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2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. 2019 Toyota 86

red mazda miata compared to white toyota 86

One of the most recognizable and famous vehicles in the Mazda lineup is and always has been the Mazda MX-5 Miata. In fact, the Miata has been one of the most popular sports coupes in the world for more than a generation. It epitomizes the modern sports car with its design, performance, and technology.

But how does it compare to similar models? That’s what we are here to find out. We are putting the 2019 Miata up against the 2019 Toyota 86. The 86 is designed and priced very similarly to the Miata, so we thought this would make for a great matchup. Check out our chart below to learn about our findings. Note that we are comparing the base models only.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata


2019 Toyota 86

$25,730 Starting MSRP $26,655
35 highway mpg, 26 city mpg, 29 combined mpg EPA-estimated fuel economy 32 highway mpg, 24 city mpg, 24 combined mpg
Available Blind spot monitoring Not available
Available Lane departure warning Not available

Get the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata in Irvine, CA

The Miata looks and feels like the perfect sports car. It comes as a convertible in all trim levels, and it features a SKYACTIV®-G 2.0-liter DOHC inline four-cylinder engine powered by 181 horses. On the interior, there is no shortage of features either. Available amenities include integrated navigation, leather-trimmed, heated seats, rear cross-traffic alert, MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

There are so many reasons to love the 2019 Miata. Come to Tuttle-Click Mazda to learn more about this legendary sports roadster. We will go over all other pricing and financing options with you and make sure you know everything you need to know.