Factory Options Comments

  • The following items were (New) for the '97 Miata:
    • Door panel changed on all packages to now include a padded area near the driver's and passenger's shoulder area.
  • The following items were changed or discontinued for '97:
    • In-dash cigarette lighter becomes dealer option. All Miatas now come with a plastic plug to fill the power port.
Spotting Tips
  • The '97 Miatas are the only year, prior to the new body style, that have door pannels with a padded area on the upper rear of the panel.