Posted on 23. May, 2012 by in Mazda Canada

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Mazda’s Popular Roadster Earns Its Second “10 Best” Mention on a Annual List

IRVINE, Calif. (May 23, 2012) – The 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata currently was named a 10 Best Road Trip Car in this year’s convertible-themed list by a editors of Kelley Blue Book’s www.kbb.com, a heading provider of new and used automobile information.  Also, progressing in a year, MX-5 was a target of another Kelley Blue Book eminence – a initial Total Cost of Ownership Award in a Sports Car difficulty – as a automobile was distributed to have a lowest normal costs in a initial 5 years of ownership.

According to editors from Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com, MX-5 warranted a mark on a brief list, now in a ninth year, since “whether tracing devious behind roads or encircling elementary turnpike on-ramps, few cars can improved renovate those arcs into pristine fun than a Mazda MX-5 Miata.”  This is MX-5’s second coming on a 10 Best list, formerly being named in 2007.

“Time and time again, a MX-5 Miata proves because it is a best-selling two-seat roadster in a universe and Mazda is unapproachable to accept this new respect from kbb.com,” pronounced Jim O’Sullivan, boss and CEO, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO).  “Not usually can a automobile hoop a Point A-to-Point B needs of a daily motorist nonetheless still offer a opening and athleticism final to be a highway racing champion, though all drivers can suffer removing behind a circle of a genuine sports automobile that is safe, dynamic, lush and attainable.”

Available in 4 trims, a MX-5 is a lightweight, low-slung, rear-wheel-drive sports automobile with happiness-inducing handling, facilities and pricing.  With a slim starting quell weight of 2,447 pounds, all MX-5s are versed with a 2.0-liter gasoline engine and furnish 167 horsepower (158 horsepower for involuntary transmission-equipped models) and 140 lb-ft of torque.   The roadster starts during $23,470 MSRP with a soothing tip and during $27,540 when given with a Power Retractable Hard Top (PRHT).

Founded in 1926, Kelley Blue Book provides a many market-reflective values in a attention on a top-rated website, www.kbb.com.  The association also provides automobile pricing and values by several products and services accessible to automobile dealers, automobile manufacturers, financial and word companies as good as supervision agencies.  For some-more information on kbb.com’s 10 Best Road Trip Cars of 2012 list, including full editorial explanation and rankings, greatfully revisit http://www.kbb.com/car-reviews-and-news/top-10/10-best-road-trip-convertibles-2012/.


Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees a sales, marketing, tools and patron use support of Mazda vehicles in a United States and Mexico by some-more than 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. 


For some-more information on Mazda vehicles, revisit a online Mazda media core during www.mazdausamedia.com.  Product B-roll might be systematic online by visiting The NewsMarket during www.thenewsmarket.com/mazda


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