Ford Mustang vs Mazda MX-5 Comparison

    Ford Mustang

    Mazda MX-5

    2024 Ford
    Mustang
    vs
    2024 Mazda
    MX-5
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the sports category, between scores of 7 and 9.
    0.0
    7.8
    7.7
    0.0
    Based on the Ford Mustang GT 5.0 V8
    Based on the Mazda MX-5 G20 RF
    Best suitable for...
    FunFun
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    59L - 61L
    502 to 793 km
    45L
    275 to 410 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $52,590 - $104,990
    $36,090 - $56,140
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    CarExpert's Take

    NA
    William Stopford
    News Editor
    William Stopford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Superb handling
    • Excellent transmission and steering
    • Simplicity
    Misses
    • RF loses the classic open-top feel of the Roadster
    • Dated infotainment
    • Lack of cabin storage

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Prestige Paint (+$700)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$495)

    Colours Available

    Race Red and Oxford White are no-cost options across the entire range, with the following colours a $910 option:

    • Shadow Black
    • Vapour Blue
    • Atlas Blue
    • Grabber Blue
    • Dark Matter Grey
    • Carbonised Grey
    • Iconic Silver (EcoBoost, GT only)
    • Rapid Red (EcoBoost, GT only)
    • Yellow Splash (EcoBoost, GT only)
    • Blue Ember (only available in Dark Horse with Dark Horse Appearance Pack)

    Specs

    Type
    ELECTRIC, MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJGASOLINE DIRECT INJ
    Size (cc)
    2261 - 49501496 - 1998
    Size (L)
    0.0, 5.0L, 2.3L2.0L, 1.5L
    Induction
    NOT APPLICABLE, V8, TURBO 4INLINE 4
    Camshaft
    NOT APPLICABLE, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 3216
    Power
    198kW - 339kW97kW - 135kW
    Power RPM
    5400 - 70007000
    Torque
    430Nm - 556Nm152Nm - 205Nm
    Torque RPM
    3000 - 46004000 - 4500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.5 - 1113

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