Overall reader verdict 5 out of 5 stars

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

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26 reader reviews for Mazda MX-5 Open.
  • 1.6i 2dr

    José Ferreira , Portugal . Date: 22/10/2007
    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I'm not the right person to write this review because i'm a MX-5 Lover.

    First I dream to have one by the style, de design etc... But when I drive one, and from that momment to now it's my favourit car and I bought one. Beatiful, easy to drive and have a lot of fun all day all year, all life (I hope). Drive it!

  • 1.8i (rev '01) 2dr

    David Reid , North Lincolnshire . Date: 15/07/2007
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    An excellent car, highly recommended. It's great fun on the road, too.

    The main issue for me has been repeated issues with clutch judder - I've had 3 clutches so far. But the dealers have been fairly good at sorting the issue out, and the on-road experience is amazing. Bring on the summer.

    Anybody who says its a hairdresser's car has never driven one.

  • 1.8i Sport 2dr

    M Howe Date: 14/06/2007
    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I (finally) just bought my first MX5. I am so happy. Have been enjoying them from across the car park for years and now I've succumbed. I've driven all of 6 miles in my new one and I can't wait to drive home. The car just fits around you - clever Mazda. I looked at the '07 but the engineers obviously put it on steroids b'cos it looks inflated and nowhere near the svelte, classic shape that is a MX5.

    Can't speak to running costs yet but I feel very assured by the cars' reputation. And that repairs/replacements don't seem to be as killer as Audi - I had an A3 for years and tho I loved it (and turned it into a 'truck' to move lots of 'stuff' around) it was a real '2 star' when it came to running costs.

    Must fly: got great wee car to play with...

  • 1.8i 2dr

    Iain Martin Date: 25/04/2007
    • 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
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have owned my MX5 for two years now and I still love it. It's not that quick and it doesn't have much equipement, but it's one of the best cars I have owned.

    The handling is pin-sharp. It feels like it's on it's tip-toes dancing all the way to your destination. I can't stop sliding it as it's so much fun. The fact that it's a soft-top is just a bonus.

    Find a twisty road, drive it hard and it will be the most fun you'll have on four wheels. I love it!

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