Mazda MX-5 RF

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RM 259,154 - RM 260,354
MX-5 RF Price
OTR Price in Kuala Lumpur
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MX-5 RF Specs
Engine 1998 cc
Power 158 hp
Transmission Type Manual
Driver Airbag Yes
Air Conditioner Yes
Power Steering Yes
Seating Capacity 2 Seats
Central Locking Yes

MX-5 RF Pros & Cons

Things We Like in MX-5 RF
  • Powerful engine with high capability
  • Optimized fuel economy
  • Class-leading comfort.
Things We Dont Like in MX-5 RF
  • Many of rivals to compete
  • not high bounce in power output figures.

Recent Updates of Mazda MX-5 RF

Mazda has got a very unique taste in designing cars. Its KODO design language is really extraordinary. No wonder the MX-5 is a special car. It is available in a hardtop variant that takes about 13 seconds to open or close. In Malaysia, the MX-5 is available in a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine which produces 158 hp and 200 Nm. There is an option of getting either a 6-speed manual or automatic gearbox.

Mazda has updated the output figures to 184PS and 205Nm for the 2019 model for Japan. Let’s see when do we get this updated model here in Malaysia. At present, the MX-5 is available in Malaysia at a price of RM 227,587.

MX-5 RF Price List

Variant Price Specifications  
Hardtop MT RM 259,154 *
OTR Price
1998 cc, 158 hp, Manual, Petrol
Hardtop AT RM 260,354 *
OTR Price
1998 cc, 158 hp, Automatic, Petrol
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Mazda MX-5 RF Colors

MX-5 RF is available in 4 different colors - Soul Red Metallic, Jet Black, Crystal White Pearl and Metror Grey.

  • Soul Red Metallic

  • Jet Black

  • Crystal White Pearl

  • Metror Grey

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MX-5 RF Review

  • Overview
  • Interior & Features
  • Exterior
  • Mileage Running Cost
  • Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • Braking & Safety


The debut of Mazda MX-5 in February 1989 at the Chicago Motor Show made a huge commotion over the market while just after few months it went over to the sale. The Mazda MX-5 created the sensation among all its rivals with the thrilling looks and senses of fun with classic English roadster feeling. The car was estimated as the renaissance of the roadster and took the world by storm. MX stands for Mazda Experimental where 5 is the next number in the sequence of its concept cars. In 1993, Mazda MX5 was given the change of engine due to the tightened emission standards and new safety requirements. Another update was given just two years later which made it better performing with the lighter flywheel and more powerful engine management computer optimizing air/fuel ratio. In 2005, the Geneva Motor Show unveiled MX-5 which underwent a complete overhaul. In this car, the concept of gram strategy was introduced while the car is considered the next step in roadster evolution with increased athleticism and heightened power. To enhance the fun of two-seaters, the all-new Mazda MX-5 is going to make the impact with its re-known capabilities and sensational styling cues. The seven years of intense design, engineering and testing arose the expectations of the customer. The huge reputation of the brand is more than enough to heighten the expectation where the upcoming car is claimed to be equipped with a 2.0-litre engine able to deliver a power output of 155 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque. The engine is capable enough of propelling the car from standstill to 100 kmph within six seconds where as the some expectation are telling the higher figures. The upcoming model will be 200 pounds lighter than the 2015 car and ensures the fuel economy of 36 mpg on highways and 27 mpg on the city. Overall, the new MX-5 is going to create the sensation while raising the prying eyes of its rivals.

Interior & Features

The interior of the MX-5 is likely to be driver-centric where the ample of comfort will be rendered to the driver and front passenger. The two-seater MX-5 has always been known and liked by many to represent the class-leading luxury and plush feeling with the premium quality material and logical placement of advanced and sophisticated controls. As expected, MX-5 is likely to be featured with the nice use of classy material, stitched leather and good feel to the steering wheel with the responsive. The driver seat is likely to be more comfortable and embraces the driver enhancing the easiness in driving then the super luxurious car. The current Mazda MX-5 possess the features which are best in class and makes the driver feel more relax and fatigue less while the all the gauges are placed at the dashboard logically which enhances the concentration. The upcoming model is likely to achieve the most sophisticated equipment increasing the technical prowess of the car.

Interior Comfort

Mazda has always been favorable for its high-class luxury and premium quality integration. The upcoming MX-5 is although trimmed but is ensured to make you feel its well-known comfort and high-level pleasure inside while driving. It is speculated that the cabin space will be better conceived and allotted than before and the seats will be more comfortable. The high seats and low door are likely to be integrated with excellent forward visibility. The highly bolstered steering will be quick and more precise, tighter and the prompt response will be there rendering the better handling. There are also the expectation for tweaks which might come up with much pleasure.

Interior Measurements

It is anticipated that the upcoming Mazda MX-5 will be the one curbed in the dimensions to achieve the greater aerodynamics and less weight. It is claimed that the new roadster will weigh 200 pounds less than the outgoing model. This gives the estimation of cropped up dimensions which might affect the overhangs of the car.

Stereo and Accessories

If you are driving MX-5, there is no need to be suspicious about the pleasure and luxury in the drive. For the music lover the premium quality, stereo system is there in the current model which is going to be enhanced in quality in the upcoming models. The AM/FM radio and CD, MP3 system will take place while the Auxiliary in system and USB inputs will also be there with Bluetooth functionality to enhance the feature. It is also estimated that the new car could be integrated with the phone connectivity system which allows to receive and make calls. The Bose audio system are claimed to be fitted in the long-awaited model.


The next generation Mazda MX-5 has got one step closer to the culmination of best styling cues which is also the reason to get it booked by the huge amount of people before its launch. Roadster is supposed to comprise all unique features and aerodynamic styles that can pull the huge crowd worldwide. The current MX-5 is likely to be 225 pounds lighter than the outgoing model which gives the estimation of its curb dimensions. The functional aerodynamic styles at the side sill extensions and rear bumper skirts will be the part of modern designing while some conventional and standard features are likely and worth to be continued with. The sleek designing of the car is expected to possess the knick-knack changes around the car. The front fascia will flourish its iconic agility and dynamics while the striking styles at sides will make it more elegant and attractive. The new MX-5 will likely to house the award-winning KODO: Soul of motion design language appealing to all senses. The muscular stance and piercing LED headlights will be placed over the front while the elegant proportions and smooth contours will be there making the car look more beautiful and impressive. The rump of the car is likely to possess more powerful and masculine presence raising the expectation for the high level of performance.

Exterior Measurements

The powerful presence of the car is made with the elegant proportions, the outgoing model is likely to be curbed in term of weight to increase the performance and aerodynamics. It is estimated that the length of the car will be reduced while the height will be the same.


The grip over the road and stability is the thing which on majority affected by the wheel size and proportion of the dimensions. The car is likely to be fitted with the 16-inch silver alloy wheel which will not only look impressive but also make the more grip over the road.

Mileage Running Cost

Mazda has always enjoyed the huge appraisal for its highly efficient models, the upcoming roadster MX-5 is claimed to possess the impressive figures from its engine which are accompanied with the respected fuel economy. The 2.0-liter engine is equipped with the advanced technologies which makes it put the fuel economy of 36 mpg on the long routes with fewer gear changes and 27 mpg in the city traffic.

Engine & Fuel Consumption

The iconic roadster is all about driving pleasure where it is expected that the upcoming MX-5 will be embodied with the 2.0-litre engine which will be more powerful, efficient and Eco-friendly. The upgraded engine will make 155 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque. The engine is speculated to be the front-runner in its class where it can pull the car from naught to 100 kmph within 6 secs. Mazda is also expected to improvise the economic figures where the fuel consumption is likely to be 36 mpg on the long routes with fewer gear changes and 27 mpg in the city traffic. The SKYACTIV technology is used while the engine will be mated with the six-speed manual transmission.


The proposed 2.0 litre four cylinder engine is fitted elegantly under the hood replacing the 1.5 litre engine to make the high power output along with the raised torque. The incorporated engine is there to makes the power of 155 horses with the peak torque of 148 Nm. The SKYACTIV technology is used which make the car achieve the unbeatable performance.

Acceleration & Pickup

The highly efficient 2.0 litre SKYACTIV four-cylinder engine is mated with six-speed manual transmission whereas the automatic transmission is also available as the an option. The powerful engine is claimed to cross the speed mark of 100 km within 6 secs which is impressive enough to compete with its rivals.

Braking & Safety

The power steering will be the one making quicker and more powerful response while the stability will be maintained with the dynamic stability control and traction control system. The powerful brake will be there which might come accompanied with the advance sophisticated technologies. The anti-lock brake system and electronic brake force distribution is also expected to come with the car.


Safety and Security

Mazda has given the ample of its concern over the safety and security of the car where the new MX-5 is expected to be equipped with the blind spot detection system which can sense the object in the adjacent lanes and blind spots and warns you for obstacles. The SKYACTIV chassis and body is oriented to reduce the impact energy while the dynamic stability control and traction control system is also going to take place in the car. The dual front and side airbags will be there to prevent the collision affecting the passenger.

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Mazda MX-5 RF FAQ

  • What are the Safety Features Available in Mazda MX-5 RF?

    The safety features available in Mazda MX-5 RF Below:

    Feature Value
    Driver Airbag Yes
    Passenger Airbag Yes
    Side Airbag-Front Yes
    Child Safety Locks Yes
    Anti-Lock Braking System Yes
    Brake Assist Yes
    Ebd Yes
    Vehicle Stability Control System Yes
    Rear Seat Belts No
    Seat Belt Warning Yes
    Day & Night Rear View Mirror Yes
    Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts Yes
    Crash Sensor Yes
    Engine Check Warning Yes
    Tyre Pressure Monitor No
    Front Impact Beams Yes
    Side Impact Beams Yes
    Door Ajar Warning Yes
    Traction Control Yes

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