Which Model to Choose? 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. MX-5 Miata RF

If you are searching for a stylish and speedy convertible, you may be wondering about the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. MX-5 Miata RF. Both models of this convertible roadster offer an exceptional driving experience, though they do have a few differences. Here at Med Center Mazda, we can help you decide which 2022 Mazda MX-5 model is the best fit for you.


In terms of power, the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata and 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF offer about the same level of impressive strength. Both models come equipped with the SkyactivⓇ-G four-cylinder engine with up to 181 horsepower and 151 lb-ft torque.

Both versions have a six-speed manual transmission and nearly perfect 50/50 weight balance for a responsive drive.


The 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata comes with a black cloth convertible top, 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, and comfortable bucket seats for two passengers. The physique of this sports car is sculpted and eye-catching, so you can turn heads on any road.

The 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF amps up the style with a black power retractable fastback roof and 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. Inside, you will find heated seats for two passengers.

Special Features

The 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata and 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF come with driver-centric technology that keeps you connected from anywhere. Both cars are compatible with Android AutoTM and Apple CarPlayTM and a seven-inch touch screen infotainment system with voice command.

These two vehicles have Mazda’s advanced keyless entry system and push-button start to make driving easy. If you like your music loud, the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF boasts the BoseⓇ nine-speaker audio system that you will not find in the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Additionally, both Mazda MX-5 Miata models come with a suite of i-ActivsenseⓇ safety features including…

  • Blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Lane departure warning system
  • Smart city brake support
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • And more

Come visit our Mazda dealership in Pelham, AL today to test drive both the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata and the 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF. Once you get a feel for these vehicles, we bet you will love them as much as we do.