Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda MX-5 Miata, drivers may find the Nissan 370Z a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
With the Nissan 370Z 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 Nissan 370Z. 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 and the Nissan 370Z have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Mazda MX-5 Miata is much slimmer than the Nissan 370Z, 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 Nissan 370Z.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has much less torque than the Nissan 370Z, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan 370Z, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is significantly less powerful than the Nissan 370Z. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mazda MX-5 Miata and the Nissan 370Z. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mazda MX-5 Miata will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan 370Z.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan 370Z.
Compare the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata and the 2014 Nissan 370Z.
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MSRP*: $23,720 - $29,450
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MSRP*: $41,470 - $44,170
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
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|City MPG:||21 - 22||17 - 18|
|Seating Capacity:||2 - 2||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$22,424 - $27,836||$38,836 - $41,361|
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