As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford Mustang and the Mazda MX-5 Miata in the front seats.
With the Ford Mustang you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mazda MX-5 Miata, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.
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 Ford Mustang is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda MX-5 Miata. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Mustang and the Mazda MX-5 Miata have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Ford Mustang 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 Ford Mustang, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mazda MX-5 Miata.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Ford Mustang does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mazda MX-5 Miata.
The Ford Mustang has a larger turning radius than the Mazda MX-5 Miata, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Mustang 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.
The Ford Mustang 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 Ford Mustang will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mazda MX-5 Miata.
The Ford Mustang comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda MX-5 Miata.
Compare the 2014 Ford Mustang and the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata.
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MSRP*: $27,200 - $40,000
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MSRP*: $23,720 - $29,450
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $1,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 0.60%|
|City MPG:||15 - 19||21 - 22|
|Highway MPG:||26 - 29||--|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$25,636 - $36,900||$22,424 - $27,836|
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