2018 Porsche 718 Cayman vs. 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

If you have been struggling to decide whether to purchase the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman or the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata, then you are in the same boat as other car buyers out there who are looking for their next luxury car. In order to help eliminate all doubts and to make sure you are buying the car that is worthy of every penny you spend, it will be good to consider this comparison.

Design & Style

Sleek and modern in its exterior, the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman is undeniably one of the well-designed luxury cars out there. The Cayman’s exterior has been equaled by its solid construction in its interior. Crafted from the best quality materials the cabin of this supercar is really impressive. Space is just enough to accommodate your needs.

The 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata has a good enough exterior but not as impressive as that of the Cayman’s. The space is also small and this is evident even by just looking at the exterior. Well, you can applaud it for the quality of materials used in order to come up with this car model.

Technology & Safety

The Porsche 718 Cayman was injected with the latest updates thus making it really more impressive than its close competitors, the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata included. The 7-inch touchscreen is large enough to display clear and crisp graphics all the time. You will also feel even more comfortable inside this car with the provision of backrest adjustments. Add to that the fact that it has a six-speaker audio system just enough to hear that music you want during your trip. Rear and front parking sensors are included as part of its safety feature as well.

Inside the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata, on the other hand, you will find an infotainment system that is said to be a big update of those coming from other Mazda models. While it managed to update the system, Mazda failed in terms of delivering the best sound quality via its audio system. Safety features are quite acceptable.


The 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman gets its power from its four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine under its hood. This one has a rating that reaches up to 300 horsepower and 280lb-ft of torque. Meanwhile, the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata relies on the same engine size but it is sad to note that it can only maximize output up to 155 horsepower, and 148lb-ft of torque. The performance of the Cayman is almost double that of the Miata’s.

The Bottom Line

After reading this comparison, you must have realized all the reasons that make the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman a real winner over the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata. It has been designed well, packed with technology features, and has an engine that performs better than that of the Mazda’s.

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When you’re in the neighborhood for a new 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman, head over to our showroom. After shopping with Porsche Huntington, you will see that we are unlike any other dealership you’ve ever dealt with. We pride ourselves on exclusivity, technology, and the finest workmanship. The next time you need servicing on your Porsche or are in the market to purchase a new one, visit Porsche Huntington today. You’ll be glad you did.

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