2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Baltimore MD

2017 Mazda MX-5 RF

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New 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF at Thompson Mazda for Baltimore, MD

The Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is the new power-retractable hardtop sports car. The RF in this model stands for Retractable Fastback and it is an electrically operated, stowable hard roof section. This sports car looks like it was machined from a piece of steel with the Machine Gray Metallic color. The interior also gets Auburn Nappa leather trim with a hand-painted black roof panel. To learn more about all the amazing features in the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF continue reading about it below.

Under the MX-5 RF's Hood

The MX-5 Miata RF has one engine option. It is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. It is powered at 148 pound-feet of torque and 155 horsepower. It is available as a manual or automatic six-speed transmission. The Club trim model is the sportiest model with a retuned suspension, limited-slip differential, Bilstein dampers, and shock tower brace. There is also an option to add Brembo front brakes and BBS wheels. The fuel economy on the manual transmission is 29 mpg combined with 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on highway. The automatic transmission gets 29 mpg combined with 26 in the city and 35 on the highway.

Design of Mazda MX-5 RF

The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF has two trim levels: Club and Grand Touring. The Club gets LED headlights and taillights, LED daytime running lights, air conditioning, cruise control, remote keyless with panic mode, Mazda Advanced keyless entry, 12-volt power outlets, a push button ignition, leather-wrapped features, Bluetooth, and Bose nine-speaker audio system. The Grand Touring gets heated leather seats, a cloth-lined top, automatic climate control, navigation, lane departure warning, two removable cup holders, black or sport tan leather-trimmed seats, adaptive headlights, Bluetooth, and nine-speaker audio system with headrest speakers and subwoofer. The cargo space is 4.6 cubic feet in the trunk. There is the Brembo/BBS Package which includes Brembo front brakes with red calipers, Mazda rear brakes with red calipers, BBS forged 17-inch alloy wheels with gunmetal finish, side sill extensions, rear bumper skirt, and the Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry.

What does the rear cross traffic alert do?

This system helps detect a vehicle approaching from the side and will alert the drive with a warning, as well as a visual warning in eight side mirror and the display screen.  

What is included in the interior lighting kit?

This kit features red accent lighting to the cockpit in the MX-5 RF.  

Can you help me calculate my monthly car payment?

Yes, we have a payment calculator that will assist you in estimating what your payment would be by putting the percentage of money down, the APR, and length of loan.  Payment Calculator


Each trim has many standard safety features. The basic features in the Club trim level are dual front airbags, side impact airbags, side impact door beams, three-point safety belts with pretensioners and force limiters, blind-spot monitoring, rear-cross traffic alert, engine immobilizer, and a tire-pressure monitoring system. The Grand Touring has all the above feature plus adaptive front lighting system, lane departure warning system, high-beam control, and anti-theft alarm. The i-Activsense safety technology uses radars and camera to alert the driver of hazards before they happen. There is an adaptive front lighting system that helps the driver see around corners at night by being able to pivot up to 15 degrees in the direction of the turn. The lane departure warning system give the driver visual and audible warnings when the vehicle moves unintentionally out of its own lane. The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is available at Thompson Mazda and they can help you choose the right trim level and any extra features you need in your life.

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