Mazda CX-5 News

2017 Mazda CX-5 video preview: 2016 LA Auto Show
2017 Mazda CX-5 video preview: 2016 LA Auto Show

Was it just four years ago that the Mazda CX-5 showed up to the crossover party? It was, in fact, and in crossover SUV terms, that's old news. Time for some new news. There's a new Mazda CX-5 for the 2017 model year, and it's here at the Los Angeles auto show. The CX-5 is new, we promise. You might...Read More»

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2017 Mazda CX-5 headed to LA Auto Show

A new Mazda CX-5 is set to debut next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show—and it's coming an entire model year before we expected it. The current CX-5 has been a genuine (and much needed) success for Mazda, which has sold more than 80,000 through the end of September this year, so it comes as...Read More»

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Mazda recalls 2010-2013 Mazda3, 2012-2015 Mazda5, 2013-2016 CX-5, 2016 CX-3: 2.2 million affected

Mazda reports that it plans to recall some 2.2 million vehicles to address a problem with their rear hatches. Roughly one-third of the affected vehicles are registered in North America The recall stems from corrosion affecting the hatch lift supports. Mazda reports that the protective coating...Read More»

2016 Subaru Forester
Honda HR-V, Jeep Wrangler, Nissan Rogue, and other small SUVs have poor headlights, says IIHS

When most people go shopping for a new car, they go with a list of criteria--features that they absolutely must have in their new ride. These are typically things like good fuel economy, high-tech safety features, intuitive infotainment systems, and, according to some people, cup holders. One item...Read More»

2015 Toyota RAV4, IIHS small front overlap crash test
Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4 protect passengers very differently in new IIHS tests: video [UPDATED]

Updated with a statement from Toyota. See below. Back in 2012, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety added a new challenge for automakers: the small front overlap test. As you might guess from the name, it was designed to evaluate how well cars protected occupants when vehicles collided with...Read More»

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2014-2016 Mazda CX-5 Recalled For Fuel Leak: 264,000 Vehicles Affected

Mazda is issuing a recall and stop-sale for 2014, 2015, and 2016 models of the Mazda CX-5 crossover. Documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explain that a part on some of those vehicles may cause a fuel leak and potentially a fire. ALSO SEE: Hyundai Adding Up To...Read More»

2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 2.5  -  First Drive, February 2013
2014 Mazda CX-5: First Drive

Nearly a year ago, we took a first drive of the Mazda CX-5 and pronounced it the best-handling crossover yet. In the year since, with several new entries in the compact class, the CX-5's halo holds—even if you expand upward to luxury makes and outward to bigger, brute-force performance utes...Read More»

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2013 Mazda CX-5, 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1, #WantAnR8: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Coda delivered its first electric sedan and Chevy revealed the production 2013 TrailBlazer. Hyundai is working on the next-generation Genesis Sedan and we drove the Volvo C30 electric car. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Lojack...Read More»

2013 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover revealed at Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov 2011
2013 Mazda CX-5 Earns Top Safety Pick From IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest rating, the Top Safety Pick designation, is a highly sought-after recognition of crash-test safety--it's only awarded to models that score top marks in all crash testing and include certain standard safety equipment. The 2013 Mazda CX-5 has risen...Read More»

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2013 Mazda CX-5 Is Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just named the all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover a Top Safety Pick. An all-new model for 2013, the CX-5 won the top ratings across the board in the Institute’s safety evaluations, which include front, side, rollover and rear crash tests...Read More»

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Mazda Teams With Dr. Seuss To Promote 2013 CX-5 Crossover In New Ads

Families with small children, or those who love Dr. Seuss, will get a glimpse of the all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5 in TV commercials designed to heighten interest in the new small crossover and get consumers into the theaters for the March 2 debut of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. In the spots, created in...Read More»

2013 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover on test drive, Southern California, Nov 2011
2013 Mazda CX-5 Crossover Priced

Mazda has a lot riding on the success of its CX-5 crossover, which replaces the aging Mazda Tribute in the automaker’s lineup. Unlike the Tribute, which was nothing more than a badge-engineered Ford Escape, the CX-5 is an all new compact crossover that benefits from Mazda’s suite of...Read More»

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2013 Mazda CX-5 Compact SUV Gets EPA-Rated 35 MPG Hwy

Mazda just received some welcome news, in the form of an EPA-rated 35 mpg highway fuel economy numbers for its redesigned 2013 CX-5 compact crossover SUV. As our sister publication GreenCarReports points out (via Autoblog), this is higher than Mazda itself predicted back in November. And it’s...Read More»

2013 Porsche Boxster
2013 Porsche Boxster Revealed, Fiat 500 Abarth, Dodge Dart: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, the 2013 Mazda CX-5 gets official fuel economy ratings and Fiat priced the 500 Abarth. Porsche revealed the 2013 Boxster and Chevrolet announced a new special edition Corvette Convertible. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Honda...Read More»

2013 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover revealed at Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov 2011
2013 Mazda CX-5: Compact Crossover Makes North American Debut At 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

With its North American debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, the stylish new 2013 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover may just be what Mazda needs to compete against the all-new 2013 Ford Escape. The CX-5 is the long-overdue replacement for the Mazda Tribute. While our sister publication...Read More»

2013 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover revealed at Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov 2011
2013 Mazda CX-5 Driven, 2012 Mercedes SLK 55 AMG, Subaru: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we drive both the 2013 Mazda CX-5 and 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG. Lotus is recalling the Elise and Subaru announces its "Share The Love" campaign right before Thanksgiving. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We finally drive the...Read More»

2013 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover on test drive, Southern California, Nov 2011
2013 Mazda CX-5: First Drive Of All-New Compact Crossover

The Los Angeles Auto Show, which opened this weekend, was definitely the show of compact crossovers. Both the 2012 Honda CR-V and the 2013 Ford Escape were unveiled to the public there, but we think a third crossover deserves equal billing despite being from a smaller carmaker. The 2013 Mazda CX-5...Read More»

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