Buying a used Mazda MX-5 - which engine is best?

I am looking for a used Mazda MX-5 but am baffled by the huge choice of models, engines and prices. Which model is best?

Asked on 7 March 2016 by mazdas

Answered by Honest John
MX-5 2.0i Sport six-speed much better and better equipped than the 1.8. Avoid Mk II 1.6s. They were ridiculously slow for a sports car.
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