Comparison between:
• Mazda MX-5 (NA) 1.6 (petrol, 1995)
• Mazda MX-5 (NA) 1.6 (petrol, 1990)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

Model(NA) 1.6(NA) 1.6
First year of production19951990
Last year of production19981994

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typecabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)cabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)
Number of doors2 (two)2 (two)
Number of seats2 (two)2 (two)
Wheelbase2265.00 mm
7.43 ft
89.17 in
2.2650 m
2265.00 mm
7.43 ft
89.17 in
2.2650 m
Front track1410.00 mm
4.63 ft
55.51 in
1.4100 m
1410.00 mm
4.63 ft
55.51 in
1.4100 m
Rear track1430.00 mm
4.69 ft
56.30 in
1.4300 m
1430.00 mm
4.69 ft
56.30 in
1.4300 m
Length3975.00 mm
13.04 ft
156.50 in
3.9750 m
3975.00 mm
13.04 ft
156.50 in
3.9750 m
Width1675.00 mm
5.50 ft
65.94 in
1.6750 m
1675.00 mm
5.50 ft
65.94 in
1.6750 m
Height1230.00 mm
4.04 ft
48.43 in
1.2300 m
1230.00 mm
4.04 ft
48.43 in
1.2300 m
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity135.0 l
4.77 ft3
0.14 m3
135000.00 cc
135.0 l
4.77 ft3
0.14 m3
135000.00 cc
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity--
Curb weight981 kg
2162.73 lbs
955 kg
2105.41 lbs
Maximum weight1230 kg
2711.69 lbs
1190 kg
2623.50 lbs
Capacity of the fuel tank48.0 l
10.56 UK gal
12.68 US gal
48.0 l
10.56 UK gal
12.68 US gal


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelA-95 (95 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)A-95 (95 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement1598 cc1598 cc
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio9.00:19.40:1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)4 (four)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)83.00 mm
0.27 ft
3.27 in
0.0830 m
78.00 mm
0.26 ft
3.07 in
0.0780 m
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)85.00 mm
0.28 ft
3.35 in
0.0850 m
83.60 mm
0.27 ft
3.29 in
0.0836 m

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power90 hp
67.1 kW
91.3 ps
115 hp
85.8 kW
116.6 ps
Maximum power is generated at6000 rpm6500 rpm
Maximum torque129 Nm
13.2 kgm
95.1 ft-lb
135 Nm
13.8 kgm
99.6 ft-lb
Maximum torque is reached at4000 rpm5500 rpm
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h10.60 s8.70 s
Maximum speed175 km/h
108.74 mph
185 km/h
114.95 mph

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)-9.6 l/100km
2.11 UK gal/100km
2.54 US gal/100km
24.50 mpg
6.47 mpl
10.42 km/l
Fuel consumption (extra urban)-6.1 l/100km
1.34 UK gal/100km
1.61 US gal/100km
38.56 mpg
10.19 mpl
16.39 km/l
Fuel consumption (combined)8.7 l/100km
1.91 UK gal/100km
2.30 US gal/100km
27.04 mpg
7.14 mpl
11.49 km/l
7.8 l/100km
1.72 UK gal/100km
2.06 US gal/100km
30.16 mpg
7.97 mpl
12.82 km/l

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulic
Turning circle diameter-9.70 m
31.82 ft
381.89 in


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - double wishbones - double wishbones
Type of rear suspension - double wishbones - double wishbones


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYes


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size--
Tyre code185/60 R14185/60 R14