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Overall reader verdict 5 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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35 reader reviews for Mazda MX-5 Open.
  • 1.8i 2dr

    matthew Brown , Merseyside . Date: 24/01/2007
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    i have just bought a Mk3 MX-5. it is fantastic! i owned the Mk2 on a S-reg for 3 years and it cost me nothing in parts only a sevice every year. when i pick up my new car i was like a young child on christmas day is was so happy and im still getting the same feeling every time i get in it. it drives so well (like the old one)going round twisty country bends is such good fun the way the car handles is fantastic. i test drove the 2ltr with 17in alloy wheels and i thought that the car bashed about to much in town. so i opted for the 16in which handles so much better.

    overall the car is brilliant great run about. the fuel comsuption is good as is the boot space and storage.

    if you thinking of buying this car well dont just buy it trust me it will be the best thing you will ever do!!!!

  • 1.8i 2dr

    Andrew Plews Date: 07/01/2007
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Brilliant!! Best car I've ever owned. Buy one and you will not stop smiling!!

  • 2.0i 2dr

    Mark Ian Jones , West sussex . Date: 02/01/2007
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This is my wife's car. For the first time ever, we now race to get to the car keys first when we go out.

    When ever I get to drive, I always end up with a smile on my face.

    My recommendation would be to go and buy one, they are fantastic. They are well put together and great fun to drive.

  • 2.0i Sport 2dr

    RUTH TREBILCOCK Date: 01/11/2006
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have it all, an MX5 2.0 Sport and the German autobahn - I KNOW this car can do 140 at about 5800 revs because I have done it - truly scary but an absolute gifted delight passing Mercs, Audi's and BMW's. Cat and mouse has never been so much fun!

    Not that i advocate breaking the law, but when in Europe its kill or be killed. The 4000 miles I have done since July when I collected my baby from Sheerness only about 600 of them have been done at the lawful speed, I swear my car goes into shock when the rev counter falls below 3000 - this car screams drive me and with rock on the stereo and the top down what more could you want. The other toy is a Truimph Rocket 3, a joy to race my husband on a clear and a dry uncrowded run - makes me wish I had two bums!

    For all those thinking about buying this car dont hesitate it is everything I expected it to be and more and does exactly what it says on the tin!

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