manual and 27 mpg city and 36 mpg highway with the six-speed automatic transmission.
How did Mazda make it more fuel efficient? Well for starters, the new MX-5 Miata is 150 pounds lighter and its new 155-hp 2.0L four-cylinder engine is more fuel efficient.
“SKYACTIV Technology is more than a catchphrase for Mazda; it’s a total effort to increase efficiency, improve performance, safety and technology and instill each Mazda vehicle with a directness and responsiveness that’s unmatched in the segments in which our vehicles compete,” said Jim O’Sullivan, president and CEO, Mazda North American Operations. “The 2016 MX-5 shows that a sports car can hit all targets today’s buyers want.”
Pricing for the 2016 MX-5 Miata starts at $24,915.