Mazda MX-5 (1989-2006) - 2020 Market Review

By: Cliff Chambers

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Mazda M-X5 (1989-2006) market review from our 2020 Japanese Classic & Performance Car Guide

The world’s most popular sports car is still easy to find and 30 year-old cars are beginning to gain noticeably in value.

It is still possible to find an early Mazda MX-5 suited to daily use and pay $5000 for it but cars that have been neglected will never recoup the money you spend on repairs.

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MX-5s built after 1998 progressively gained power (by 2006 they had 118kW) yet later models cost virtually the same as very early ones.

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If you’re keen to get your MX-5 out on the track for some club-day fun then a Turbo, which sold here from 2002-03 with 150kW, will cost around $20,000.

MX-5/Limited/Eunos 1989-93 $10,190 [32] 

MX-5 1994-98 $12,010 [21]

MX-5 1999-02 $11,660 [39] 

MX-5 2003-06 $11,265 [16]

MX-5 Turbo $18,775 [11]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2019 European & British Value Guide.

See the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Market Review here


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