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2017 Mazda 6 priced from $22,780
2017 Mazda 6 priced from $22,780

Mazda has released pricing for its updated 6 mid-size sedan, which sees a modest boost to $22,830—but also more features for 2017. That $22,780 figure includes a mandatory $835 destination charge (which is up $5 from last year, in case you're counting). We've detailed the 2017 Mazda 6...Read More»

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New 2017 Mazda 3 compact unveiled, looks even angrier

Mazda took the wrappers off its updated Mazda 3 on Tuesday night, and would you just look at that hatchback—it's even angrier that you don't immediately recognize its overall brilliance. Along with a new front bumper and fog lights, the Mazda 3 now includes semi-sophisticated driving software...Read More»

2017 Mazda MAZDA6
Mazda 6 sees chassis, interior enhancements for 2017

High on the list of "cars that should sell better, but do not" sits the Mazda 6 mid-size sedan, which the Japanese automaker has refreshed for the 2017 model year. Mazda put most of its focus on updating the 6's interior and its safety equipment, but its chassis hasn't gone untouched. Outside, the...Read More»

Volkswagen Plant, Wolfsburg, Germany (photo by Richard Bartz)
Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Troubles worsen abroad, but VW execs finally wise up

Volkswagen continues its efforts to leave the global Dieselgate scandal behind. Will the company's long, slow slog turn into a death march, or will it end in a victory parade? Check out these recent headlines, and judge for yourselves: 1. VW sales sink even further, but other brands keep rising: No...Read More»

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Diesel still in the works for Mazda

Mazda's CEO says that despite all the negative press around Volkswagen's scandal and increasingly stringent emissions standards, the Japanese automaker still plans to offer a diesel engine to American buyers. "We are not giving up," CEO Masamichi Kogai told reporters earlier this month, according...Read More»

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Why don't Mazda and Toyota cars have Apple CarPlay yet?

The list of cars that don't yet support Apple CarPlay is still relatively long, but the list of manufacturers who won't support it wholesale is remarkably short—with notable exceptions. Nissan announced Monday that it would add Apple CarPlay support to its 2017 Nissan Maxima, which adds to...Read More»

2017 Mazda CX-3
2017 Mazda CX-3 changes little in sophomore year

The Mazda CX-3 crossover hatchback returns for its sophomore year, little changed. Mazda announced yesterday that the 2017 CX-3 goes on sale in July, sporting the same base price tag as last year. For $20,860, the CX-3 comes standard with the 146-horsepower 2.0-liter inline-4, a 6-speed automatic...Read More»

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New Takata recalls affect 1.5M Infiniti, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Infiniti, Saab, Subaru vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted a slew of new recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. All of these new recalls involve replacement of passenger-side devices. Though information about some of these recalls has already been published by individual automakers...Read More»

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF, 2016 New York Auto Show
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF video preview

The Mazda Miata is one of the best sports cars on the road. New just last year, it still has a lock on nimble rear-drive handling. We expected a power-hardtop version to join the lineup. Frankly, we weren’t expecting this--the MX-5 Miata RF. MORE: Read about the Mazda Miata RF stands for...Read More»

2016 Mazda Ice Academy
Mazda Takes Aim At Subaru, Snowy Climes, With Predictive AWD

Mazda isn’t the first brand you’d associate with all-wheel drive. Up until now, it’s focused tightly on its “zoom-zoom” messaging, and a reputation for lightweight, high-economy hatchbacks and sports cars. That’s changing, now that the Japanese automaker offers a...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»

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Mazda Updates Takata Airbag Recall Again: 375,000 Mazda6, Mazdaspeed6, RX-8 Vehicles Affected

In November, the long, frustrating Takata recall reached a turning point. After months of stonewalling and foot-dragging, after numerous deaths and injuries had been linked to its exploding airbags, and after losing its biggest client (Honda), Takata finally admitted fault. The company was fined...Read More»

2016 Mazda CX-9, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
2016 Mazda CX-9 Video Preview

What's a sporty car company like Mazda doing in the three-row SUV business? Maybe they're making big crossovers into something fun to drive? That's what we're hoping for with the CX-9, the three-row family wagon coming for the 2016 model year. WATCH: 2017 Cadillac XT5 Video Preview The CX-9 joined...Read More»

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Mazda Recalls 1.2 Million Older Vehicles Due To Ignition Problems & Fire Risk

Mazda has issued a recall for roughly 1.2 million U.S. vehicles from model years 1990-1998. According to the automaker, some of those cars may have a problem with their ignition switch that could pose a safety hazard. Thankfully, this isn't the same sort of problem that led to last year's...Read More»

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2015-2016 Mazda Mazda3 Recalled, Stop-Sale Issued

Mazda has announced plans to recall nearly 14,500 Mazda3 compact cars from the 2015 and 2016 model years. The automaker has also instructed dealers to stop selling and delivering the vehicles. ALSO SEE: Toyota & Volvo Make Big Announcements About Autonomous Cars The recall stems from a problem...Read More»

2016 Mazda CX-3, Malibu, California, July 2015
2016 Mazda CX-3 Video Road Test

America is finally getting into smaller cars—especially smaller crossover SUVs. The niche is exploding, with new entries that range from the very carlike Honda HR-V, to more rugged ones like the Jeep Renegade. Now it's Mazda's turn. And, no need for a spoiler alert here, it takes a turn...Read More»

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2007-2014 Mazda CX-9 Recalled For Corrosion Problem: Over 193,000 Owners Affected

Mazda has issued a recall for nearly 200,000 Mazda CX-9 crossovers from the 2007 to 2014 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles could suffer from a suspension flaw, which could increase the likelihood of a crash. ALSO...Read More»

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Mazda Updates Takata Recall List: Over 470,000 RX-8, Mazda6, Mazdaspeed6, B-Series Trucks Affected

In late May, Takata Corporation finally agreed to replace potentially deadly airbags found in vehicles across the U.S. Under certain conditions, the ammonium nitrate propellant Takata used in those devices can become very unstable, exploding upon deployment. To date, the airbags have caused at...Read More»

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Highest MPG Of Any Sports Car

Looking for the best compromise between driving fun and fuel efficiency? The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata could very well be the new winner. CHECK OUT: The Lowest-Rated Cars Of 2015 Mazda has released full details for the redesigned 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata lineup; and while pricing and features have been...Read More»

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