’19 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Updates for the new year!

November 7th, 2018 by

There’s absolutely nothing that compares to driving a ’19 Mazda MX-5 Miata. For the new model year, Mazda engineers developed a few great new features. Keep reading for details!

'19 Mazda MX-5 Miata

All of us here at Beach Mazda know the ’19 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a super awesome roadster. The new MX-5 is now quicker and more responsive. It aims to be even more appealing to drive. Of course, it adheres to Mazda’s Jinba Ittai engineering ideology. The ’19 Mazda MX-5 Miata now offers seventeen percent more power and better fuel efficiency than the 2018 model.


Here are just a few of the improvements for the 2019 model:

  • Available brown soft top for MX-5 Grand Touring models
  • New, standard tilt/telescoping steering column with 30mm of telescoping and 42mm of tilt range
  • Also, new aluminum steering column to save weight versus the previous steel unit
  • New standard rearview camera
  • Newer available package options at each trim level
  • Available Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Available Smart City Brake Support low-speed automatic emergency braking

MX-5 Miata Sport

The MX-5 Miata Sport remains the entry point of the MX-5 Miata group. It’s offered exclusively with a black soft top. Other standard features include:

  • LED headlights and tail lights
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • cloth seats
  • dual power side mirrors
  • power windows
  • a 6-speaker audio system including headrest speakers
  • Bluetooth phone pairing and audio streaming; two USB audio inputs; MAZDA CONNECTTM infotainment with a 7-inch monitor that features both touchscreen and Commander control functions
  • a leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • parking brake and shifter knob
  • steering-wheel-mounted audio controls
  • Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry.
  • It can also be supplemented with the i-ACTIVSENSE Sport Package that adds low-speed Smart City Brake Support automatic emergency braking, Lane-Departure Warning and Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Grand Touring & Club models

Building upon MX-5 Sport is the more luxurious MX-5 Grand Touring and MX-5 Club models. Both are offered as soft tops as well as in MX-5 RF—retractable fastback—configurations.

MX-5 Grand Touring upgrades from the base MX-5 Sport with:

  • 17-inch dark silver wheels, as well as
  • body-color interior trim
  • auto on/off headlights
  • an auto-dimming driver’s side mirror, as well as
  • rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • automatic climate control
  • auto-dimming rearview mirror with Homelink®, as well as
  • heated, leather-trimmed seats
  • a 9-speaker BOSE®Premium audio system
  • a fabric-lined soft top for greater sound insulation, as well as
  • Sirius XM Satellite radio with a 4-month trial subscription
  • Mazda Navigation
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, as well as
  • new Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System
  • High Beam Control, as well as
  • Lane-Departure Warning
  • Smart City Brake Support

New GT-S Package

Mazda will offer a new GT-S Package for MX-5 Grand Touring models equipped with the SKYACTIV-MT 6-speed manual transmission, equipping those models with a front shock tower brace, limited-slip rear differential and Bilstein dampers.

MX-5 Club models continue the two-pronged, higher-trim strategy, offering a harder-edged foil to the MX-5 Grand Touring. MX-5 Club builds upon MX-5 Sport with standard:

  • Bilstein dampers
  • shock tower brace and limited-slip rear differential in models equipped with the SKYACTIV-MT transmission

All other MX-5 Club models receive standard:

  • heated cloth seats with red contrast stitching, as well as
  • body-color interior trim
  • Metallic Black alloy 17-inch wheels, as well as
  • front air dam and rear lip spoilers
  • a 9-speaker BOSE®Premium audio system, as well as
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio with a 4-month trial subscription
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.

'19 Mazda MX-5 MiataMX-5 Club models are available with an i-ACTIVSENSE Club Package that comes with Smart City Brake Support and Lane-Departure Warning. All ’19 MX-5 Miata come standard in the U.S. with a SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter engine that produces 181 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 151 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm.

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