The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Reviews Thrill Tampa and Sarasota Drivers

January 27th, 2017 by

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The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF (Retractable Fastback) reviews are a delight to Tampa and Sarasota drivers searching for a unique convertible that is as much fun to drive as it is to own. See what the experts have to say here about this innovative targa, then hurry down to Cox Mazda to get yours before they’re all gone.

The Critics Are Thrilled by the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

The stunning MX-5 Miata RF has critics singing its praises far and wide:

  • CarAdvice.com: “Even in chilly conditions and drizzling rain, the MX-5 RF’s roof-down experience is nicely comfortable and cosy, with minimal in-cabin turbulence or wind noise and, door windows up, the climate control maintains cabin temperature quite faithfully.”

  • Edmunds: “Mazda’s terrific manual gearbox is the easy choice over the optional automatic transmission. It’s among the slickest-shifting manuals out there, and besides, this is a sports car.”

  • Drive.com: “While the soft-top is all about simplicity and rawness, the RF adds a level of a sophistication and refinement to the MX-5.”

The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Features and Specs

This critical praise doesn’t come by accident; the MX-5 RF delivers comfort, sophistication, and power aplenty:

  • Performance: Powered by a SKYACTIV®1-G 2.0L and SKYACTIV®-MT 6-speed manual transmission or 6-speed Sport automatic transmission with paddle shifters, the MX-5 RF delivers 155 hp and 148 lb.-ft. of peak torque and as much as 26 mpg/city and 35 mpg/highway fuel economy.

  • Comfort and Convenience: Drivers can add heated seats, automatic climate control, leather trim to the seats, console, and dash, as well as power seating while taking advantage of the pushbutton start, remote entry, and Bose performance sound system.

  • Safety: In addition to standard features like advanced airbags, side impact door beams, and integrated crumple zones, drivers also have access to options like Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Monitoring, and Rear Cross-traffic Alert for better protection against unseen obstacles.

Learn More About the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Reviews at Your Tampa and Sarasota Mazda Leader

Read the 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF reviews then schedule your Tampa and Sarasota test-drive with us. Contact Cox Mazda at (941) 749-2790 or visit our showroom at 3101 CORTEZ ROAD WEST in Bradenton, FL to learn more.