Mazda MX-5 vs Porsche 718 Comparison

    Mazda MX-5

    Porsche 718

    2024 Mazda
    MX-5
    vs
    2024 Porsche
    718
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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
    7.7
    NA
    0.0
    Based on the Mazda MX-5 G20 RF
    Based on the Porsche 718
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    FunFun
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    45L
    275 to 410 km
    64L
    448 to 826 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    3 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $36,090 - $56,140
    $132,500 - $335,300
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    CarExpert's Take

    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
    NA

    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

    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$495)
    • Climate Control Panel - Leather (+$1,120)
    • Carbon Floor Mats - Leather Edging (+$1,370)
    • Coloured Instrument Dials (+$920)
    • Carbon Onboard Folder (+$1,500)
    • Coloured Seat Belts (+$520)

    Specs

    Type
    GASOLINE DIRECT INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ, MULTI POINT F/INJ, DIRECT FUEL INJ
    Size (cc)
    1496 - 19981988 - 3996
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.5L2.5L, 2.0L, 4.0L
    Induction
    INLINE 4TURBO 4, FLAT 6
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616 - 24
    Power
    97kW - 135kW220kW - 368kW
    Power RPM
    70006500 - 8400
    Torque
    152Nm - 205Nm380Nm - 450Nm
    Torque RPM
    4000 - 45002100 - 6750
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    139.5 - 13

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