Mazda

Mazda CEO Says Long-Delayed U.S. Diesels Still Coming

By Fred Meier on July 25, 2016


CARS.COM — The much-delayed Mazda SkyActiv small diesel engines still are on the way for the U.S. despite the Volkswagen scandal, according to the company's CEO.  "We are not giving up. We have a timeline," Masamichi Kogai, Mazda CEO, told… Read More

Mazda CEO Says Long-Delayed U.S. Diesels Still Coming

By Fred Meier on July 25, 2016

CARS.COM — The much-delayed Mazda SkyActiv small diesel engines still are on the way for the U.S. despite the Volkswagen scandal, according to the company's CEO.  "We are not giving up. We have a timeline," Masamichi Kogai, Mazda CEO, told… Read More

2016 Mazda CX-9: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on July 21, 2016

CARS.COM — For 2016, Mazda brings a host of improvements to the redesigned CX-9, and top among those is a robust new turbocharged four-cylinder engine and updated styling, inside and out. For families, the seven-seat SUV's new slide-and-tilt second row… Read More

Which 2016 Compact SUVs Have the Highest MPG Ratings?

By Brian Wong on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — The best compact SUVs are able to fill many roles. They offer good utility and cargo room in a smaller footprint than a traditional SUV, which makes them easier to park and to navigate on narrow city streets.… Read More

Mazda Releases First Photos of 2017 Mazda3

By Mike Hanley on July 14, 2016

CARS.COM — Mazda has released photos and a few bits of information on the 2017 Mazda3 compact sedan and hatchback. Set to arrive in the U.S. later this year, the 2017 Mazda3 receives front and rear styling updates, a few… Read More

Headlight Safety Test Casts Shadow on Compact SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continues to shed new light on the performance of one of the most basic, yet vital, elements of car safety — headlights — automakers have their work cut out for them.… Read More

2016 Mazda CX-9 Review

By Brian Wong on July 6, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2016 Mazda CX-9 is one of the best-driving SUVs I’ve ever experienced. Families are likely to also appreciate the improved interior and added features, like rear USB ports, but a cumbersome multimedia system threatens to end all… Read More

IIHS Finds Front Passenger Gets Less Crash Protection, May Add New Test

By Fred Meier on June 23, 2016

CARS.COM — A new study confirms what was suspected in earlier research reported by Cars.com: The person riding "shotgun" may not be as well protected as the driver in a front-corner crash. The disparity is stark enough that the Insurance… Read More

Five Features That Boost the 2016 Mazda CX-9's Family Appeal

By Brian Wong on June 20, 2016

CARS.COM — Mazda's three-row SUV hasn't traditionally been a family-hauling favorite, with its poor crash tests, lack of cargo room and subpar fuel economy. An update for 2016 adds some family-friendly appeal to the CX-9, however. In addition to new… Read More

Dads' Other Baby: Cars.com's Fathers Dream Big

By Mike Hanley on June 14, 2016

CARS.COM — Kids have a way of completely reordering automotive priorities. Suddenly, sliding side doors are more appealing than that stylish coupe and a rear-seat entertainment system is a must-have feature. Related: The Ultimate Father's Day Gift: A Dodge Magnum… Read More

Video: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider and 2016 Mazda Miata Go Head to Head

By Brian Wong on June 13, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider has a lot in common with the Mazda MX-5 Miata, but there are enough differences between the two when it comes to style and driving dynamics to separate them. The 124 Spider finds… Read More