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2022 Chevrolet Camaro vs. 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Camaro

MSRP*: $31,500 to $69,000
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2021 Mazda
MX-5 Miata

MSRP*: $26,830 to $31,770
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MPG - City 13 - 22 MPG 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 30 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 4 seats 2 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 4.6 ft3
Engine 275-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 455-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 650-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) Inline-4
Transmission 10-Speed A/T Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-wheel
Horsepower 275 - 650 hp 181 hp
Exterior Length 188.3 - 190.2 in 154.1 in
Exterior Width 74.7 - 75.0 in 68.3 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear info not available
Front 43.1 in
Rear info not available
Head Room Front 38.4 in
Rear info not available
Front 37.4 in
Rear info not available

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

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.

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.

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.

Powertrain
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.

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.