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Mazda MX-5 Miata MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
19 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2004 2004 2dr Convertible turbocharged 178hp 1.8L I4 6-sp manual RWD 25.87
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With the turbocharged 274hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2004 Mazda MX-5 Miata has been averaging 25.87 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Mazda MX-5 Miatas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (26.4 percent), in heavy traffic (4.3 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2004 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.
2004 2004 2dr Convertible 167-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual RWD 27
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2004 2004 2dr Convertible 167-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual RWD 18.8
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2004 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2004 Mazda MX-5 Miata Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 2dr Convertible turbocharged 178hp 1.8L I4
6-speed manual RWD
Excellent mileage. I get 36mpg on normal highway cruises and about 28mpg in town. When I go to the race track, I run around 22-24 mpg. If you are really savvy, this car burns about 2 gallons an hour! So cheap to keep on the road. see full Mazda MX-5 Miata review
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
2004 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
 

2004 Mazda MX-5 Miata Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Mazda MX-5 Miata's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.