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U.S. Mazda MX-5 Powertrain Specs


The fourth generation MX-5 will be 105 mm (4.1 in) shorter and 100 kg (220 lb) lighter than its third generation predecessor, putting the vehicle's estimated curb weight somewhere around just 1,000 kg (2,200 lb). The car will be based on the Mazda SKYACTIV technology. There will be 2 direct-injection petrol engines without turbo-chargers. The base model will have a 1.5 L 129 bhp engine, and the North American (USA & Canada) version will have a 2.0 L 155 bhp engine. A manual shift transmission as well as an automatic transmission will be offered, both with 6 gears.