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2017 Mazda Mx-5 Miata RF near Franklin

2017 Mazda Mx-5 Miata RF near Franklin

It’s a dream for most Franklin, Wisconsin locals to one day own a convertible because of how cool and swanky the convertibles look. This is a dream that proves elusive for many because a large percentage of car buyers never actually pull the trigger on the thought of owning a convertible and this is largely due to cost implications. Thanks to Mazda’s new 2017 MX-5 Miata RF though, your dream of owning a convertible might just materialize.

Enjoying the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

In a bid to make open-top more accessible to their customers, Mazda has outdone themselves through the newly unveiled Mazda MX-5 Miata RF or “retractable fastback”. Just like the previous 3rd generation, the MX-5 Miata RF has a retractable hardtop but this new model comes with a few more adjustments that have made this a must have weekend or getaway car. Transforming from a closed coupe to an open air convertible in just 13 seconds it has everything one would want from a sleek compact roadster.

Comparatively speaking, the new 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is aesthetically and functionally superior to its predecessors. The roof, for instance, doesn’t disappear into the bodywork on the new Miata RF as it did with the earlier hardtop models. The Targa-like design of the new power retractable hardtop make the interior more comfortable especially for open air driving and affords the driver and the passenger more space. The new Miata’s trunk space is a teeny bit smaller than the predecessors’ but the difference is too small to highlight. The one significant difference between the Miata RF and the 3rd generation PRHT is the weight. Considering the number of design tweaks and engine modifications that went into the new Miata, Mazda has to be commended for keeping the weight down on the new Miata. Although it is about 120lb. heavier than its predecessors, the 50/50 weight distribution gives the RF the desired stability when driving at high speeds.

More Mazda Power

On matters performance, Mazda has never really disappointed us and this new gem just goes to show Mazda won’t disappoint us anytime soon. The powertrain on all the Mazda MX-5s is the 155-HP SKYACTIV-G 2.0L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder which is coupled to either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic. The results of either transmission are a smooth and really enjoyable drive around Franklin or away from the hustles and bustles of the city.

The interior of the car is immaculate and sleek just like it always is in Mazda cars. The seats are comfortable and ergonomic. The entire design and placement of the important elements are really user-friendly and they designed this car with the driver in mind. The interactive screen on the dashboard displays all the useful information you need to navigate around and I guarantee you are going to enjoy driving this car.

Words really can’t describe how it feels to power up this car and drive it around. The best way to experience this masterpiece is by actually driving it and we are giving you an opportunity to test drive one of these gems here at Mazda Madison. If you are in Franklin or its neighborhood and would love to experience the magic of the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF near Franklin, come down to Mazda Madison and test drive this beautiful monster. By the end of the test drive, we hope you will agree with us that this is one of the best cars Mazda has ever produced!

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