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Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and CX-5
Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and CX-5
T’was three weeks before Christmas no presents had been bought not even stocking stuffers. I kept contemplating on what presents I should get the people in my life for Christmas, but I kept coming back to what I wanted. I am not that selfish, but it is that time of year that makes you believe anything can happen. If I could only have one present for Christmas it would be a new car. Not a fancy schmancy $200,000 car but I nice comfortable, fun, and attractive car. Those fancy cars scare me. How do you drive one without worrying about someone accidentally touching your car and leaving a mark? I mean hey it is $200, 000 that could be two houses in most of the United States. We hope that you enjoy this Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and CX-5 post.
I kept dropping hints to my husband that the fabric on the roof of the car was drooping like an old pair of underwear but still nothing like “do you want a new car?” or “are you hinting at something?” NOTHING! I figured maybe if I just stopped talking about it maybe we would then think about it. You know reverse psychology? Does it work this way? Oh well, worth a shot.
At two weeks before Christmas I called up my bestie and asked her to go and test drive some cars with me. She eagerly accepted like I was taking her to the greatest place on earth (She has three Children under the age of 5!) I decided I wanted to check out the Mazda CX-5 because I love SUV’s for the room and styling at $24,045 for the Sport model it can not be beat! Once I got into the CX-5 I felt so comfortable and was ready to roll. The model I ended up driving was the top of the line Grand Touring that starts at $29,395 with 31 mpgs on the highway and all wheel drive. As I pulled out on the street something came over me. I felt like I was back in college again riding with my bestie with the radio on which by the way is awesome. The Bose 10 speaker system had me “rollin with my homie” in style. We live in a hilly area with lots of windy roads and the CX-5 handled incredibly!
You know that feeling you get when you drive that you are one with the vehicle? I had that moment! I thought it was a myth but I can testify that it is not and you definitely need to find a car you feel one with…like a husband…well maybe not in my case…you know not taking a hint about wanting a car for Christmas thing…I digress. My favorite thing about the car was the Active Driving Display, it positions important data such as speed and route guidance on the windshield right in your line of sight and allows you to better adjust your focus minimizing distractions while driving. Awesome right? Other aspects of the car I loved were the adjustable lumbar support and heated seats (oh baby), dual zone climate control with pollen filter and the lane departure warning. Could this be the car of my dreams? I think it very well could be! Once we got back to the dealership the saleswomen showed the power liftgate and I was sold. The saleswomen then asked if we would like to have some fun? I looked at my bestie who has not been out of her house alone since Obama’s second term started said “Hell yeah!”
The saleswomen took us over to a little sporty car called the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF. She told us to take it out for a drive with the top down and see what we think. Luckily, we live in California so it is summer all year (sorry people who have seasons.) Now this is ballin’! At 35 mpg on the highway and a 2.0 engine with 155 horsepower we were going fast in this little baby. We had guys and other women checking us out like were the hottest ladies on the planet! The navigation display in the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF was very nice and you could easily make everything out with the room down on the sunny day. There were also little cubbies to store you stuff in the car besides the nice size trunk. We decided we should head back even though we wanted to take this for a road trip and pretend we were Thelma and Louise. Oh, well I am sure we would not find Brad Pitt anyway. The saleswomen asked us what we thought and I said “it was wonderful but I am scared to find out the price.” We were then told that the souped up Grand Touring was only $32,620 our mouths hit the floor! So much sex, speed, and fun for that much! Yes, please! We then got a phone call from my besties husband that the youngest child’s diaper came off and there was poop everywhere and that the second youngest was painting furniture with the poop like it was a work of art so our time was up so she could go and handle poopgate.
One week before Christmas my bestie asked me why I don’t just get one of the cars we looked at? I could afford it and did not need to wait for anyone’s approval. I agreed but I just had this dream of my husband having a new car waiting for me on Christmas day outside with a big bow on it. She also told me she saw my husband at Target with her kids buying me a box of Mariah Carey perfume and that I should be prepared. Ugh! Maybe after Christmas I will just get the Mazda CX-5 because I can not take my current car situation anymore!
Yay, its Christmas week I got all my shopping done and remembered to buy the new Justin Bieber body splash for my husband to get back at him for gift of smelling like Mariah Carey he was giving to me. That week was hell on us. It seemed like there was lots of stuff going on at work for my husband and that he was working late every day. Maybe I should reconsider the new car, I mean my car could last a little longer maybe they are going to do layoffs at his work. That would be horrible to get a new car and then be laid off!
Christmas day was here and once again my husband had to go into the office in the morning to handle some seriously urgent matter. When he got home I had coffee and a Kringle ready for him so we could relax. I heard someone playing loud music outside so I went to see who the douche bag was and HOLY CRAP it was my husband with a pretty snowflake white pearl mica Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring edition blaring “All I want for Christmas is you” with a huge red bow on it like in my dreams! Hubby then told me to check it out and that it was for me and how much I deserved this car and not a box of Mariah Carey perfume. So my bestie was in one this…of course she was! Then when I calmed down a bit from all my excitement my husband then tells me he could not find Brad Pitt but he hopes I will like this anyway and then my bestie zooms in front of me with the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and told me to hop in. I looked at my husband and he said this little thing is for us and that he got a raise and thought we needed some new things. I gave me the best kiss of his life got in the Miata and drove off with my friend back to her house because once again she got a call this time about the oldest knocking over the tree.
I drove it back home and honked the horn for my hubby to come out and I told him to hop in hot stuff and away we went! Winning!!!
We hope that you enjoyed this Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and CX-5 post. See what my husband James Hills from Mantripping thought: Jinba Ittai And Why Mazda MX-5 RF and CX-5 are Special.