2020 Fiat 124 Spider in red

2020 Fiat 124 Spider

2019 Mazda Miata in blue

2020 Mazda Miata*

2020 FIAT 124 vs. 2020 Mazda Miata

2020 FIAT 124 Spider


2020 Mazda Miata
$25,390 MSRP

Starting Price

$26,580 MSRP
1.4L I4 MultiAir Turbo Engine


2.0L SKYACTIV-G 4-cylinder
184 lb-ft


151 lb-ft
35 mpg highway

EPA-Estimated MPG

35 mpg highway
4.94 cubic feet

Trunk Space

4.59 cubic feet

If you love the look of a classic Italian roadster, you’ve probably already fallen for two of the most popular models on the market: the 2020 FIAT 124 vs. Mazda Miata. But most drivers only have room for one, so which stylish pick will accompany you during your upcoming Anderson travels? While the Mazda Miata has plenty of great qualities, we think that the 2020 FIAT 124 Spider will really blow you away with its performance and style. Take a look at our in-depth comparison of the 2020 FIAT 124 Spider vs. Mazda Miata:

FIAT 124 Spider vs. Miata: Value

To start off the comparison, let’s take a look at the starting prices of each. You can find the Mazda Miata at a starting price of $26,580 MSRP, while the FIAT 124 Spider has a lower price point of only $25,390 MSRP. That’s a difference of over $1,100 that you could save – or spend on accessories and upgrades for your new Spider!

FIAT 124 Spider vs. Miata: Performance

Between the FIAT 124 Spider vs. Mazda Miata, Spider has a unique 1.4L I4 MultiAir Turbo Engine. The Mazda Miata has a 2.0L SKYACTIV-G 4-cylinder and while the two models have similar fuel economy figures, they differ in torque. The Spider has 184 lb-ft of torque and the Miata has 151 lb-ft of torque – a difference of 33 lb-ft overall.

FIAT 124 Spider vs. Miata: Interior

Finally, which roadster is more versatile for the Chico roads? Cargo space is valuable when you drive such a sleek convertible, and the Spider has almost 5 cubic feet of trunk space – the best in its class. That can make quite a difference when compared to just 4.59 cubic feet of space in the Miata. Plus, the Spider is packed with premium features like:

  • Performance-inspired cockpit in premium cloth or leather trim
  • Upscale Recaro leather-trim and Alcantara® suede upholstery options
  • Perforated sport steering wheel wrapped in premium-grained leather available
  • Optional FIAT® Connect 7.0 full-color touchscreen with GPS Navigation System with 2D and 3D maps
  • High-tech safety options like Parksense Rear Park Assist System, Keyless Enter ‘N Go, and more! 

Find Out More with SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep FIAT

Between the FIAT 124 vs. Mazda Miata, we think it’s clear that the FIAT 124 Spider the perfect choice for the Red Bluff area! If you want to learn more about this best-selling roadster, feel free to contact us in Redding with any questions or reach us at (530) 241-1756 to find out how to get one step closer to finding your FIAT 124 Spider!

*2019 model year shown.

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