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2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. 2013 Audi TTS Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi TTS, the Mazda MX-5 Miata may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
With the Audi TTS you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mazda MX-5 Miata, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Based on MSRP, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is clearly a better financial choice over the Audi TTS. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mazda MX-5 Miata carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Audi TTS.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda MX-5 Miata is much slimmer than the Audi TTS, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mazda MX-5 Miata, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Audi TTS.

Drivetrain
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has much less torque than the Audi TTS, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Audi TTS, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is significantly less powerful than the Audi TTS. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mazda MX-5 Miata and the Audi TTS. The Mazda MX-5 Miata has significantly less cargo room than the Audi TTS, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Mazda MX-5 Miata is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Audi TTS.

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2015 Mazda
MX-5 Miata

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MSRP*: $23,970 - $32,205

2013 Audi
TTS

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MSRP*: $50,350
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Lease Incentive: As low as 1.13% --
City MPG: 21 - 22 23
Highway MPG: 28 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $22,671 - $30,448 $46,825

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