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Mazda's Iconic Roadster Wins 2021 Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost To Own Award

April 28, 2021

IRVINE, Calif. (April 28, 2021) – Today, Kelley Blue Book announced the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata as the winner of its “2021 5-Year Cost to Own Awards” sports car category. Kelley Blue Book uses its data to find and award vehicles whose cost of ownership is lowest in their respective segments, taking depreciation, insurance, fees, maintenance, state fees, and fuel costs into consideration.

The 2021 Mazda MX-5, which starts at $26,830, has continued to delight enthusiasts for over three decades. All trim levels are available with either a soft-top or power-retractable hardtop (PRHT). Its charismatic driving dynamics are never compromised, even while evolving with new features and options that help make this thrilling weekend car just as enjoyable every other day of the week.

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Emily Taylor, Mazda North American Operations, 949-727-6182
Drew Cary, Mazda North American Operations, 949-727-6525