World Car of the Year 2016 is the Mazda Miata

June 3rd, 2016 by

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata World Car of the Year Sport Mazda Orlando, FL

Proving once again that for one million customers over the last 27 years, the Mazda Miata MX-5 was and continues to be the number one selling roadster of all time. With more than 30 major international awards for the latest 4th generation (2015-2016) MX-5, Mazda continues to prove that it makes quality cars that are fun to drive.

As the 4th Generation Mazda MX-5 continues to garner international praise and win awards, it will come as no surprise that it has recently been named the World Car of the Year, beating out the Audi A4 Sedan/Audi A4 Avant and the Mercedes-Benz GLC as the top three finalists. The World Car Awards Program celebrated its 12th year ranking as the number one automotive awards program in the world in terms of media reach.

The jurors who selected the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata consisted of an international panel comprised of 73 top-level automotive journalists from 23 countries chosen on the basis of his or her expertise, experience, credibility and influence. Collectively through their respective outlets they reach an audience of many millions world-wide.

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata World Car of the Year Acceptance Ceremony Sport Mazda Orlando, FL

Observations from the World Car Award jurors that accompanied the award observed that: “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, the new MX-5 comes with a choice of either 1.5 or 2.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol engines and promise of unparalleled ‘JINBAI ITTAI’ – a Japanese term meaning oneness between car and driver. And yes, it is still one of the best driver’s cars around.”

We invite loyal Miata MX-5 customers to visit Sport Mazda and drive the latest model soon. And, if you are looking for a sports car that is stylish, inexpensive and fun to drive, but have never driven a Mazda MX-5, why not stop by and see the 2016 World Car of the Year. We are located at 6239 South Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando, Florida.

For more information, check out our website at, or contact our sales team at (407) 851-8510.

By the way, Sport Mazda is the winner of the 2016 United States DealerRater Mazda Dealer of the Year award and 4-time winner of the DealerRater Florida Mazda Dealer of the Year.

Source: Inside Mazda

Posted in 2016 Cars, Award, MX-5 Miata