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Old 04-15-2013, 09:32 PM   #1
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Towing a Mazda Miata

Is anybody towing a Mazda Miata? if so any issues that I need to be aware off?
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I pulled a 91 Miata with a standard transmission. Liked pulling it because it was light.

No problems encountered.
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...any issues that I need to be aware off?
The big one is that Automatic Transmission Miatas are NOT towable and there is no practical (= inexpensive) way to make them towable.

The 5-speeds and 6-speed Manual transmissions are both OK, even though you may hear differently from some of the car "Experts" out there. Mazda also says they are not towable.

I towed a 2000 Miata 5-speed over 35,000 miles



and have now towed a 2010 Miata retractable hardtop 6-speed for over 12,000 miles.



I have helped nearly 50 Miata owners to get their Miatas set-up to tow.

If you are contemplating towing a manual transmission Miata, PM me and I can tell you what you need to know.

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