As a revival of the traditional two-door sports roadster, the 1995 Mazda Miata is a sporty, inexpensive vehicle that is fun to drive. Offering more reliability and all the performance of its classic counterpart, the M-Edition comes with a host of luxury features and performance enhancers, which put it in a class of its own. As a fun and affordable vehicle, it offers all the comfort and performance of its competition at a lower price. Offering both a base edition and a luxury model, it offers a considerable range to consumers, also making it more competitive in the market. Few sports cars available on the market offer such a balance between performance and handling, luxury features, and price.
Body Styles: convertible
Engines: 1.8-liter four-cylinder
Transmissions: five-speed manual
Models: Mazda MX-5 Miata, Mazda MX-5 Miata M-Edition
The upgraded Mazda Miata M-Edition is available for 1995 including standard Merlot Mica exterior paint, tan leather interior, tan top, and 15-inch BBS rims. Options packages have also been revamped.
The 1995 Mazda Miata is a small convertible designed with the traditional styling cues of classic European roadsters from the 1950s and 1960s. With a rounded design, bumpers are integrated into the body and the headlights pop up. Sporty exterior features include flared fenders and ducktail crease at the rear end of the vehicle. The M-Edition is characterized by its rich red exterior paint, named Merlot Mica. In addition to its host of standard features, excellent options are available for the Miata, including air dam, hard top roof, sport suspension, rear spoiler, sensory audio system, limited slip differential, and rear window defroster. The convertible top is not power-driven, though it is easily removed or attached. Drivers can expect all the exhilaration of the classic European roadster without the headaches of constant maintenance.
A two-seat roadster, the 1995 Mazda Miata base model comes with basic standard features including AM/FM/cassette audio system, cloth seating, dual airbags, and bucket seats. Air-conditioning and cruise control are optional features, which can be added to the base model, while it comes standard on the M-Edition. Other luxury standards available for the upgraded model include AM/FM/CD audio system, leather seating, power steering, power windows, leather steering wheel trim, and power steering.
Performance & Handling
The 1995 Mazda Miata offers a balance of performance and handling. While not attaining the speeds of a standard sports car, shifting from gear to gear is rather smooth, making it a fun vehicle to drive. Its standard 1.8-liter V-4 produces a modest 128 horsepower and 110 lb-ft of torque. The Miata M-Edition features a larger wheel base and low-profile tires for better handling at high speeds.
Standard safety features for the 1995 Mazda Miata include driver and passenger front airbags. The M-Edition also comes equipped with standard four-wheel anti-lock brake systems (ABS).
EPA Fuel Economy
Mazda Miata: 21/27 mpg city/highway
- Small, sporty design
- Luxury standard features and performance upgrades of the M-Edition
- Affordable sports vehicle
You Won't Like
- Limited cargo space
- Two-seater, not ideal for families
- Airy design not best for winter climates
The return of the classic roadster.
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