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Mazda wants to convince us that its new MX-5 convertible is the best roadster you can buy, being very light and efficient. Launched in the US recently, the 2015 MX-5 can now promote its eco credentials after EPA official data regarding its consumption and emissions.

MX-5 achieves an EPA-estimated 27 mpg city/34 mpg highway/30 mpg combined when equipped with the standard Skiactiv MT six-speed manual transmission (EPA-estimated 27 mpg city/36 mpg highway/30 mpg combined when equipped with the six-speed automatic).

This performance represents a 25-percent increase in fuel economy versus the 2015 MX-5's EPA-estimated fuel economy when paired with the outgoing model's available six-speed manual transmission.

MX-5 followed the same "Gram Strategy" Mazda global weight-savings initiative as other vehicles full engineered with SKYACTIV Technology before it – CX-5, Mazda6, Mazda3 in addition to the upcoming CX-3 – paring approximately 150 pounds while strengthening the body and improving safety.

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  1. 2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata

    Engine: Inline-4, Power: 126.8 kw / 170 bhp @ 6700 rpm, Torque: 189.81 nm / 140 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm
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    Engine: BP-VE Inline-4, Power: 149.1 kw / 199.9 bhp @ 7000 rpm, Torque: 196 nm / 144.6 ft lbs @ 6000 rpm
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    Engine: Cast Iron Inline-4, Power: 132.7 kw / 178 bhp @ 6000 rpm, Torque: 225.07 nm / 166 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
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    Engine: Inline-4, Power: 85 kw / 114 bhp @ 5500 rpm, Torque: 173 nm / 127.6 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm

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