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Farewell Tiny Van: Mazda Cancels the Mazda5 for 2016

By Jennifer Geiger on August 6, 2015


Though we have a pretty good track record for predicting which cars won't live to see another model year, this one didn't make our list: the Mazda5. The automaker announced that model-year 2015 will be the tiny van's last. "The… Read More

Farewell Tiny Van: Mazda Cancels the Mazda5 for 2016

By Jennifer Geiger on August 6, 2015

Though we have a pretty good track record for predicting which cars won't live to see another model year, this one didn't make our list: the Mazda5. The automaker announced that model-year 2015 will be the tiny van's last. "The… Read More

Recall Alert: 2007-2014 Mazda CX-9

By Matt Schmitz on August 5, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 193,000 model-year 2007-14 Mazda CX-9 SUVs manufactured between Oct. 24, 2006, and Dec. 28, 2013 The Problem: The front suspension ball joints may corrode from water leaking into the filter. Over time, this corrosion may result in… Read More

2016 Mazda CX-3: First Drive

By Joe Wiesenfelder on August 5, 2015

In a burgeoning class of hatchback cars masquerading as small SUVs, the Mazda CX-3 is ... a hatchback. It's a sharp-looking one with a quality interior and high gas mileage, but apart from its optional all-wheel drive, the only thing… Read More

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: First Drive

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 28, 2015

People in my line of work have been known to write raves about Mazda MX-5 Miatas, and to purchase them, as I have. Now that I've driven Club and Grand Touring versions of the redesigned 2016 Miata on canyon roads… Read More

2016 Mazda CX-3 Starts at $20,840

By Jennifer Geiger on July 21, 2015

Update: This story was updated July 21 with the CX-3's full line-up pricing, which is listed below. 2015 is shaping up to be a big year for a new class of very small vehicles: the subcompact SUV. One of the… Read More

The Five Best Cars to Survive a Sharknado

By David Thomas on July 6, 2015

It's Shark Week, a time of year created by the Discovery Channel, a cable TV network. The frenzy around all-things shark also led to the "Sharknado" series on the SyFy network. These made-for-TV movies starring top B-list actors - yes,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2003-2008 Mazda6, 2004-2008 RX-8, 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6

By Matt Schmitz on June 26, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 445,000 model-year 2003-08 Mazda6 sedans manufactured between May 29, 2002, and May 5, 2008; 2004-08 RX-8 sports cars manufactured between April 10, 2003, and Feb. 18, 2008; and 2006-07 Mazdaspeed6 sports cars manufactured between Aug. 4, 2005,… Read More

2016 Mazda6 Video

By Kelsey Mays on June 24, 2015

Family-car shoppers often ignore the Mazda6 but maybe they shouldn’t. Mazda's midsize sedan has some updates on the outside and pretty significant changes within for 2016; we think it’s a bit of an overlooked jewel. Check out the video for… Read More

2016 Mazda CX-3 EPA Rated at 35 MPG Highway

By Jennifer Geiger on June 8, 2015

Mazda's tiny new SUV is EPA rated at 35 mpg on the highway, besting all others in the subcompact SUV class. Front-wheel-drive versions of the 2016 Mazda CX-3 have an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 29/35/31 mpg city/highway/combined. That bests… Read More

Mazda Expands Takata Airbag Recall

By Jennifer Geiger on June 8, 2015

The list of vehicles affected by the Takata airbag recall continues to grow. Mazda announced an expansion of the number of Mazda6 cars affected and added a new vehicle to the list: the B-Series pickup truck, formerly under a regional… Read More