2018 Fiat 124 Spider vs 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2018 Fiat 124 Spider positioned next to 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata in comparison image

Living in Glendale brings an adventuristic mentality to all of us, as there are so many stretches of beautiful scenery that are begging to be explored. Since the weather around here is consistently amazing, it’s always a great time to peel the top off and head out on the open road with a high-quality convertible by your side. Two of the top choices for this kind of thinking are the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider and 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata. Both have been at the forefront of the roadster convertible’s resurgence in the American market, and today we’ll show you how they match up against one another!

Our Glendale Fiat team has made it easy for you to learn all about the vehicles that hold your highest interest. We’ve put together some info on the 124 Spider and Miata models, so if you’re looking for a punchy, sporty convertible, you’ve come to the right place. Check out what each can do below!

2018 124 Spider


2018 MX-5 Miata

$24,995 Starting MSRP $24,915
1.4-liter Inline 4 / 160 horsepower Engine / Horsepower 2.0-liter Inline 4 / 155 horsepower
26 miles per gallon city / 35 highway Fuel Economy 26 miles per gallon city / 35 highway
136 miles per hour Top Speed 131 miles per hour

Get the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider in Glendale CA

The first thing you might notice about the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider in Glendale CA is how much more powerful its engine is as compared to the 2018 MX-5 Miata. This is even with a more compact engine, that relies on a (class-exclusive) turbocharger to keep your heart racing once you press on the gas. Going further, the 124 Spider can sprint up to a higher speed than the Miata due to its lower curb weight, and you’ll never have to worry about not being comfortable as you do it. The Spider features heated leatherette seating inside, as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel, both of which help to evoke feelings of status and luxury wherever you’re headed. This, in turn, gives the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider a better value, and overall experience, than most other competitors are equipped to.

If you’d like more information on the 2018 124 Spider, please feel free to contact our Glendale Fiat sales team. We’re always happy to tell you all that you want to know about this iconic industry figure!

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