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Mazda MX-5 Miata: Best Convertible To Buy 2020
Mazda MX-5 Miata: Best Convertible To Buy 2020

Far be it from us to tell you how to waste your money, but why would any rational being pass by the Mazda MX-5 Miata on their quest for the best convertible money can buy? Yes, there are more expensive topless whips. Some of them have three times the horsepower of Mazda's spunky two-seat affair...Read More»

2019 Mazda 3 - Best Car To Buy 2020
Mazda 3: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

Redesigned for 2019, the 2020 Mazda 3 makes our 2020 list because drive opportunities weren’t available until earlier this year. It was worth the wait. The Mazda 3 compact sedan and hatchback is one of our perennial Best Cars due to its sporty handling and available features list. Mazda...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-30
First drive: 2020 Mazda CX-30 small crossover is driven by details

As a carmaker, Mazda’s proudly majored in the minors. They’ll tell you as much, too. With the 2020 CX-30, Mazda’s American-sized small crossover is full of minutiae that defines the cars they make. Want details? The front passenger gets a perfectly placed grab handle that’s...Read More»

2012 Mazda6
Mazda recalls vehicles already recalled and repaired for faulty airbags

Like a Major League Baseball season and the Twitter feeds of narcissists, the Takata airbag fiasco seems never-ending. In paperwork filed with the NHTSA last week, Mazda announced two recalls for cars with passenger front airbag inflators that had already been replaced under a previous recall. The...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-30, 2019 LA Auto Show
2020 Mazda CX-30 makes room in small crossover SUV lineup

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 that arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show raises big questions about small crossovers in the Mazda lineup. It would seem as if the larger CX-30 would replace the CX-3 subcompact crossover, but instead it slots between the CX-3 and CX-5, Mazda...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-5 Signature
2020 Mazda CX-5 comes standard with more safety tech

The 2020 Mazda CX-5 crossover is getting a $740 price bump over last year's model—an increase which Mazda says is offset by new standard equipment and other small updates. At the core of the 2020 CX-5's updates are a series of tweaks intended to improve the compact crossover's refinement...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature
2020 Mazda CX-9 gets small updates, big price bump

The 2020 CX-9 is getting a handful of new creature comforts, Mazda announced Tuesday, including available second-row captain's chairs—a first for Mazda's three-row family hauler. The starting price is also new, rising $1,510 to $34,835 (including a $1,045 destination fee) for the 2020 Mazda...Read More»

2020 Mazda 6
2020 Mazda 6 sedan starts at $24,920

The 2020 Mazda 6 mid-size sedan will get a modest $200 price bump when it goes on sale later this fall, Mazda announced Friday, keeping the base price for its mid-sizer under $25,000 ($24,920 including destination). The 6 remains essentially unchanged from 2019. A new key fob is the only noteworthy...Read More»

2019 Mazda CX-9
2019 Mazda 6, 2019 Mazda CX-9 earn Top Safety Pick+ honors

The 2019 Mazda 6 sedan and CX-9 crossover both earned Top Safety Pick+ nods from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Mazda announced Monday. Both models aced the organization's crashworthiness and collision avoidance tests (including the passenger-side small overlap test), and models built...Read More»

2019 Mazda 3  -  first drive  -  Los Angeles, January 2019
Mazda recalls more than 9K Mazda3s for poorly fitted front seats

The latest 2019 Mazda 3 is subject to another new recall. According to documents the Japanese brand filed with the NHTSA, Mazda is recalling 9,430 cars for poorly fitted front seats. The documents, published last week, detail an issue with head restraints in the compact cars. In a crash, the head...Read More»

2018 Mazda CX-5
Mazda recalls 262K CX-5, Mazda 3, Mazda 6 cars for engine stall issues

Three Mazda vehicles will be recalled for problems that could cause their engines to stall. According to documents Mazda filed with the NHTSA and published this week, the CX-5 crossover, Mazda 3 sedan and hatchback, and Mazda 6 sedan are all included in the recall. The affected models come from the...Read More»

2020 Toyota Highlander
Toyota now plans to build future, new SUV at new Alabama assembly plant

The Mazda-Toyota joint car plant in Huntsville, Alabama, hasn't yet made its first car, but Toyota has already shifted its plans for the new facility. On Wednesday, Toyota said it won't build additional Corolla models at the new plant, and instead, the factory will produce a future SUV. Details on...Read More»

2018 Mazda CX-9
Mazda recalls nearly 8K CX-9 crossovers for faulty wiring

Mazda will recall certain 2018 CX-9 crossovers for faulty airbag wiring that may keep the passenger-side airbags from deploying in a crash, the company said last month. The recall affects 7,854 crossovers. Mazda said in a statement that weak retention connectors in wiring harnesses could keep the...Read More»

2019 Mazda 3  -  first drive  -  Los Angeles, January 2019
More than 25K 2019 Mazda 3s recalled for potentially loose wheel nuts

Last month, Mazda said it would recall about 25,000 2019 Mazda 3 models for wheel lug nuts that weren't tightened properly and could loosen over time. The recall affects 25,003 2019 Mazda 3 sedans and hatchbacks and will begin next month. Mazda said it will notify owners immediately. There are no...Read More»

2019 Mazda MAZDA6
2019 Mazda 6 crash tested, earns Top Safety Pick award

The 2019 Mazda 6 sedan is a Top Safety Pick, according to the insurance industry-funded IIHS. Mazda's mid-size sedan earned the accolade when equipped with optional headlights, as is often the case for vehicles that win the award. However, the 6 fell short of the Top Safety Pick+ award because even...Read More»

2019 Mazda 3  -  first drive  -  Los Angeles, January 2019
2019 Mazda 3 recalled over faulty airbag warning lights

The 2019 Mazda 3 has been recalled over airbag warning lights that may not illuminate correctly. The 17,016 cars affected by the recall may not actually display a warning light if something is wrong with the passenger airbag system specifically, or if a passenger does not have their seat belt...Read More»

2010 Mazda Mazda6
49K Mazda 6 sedans recalled over rust risk

About 50,000 Mazda 6 sedans registered in states with wintry weather have been recalled to address a rust-prone structural component. The NHTSA last week published the recall, which will begin June 24. Mazda said that road salt may corrode a crossmember that serves as both a structural component...Read More»

2019 Mazda 3  -  first drive  -  Los Angeles, January 2019
2019 Mazda 3 earns top marks from IIHS

The redesigned 2019 Mazda 3 sedan and hatchback models earned Top Safety Picks following IIHS crash tests, the insurance industry-funded testing agency said Thursday. The IIHS put both versions of the redesigned Mazda 3 through its slew of tests, and both the sedan and hatchback aced each crash...Read More»

2013 Mazda CX-9
NHTSA investigates Mazda CX-9 for unintended airbag deployment

The NHTSA has opened an investigation into the Mazda CX-9 crossover SUV after two reports of airbags deploying unexpectedly while the vehicles were moving. According to documents posted to the government organization's website Monday, CX-9 owners complained that both the left and right side-curtain...Read More»

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