2018 Mazda MX-5 Specs, Release Date and Price

Friday, January 20th 2017. | Mazda

Here comes a good news for the sports car enthusiasts as the Mazda auto manufacturer is going to finally launch the 2018 version of MX-5. The forthcoming auto should be worth opted due its powerful performance and also the impressive design styling. Coming up in more affordable prices, it does not somewhat decrease the high-end quality components the car will offer. Well, in the sports car segment, the new 2018 Mazda MX-5 might not be the fastest one. However, within all the possible upgrades, the MX-5 must be worth to wait.

2018 Mazda MX-5 RF Front Angle


Those who are expecting major changes on the exterior may be a bit disappointed since the car maker still maintains the identical design on the front, back and wheels. Having a plastic material on the platform might be advantageous to reduce the weight and improve the auto performance. In addition, the intact appearance of the 2018 Mazda MX-5 looks absolutely arresting under the construction of RF concept. Within the current framework, we will see the new hard-top roof supported with the attractive folding system. When the roof is still up, the new MX-5 is transforming to be the fastback coupe and it becomes the convertible while the roof is down.

2018 Mazda MX-5 RF Front ViewInterior

Considering as the auto has just started the production, the details on the interior still remain restricted. Above all, we all expect that Mazda will be working hard to customize the cabin with the high-end upholstery materials and technological features to provide the best infotainment and safety services for the customers during the driving journey.


Based on the initial plan, the company will release the MX-5 to the US and European markets. Hence, the power sources for the sports car will be distinct for each. As for the US market, the engineer might inject the setup of a 2.0 liter inline four naturally aspirated petrol engine for the base model. The European products could be powered with a 1.5 liter naturally aspirated engine. Paired with the manual transmission as standard and the optional automatic, the 2018 Mazda MX-5 is expected to upgrade the fast performance and better fuel efficiency.

2018 Mazda MX-5 RF Rear View2018 Mazda MX-5 Release Date and Price

The company’s confirmation on the car release date and price is now unavailable. All we could do is digging the information on the ongoing speculations. The arrival of 2018 Mazda MX-5 for the sales market is anticipated at the second half of 2017. Moreover, the starting price of MX-5 ranges at around $26,000, just a little higher than the current version.