Mitsubishi Colt 2007 vs Mazda MX-5 2005

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Mitsubishi Colt
2007 - 2009
Mazda MX-5
2005 - 2009
Gearbox: Manual Manual/Automatic
Mitsubishi Colt is available only with manual gearbox, whereas Mazda MX-5 has both automatic and manual transmission options.
Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)Rear wheel drive (RWD)
Mitsubishi Colt is available with front wheel drive, while Mazda MX-5 can be equipped with rear wheel drive.
Engines: 1.51.8 - 2.0


Power: 109 - 150 HP126 - 167 HP
Torque: 145 - 210 NM167 - 190 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.4 - 10.5 seconds8.2 - 9.6 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.6 - 7.17.3 - 8.8
Mitsubishi Colt petrol engines consumes on average 1.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than Mazda MX-5.
This comparison does not take engine capacity into account, so to compare the fuel consumption of specific engines, select the car version!


Length: 3.88 m4.00 m
Width: 1.70 m1.72 m
Height: 1.46 m1.26 m
Mitsubishi Colt is smaller, but higher.
Mitsubishi Colt is 12 cm shorter than the Mazda MX-5, 3 cm narrower, while the height of Mitsubishi Colt is 20 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 190 litres150 litres
Mitsubishi Colt has more luggage capacity.
Even though the car is shorter, Mitsubishi Colt has 40 litres more trunk space than the Mazda MX-5. The Mazda MX-5 may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers.
Turning diameter: 10.8 meters10 meters
The turning circle of the Mitsubishi Colt is 0.8 metres more than that of the Mazda MX-5, which means Mitsubishi Colt can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data~ 1`365
Safety: no datano data
above average

Average price (€): 34005200
Pros and Cons: Mitsubishi Colt has
  • manual gearbox only
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
  • lower price
Mazda MX-5 has
  • both manual and automatic
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
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