You will be able to order the all-new Mazda MX-5 from the 27th April 2015 with the nine model line-up starting at £18,495. The first of the new cars will arrive in summer.
There will be a choice of two SKYACTIV-G petrol engines with all cars being rear wheel drive and offering near perfect 50:50 front to rear weight distribution. The entry level 1.5-litre engine develops 131ps and the 2.0-litre 160ps - power is delivered through a six-speed manual transmission on both editions.
There are five trim levels, ‘SE’, ‘SE-L’, ‘SE-L Nav’, ‘Sport’ and ‘Sport Nav’ - all models come with alloy wheels, LED headlights, leather steering wheel, fabric hood and air conditioning. There is a single slot CD player, AM/FM radio tuner with USB / iPod connectivity.
The MX-5 SE-L editions gain LED daytime running lights, climate control air-conditioning, DAB radio, Bluetooth and cruise control, plus Mazda's MZD-Connect connectivity and infotainment system with 7-inch Colour touch-screen display and Multimedia Commander. Plus the 2.0-litre model comes with 17-inch Gunmetal alloy wheels and piano black door mirrors, a strut tower bar and limited slip differential. Both versions see an upgrade to climate control, DAB radio tuner with six speakers (two in the driver’s headrest).
The Sport trim level adds auto-on headlights, heated front leather seats, rain sensing wipers, rear parking sensors, smart keyless entry and Premium Bose Surround-Sound with nine speakers (two in the driver’s headrest and two in the passengers headrest) plus lane departure warning. The 1.5-litre models have 16-inch Gunmetal alloy wheels and piano black door mirrors where the 2.0-litre edition comes with a dynamic set-up comprising Sports suspension with Bilstein dampers, a limited slip differential and strut tower bar, and 17-inch Bright alloy wheels and body coloured mirrors.
The top of the range 2.0-litre Sport Nav adds navigations and is available with the optional £350 Safety Pack, comprising High Beam Control and Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert.
|Price||CO2 (g/km)||RFL Band1||% P11D Value||BIK 20% / 40%
|Mazda MX-5 1.5i SE||£18,495||139||E||22||£67 / £134|
|Mazda MX-5 1.5i SE-L||£19,245||139||E||22||£70 / £140|
|Mazda MX-5 1.5i SE-L Nav||£19,845||139||E||22||£72 / £144|
|Mazda MX-5 1.5i Sport||£21,845||139||E||22||£79 / £159|
|Mazda MX-5 1.5i Sport Nav||£22,445||139||E||22||£82 / £163|
|Mazda MX-5 2.0i SE-L||£20,095||161||G||27||£89 / £179|
|Mazda MX-5 2.0i SE-L Nav||£20,695||161||G||27||£92 / £184|
|Mazda MX-5 2.0i Sport||£22,695||161||G||27||£101 / £202|
|Mazda MX-5 2.0i Sport Nav||£23,295||161||G||27||£104 / £208|
|Soul Red Metallic Paint||£660|
|Tan leather trim upgrade*||£200|
|Safety Pack (Includes: High beam Control and Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert)**||£350|
*Optional on Sport Nav models only
**Optional on 2.0 Sport Nav models only
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