2020 Model Year Edition of Mazda MX-5 Series: Features at a Glance


The Mazda MX-5 series has been in the market of two-seated sports car for quite a while. This year Mazda released the 2020 edition of Mazda MX-5 maintaining its traditional attributes, but with a lighter body that drives well with its rear-wheel drive mode. It is still a model name counted among the least of expensive convertibles, that can be ordered wither with a folding fabric roof or a collapsible hard-top. This is the fourth-generation of the Mazda MX-5 series that is ruling the market trends with its bunch of useful as well as fancy features packed in attractive trim packages.

Powertrain Features

At a well-known showroom of the San Antonio Mazda dealer, we got to know that, to cater to different driving needs, Mazda has given its 2020 MX-5 series a versatile lineup of powertrain combinations. Among them, the smaller of the two engines is the 1.5-litre, four-cylinder capacity one that runs on gasoline using least amount of fuel, like 6.1 liters/100km. The engine is paired to a manual transmission as standard while many drivers opt for the automatic ones. This standard powertrain works as a powertrain option for the lightweight 2020 Mazda MX-5.

The bigger engine option is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder one that can crank 30% more horsepower than the 1.5-litre variant and is more responsive to the driving inputs making an urgent acceleration than most of its closest rivals. With this engine loaded under its hood, the 2020 Mazda MX-5 can cross 100km in the real world in 8.0 liters of fuel.For 2020, Mazda made the MX-5 series engine paired with a six-speed manual gearbox as standard while a six-speed automatic is offered as optional.

However, irrespective of the engine option you choose, the 2020 Mazda MX-5 can only be run with premium unleaded fuel.

Standard Features

Every trim level of the 2020 Mazda MX-5 is equipped with a long list of advanced creature comfort and technology features. To keep you engaged and entertained throughout the rides, each of the 2020 Mazda MX-5 trim will play a sound systemof six speakers that is subscribed to AM/FM radio, while the Aux and USB inputs keep your devices charged. Along with those come connectivity features like Bluetooth phone and audio streaming, while a 7.0-inch color touchscreen display is mounted at the center to carry out the smartphone functionalities through its support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

To ensure a smooth ride, every interior cabin of the 2020 Mazda MX-5 is equipped with automatic air-conditioning, cruise control, and satellite navigation.

To make driving stress free, even the base models of the 2020 Mazda MX-5 comforts the drivers with a leather-wrapped and height-adjustable steering wheel. To reduce the probability of a flat tire, Mazda also provide you with Tire pressure sensors and a puncture repair kit.

At the Mazda dealership near San Antonio we were shown the optional features we can opt at a pricethat includes Autonomous Emergency Braking, Blind-spot monitoring, and a Rear cross-traffic alert a reversing camera and traffic sign assistance.