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Mazda MX5 (1998 - 2005)

Last updated 18 January 2016

Delightful handling, easy to use every day and reliable if not abused. Low running costs. Plenty around at keen prices.
Rust can be a serious problem. Some versions suffer from clutch judder.
Updated 18 January 2016

2003 Mazda MX5 bought from and serviced by same Mazda dealer from new found to have rust perforation through rear wheelarches and sills. Estimate for repair £1,401.70.

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