Experiencing the Performance of the 2020 Mazda MX-5


Sports cars aremeant to focus majorly on performance. The stunning design that comes with each of them is also performance centric. It is to maximize the aerodynamic effects that in return creates that immensely positive visual impact.

In this respect, even the driving acumen required to handle a sports car is of much higher plane, so not everyone can drive a sports car. In one of the Mazda dealer Riverside showrooms, we got an opportunity to test drive the 2020 Mazda MX-5, and our experience brought us here to share with you the same.

Why 2020 Mazda MX-5?

If you are wondering why we chose the 2020 Mazda MX-5 to be the model of our test drive, we have a series of reasons to give you. Firstly it caught our attention through the sales promotion claiming it to be the largest selling sports car model, and then we got the news that it also got mentioned in the Guinness Book of Records for the same. That was reason enough to get us curious to know how it performs. And here we are with our overall drive impression.

2020 Year Upgrades

Mazda prepared the 2020 MX-5 models with some relevant upgrades that helped this sports car set up its record braking sales. The Mazda MX-5 now stepping into its fourth generation is given an additional engine power that becomes a major point of highlight this year.

The Mazda MX-5 models are still running on the same 1.5- and 2.0-litre engines that we have seen in the last year lineup. But the upgrades done under the hood resulted in the boost of horsepower that has increased to 182 bhp in the 2.0 liter engine variant. This extra 24 bhp, also helped it count 1 second lesser in accelerating from 0 to 60 mph and the current count is 6.5 seconds. It has also cast a positive effect in its revving that has increased as well and by 700 rpm, which is finally 7,500 rpm.

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For all this much of the credit should go to the newly introduced six-speed manual gearbox to the 2020 lineup of Mazda MX-5 that also escalated the handling experience to an ecstatic level.

Behind the Wheel Feel

Sitting behind the 2020 Mazda MX-5 made our belief in Mazda stronger than ever before. We could feel how the automaker is evolving out a new drive experience by more and more refinement of its driving dynamics and components.It is the prompt and almost intuitive response to your driving inputs that makes a drive in the 2020 Mazda MX-5 an unforgettable one.

The Surprise Element

What could be more pleasantly surprising than knowing that a sports car can deliver top of the record fuel economy? You have read it right. The 2020 Mazda MX-5 sets yet another record by delivering  50 mpg of mileage as rated by the EPA.That really made a strong impact on the sports car market where the commoners got a chance to afford a sports car that won’t dig a hole in their pocket in the pump station, said the Riverside Mazda dealership owner.

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