2019 FIAT 124 Spider vs 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2019 fiat 124 spider vs 2019 mazda mx-5 miata

It’s finally here! That’s right, the new 2019 FIAT 124 Spider has finally arrived at dealerships nationwide, including FIAT of Glendale! The FIAT 124 Spider has been one of the most popular models in FIAT’s lineup and in the roadster class for years, but how does it stack up against its competition in 2019? That’s what we’re going to find out in this model comparison page!

In these model comparison pages, we put the latest and most popular FIAT vehicles head-to-head against their competition to show drivers exactly how FIAT models stack up. After all, why tell you that FIAT offers the best value when we can show you? For this comparison, we’re going to have the 2019 FIAT 124 Spider take on one of the most popular models in the two-seater roadster class, the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata. To see which model offers the best value, we’re going to compare their affordability, efficiency and performance. Let’s see who comes out on top!



2019 FIAT 124 Spider

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

$24,995 Starting MSRP $25,730
30 MPG Fuel Economy (Combined) 29 MPG
160 HP Horsepower 181 HP
184 lb-ft Torque 151 lb-ft

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As you can see from our comparison table, it’s easy to see why both roadsters are so popular among drivers. Both are affordable options in the sports car market and offer the exhilarating performance and solid efficiency drivers are looking for in the class. However, when you compare the two side-by-side, the 2019 124 FIAT Spider shows itself to be the superior roadster convertible.

To begin with, both models are very affordable for their class, with the 2019 FIAT 124 Spider offering a slightly lower starting MSRP than the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata. However, the 2019 FIAT 124 Spider doesn’t sacrifice anything for its lower price tag. In fact, it not only will save drivers money in the short-term but in the long-term too, thanks to its better-combined fuel economy over the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

But, of course, what’s most important for many drivers when it comes to sports cars is the performance. In that category, the 2019 FIAT 124 Spider and 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata are once again neck-and-neck with one another. However, if you take into account both horsepower and torque, the FIAT 124 Spider has the advantage over its Mazda rival. When it comes to horsepower, the Miata has the edge, but when you put together both horsepower and torque, the Spider offers better overall performance.

Want to learn more about the 2019 FIAT 124 Spider? Ready to get behind the wheel of one? Contact our staff at FIAT of Glendale for more information or to schedule a test drive, today!


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