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Review update: 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo balances sport and utility
Review update: 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo balances sport and utility

Size matters. Especially with small crossovers. Their popularity has motivated car makers to offer two or sometimes three models differentiated by inches. Take the 2021 Mazda CX-3 as Exhibit A, and the 2021 Mazda CX-30 as Exhibit A0. The CX-30 expands on the fun driving characteristics of the CX-3...Read More»

2021 Mazda 3 Turbo
2021 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2021 Mazda 3: Compare Cars

Mainstream compact sedans are no longer penalty boxes. We’ve come a long way, baby. Two of the better choices in the compact segment are the Hyundai Elantra and Mazda 3, but both break out of the box for different reasons. The 2021 Mazda 3’s TCC Rating of 6.7 edges the 2021 Hyundai...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-9
Review update: 2021 Mazda CX-9 outhustles the big boys

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 defies conventional judgement. Sure, it's a three-row, seven-seat crossover like a Honda Pilot or a Ford Explorer, but with its tailored outfit and its other luxury trappings, it doesn't have much time to worry about fitting kids in its skimpy third-row seat, and it doesn't...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo
First drive: 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo cranks up the fun and the price

Adding more power is something I’m going to be in favor of in 90% of cases and the 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo is the rule, rather than the exception. Prior to the Turbo, the smaller engine in Mazda’s tweener SUV (it’s somewhere between a subcompact and compact SUV) lacked oomph at key...Read More»

2021 Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo Hatchback
First drive: 2021 Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo Hatchback rekindles an old flame

A few days with the 2021 Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo hatchback reminded me of reuniting with an ex. The strong attachment I once felt for the hatch a few years ago was rekindled with a new shape, a more sophisticated interior, and a powerful new turbocharged engine. The thrills were there, and more exciting...Read More»

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2021 Mazda MX-5 roadster costs $250 more at $27,775

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster gets a modest price bump on base models, but it now comes standard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Mazda announced Thursday. It competes with the mechanically similar Fiat 124 Spider and the aspirational BMW Z4. The beloved two-seat convertible costs $27,775...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-30
2021 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo costs $2,200 more than the non-turbo engine

The new turbo engine in the 2021 Mazda CX-30 small crossover SUV bumps the starting price by $2,200 over the base engine to $31,000, including $1,100 destination. The 2021 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo comes with a 2.5-liter turbo-4 with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It makes 250 horsepower and 320...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo
What's New for 2021: Mazda

Mazda's small but robust lineup reaches higher into the premium segment this year with a new Carbon Edition and fully loaded Signature trims on select models. There are no new models for 2021, but some of the smaller Mazdas have some of the largest changes. The CX-3 small crossover marches on...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo
2021 Mazda CX-30 small SUV adds turbo engine from the Mazda 3

Mazda finally confirmed on Thursday that the 2021 Mazda CX-30 small SUV will get a more potent turbocharged engine. Like the Mazda 3 sedan and hatchback upon which it is based, the 2021 CX-30 now comes with an available 2.5-liter turbo-4 that makes 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque when...Read More»

2021 Mazda 6 Carbon Edition
2021 Mazda 6 sedan adds standard Apple CarPlay, bumps price to $25,270

Mazda continues its march into the premium segment with the higher trim levels in the 2021 Mazda 6 mid-size sedan. The base price of $25,270 including mandatory destination fee represents an increase of $225 over the 2020 model year. All models increase $225, except for the top Signature trim that...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-5
2021 Mazda CX-5: Small price bump adds larger screen, turbocharged Carbon Edition

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover gets a modest price bump over the 2020 model but adds a larger 10.3-inch display screen and a new Carbon Edition trim, the automaker announced Tuesday. Mazda keeps nudging its products into the premium space with scads of standard safety and convenience...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-9 Carbon Edition
2021 Mazda CX-9 crossover shows off new Carbon Edition for $42,180

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 three-row crossover SUV nudges into premium territory this year with a 10.3-inch display screen for infotainment standard across the lineup and a sleek new Carbon Edition with red leather seats. Despite technology upgrades across the board, including standard Apple CarPlay and...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-3
2021 Mazda CX-3 small crossover returns for another year unchanged

The 2021 Mazda CX-3 small crossover SUV remains unchanged from 2020 and starts at the same $21,740 price, including $1,100 destination fee, the automaker announced this week. The only news may be that it's still available to shoppers in the U.S. A larger 2020 Mazda CX-30 small crossover, designed...Read More»

2021 Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo
2021 Mazda 3 starts just over $20,000, but top Turbo can cost nearly $40,000

The 2021 Mazda 3 compact sedan and hatchback gets simultaneously cheaper and more expensive with a broader lineup that includes a new entry-level model and a new range-topping turbocharged model. The 2021 Mazda 3 2.0 sedan with the small 155-horsepower 2.0-liter inline-4 new for 2021 starts at...Read More»

2021 Mazda 3 with turbocharged engine, all-wheel drive leaked
New 2021 Mazda 3 compact car upgrades to three available engines

The 2021 Mazda 3 compact car will offer three available engines when it goes on sale, including a new entry-level inline-4. Following the news of the return of a larger turbocharged engine, Mazda revealed a smaller 155-horsepower 2.0-liter inline-4 to complement the 2.5-liter engines available in...Read More»

2021 Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo
2021 Mazda 3 spins out a turbocharged all-wheel-drive compact contender

It's been a long time coming, but a turbocharger finally returns to the Mazda 3. Just don't call it a Mazdaspeed 3. The 2021 Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo makes 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque from its 2.5-liter turbo-4 with 93 octane gas, the automaker announced Wednesday. The torque-rich engine...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature
Review update: 2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature straddles the SUV class line

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 embraces some contradictions for a three-row crossover SUV. Mazda’s largest vehicle leads the competition by a long nose when it comes to length, yet its shorter height results in less cargo room than the Honda Pilot, Kia Telluride, and the Subaru Ascent. Its sporty design...Read More»

2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata 100th Anniversary Special Edition and R360
100th Anniversary Special Edition MX-5 Miata celebrates Mazda's centennial

What better way to celebrate a 100-year-old birthday of an automaker than by dropping the top and hitting the road in a special edition of Mazda's beloved MX-5 Miata? The limited-run roadster unveiled Monday is based on the 2020 MX-5 Grand Touring model and wears its party hat with red styling...Read More»

2020 Mazda 6
Review update: The 2020 Mazda 6 Signature straddles the divide between mainstream and premium

Could a mainstream family sedan look and feel like a premium vehicle without a big shiny screen protruding from the dashboard, fancy self-parking technology, and supercar-like LED daytime running lights? Despite what the 2020 Hyundai Sonata might have everyone believe, the 2020 Mazda 6 Signature...Read More»

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