Are you in the market for a shiny new sports car? Sports cars are on so many people’s wish list. They look awesome, have impressive engines, and are simply a blast to drive. In the Mazda lineup, the classic MX-5 Miata is the ultimate sports car, but the Mazda3 has some outstanding sporty qualities too. Keep reading to learn more about these rides!
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata engine performance
Any novice sports car enthusiast ought to be familiar with the Mazda Miata. This little coupe has been a staple in the Mazda lineup for more than a generation. You might be less familiar with what’s under its hood. Every 2019 Mazda Miata comes with a 181-horsepower, SKYACTIV®-G 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve inline four-cylinder engine with VVT. All trims come with the option of having an automatic transmission or a manual transmission. The 2019 Miata averages up to 35 highway mpg and 26 city mpg. This truly is the epitome of the modern sports car with its compact design, strong performance, and comfortable interior.
The Mazda3 is another sporty car, but it takes a little different angle to the whole sports car thing. The Miata is what one would expect when they think of the term ‘sports car.’ The Mazda3, on the other hand, comes as either a sedan or a hatchback. If you want a fresh sense of style and some added interior space, the Mazda3 hatchback is an excellent option. If you enjoy the look of a compact sedan, the regular four-door model is perfect too. The 2019 model is set to be the best-looking version yet with an all-new design. Under the hood, it comes with a SKYACTIV®-G, 155-horsepower, 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine with variable valve timing. Drivers can average up to 37 highway mpg and 28 city mpg. The 2019 model also comes with available i-ACTIV® AWD.