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2021 Mazda MX-5 Surpasses The Competition In BC, Canada

With the release of the 2021 MX-5, Mazda promises to deliver a pure and enjoyable driving experience – blending an engaging ride with spirited under-hood performance. This two-seater roadster has been designed with a featherweight construction and rear-wheel drive to provide swift acceleration that turns up the fun with each twisty road in BC.  

It also leaves the competition in its dust.
When it comes to performance, which compact convertible delivers the most powerful punch - the 2021 Mazda MX-5 or the 2021 MINI Cooper Convertible? Explore this comparison review to find out.


Compare The 2021 Mazda MX-5 With The 2021 MINI Cooper Convertible In BC, Canada: Performance

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2021 Mazda MX-5 Specs

Skyactiv-G 2.0L four-cylinder engine
181 horsepower
151 lb.-ft. of torque 
Standard Skyactiv-MT six-speed manual transmission
(a six-speed automatic is optional)
Rear-wheel drive
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2021 MINI Cooper Convertible Specs

Turbocharged 1.5L three-cylinder engine 
134 horsepower
162 lb.-ft. of torque
Six-speed manual transmission 
(a seven-speed automatic is optional)
Front-wheel drive
Equipped with a powerful Skyactiv-G 2.0L four-cylinder engine, the 2021 MX-5 delivers the performance that BC drivers crave. Boasting 181 horsepower and 151 lb.-ft. of torque, this platform blends exceptional acceleration with speed to cover zero to 100 km/h in six quick seconds. The 2021 Cooper Convertible’s turbocharged 1.5L three-cylinder can’t compare – it takes 8.7 seconds for this platform to reach 100 km/h from a dead stop. When it comes to performance, every second counts.

The same is true about weight savings. Clocking in at only 1,066 kg, the 2021 MX-5 is agile and light on its feet with a nearly perfect 50/50 weight balance. The 2021 Cooper Convertible isn’t as svelte. It weighs 1,337 kg and has a less than optimal front-rear weight distribution of 38.7%, which speaks to its leisurely performance.

Side-by-side, there are some similarities to the 2021 MX-5 and 2021 Cooper Convertible – namely their transmissions. Both models come equipped with a standard six-speed manual transmission that lets you engage with each rev. However, the Mazda takes its spirited performance one step further by pairing the stick shift to a rear-wheel drivetrain for true sports car dynamics. The result is far superior cornering in the 2021 MX-5 – this two-seater roadster loves to hug turns.

And speaking of handling, both models provide fun on-road performance, but the 2021 MX-5 is the true star of the show. Its handling is eager and playful as it weaves through congested streets with flare. Its light, tactile steering is also remarkably quick and responsive, providing BC drivers with the feedback they desire.

Head-to-head, the 2021 MX-5 provides an ideal combination of performance and power.

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 Is The Clear Winner For BC, Canada Drivers

Power, handling, and acceleration: these elements define the 2021 MX-5 convertible. Surpass the competition and choose the ultimate roadster – an exciting open-air experience awaits.

Check out the 2021 MX-5 in person at August Mazda.

Contact our team today to view our current MX-5 inventory, which starts at $42,450.


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