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Should You Get the Hard Top or Soft Top 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Mazda MX-5 Miata on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 at 3:25 pm
2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF hard top vs 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata soft top

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF vs 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

The 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata convertible roadster comes in 2 different variations. There is the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF which is a hardtop and the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata which is a soft top. What other differences are there between these 2 Mazda convertible roadster models? Are there actually any more differences? Which 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata model do you want? Do you want a hardtop convertible or a soft top convertible?

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF hard top exterior shot parked next to a wall as hard top convertible process is retracting or extending

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata soft top soud red exterior shot with a blank white background

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Convertible Comparison

Model 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Starting MSRP $31,910 $25,295
Base Engine 2L Inline 4 2L Inline 4
Horsepower 155 155
Torque (lb-ft) 148 148
Combined Fuel Economy (mpg) 29 29
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.) 11.9 11.9
Seating Capacity 2 2
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive

This chart seems to explain nothing, but in fact, clears up a lot. It tells us that the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata are basically the same vehicle. They have the same build and the same specs and stats. The only difference between these 2 models is the convertible top implementation. The 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is a hardtop convertible and the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is a soft top convertible. That’s the only difference.


How Much Does the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Cost?


Find 2018 Mazda Models in Scranton, PA

With the release of the 2018 Mazda6 back in April, all of the 2018 Mazda vehicles are now out! Find your perfect Mazda model fit here at the dealership of Kelly Mazda! You can browse our inventory online or in person! Contact us to learn more! Located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, drivers in the area can come in for a closer inspection and even a test drive! Come down and find out which Mazda MX-5 Miata model is the best fit for you!

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