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Perfecting a Legend: 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata

How do you improve perfection? The two-seat Mazda MX-5 Miata convertible has been a favorite among driving enthusiasts since its debut over 30 years ago. Applauded for its near perfect weight distribution and unfussy performance, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is that rare vehicle that stays popular while changing relatively little over the years. For the 2022 model year, Mazda tweaks the handling, color options, and features in the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata and commits to keeping the manual transmission the preferred mode of transport.

Kinematic Posture Control

When drivers hear ‘Mazda MX-5 Miata,’ they think nimble, well-balanced, spunky, and just plain fun-to-drive. Its near perfect 50/50 weight distribution helps the little two-seat roadster keep the driver connected to the road, providing an exhilarating drive that lets the driver be in charge. Not wanting to change that signature feel but still enhance its drive, Mazda developed the all-new Kinematic Posture Control for the new 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata. 

Kinematic Posture Control sharpens the Mazda MX-5 Miata’s steering and cornering, reduces body roll, and enhances the limited slip effect by applying light braking to the rear wheels when going through tight corners. Kinematic Posture Control does not add any weight to the new Mazda MX-5 Miata, so you still enjoy an engaging, driver-centric experience that keeps the new Mazda planted to the ground, ensuring you feel every curve – in comfort.

More Standard Features

The sporty Brembo BBS Recaro package now comes standard on the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Club (hardtop) and is available on the standard soft-top Mazda MX-5 Miata Club. New for 2022, the Mazda MX-5 Miata Club adds wireless Apple CarPlay® as a standard feature, complementing the Bose® premium audio system. Featuring striking red brake calipers, the Mazda Brembo BBS Recaro package adds:

  • Brembo front brakes
  • Heated Recaro sport seats
  • 17-in dark gunmetal BBS forged wheels
  • Aero kit with gloss black side sill extensions and rear bumper skirt

Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Club gets a hand-painted black roof

New Options 

New for the 2022 model year, the Mazda MX-5 Miata adds a Platinum Quartz Metallic exterior paint and available Terracotta Nappa leather seats – only in the Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring.

The luxurious 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring offers everything in the Mazda MX-5 Miata Club with dark silver exterior accents, bright silver interior accents, and added safety features: High Beam Control, an Adaptive Front-lighting System and Traffic Sign Recognition. You also get heated leather seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and automatic climate control. 

Manual First

As many auto manufacturers move away from or eliminate manual transmissions from their lineups, the Mazda MX-5 Miata stays pure with solely manual transmissions on the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata Sport and Club. An automatic transmission is only available on the top-tier Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring. Good thing because half the fun of driving a new Mazda MX-5 Miata is its quick-shifting 6-speed manual – put the top down for added exhilaration.

Retractable Fastback (RF)

The 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is the hardtop convertible option in this sporty Mazda, taking just 13 seconds to open or close. With the hardtop up, you are driving a sleek, athletic coupe that fits in with more expensive high-performance sports cars. Then, with the press of a button, you are enjoying open-air freedom perfect for our East Bay Area curves.

Explore the new 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata at San Leandro Mazda in San Leandro, California. Our friendly team of Mazda enthusiasts are here to help you determine which new Mazda MX-5 Miata convertible is right for you, and our experienced finance team will help you secure a great deal. Shop for a new Mazda online or visit San Leandro Mazda in San Leandro, California, to test drive a new Mazda today! And when it comes time for your next Mazda service, trust the factory-trained Mazda technicians at the San Leandro Mazda Service Center in San Leandro, California.