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2006 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA
Summary
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA  
 
MECHANICAL  
1.8L DOHC 16-valve turbocharged 4-cylinder engine Standard
Peak horsepower 178 @ 6000
Peak torque (lb-ft) 166 @ 4500
6-speed manual overdrive transmission with short-throw shifter Standard
Bosch torque sensing limited-slip rear differential Standard
EPA mileage, city/highway: 6-speed manual 20 / 26
MAZDASPEED tuned suspension w/gas-filled Bilstein® shock absorbers Standard
Power-assisted 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes Standard
Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) Standard
EXTERIOR FEATURES  
Black vinyl convertible top Standard
Black cloth convertible top Standard
Glass rear window and vinyl boot cover Standard
Rear deck spoiler Standard
17-inch Racing Hart® alloy wheels Standard
Fog lights Standard
INTERIOR FEATURES  
Black cloth-trimmed upholstery Standard
Leather-trimmed upholstery - black with red or silver stitching Standard
Leather-wrapped with red or silver stitching: 3-spoke steering wheel, shift knob, & parking brake handle Standard
Power windows Standard
Power door locks with remote keyless entry system Standard
Bose® 6-speaker AM/FM/6-CD changer sound system Standard
SAFETY & SECURITY  
Dual second-generation front air bags supplemental restraint system† Standard
Passenger-side air bag deactivation switch Standard
Child seat anchor Standard
Engine immobilizer security system Standard
OPTION PACKAGES  
Grand Touring Package
  • Black leather bucket seats with red or silver stitching
  • Black cloth soft top
 
Mazda reserves the right to change specifications at any time without incurring obligation. Availability
may be limited by location and time. Please consult your local dealer for full details.
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA
Summary
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA  
 
ENGINE  
1.8-liter DOHC 16-valve inline-4 Standard
IHI single-scroll turbocharger with 8.5 psig boost Standard
Denso air-to-air intercooler Standard
Eurospec fresh air duct Standard
Variable intake control system Standard
EXHAUST  
Enhanced exhaust sound and pre-silencer capacity with large exhaust tip Standard
DRIVETRAIN  
Rear-wheel drive Standard
6-speed manual overdrive transmission Standard
Short-throw shifter and gear shot-peening treatment Standard
Bosch torque sensing limited-slip rear differential Standard
Power Plant Frame (PPF) Standard
STEERING  
Rack and pinion Standard
Engine-speed-sensing variable power assist Standard
Optimized steering rack stroke (reduced from 60.5mm to 53.2mm) Standard
FRONT SUSPENSION  
Independent double-wishbone Standard
Gas-filled Bilstein® shock absorbers with revised valving Standard
MAZDASPEED tuning Standard
23mm red-painted stabilizer bar Standard
Silver painted front suspension tower brace Standard
REAR SUSPENSION  
Independent double-wishbone suspension Standard
Gas-filled Bilstein® shock absorbers with revised valving Standard
MAZDASPEED tuning Standard
14mm red-painted stabilizer bar Standard
BRAKES  
Power-assisted 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes Standard
Silver-colored brake calipers Standard
Anti-lock Brake System with EBD (ABS) Standard
Mazda reserves the right to change specifications at any time without incurring obligation. Availability
may be limited by location and time. Please consult your local dealer for full details.
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA
Exterior
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA  
 
BODY TYPE  
2-door convertible roadster Standard
STYLING  
Red wrinkle finish on valve cover with turbo logo Standard
Anodized aluminum oil cap with MAZDASPEED logo Standard
Front under spoiler Standard
Rear deck spoiler Standard
Rear under spoiler Standard
Black vinyl convertible top Standard
Black cloth convertible top Standard
Glass rear window Standard
Vinyl boot cover Standard
Windblocker® antidraft panel with integral storage pouch Standard
Body-color fuel door Standard
WHEELS  
17-inch Racing Hart® alloy wheels Standard
Alloy wheel locks Standard
TIRES  
Toyo Proxes R28 205/40R17 80W rated tires Standard
Temporary spare tire Standard
LIGHTING  
Smoke finish headlamps Standard
Projector-type low beam headlights Standard
Halogen fog lights Standard
WINDOW / MIRRORS  
2-speed fixed-intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Solar-control tinted windshield with sunshade Standard
Body-color dual power remote mirrors Standard
Mazda reserves the right to change specifications at any time without incurring obligation. Availability
may be limited by location and time. Please consult your local dealer for full details.
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA
Interior Features
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA  
 
TRIM  
Black cloth-trimmed upholstery Standard
Black leather-trimmed upholstery with red or silver stitching Standard
Leather-wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel with red or silver stitching Standard
Black leather-wrapped shift knob with red or silver stitching Standard
Leather-wrapped parking brake handle with red or silver stitching Standard
Center panel with unique curl-fit finish Standard
Shift plate bezel with unique curl-fit finish Standard
Carpeted floor mats with MAZDASPEED logo Standard
Alloy foot pedals with MAZDASPEED logo and driver's alloy foot rest Standard
Stainless steel scuff plates with MAZDASPEED logo Standard
Body-colored rear view mirror cap with MAZDASPEED logo Standard
Silver-finish interior door handles Standard
Silver-finish air vent bezels Standard
Map pockets on front doors Standard
Silver-finish HVAC controls Standard
Silver-finish meter rings Standard
Silver-finish parking brake button Standard
Slam lock Standard
SEATING  
Reclining front bucket seats Standard
Integrated head restraints for front outboard seating positions Standard
Storage pocket on front passengerís seatback Standard
AUDIO / ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS  
Bose® 6-speaker AM/FM/CD-changer sound system including separate tweeters Standard
In-dash 6-CD changer with amber illumination Standard
Digital clock Standard
Speed-sensing automatic volume control Standard
In-dash full-logic auto-reverse cassette player Stand Alone Option / Accessory
In-dash MiniDisc player with amber illumination Standard
Power radio antenna Standard
CLIMATE CONTROL  
Heater/defroster with 4-speed blower Standard
CFC-free air conditioning Standard
Rear window defogger Standard
Front side-window demisters Standard
INSTRUMENT PANEL  
12-volt power outlet Standard
Cigarette lighter Standard
Ash tray Standard
GAUGES & WARNING LIGHTS  
Silver instrument panel meter gauges with MAZDASPEED logo Standard
Gauges: Tachometer, 140 mph speedometer, odometer, dual trip odometers, water temp., oil pressure Standard
Warning lamps: parking brake, high-beam, check engine, oil pressure, battery charge, seatbelts, airbags, fuel Standard
Red nighttime gauge illumination Standard
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE  
Power windows with driverís one-touch-down feature Standard
Power door locks Standard
Remote keyless illuminated entry system with retractable key Standard
Remote releases for trunk-lid, fuel-door, and hood Standard
Windblocker® antidraft panel with integral pouch Standard
Lockable center console with storage Standard
Dual covered front cup holders Standard
Day/night rearview mirror Standard
Dual visor vanity mirrors Standard
Locking glove compartment Standard
LIGHTING  
Trunk light Standard
Courtesy dome light on windshield header Standard
Mazda reserves the right to change specifications at any time without incurring obligation. Availability
may be limited by location and time. Please consult your local dealer for full details.
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA
Safety & Security
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA  
 
SAFETY  
5-mph bumpers Standard
Side-impact door beams Standard
Dual second-generation front air bags supplemental restraint system† Standard
Passenger-side air bag deactivation switch Standard
Child seat anchor Standard
High-mount stop lamp Standard
Front 3-point safety-belt with pretensioners and force limiters Standard
SECURITY  
Engine immobilizer security system Standard
Internal trunk release system Standard
Keyless remote with panic feature Standard
Mazda reserves the right to change specifications at any time without incurring obligation. Availability
may be limited by location and time. Please consult your local dealer for full details.
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA
Options & Accessories
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA  
 
OPTION PACKAGES  
Grand Touring Package
  • Black leather bucket seats with red stitching
  • (silver stitching with Lava Orange exterior)
  • Black cloth soft top
Stand Alone Option
STAND-ALONE OPTIONS  
Headlamp taillamp and bezels Stand Alone Option / Standard
Body-color door edge guards Stand Alone Option / Standard
Chrome-plated fuel door Stand Alone Option / Standard
Cargo net Stand Alone Option / Standard
Antitheft perimeter alarm Stand Alone Option / Standard
Cassette Player Stand Alone Option / Standard
CD/MP3 Player Stand Alone Option
MiniDisc Player Standard
PhatNoise® Car Audio System Standard
SIRIUS® Satellite Radio Receiver Kit Standard
Black soft tonneau cockpit cover Standard
Detachable body-color hardtop with rear window Standard
Car cover Standard
Car-cover cable lock Standard
Front splash guards Standard
Windshield sunshield Standard
First Aid kit Standard
Foot lamp Standard
Exterior-color touch-up paint Standard
Side sills (small) Standard
Mazda reserves the right to change specifications at any time without incurring obligation. Availability
may be limited by location and time. Please consult your local dealer for full details.
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA
Specs
2005 MAZDASPEED MX-5 MIATA  
 
ENGINE & ELECTRICAL  
Engine type 1.8-liter DOHC IHI Turbo Charged inline-4
Horsepower, SAE net 178 @ 6000
Torque, SAE net 166 @ 4500
Redline 6,500 RPM
Displacement (cc) 1,839
Bore x stroke (mm / in) 83 x 85 / 3.27 X 3.35
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system Multi-port electronic fuel injection
Minimum fuel requirement Premium unleaded, 91 octane or greater
Valvetrain 4 valves per cylinder
Engine block Iron
Cylinder heads Aluminum alloy
Emission control Catalyst
Ignition system Distributorless electronic
Alternator 12V-80A
Battery Maintenance-free, 12V-32AH / 5HR
Starter 12V-1.0 kW
Spark-plug number (NGK / DENSO) Denso iridium
Spark-plug gap (mm) 0.8
DRIVETRAIN  
Type Rear wheel drive
Transmission 6MT
Ratios (:1) 1st 3.760
2nd 2.269
3rd 1.645
4th 1.258
5th 1.000
6th 0.843
Reverse 3.564
Final Drive 4.100
CHASSIS  
Body Type Monocoque
Rear suspension Independent Double Wishbone w/ 37.7 N/mm coil springs, 23 mm stabilizer bar
Front suspension Independent Double Wishbone w/ 27.6 N/mm coil springs, 14 mm stabilizer bar
Shock Absorbers Bilstein gas filled
Steering type Rack-and-pinion
Power assist Engine-rpm sensing variable power assist
Steering wheel turns lock-to-lock 2.3
Turning circle, curb-to-curb 34.2 ft.
Braking system Power assist w/dual diagonal hydraulic circuits with ABS
Brake discs Front Ventilated: 10.6 inch
Rear Solid: 10.9 inch
Parking brake Mechanical on rear wheels
Anti-Lock Braking System Standard
Wheels 17 x 7J Racing Hart aluminum alloy wheels
Tires Toyo Proxes R28 205/40R17 80W
Tire inflation pressures F/R 29 psi / 32 psi
Temporary spare wheel T105/70 D15
Temporary spare tire pressure 60 psi
Curb weight lb. 2,529
GVWR weight lb. with AC 2948
CAPACITIES  
Crankcase 4 qt
Coolant 6.2 L
Fuel Capacity 12.7 gal.
EPA Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 46.0
EPA Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 5.1
EPA Total Volume: Cargo volume + passenger volume (cu. Ft.) 51.1
EPA Vehicle Size Category Two-seater
FUEL ECONOMY (estimated)  
EPA Mileage, City/Highway 20/26
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS (INCHES)  
Wheelbase 89.2
Track Front 55.7
Rear 56.7
Length 155.7
Width 66.1
Height 48.0
Minimum ground clearance (laden) 4.0
Weight distribution % front/rear 52 / 48
Coefficient of Drag (Cd) 0.375
Bumpers, front/rear mph crash test 5 mph
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS (INCHES)  
Head room 37.1
Leg room 42.8
Shoulder room 49.7
Hip room 49.2
Mazda reserves the right to change specifications at any time without incurring obligation. Availability
may be limited by location and time. Please consult your local dealer for full details.
†Always wear your seat belt and deactivate passenger-side air bag when using a child- or infant-safety seat.