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Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. Fiat 124 Spider Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. Fiat 124 Spider Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $32,145

Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring   
Difference: $1,490

Lowest Total Invoice: $30,440

Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring   
Difference: $2,010

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelMX-5 Miata124 Spider
TrimGrand TouringLusso
Body2dr Convertible2dr Convertible
Base Price $30,065 $27,495
Base Invoice $28,427 $26,773
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,205 1,350
Premium Collection   3,795
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,138 1,229
Premium Collection   3,453
Options (change) 1,205 5,145
Options (change) 1,138 4,682
Destination 875 995
Total Price $32,145 $33,635
Total Invoice $30,440 $32,450

The configured Mazda MX-5 Miata 2dr Convertible has a 155-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Fiat 124 Spider 2dr Convertible has a turbocharged 160hp 1.4L I4 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mazda MX-5 Miata and Fiat 124 Spider are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring trim is $30,065. The features would cost an additional $1,205. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $32,145.

The base sticker price of the Fiat 124 Spider Lusso trim is $27,495. The features would cost an additional $5,145. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $33,635.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda MX-5 Miata trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Fiat 124 Spider trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Fiat 124 Spider Lusso appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Mazda MX-5 Miata 2dr Convertible has a 155-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Fiat 124 Spider 2dr Convertible has a turbocharged 160hp 1.4L I4 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mazda MX-5 Miata and Fiat 124 Spider are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring trim is $28,427. The features would cost an additional $1,138. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $30,440.

The invoice of the Fiat 124 Spider Lusso trim is $26,773. The features would cost an additional $4,682. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $32,450.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda MX-5 Miata trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Fiat 124 Spider trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Fiat 124 Spider Lusso appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. Fiat 124 Spider

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,050
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,586
Model Year20172017
ModelMX-5 Miata124 Spider
TrimGrand TouringLusso
Body2dr Convertible2dr Convertible
Engine155hp I4160hp I4
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)26/35 MPG25/36 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/45-17205/45-17
Total Price$32,145$33,635
Adjustments for Features0-440
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$32,145$33,195
Total Invoice$30,440$32,450
Adjustments for Features0-424
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$30,440$32,026

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Features Comparison: Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. Fiat 124 Spider

Model Year20172017
ModelMX-5 Miata124 Spider
TrimGrand TouringLusso
Body2dr Convertible2dr Convertible
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
RWD$0$0
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Lane departure warning system$200 
Obstacle detection, rear $300
Rearview camera $200
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player, remote$100 
HD radio$50 
MP3-compatible player$50 
Satellite radio$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250
Exterior 
Body kit $0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Compass$0 
Fog lights $125
Headlight washers $50
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25
Visor mirror, driver$10 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Upholstered instrument cluster hood $50
Total Value of Features$1,735$2,175
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$440
Value of Feature Adjustments0-424

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. Fiat 124 Spider

Model Year20172017
ModelMX-5 Miata124 Spider
Body2dr Convertible2dr Convertible
Wheelbase90.9 in90.9 in
Length154.1 in159.6 in
Width68.3 in68.5 in
Height48.6 in48.5 in
Curb Weight2,381 lb.2,476 lb.
Fuel Capacity11.9 gal.11.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.4 in37.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room52.2 in52.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room52.0 in52.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.1 in43.1 in
Cargo Volume4.6 ft34.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Fiat 124 Spider Lusso

6-speed manually-shiftable automatic
FeatureValueRequested?
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic0Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Total Requested100100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Collection
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Alarm100No
Headlight washers50No
Bose, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Heated mirrors25Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested245069%
Total Not Requested112531%

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