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2003 Mazda Miata Base Convertible 2-door 1.8l on 2040-cars

Year:2003 Mileage:50281 Color: in poor condition
Location:

Summerland Key, Florida, United States

Summerland Key, Florida, United States

VEHICLE IS BEING SOLD AS-IS

Selling my 2003 Mazda Miata, I'm returning to college and no longer have the time or money to work on it. I am the 3rd owner of this car, includes original owner's manual

The Good:
Engine in excellent condition
Clean Florida title
transmission in good condition
All electronics working
Just hit 50k miles last week
New battery, spark plugs and ignition coil
AC working perfectly
Runs and drives excellently, currently my DD

The Bad:
CEL is on, the catalytic converter is fried, around a $150 fix
Rear passenger tire is non-matching, received the car like that
Soft top is in bad condition, another $150 fix
In need of brake pads, around $100
Some minor exterior dings and scratches
minor fading on the driver's seat

The ugly:
Body rust. Namely on the bottoms of the doors. Not too severe but definitely noticable
Car did not include an adapter for anti-theft lugnuts. Thus the mismatched tire.

Some additional photos of the rust can be found here http://imgur.com/a/DYAkl

KBB value is 6.2k, pricing low for a quick sale, car is in mechanically fine

Auto Services in Florida

Wildwood Tire Co. ★★★★★

Auto Repair & Service, Tire Dealers, Auto Oil & Lube
Address: 200 E Gulf Atlantic Hwy, Oxford
Phone: (352) 748-1739

Wholesale Performance Transmission Inc ★★★★★

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Address: 4899 34th St N, Pass-A-Grille
Phone: (727) 526-0120

Wally`s Garage ★★★★★

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Address: 15519 US Highway 441 Ste 102, Minneola
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Universal Body Co ★★★★★

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Address: 1136 E 9th St, Dinsmore
Phone: (904) 257-1386

Tony On Wheels Inc ★★★★★

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Address: 8600 SW 8th St, Pinecrest-Postal-Store
Phone: (305) 264-8189

Tom`s Upholstery ★★★★★

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Address: 20 S 5th St, Eloise
Phone: (863) 422-8703

Auto blog

Mazda ad showing Facebook updates while driving criticized by Senate committee [w/video]

Sat, 08 Feb 2014 11:00:00 EST

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller, D-WV, held an all-day summit on Thursday to discuss the dangers of using modern technology while driving, during which an ad that Mazda aired during the Super Bowl was used as an example of the worrisome future towards which we're headed. While seemingly innocuous at first glance, the ad, which can be seen below, shows a brief glimpse of a driver using the Mazda Connect infotainment system in a Mazda3 to check/update his Facebook page while driving down the road.
Officials from major communications companies like Samsung, Google and Apple attended the summit, as well as representatives from automakers including General Motors and Toyota. A representative from Mazda was not present despite the company's own currently available technology being used as the poster child for the issues being discussed.
According to Automotive News, Senator Rockefeller warned the automaker and communication execs on hand that he will propose legislation to regulate the use of technology while driving if they don't work together to implement their own standards more quickly. Michael Robinson, GM's vice president of sustainability and global regulatory affairs, argued that his company has had distracted driving guidelines in place for 15 years since the advent of its OnStar system, noting that the technology in question has also helped the automaker save lives through automatic crash detection and calls to 911.

Next Mazdaspeed3 could look this good

Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:29:00 EST

Mazda showed off its brand-new 2014 Mazda3 at an event in New York City earlier this week, and we have to say, at first blush, we're pretty impressed. It looks fantastic - like a smaller, hatch'd version of the already sleek Mazda6 sedan that went on sale earlier this year. And with a 200-pound weight reduction, efficient Skyactiv gasoline engines underhood and Mazda's usual focus on driving dynamics above all, we're willing to bet that the new Three will be a pretty decent steer.
Of course, being enthusiasts, we're already setting our sights on the next-generation Mazdaspeed3, rendered here by artist Theo Chin. To our eyes, it's not a very imaginative transformation, but is likely a spot-on rendering for what the next car will look like. And it's really, really hot.
While Mazda hasn't exactly confirmed that the new Speed3 will be coming, sources within the automaker have indicated that a third-generation version of the MS3 is under development. Thing is, the Japanese automaker wants to give the standard Mazda3 some time to grow in the market, so we might not see the new Speed3 until something like 2016, with a possible diesel version to arrive before then.

Mazda delays US launch of Skyactiv-D engine

Thu, 09 Jan 2014 09:00:00 EST

Japanese automakers haven't lead the charge towards diesel power in the same way as, say, the Germans have. But Mazda is out to change that. It has been following Audi's lead on the racetrack with oil-burning racecars right here in America, and will soon translate that excitement to the road by introducing its Skyactiv-D engine in North America. It just won't happen as soon as we expected.
Mazda announced today that, while its diesel engine meets current emissions requirements, the company has decided once again to push back an introduction originally slated to kick off in the Spring. According to the brief statement below, Mazda wants to take more time to find "the right balance between fuel economy and Mazda-appropriate driving performance."
In other words, the Zoom-Zoom brand apparently thinks its diesel engine doesn't deliver the zoom-zoom American drivers would expect, so we'll have to wait just a little bit longer. Details to follow closer to launch, whenever that will ultimately take place.