Mazda MX-5 Miata Mazda MX-5 Miata 2008

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2008)

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2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 2dr Convertible
Wheelbase 91.7 in
Length 157.3 in
Width 67.7 in
Height 49.0 in
Curb Weight 2527 lb.
Fuel Capacity 12.7 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 37.4 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 53.2 in
Hip Room, Row 1 50.6 in
Legroom, Row 1 43.1 in
Total Legroom 43.1 in (over 1 rows)
Cargo Volume 5.3 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 2dr Convertible 158-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
No rear seat. see full Mazda MX-5 Miata review
2007 2dr Convertible 166-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual RWD
It's OK for the driver, but there's not much room for the feet of the passenger. see full Mazda MX-5 Miata review
 

2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2-door Convertible Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim SV Sport Touring Grand Touring
Standard Engine 2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
166 hp@6700
140 lb-ft@5000
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
166 hp@6700
140 lb-ft@5000
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
166 hp@6700
140 lb-ft@5000
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
166 hp@6700
140 lb-ft@5000
Optional Engine(s)  2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
158 hp@6700
140 lb-ft@5000
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
158 hp@6700
140 lb-ft@5000
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
158 hp@6700
140 lb-ft@5000
Standard Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manual
Optional Transmission(s) 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic
Standard DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWD
Standard Tires205/50R16 tires205/50R16 tires205/45R17 tires205/45R17 tires

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Powertrain of the 2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata Powertrain: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 2dr Convertible 167-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed manual RWD
Great performance from a 2-liter engine, high red-line see full Mazda MX-5 Miata review
2009 2dr Convertible 167-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual RWD
Powerful engine for car weight. 5 speed manual transmission. Regularly exceeds mpg estimates. Get 28-34 mpg. see full Mazda MX-5 Miata review
2007 2dr Convertible 166-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual RWD
The gearbox is fantastic. The engine is lively - but more flexible than aggressive. see full Mazda MX-5 Miata review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Tires of the 2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata Tires: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 2dr Convertible 166-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual RWD
OEM tires (Yokohama) are not great under heavy rain. Replaced them with Continentals. see full Mazda MX-5 Miata review
 

2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
2dr Convertible SV 20,635 19,081 670
2dr Convertible Sport 21,635 20,002 670
2dr Convertible Touring 23,930 22,116 670
2dr Convertible Grand Touring 25,240 23,323 670

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