How Fast Is The 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata?

August 11th, 2020 by

2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Curious about the 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata speed? This two-seater convertible promises spirited performance every time you hit the streets of Wilson, and it can certainly get you up to speed quickly on the Greenville highways. Discover how fast the Mazda MX-5 Miata can go on the Rocky Mount streets with this overview from Medlin Mazda, and then explore our Mazda MX-5 Miata inventory online!



Powering the 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a SKYACTIV®-G 2.0L engine that churns out 180 hp and 151 lb-ft of torque and revs to a maximum of 7,500 rpm redline. Take your pick between the SKYACTIV®-MT 6-speed manual transmission and the 6-speed automatic transmission with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters. Boosting performance even further are the following:

  • Ultra-light pistons and connecting rods
  • Large throttle-body opening
  • Free-flow exhaust system

All of this combines to contribute to the Mazda Miata top speed of 0 to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds, remaining consistent from the 2019 model year. In fact, Car and Driver touts the fun-to-drive nature of the Mazda MX-5 Miata that results from these performance elements: 

  • “The Miata’s four-cylinder engine delivers just enough power to make it feel spunky and its chassis is delightfully balanced—perfect for zipping through curvy sections of road.”


Further enhancing the Mazda MX-5 Miata speed is its design. Discover how this convertible was engineered to provide you with a thrilling drive every time you cruise through Wake Forest. Tha Mazda MX-5 Miata was designed with a driver behind the wheel to achieve the nearly perfect 50/50 weight distribution, for example. And weight loss was a top priority to improve handling. That means that the 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata is more than 135 pounds lighter from the previous generation, adding to lightness around every corner.


Ready to experience the 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata speed for yourself? Get in touch with Medlin Mazda to schedule your test drive. Make sure to apply for financing online before you visit, as well as check out our new vehicle specials, and you will be behind the wheel on the streets of Wilson in no time!


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