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Category: Compact sporty car
1st place: Mazda MX-5 Miata
2nd place: Subaru Impreza
3rd place: Pontiac Solstice

Despite being the top-ranked sports car and scoring highly in most areas - including overall quality - the Miata got low scores for powertrain mechanical quality, as well as body and interior design.

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Last updated June 05 2008: 2:16 PM ET