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Mazda MX-5 RF 2.0 [184] Sport Nav+ 2dr Auto [Safety Pack] Review

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The Mazda MX-5 RF is as fun to drive as its Convertible sibling while handling is actually an improvement over the soft-top. Boot space isn't hindered, either. But the step up in refinement isn’t enough to justify its extra cost, and rivals such as the Toyota GT86 offer a bigger, faster package, even if they don't have a convertible option.

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Trim: Sport Nav+

Sport Nav+ trim throws in extras such as heated leather seats, automatic emergency braking, rear parking sensors, automatic lights and wipers and an upgraded stereo. Again, a model with the bigger engine gets even more, including 17in wheels, sports suspension and a limited-slip differential.

Engine: 2.0

This 2.0-litre engine is far more flexible than the 1.5-litre unit and loves to be revved hard, too. It's quick enough to make the MX-5 feel like a proper sports car without over-egging things.

Key information

0-62 MPH7.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure


Urban: 34.4Motorway: 46.3
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?



EmissionsOfficial emissions rating



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