2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

While many have heard of the Mazda MX-5 Miata, the MX-5 Miata RF may be a new term that has customers confused? What is the difference between these two models? Find out the key differences here with this 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF comparison. Customers looking for a new sports car will find all the information they need on Mazda's available options.

The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is a new model this year and the main difference between the MX-5 Miata and MX-5 Miata RF is the convertible top. The MX-5 Miata is a soft top and the MX-5 Miata RF is a hard top and the RF stands for "Retractable Fastback." There are a few minor differences as well between these two Miata models and we will look into those further but overall the MX-5 Miata series is a great choice for buyers looking for a fun and affordable sports car.

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2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata VS 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF
Soft Top Convertible Top Hard Top
2.0-Liter Engine 2.0-Liter
3 Trim Levels 2
$24,915 Starting MSRP $31,555

Differences Between the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata and 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

Another difference that may be important to drivers is that the 2017 MX-5 Miata is a little more spacious than the 2017 MX-5 Miata RF. Taller passengers will find comfort in the MX-5 Miata with its increased headroom and there is also slightly more cargo space than the MX-5 Miata RF. For the most part, the MX-5 Miata and MX-5 Miata RF are fairly similar though the MX-5 Miata RF has one less trim level to offer than the MX-5 Miata. Of course, pricing is also a factor as customers will see that the MX-5 Miata RF has a slightly higher price tag.

Still not sure if the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata or 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF is the right choice for you? The best way to know for sure is to schedule a test drive. Contact Hall Mazda, part of the Hall Cars automotive group in the Brookfield area to schedule a test drive for one or both of these models.

2017 mazda mx-5 miata exterior red color
2017 mazda mx-5 miata rf exterior hard top silver color
2017 mazda mx-5 miata interior dashboard touchscreen steering wheel
2017 mazda mx-5 miata rf interior dashboard touchscreen steering wheel

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