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Best Mazda MX5 Drift Tune Forza Horizon 5

This drift tune guide will cover the Best Mazda MX5 Drift Tune in Forza Horizon 5. We guide you through the exact parts and tuning you need to make to maximize the car’s performance around those bends.

The Miata is a fan favorite in Forza and has been in every game since Forza Motorsport 3. If you want to get your hands on it you can purchase it from the Autoshow for 25,000 CR. You can also get it from Wheelspins or snipe it off the Auction house.

Vehicle History

The MX-5 is a Japanese sports car that debuted in 1989 at the Chicago Auto Show. It is commonly known in America as the Miata. The MX-5 originally used the Lotus Elan as a design benchmark and took a lot of inspiration from older Italian and British sports car designs.

Drift Tune Specs

Drift Car Parts

Copy the exact parts below to make the Miata drift tune. If you feel you need to make changes mess around with them yourself. However, there’s not much else to change that will make much of a difference.

  • Engine: 3.2L I6
  • Aspiration: Single Turbo
  • Drivetrain Swap: Stock
  • Tire: Drift
  • Front Tire Width: 215mm
  • Rear Tire Width: 245mm
  • Front Track Width: Max front and rear
  • Clutch: Race
  • Transmission: Race
  • Driveline: Race
  • Differential: Drift
  • Brakes: Race
  • Spring and Dampers: Drift
  • Front Anti Rollbar: Race
  • Rear Anti Rollbar: Race
  • Chassis Reinforcement Roll Cage: Race
  • Weight Reduction: Race
  • Intake: Stock
  • Fuel System: Race
  • Ignition: Stock
  • Exhaust: Sport
  • Camshaft: Race
  • Valves: Race
  • Displacement: Stock
  • Pistons/ Compression: Race
  • Turbo: Single
  • Intercooler: None
  • Oil/Cooling: Stock
  • Flywheel: Stock

Drift Tuning

The drift tuning settings should be copied. However, some of these settings might feel a bit off if you are used to making drift builds so adjust them as you see fit. Everything has been tested and feels great as is. Make sure to let us know in the comments if you think you have a better setup.


  • Front: 1.7
  • Rear: 1.9


Final Drive: 3.04

  • 1st: 4.14
  • 2nd: 2.67
  • 3rd: 1.82
  • 4th: 1.33
  • 5th: 1.00
  • 6th: 0.80



  • Front: -5.0
  • Rear: -1.0


  • Front: 0
  • Rear: 0

Front Caster

  • Angle: 7.0

Antiroll Bars

  • Front: 39
  • Rear: 35


  • Front: 88.1
  • Rear: 93.8

Ride Height

  • Front: 13.6
  • Rear: 12.3


Rebound Stiffness

  • Front: 11
  • Rear: 11.8

Bump Stiffness

  • Front: 7.3
  • Rear: 7.4




Braking Force

  • Balance: 50%
  • Pressure: 100%


  • Acceleration: 86%
  • Deceleration: 0%


Now you have the exact parts and tuning you need to turn the Miata into an animal on those canyons. If you enjoyed the guide make sure to check out more of our Forza Horizon 5 drift tune guides while you’re here.

This tune was originally made by Nitrotap, check him out sometime.