2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF vs 2017 Fiat 124 Spider

When it comes to finding a new convertible that can give you the style and performance you've always dreamed of, there are really only a few options that are affordable when searching for a new car in this particular segment of the auto industry. Two of the top competitors in this highly popular segment that do offer the sporty looks and on-road performance you want at an affordable price are the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and the Fiat 124 Spider. This side-by-side comparison of the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF vs 2017 Fiat 124 Spider will help you decide which new convertible can give you all of the qualities you are looking for.

With the information provided below, you’ll be able to choose the model that fits your specific needs for both power and performance. While both the new Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and Fiat 124 Spider are fun-to-drive convertibles, one of them can give you more than the other. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between these two new convertibles so you can make the most informed decision when it comes time for you to buy.

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2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF VS 2017 Fiat 124 Spider
2.0-liter 4-Cy MSRP 1.4-liter 4-Cyl
Rear Wheel Drive Driveline Rear Wheel Drive
Manual/Automatic Transmission Options Manual/Automatic
27 City/34 Hwy Fuel Economy Rating (MPG) 26 City/35 Hwy

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Comparison

There are many differences between the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider when comparing them to each other. The biggest one is that the new Miata MX-5 RF offers a hardtop retractable convertible top whereas the Fiat 124 Spider comes with a soft top. While the both offer you the open-air driving experience you are searching for, the hardtop of the MX-5 RF gives you the comfort and security you want and need in your new convertible.

To really get a feel for the exciting and legendary performance that the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF offers its drivers, interested shoppers are encouraged to visit Royal South Mazda in person so they can take it for a test drive.

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF side view
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF interior features and options
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF exterior
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF retractable hardtop

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