Mazda continues to enhance its beloved roadster, the MX-5 Miata and for the 2020 model year it is getting a few upgrades to make it safer and with a few more tech features.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Mazda hasn’t released the official details about the 2020 MX-5 Miata, but Cars Direct has received an order guide that highlights some of the changes. The big news is that the 2020 MX-5 Miata now comes standard with the driver assistance tech features that were previously part of the i-ACTIVSENSE packages, which includes blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning, and low-speed emergency braking. Automatic high beams and traffic sign recognition is standard on the Grand Touring trim level.

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is also now standard on the Club and above trim levels.

For buyers that have wanted to luxury features of the Grand Touring trim level, but the sportier set up from the MX-5 Miata Club will be happy to hear that the 2020 Grand Touring models with the six-speed manual, now get Bilstein shock absorbers, a limited-slip differential, front shock tower braces, and a sport-tuned suspension.

The pricing for the 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata has gone up a bit with the base Sport with the soft-top starting at $26,580 and the RF Club Hardtop will start at $33,045 (Those prices don’t include the destination fees). That’s an increase of $850 and $700, respectively compared to the 2019 models.