Since it’s debut in 1989, Mazda MX-5 has won more than 200 awards in over 20 countries.
2016 WHEELS CAR OF THE YEAR 'The MX-5 proves you don’t need brute power and insane speeds to have a momentous time behind the wheel. It’s motoring at its purest – beautifully simple, yet simply beautiful to drive – and it achieves all that with a delicate global footprint'
WORLD CAR AWARDS WORLDCAR OF THE YEAR 'With the launch of its all‐new MX‐5, Mazda has thrown out the blueprint and gone back to basics – back to 1989 basics. Shorter, lower, wider and – most importantly – lighter.'
WORLD CAR AWARDS WORLD CAR DESIGN OF THE YEAR 'The new MX-5 design is exciting, distinct and fresh. It’s a design that wholly fits with being the unique small sports‐car this Mazda is. It captures the spirit of the first generation MX-5 design but introduces a very leading twenty‐teens aesthetic whilst remarkably also connecting visually to its sibling designs. An exceptional design in all ways'