For two decades and three generations of pure Zoom-Zoom, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has been the hands-down the favorite to sports car enthusiasts for an exhilarating, track-proven good time. With a striking balance between gutsy design, insightful engineering, and adrenaline-charged performance, it's no wonder the Mazda MX-5 Miata is the best-selling two-seat roadster of all time. We have the 2012 Mazda MX-5 lined up and ready to take out for a spin here at Jim Ellis Mazda Marietta. With our competitive new car pricing and dedicated sales team, our state of the art facilities, award-winning service department and extensive parts department, you can always "Expect the Best" when you visit us for your new or pre-owned car, truck, SUV or van!
FEARLESS MAZDA STYLE
The 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata is absolutely eye-catching and eye-pleasing whether you choose the hard top edition or the soft top edition. So hop in, drop the top and let loose.
The muscular looking MX-5 and its lustrous lines arch over the rear wheels and echo the front fascia and smooth taillight design to form a beautiful one-of-a-kind allure. Every MX-5 takes off with Body-color front and rear bumpers, door handles and mirrors, duel exhaust outlets with chrome tips, rear fender mounted antenna and an exciting sporty intake sound. The 2011 Mazda MX-5 Power Retractable Hard Top gives a sleek, coupe like appeal and is equipped with chrome outer door handles, headlight bezels and front grill surround, halogen fog lights and a sharp silver seat back bar.
Attractive 16-inch, 5-spoke alloy wheels with high-performance tires outfit the Sport models, while the Touring and Grand Touring trims feature mesmerizing premium 17-inch alloy wheels with a sharp 10-spoke design.
In a successful attempt to keep the MX-5 Miata light on its feet, and amazingly nimble, many of its key components like the front suspension arms, rear brake calipers, and hood and trunk lid (on the soft top model) are composed of lightweight aluminum alloy.
The 2012 Mazda MX-5 comes in five colors including: Copper Red Mica, Stormy Blue Mica, Liquid Silver Metallic, Brilliant Black Clearcoat, and True Red.
The "Z Fold" Soft Top appeal is a beautiful thing and it is standard on Mazda MX-5 Miata. It's single latch and spring assist allows lowering in two seconds with one-handed operation. When the top is down, your trunk is not compromised whatsoever. There is also a nice glass rear window. Available top covers are black vinyl on the Sport and Touring models and black or beige cloth on the Grand Touring.
WHERE DID IT GO?
In 12 seconds flat, the 2012 Mazda MX-5 performs a disappearing act even Houdini couldn't figure out! With one push of a button, the Power Retractable Hard Top goes from zero to gone in an impressive 12 seconds flat by storing the top neatly behind the seats under the special hard tonneau cover. There is also a rear glass window with built in defroster for those cold, frosty mornings. The body-colored hard top weighs less than 80 pounds and surprisingly doesn't affect trunk space when lowered.
BE ONE WITH THE MACHINE
The 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata does not sacrifice abundant comfort and convenience for the sake of the thrilling performance it delivers. Standard features like a 3-spoke leather wrapped steering wheel with tilt, padded door and center console armrest, and silver finish interior trim on the gauge rings, air-vent bezels, door handles, shift-plate bezel and steering wheel make for a very luxurious feel. The standard 6-way adjustable driver's bucket seat with a height adjuster settles you right into the perfect seating position. The Grand Touring, premium, heated seats are standard with five heat settings. The silver-trimmed tachometer, coolant temperature and oil pressure gauges keep fine-tuned with the powerful engine.
Steering wheel and gear shift placement are the result of bio-sensor tests that studied driver interaction and measured muscle tension during enthusiastic driving, all to deliver the best driving experience possible. Standard on the Touring, Grand Touring, and available on the sport is the leather-wrapped steering also comes standard with built-in controls for audio and cruise control keep your attention focused on the road.
Automatic climate control air conditioning standard on the Grand Touring automatically adjusts cabin temperature, airflow and fan mode to maintain the driver's comfort settings. Standard on the Grand Touring and also on the Touring models is the Auto-dimming rear view mirror with HomeLink which automatically adjusts to compensate for bright lights t night. The HomeLink technology memorizes your garage and gate opener signals for laid-back operation.
THE MX-5 MAKES YOU THE DIRECTOR
With such an exciting ride, Mazda had to be sure to add a sound system that matched the performance. On the Sport models, a standard 6-speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3-compatible stereo system keeps you jamming down the road. The Touring models are equipped with a 6-speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3-compatible with a 6-disc CD changer built in to the dash to handle your favorite CD's. Now we saved the best for last with the Bose® Centerpoint surround sound 7-speaker system with MP3/WMA playback capability and AudioPilot®, in-dash 6-disc CD changer, auxiliary-audio input jack, and steering wheel mounted controls, all standard on the Grand Touring models. AudioPilot® compensates for cabin noise by adjusting the audio volume and quality relative to engine speed. Steering wheel mounted audio controls enhance the convenience and safety and are also standard on the Touring, and automatic-transmission equipped Sport models; available on the manual-transmission Sport models in the convenience package. In addition, the in-dash 6-disc CD changer can be added to the base audio system as a dealer-installed accessory on the Sport models.
MAZDA IS PACKAGED FOR SUCCESS
Mazda offers three separate packages that improve your MX-5 with comfort and convenience features, enhanced performance and technology savvy boosts.
This is already included with Automatic-Transmission-equipped MX-5 Sport and also standard on the Power Retractable Hard Top Sport Edition.
There are many parts to the convenience package like the handy remote key-less entry with retractable key which allows you to lock, unlock and start your car without needing a standard key or a wireless transmitter key fob. This system employs a radio frequency within a 3-foot range to activate the numerous features, all while it stays in your pocket or pocketbook. If your car is equipped with power seating positions, it will even save your seating position and automatically set it for you upon arrival. A trip computer is included in this package which keeps you informed on your fuel consumption and ambient temperature. Other great features included in this package are power door locks, silver seatback bars, fog lights, cruise control, steering wheel-mounted cruise and audio controls, and passenger one-touch-down window.
This one is for the individuals that are serious about getting the most bang for the buck! This package offers a few enhancements to boost your 2012 Mazda MX-5's performance including:
Sport-tuned suspension and Bilstein® shock absorbers all maximize your grip and body-roll while cornering. Limited Slip Differential (manual transmission only) automatically transfers power to the rear wheels to provide the ultimate traction and power through every twist and turn.
Xenon HID Headlights provide bright, direct light that lasts up to five times longer than traditional halogen bulbs to guide your way.
Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control System keeps you safe during hazardous driving conditions. Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) automatically applies select brakes and regulates your engine output to keep your vehicle on the planned path. Traction Control System (TCS) reduces power to the wheels that are losing grip which helps to regain optimal footing.
Bluetooth® hands-free phone capability syncs with your Bluetooth® compatible phones to provide you with hands-free phone usage or streaming audio capabilities, keeping you 100% focused on the roads ahead.
Mazda advanced key-less entry system which allows you to lock, unlock and start your car without needing a standard key or a wireless transmitter key fob. This system employs a radio frequency within a 3-foot range to activate the numerous features, all while it stays in your pocket or pocketbook
SIRIUS Satellite Radio® with 6 month subscription provides you with more than 130 channels including digital music, entertainment, news and sports through crystal clear coverage. Additional hardware and subscription may be required.
Anti-theft alarm system for added peace of mind, will protect your beautiful new Mazda MX-5 and all of your belongings.
Jinba Ittai translates to "rider and horse as one" which is a strong principle Mazda used when forming the high performance power and the fun-to-drive balance the 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata so flawlessly delivers. With a superb 20 plus years racing heritage background, the MX-5 Miata has found the magic to provide the pure exhilaration to satisfy the inner-driver in everyone.
Rev it up with the super light, all-aluminum 2.0 Liter DOHC 16-valve 4- cylinder engine with a whopping 167 horsepower and 140 lb-ft of torque with the manual transmission and 158 horsepower and 140 lb-ft of torque in the 6-speed Sport AT automatic transmission. Lightweight crankshaft and flywheel are quick to respond to driver input without any added vibration. Variable Valve Timing (VVT) which is standard adjusts your intake camshaft position to optimize power and torque. This sporty ride will earn you up to 22 mpg in the city and an impressive 28 mpg on the highway.
A manual transmission with short-throw shifter, standard on the Sport models; the spirited 6-speed manual transmission with short-throw shifter, standard on the Touring and Grand Touring models; and the very fun 6-speed Sport AT Automatic transmission which is electronically-controlled for the most precise shifting and can be controlled through the shifter or the steering-wheel mounted shift paddles and is available on all models.
The part of the 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata that makes it so fun-to-drive is how light, strong and balanced it is. High-strength steel and aluminum is used to build components in the frame, body to the powertrain.
Pressed-aluminum Power Plant Frame (PPF) locks the transmission and rear differential into one single unit. The low center of gravity and near 50:50 weight distribution and superior rigidity provide agile handling and quick steering performance.
You will receive top-notch braking power through the 4-wheel Ventilated Disc with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Anti-lock Brake system (ABS). Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) controls pressure between front and rear brakes for more responsive and trustworthy stopping power, based on the road conditions, speed and load, all while helping to reduce brake wear and temperature stress while increasing stability and pedal force. The Anti-lock Brake system pulses the brakes hundreds of times per second to prevent wheel lockup to assist in delivering more confident stopping.
The suspension on the 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata connects you to the road with impeccable grip with the front independent double-wishbone and rear independent multilink suspension. This system is specifically designed for the Mazda MX-5 Miata with its lighter, aluminum components which help to decrease body roll and gives breathtaking confidence through corners and curves. A front shock tower brace provides increased stiffness and improves your steering feel and is standard on the Touring and Grand Touring models.
MAZDA NEVER SACRIFICES SAFETY
Mazda leaves nothing to chance with the Advanced Air Bag System equipped in every 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata. Advanced front air bags assist in providing the driver and front passenger protection for the head and chest and will turn off the passenger air bag if the seat is not occupied or a child's weight is detected to avoid accidental or improper deployment. In the event of a side impact, the MX-5's standard side-impact air bags are equipped to help prevent injury to the chest and abdominal areas.
The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is in place to monitor the tire pressure in all four tires and alerts you immediately if any or all of the tires are below a safe level. This will help to maintain proper fill which helps to increase fuel efficiency and prevent the chances of a tire blowout.
MAZDA IS THE SOUL OF A SPORTS CAR
Did you know, on any given weekend, more Mazda's and Mazda powered cars are road racing in the United States than any other type of vehicle? ZOOM-ZOOM! Speaking of racing, 2011 marks the sixth season of the SCCA Playboy Mazda MX-5 cup 10-race series which draws in several of pro racing's top up-and-comers to test their talent and technique in several of America's legendary race courses including Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The most successful racing/driving school in the world, Skip Barber Driving School, made the Mazda MX-5 Miata their official vehicle. They have a fleet of 170 race cars which no less than 60 MX-5's are race-engineered to deliver 200 hp. The Mazda MX-5 Miata has and will continue passing the test of time with its track-proven leaps in automotive engineering and Zoom-Zoom, driver centric performance.
PEACE OF MIND GUARANTEED WITH YOUR MAZDA
Your 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a powerful and engaging machine and we want you to feel completely comfortable and confident when driving, so we include warranties on your new car.
3-year/36,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty promises that your new Mazda car will be free of problems with normal use and recommended maintenance for 36 months or 36,000 mils, whichever comes first.
Powertrain Limited Warranty promises that the Powertrain Components of your new Mazda car will be free of problems with regular use and recommended maintenance for 60 months or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first.
5-year/Unlimited-mileage warranty against body rust-through covers all of the exterior body components of your new Mazda vehicle for up to 5-years, unlimited-mileage.
24/7 Emergency Roadside Assistance program promises to cover the towing to the nearest Mazda Dealer if your new Mazda is not drivable because of a warranted part failure during the Vehicle Limited Warranty (36 months/36,000 miles) or a failed powertrain component covered in the Powertrain Limited Warranty (60 months/60,000 miles).
MAZDA GENUINE ACCESSORIES
Mazda offers a complete line-up of genuine accessories that will personalize your 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata. Accessories include items like an in-dash 6-disc CD/MP3 compatible system, Perimeter Alarm System, cargo net, instrument panel decorative trim, seatback bar covers, rear lip spoiler and much, much more!
**Data Represented here should not be deemed reliable, see Mazda Brochure for actual specs.