Grey 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and silver 2019 Subaru BRZ

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF vs 2019 Subaru BRZ

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF vs 2019 Subaru BRZ
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7-inch full-color touchscreen MAZDA CONNECT Infotainment System Infotainment System STARLINK® 6.2-inch Multimedia system
SKYACTIV®-G 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine Base Engine 2.0-liter SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder engine
SKYACTIV®-MT 6-speed manual transmission with short-throw shifter | 6-speed Sport automatic transmission with paddle shifters Transmission Options Standard fully synchronized 6-speed manual transmission | 6-speed automatic
26 city/34 highway mpg EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy 21 city/29 highway mpg


The iconic two-seat 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is the perfect roadster for every driver. Mazda MX-5 Miata RF models amplify the fun in every drive, backed by an incredible SKYACTIV®-G engine. The 2019 MX-5 Miata RF is available in Club and Grand Touring models, starting off at an MSRP of $32,345. This feature-filled Mazda model not only delivers incredible power but blows away the competition at the same time.

As Trussville-area drivers are searching for their next roadster we often get asked why drivers should choose the MX-5 Miata RF over a competing model. This 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF vs 2019 Subaru BRZ comparison is going to break down the differences between these two models and show why the MX-5 Miata RF lands on top. Continue reading to learn more about the MX-5 Miata RF or click the link above to view our in-stock models.

Key Differences – 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF vs 2019 Subaru BRZ


Under the hood of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF sits a SKYACTIV®-G 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine paired to a SKYACTIV®-MT 6-speed manual transmission with a short-throw shifter. With 181 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque on tap, manual transmission MX-5 Miata RF models earn an EPA-estimated 26 city/34 highway mpg. Buyers can opt for an MX-5 Miata RF equipped with a 6-speed Sport automatic transmission with paddle shifts in place of the standard manual transmission. Automatic transmission 2019 MX-5 Miata RF models offer a slightly improved EPA-estimated fuel economy of 26 city/35 highway mpg. The competing 2019 Subaru BRZ is powered by a 2.0-liter SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder engine mated to a fully synchronized 6-speed manual transmission. The Subaru BRZ produces 205 horsepower and 156 pound-feet of torque while earning an EPA-estimated 21 city/29 highway mpg in manual models and 24 city/33 highway mpg in models equipped with a 6-speed automatic.

Not only does the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF offer two model options but also includes a variety of exterior color options for buyers to choose from. The MX-5 Miata RF is available in Machine Gray Metallic, Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Arctic White, Ceramic Metallic, Eternal Blue Mica, and Jet Black Mica paint colors with Black Cloth/Red Stitching, Black Leather with Red Accent Stitching, Sport Tan Leather, and Auburn Nappa Leather interior options. The competing 2019 Subaru BRZ is offered in just six exterior options that include Pure Red, Crystal White Pearl, Ice Silver Metallic, Dark Gray Metallic, Crystal Black Silica, and WR Blue Pearl with Black Cloth or Black Leather & Alcantara® interiors.

Red 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF
Closeup of hand pushing start button in 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF
Interior view of 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF with door open
Closeup of headlight on 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

 

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