2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. 2022 Toyota GR86 at Chapman Mazda

The new 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata and the 2022 Toyota GR86 both offer the premium power, handling, and features you expect in a cutting-edge sports car. As two of the best sports cars available today, the reliable performance of both the Miata and the GR86 deliver comfortable luxury and zippy acceleration for every trip. However, the MX-5 Miata beats the competition with a 4-Cylinder 2.0 Liter engine, while the GR 86 arrives standard with just a 4-Cylinder 2.4 liter option. To get a better grasp on why the new MX-5 Miata is the better all-around vehicle, let's take a closer look at both vehicles' features, technology, and more!


Engaging Tech

The Mazda MX-5 Miata offers innovative tech and infotainment features that make it stand out from competitors. For example, the Miata arrives with the latest Mazda Connect system and 9 Bose speakers for enveloping sound quality. The features found in the GR86 include the 8-inch touchscreen, which is vibrant and accessible. But the new 2022 Mazda Miata comes with more optional innovative tech features to support you via the MyMazda App.


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Efficient Power

The MX-5 Miata offers a unique combination of impressive power under the hood with fuel economy to protect your wallet and advanced safety tech for peace of mind wherever you are. It's true that the GR86 also offers solid MPG on the road, earning 20 city / 27 highway, but the Miata raises the bar with a MPG of 26 city / 34 highway. Beyond its top-of-class fuel economy, the MX-5 Miata also protects you with great safety features in its i-ACTIVSENSE technology, earning it top positions in sports car safety, beating out the GR86 and Toyota's Active Safety Suite in particular.


Deluxe Comfort

The Miata is as much a fashion statement as a comfortable, powerful, and sporty ride. The vehicle's interior provides cozy seating for two adults with accessible and ergonomic placements for the steering wheel, pedals, and gearshift. Speaking of shifting gears, for 2022 the Miata's sharpened handling works by applying small amounts of brake pressure during cornering, something the GR86 can't offer.


The 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata and the new GR86 offer premium performance with efficient power and great features. But the enhanced handling and innovative tech in the new Miata beats the competition by offering more engaging and safe drives. If you want to learn more about the new Miata, our dealership in Egg Harbor is ready to help you! Contact us to set up a test drive, feel free to look through our available inventory online, and pay a visit to our dealership today!

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