Mazda
MX-5 Miata
2003
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2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$21,843
Invoice *
$20,158
Engine
1.8L I-4 142 HP 125.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
23.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
28.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
1.8L I-4 142 HP 125.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
80 amp
Battery
325 amp
Axle Ratio
4.30 / 4.10
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
12.7 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
Tochigi Fuji
Ride
sport
Front Suspension
double wishbone
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized / Bilstein
Rear Suspension
independent double wishbone
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized / Bilstein
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P205/45WR16.0BSW performance
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
2
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Seat Trim
cloth
Headliner
full vinyl
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpet front
Dashboard Insert
genuine wood
Dashboard Trim
genuine wood
Convertible Roof
manual with lining, glass rear window, Windblocker wind blocker / manual with glass rear window, hard top, Windblocker wind blocker
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Rearview Mirror
day-night / auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
dome light
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Seatback Storage
1
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / clock
CD
in-dash mounted single / in-dash mounted 6-disc
MiniDisc Player
single
Speakers
2 / 4
Antenna
power retractable
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
manual / power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Compass
compass
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
sport
Steering Wheel Material
NARDI leather
Front Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
5.1 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
155.7 "
Exterior Width
66.0 "
Exterior Height
48.3 "
Wheelbase
89 "
Front Tread
56 "
Rear Tread
57 "
Turning Radius
15.1 '
Curb Weight
2,443 lbs. / 2,485 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.37
Front Legroom
42.8 "
Front Headroom
37.1 "
Front Hiproom
49.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
49.7 "
Passenger Volume
46 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
5.1 cu.ft.
Mud Flaps
front and rear / front / rear / body-colored rear
Rear Spoiler
lip
Trunk Rack
chrome
Bumpers
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000
Accessories Months/Miles
48/50,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2003 Mazda MX-5 Miata safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

LS 2dr Convertible
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
Cloth 2dr Convertible
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A

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