As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mazda MX-5 Miata and the Chevrolet Camaro in the front seats.
With the Chevrolet Camaro 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.
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 Chevrolet Camaro. 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 Chevrolet Camaro.
Since the Mazda MX-5 Miata is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Camaro, 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 Chevrolet Camaro.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has much less torque than the Chevrolet Camaro, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Camaro, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is significantly less powerful than the Chevrolet Camaro. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has less seating than the Chevrolet Camaro, making the Chevrolet Camaro the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mazda MX-5 Miata has significantly less cargo room than the Chevrolet Camaro, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Camaro.
Compare the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata and the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro.
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MSRP*: $23,720 - $29,450
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MSRP*: $31,055 - $60,255
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,000||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 3.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.02%||--|
|City MPG:||21 - 22||14 - 17|
|Highway MPG:||28||19 - 28|
|Seating Capacity:||2 - 2||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$22,424 - $27,836||$29,813 - $57,845|
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