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Mazda MX-5 Miata MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
9 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
10 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
11 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
12 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
13 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
14 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
15 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2002 2002 2dr Convertible 167-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual RWD 23.51
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With the 155-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2002 Mazda MX-5 Miata has been averaging 23.51 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Mazda MX-5 Miatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (about 42.5 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in heavy traffic (7.5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2002 Mazda MX-5 Miata in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2002 2002 2dr Convertible 167-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual RWD 28.5
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2002 2002 2dr Convertible 158-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic RWD 21.5
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2002 Mazda MX-5 Miata Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2003 2dr Convertible 142-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual RWD
30-35 MPG....easy question these days. see full Mazda MX-5 Miata review
2003 2dr Convertible 142-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual RWD
Never thirstier than 10.5 l/100 km, even during autocross. see full Mazda MX-5 Miata review
2002 Mazda MX-5 Miata Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2003 2dr Convertible 142-horsepower 1.8L I4
6-speed manual RWD
For a small (size of a subcompact) 4-cylinder stick shift, it only gets around 28 mpg highway...my 6-cylinder Honda Accord got 30+. see full Mazda MX-5 Miata review
 

2002 Mazda MX-5 Miata Gas Mileage (MPG)

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