How Does the New 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Stack Up Against the 2019 Chevy Camaro?

For those that have been looking for a reasonably priced sports car with thrilling performance features, the Mazda Miata has historically been the car of choice. With open-air driving, engaging capabilities, and a sleek design, the Mazda MX-5 Miata offers an exciting driving experience. The Mazda MX-5 Miata's well-rounded design has earned it a spot as the best-selling roadster of all time.

The Mazda MX-5 Miata has proven itself as an excellent choice in a sports car, but how does it compare to the latest Chevy Camaro. Let's break down some of the key features of each so that you can have a better idea for what will suit you best.


Both sports cars offer available safety features that are similar. Both come with Forward Collision Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning, and Blind Spot Alert. The Mazda MX-5 Miata offers these safety features in a package for all trim levels while the Camaro only offers it on select models.

The Verdict

The Chevy has some impressive performance features, but if you're looking for a snappy, agile driving experience for a great price, then the new Mazda MX-5 Miata is likely the right choice for you. Browse our inventory of new 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata models and schedule a test drive today to experience all of the thrilling features!


The Chevy Camaro offers more horsepower and torque, but the Mazda MX-5 Miata offers significantly better fuel economy. The Mazda MX-5 Miata delivers 26 miles per gallon in the city and 35 on the highway while the Camaro achieves 16 in the city and 27 on the highway.

Interior and Exterior

The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a good deal smaller than the Camaro, giving more of the appearance of a classic sports car. You can expect agile driving and tight maneuvering with the Mazda MX-5 Miata's smaller frame while the Camaro is larger and offers four seats to the Mazda MX-5 Miata's two.

You can expect to find leather-wrapped steering wheels and front bucket seats for both the Mazda MX-5 Miata and the Chevy Camaro.

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. the 2019 Ford Mustang Convertible

As soon as you see the new 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata, you can tell that it offers a nimble driving experience with its low center of gravity, muscled contours, and two-door design. This sports car comes with not only an engaging performance, but it offers available safety and driver assistance features and advanced technology.

While the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata is undeniably a great choice for a sports car, you might be wondering how it does against competition like the 2019 Ford Mustang. Find out how the new Mazda MX-5 does against the new Ford Mustang.

Interior and Exterior

The Mazda MX-5 Miata has a sleek appearance with its black soft-top, distinctive LED headlights and taillights, and 16-inch wheels. Mustang, on the other hand, has a more rugged appearance with a furrowed look and bulkier design. The Mustang comes with rear seats, but with the amount of space available, you may be better off with the Mazda MX-5 Miata's two-seat design.

How to Choose

If the answer isn't already clear to you, then feel free to ask our sales staff about the other features that the new 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata offers. With a lower price than the Mustang, Mazda MX-5 Miata might offer the features that you want at a price that works for your budget.

Schedule a test drive today to see the new 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata in action!


The Ford Mustang comes with Ford+Alexa that combines some of the features of Amazon Alexa with Ford's multimedia system. The Ford Mustang has the available SYNC® 3 AppLink® feature, but you will have to pay extra for it. The Mazda MX-5 Miata comes with the standard MAZDA CONNECT™Infotainment System that includes:

  • 7-inch color touchscreen
  • HD Radio™
  • Multi-Function Commander Control
  • Aha™, Pandora®, Stitcher™ internet radio integration
  • SMS text message audio delivery and reply


In terms of power, the Mazda MX-5 Miata comes with a 2.0-liter engine that produces 181-horsepower while the new Mustang comes with a 310-horsepower engine. While the Mustang offers more power, the Mazda MX-5 Miata offers better fuel economy and a smoother ride since it is not weighted down by a large engine.

Which is Better: the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata or the 2019 2019 Fiat 124 Spider?

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata carries on its tradition of offering a fun-to-drive but affordable driving experience with its sleek design and agile performance features. There's a reason why the Mazda MX-5 Miata is the best-selling roadster of all time, and it will become apparent when you weigh all the advantages of that it has to offer.

The 2019 Mazda Miata is an excellent choice, but that doesn't mean that it doesn't have competition from the Fiat 124 Spider. Find out how the two sports cars when they are side by side.

Interior and Exterior

The Fiat 124 Spider exterior design can be traced back to its design in the 60s and 70s while the Mazda MX-5 Miata has a more modern and aggressive design. The interiors of both cars are very similar, including low dashboards and a compact design. Mostly it comes down to preference and which model is more eye-catching.

The Best Choice

As you can see the new 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata comes out on top with its superior performance and technology. To see the exciting features and design of the new Mazda MX-5 Miata, schedule a test drive at our location today!


Both the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata and the 2019 Fiat 124 Spider come with hands-free capabilities with the design of their steering wheels. The 124 Spider offers mounted audio controls while the Mazda MX-5 Miata offers mounted audio, phone, and cruise controls.

Both have a 7-inch display, but the Mazda MX-5 Miata comes with radio internet integration, infotainment voice command, and HD Radio® while the 124 Spider comes with AM/FM Bluetooth® Radio.


The Mazda MX-5 Miata clearly outperforms the Fiat 124 Spider by offering a more powerful engine and a more engaging handling. The 124 Spider comes with a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine that produces between 160 and 164 horsepower depending on the trim level, but the Mazda MX-5 Miata 181-horsepower 2.0-liter engine.

The Mazda MX-5 Miata also has superior handling that makes you feel as though you are sitting just above the concrete, making for a highly involved and thrilling driving experience.


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