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Family Car Advice: Know What You're Buying
Family Car Advice: Know What You're Buying

A sad story out of Canada reminds us that paying attention to fine print and fast talk is extremely important when buying a car. Jalopnik has all the sordid details, but the short story is that a mentally-disabled woman in Canada was tricked into buying a car when she went in for routine service...Read More»

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Pirelli Working on "Smart" Tire

Could smarter tires translate into safer family cars--and potentially reduce ownership costs? Tiremaker Pirelli is working with Schrader Electronics on its Cyber Tire project (previously Pirelli was working with Brembo and Magnet-Marelli), which is a project aimed at creating a production-ready...Read More»

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Best Five Vehicles With Third-Row Seating For Under $25k

Need a few more seating spaces but have some challenging budget constraints? Pick your vehicle carefully, and you won't have pay much more at all. For under $30k there are many vehicle choices with a third row, but you even have a number of choices for less than $25k—or even, in a couple of...Read More»

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2010 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring AWD: fun, sporty, economical crossover

The Mazda CX-7 is a sporty five-passenger vehicle that will haul nearly as much stuff as it does people. The CX-7 has decent cargo space, a comprehensive set of safety features and distinctive looks. It is designed to compete in the Crossover market with the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV-4.  ...Read More»

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Mazda Recall Issued On 90,000 Compacts In Asia

It appears it isn’t just Toyota and Lexus getting all the bad press. Mazda too has come under fire following the announcement that it will recall more than 90,000 compact cars, mostly in Japan and China. The recall affects customers of the Mazda3 compact sedan and hatchback, currently the...Read More»

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Need Mazda Roadside Assistance? There's An iPhone App for That

Need help with your 2010 Mazda3 and its flat tire? Or maybe your 2010 CX-9 has some locked keys inside, completely someone else's fault? Now, in the ad lingo of the moment, there's an app for that. Mazda's joined the fray and built a new iPhone application that brings its owners roadside assistance...Read More»

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Weeklong Road Test: 2010 Mazda6 Flatters Family Sedan Drivers

One of the biggest fights couples get into during trips in the family car is over the way the vehicle is being driven. Most often the passenger (otherwise known as the back-seat driver) will complain that the car is being driven too quickly and aggressively. Unfortunately many family sedans are...Read More»

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Mazda: Miles Of Smiles, But A Little Too Smiley

Mazda is in the middle of its Claim Your Mazda sales drive and is trying to get buyers in the door. When those buyers arrive, theyre going to be greeted by some seriously unappealing cars. Take a look at the new Mazda 3, for example. It's got a face like a maniacal clown. The grille is upturned...Read More»

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Next-Gen Mazda6 Will Get 43-MPG Diesel Model

Mazda is going diesel in the U.S. after all, with a new-generation diesel four-cylinder engine capable of achieving up to 43 mpg. The new diesel engine (SKY-D) and an all-new six-speed automatic transmission will be launched in the U.S. in 2012, in the automaker's "next-generation mid-sized"...Read More»

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Weeklong Road Test: 2010 Mazda3 Is A Friend To All Families

Although there is a less expensive four-door version of the 2010 Mazda3 that makes a sound buy as a first new car, there is just something about the outright utility and family friendly style of the Mazda3 five-door hatchback that makes it truly lovable. Starting at just $20,290 very well equipped...Read More»

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The 2010 Mazda5 Is A Genre Buster That's Ahead Of Its Time

Although the Mazda5 compact minivan arrived on our shores with little fanfare, its impact on the North American auto landscape is going to be heard for decades to come. Honestly, how can you argue with a shrunken six-seat minivan that gets 21 city, 27 highway when connected to an automatic (you can...Read More»

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Automobile Magazine Identifies a Couple of Now-extinct 2009 Hold-over Pickups for Bargain Shoppers

A couple of cancelled 2009 pickup models are still on dealer lots and could represent a bargain for prospective shoppers looking for a good deal!   Automobile Magazine recently published a list of eight 2008 and 2009 model-year cars, trucks, and SUVs that have each hit the end of their respective...Read More»

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The 2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata is the Perfect Escape From Family Life

Being a part of a family means a lot of wonderful things among them a feeling of belonging and love. But there is another side of family life that is a bit darker and it usually involves off-key recitals, endless soccer practices and the ever exciting getting of groceries. But what if there was a...Read More»

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Depressed Sales Could Hurt Dealer Service Business For Years

The depressed auto sales trend that began back in 2008 is going to leave some lingering effects, affecting the service department business of new-car dealerships for many years. So predicts J.D Power and Associates—that dealer service traffic will decline by 20 percent between 2009 and 2013, with...Read More»

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Consumer Reports' 2010 Top Picks...And How TCC Rates Them

Consumer Reports, the widely respected magazine from the non-profit Consumers Union, has published their annual list of Top Picks, and although Toyota might be maligned in the press due to the current accelerator-related recall hearings, the automaker still has two vehicles (including one Lexus) on...Read More»

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One Month Later: How The Auto Industry Has Helped Haiti

Exactly one month ago, on January 12, an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale devastated the city of Port au Prince and other parts of Haiti, resulting in at least 212,000 deaths. Almost immediately, support began pouring in from individuals, governments, and corporations around the globe...Read More»

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2011 Mazda2 Interior Revealed, Still Not As Snazzy As Ford Fiesta

The 2011 Ford Fiesta interior wowed 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show attendees, but the 2011 Mazda2, the corporate cousin of the Fiesta, couldn't be compared--Mazda hadn't finished it yet. Today Mazda let loose the final product, and though it looks to be a nice environment for a fun-to-drive and...Read More»

2010 Mazda CX-9: Reviewed, Call All Aboard?

2010 Mazda CX-9:  A Model Intermodal During the postwar years, the ubiquitous three-row station wagon roamed highways ferrying families, boats, and campers.  Those machines are extinct; a new breed of crossovers has taken their place.  One is the all-wheel-drive Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring, which...Read More»

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2010 Mazda6i Touring Plus Review: a Four for Joe Six Pack

Mazda's revamped 6 is a sporting sedan.  Its rakish body encloses four-adult size perches with tall-driver friendly front thrones. The Euro-theme sculpted interior door panels and its floating dash pad have jazzy black overlays. Switchgear needs improvement; the info button is dash left, hidden...Read More»

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