2019 Miata gets big boost in performance output for new model year

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda MX-5 on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at 8:17 pm
A photo of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata parked under an overhang.

Release Date for the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

The upcoming class of new 2019 Mazda vehicles promises to be one of the most exciting in a long time. No discussion of the new Mazda lineup is complete without bringing up what the automaker is bringing to the Miata. Gorman McCracken Mazda buyers who are interested in the release date for 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata won’t have to wait long to find out when they can take one home. The automaker will start shipping the lightweight roadster to dealerships around the country – like Gorman McCracken Mazda – this fall. In the meantime, they have thankfully released a few exciting details about what the 2019 Miata will have to offer when it does in fact land at our showroom.

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2019 MX-5 Miata Performance Specs

Since the day it was first introduced, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has been a gleaming example of what is possible using a small and well-built engine. For the 2019 model-year, the manufacturer has used a series of new methods to increase how much power is produced by the engine while maintaining fuel economy – but actually improving it.

Overall, the SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine makes 17 percent more power, topping out at 181 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, Mazda engineers have pushed the redline on the car’s tachometer from 6,800 to 7,500 rpm. This was done by making each piston lighter, reducing the loss of exhaust gas and replacing the existing flywheel with a more advanced one that increases the engine’s responsiveness.

New exterior features

Most automakers would have been content to make a car produce more power and call it a day. Mazda took the additional step of improving the exterior aesthetics of the 2019 MX-5 Miata. For the new model year, buyers will be able to choose a brown canvas convertible top as an option that will be matched with black metallic 17-inch alloy wheels.

If you want to learn more ahead of the release date for the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata, make an appointment with a Gorman McCracken Mazda product expert today.

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