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2017 Chevrolet Camaro vs. 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Camaro will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Camaro will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda MX-5 Miata, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Chevrolet Camaro will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mazda MX-5 Miata, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Chevrolet Camaro is much higher than that for the Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Camaro is much wider than the Mazda MX-5 Miata, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Camaro, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Camaro does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Camaro has a much more powerful engine than the Mazda MX-5 Miata. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Chevrolet Camaro offers greater seating capacity than the Mazda MX-5 Miata, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet Camaro will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Camaro comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda MX-5 Miata.

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Compare the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro and the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

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2017 Chevrolet
Camaro

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MSRP*: $31,905 - $67,140

2016 Mazda
MX-5 Miata

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MSRP*: $24,915 - $30,065
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.65% As low as 5.45%
City MPG: 16 - 21 27
Highway MPG: 25 - 30 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $30,629 - $64,454 $23,563 - $28,427

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.