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2016 Mazda CX-3 | Small in stature, spunky in design

It’s no secret that small crossovers are no longer a small segment in the market. Each manufacturer has its own take on what a compact ute should be, how it should look, drive and function for consumers who find themselves in between a four-door sedan and a full-on SUV. Mazda first addresses this market segment […]

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2016 Mazda CX-5 | Is this America’s favorite CUV?

First introduced in 2012, Mazda’s CX-5 slotted in below the CX-7 (now retired) and CX-9 SUVs at the start of what has officially become a “crossover craze” in America. Both larger SUVs had been well received by consumers, so Mazda took a chance to get in on the small utility vehicle game. That seems to […]

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How I Drive | Profile of Mazda’s Tamara “Tami” Mlynarczyk

Want to get the skinny on the newest and most exciting developments taking place at Mazda USA? Tami’s your girl! She’s been representing the automaker for over a decade as their Manager of Public Affairs and you’ll likely see her contact information on most Mazda press releases that cross the wire. Without further ado, let’s […]

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Driving Mazda’s CX-9 | Function for the whole family

Last refreshed for model year 2013, Mazda’s CX-9 has become a fan favorite, providing a just-right blend of practicality, function and value. We first laid eyes on the company’s seven-seater in December 2012 during a private media preview of the car. Then, it was evident that the CX-9 would be a great value for families […]

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Stop shopping, be happy | Welcome to the all-Mazda garage

By BOB GRITZINGER, Contributing Editor | @bobgritzinger We’ve driven and tested hundreds of cars, trucks and sport-utility vehicles over the years, and we’re often asked what we’d buy. It’s not an easy question to answer, and it depends on the segment, and whether we’re talking wants vs. needs, styling vs. substance, and new vs. used vs. […]

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2014 Mazda 3|Great design, but I still want the turbo

Last summer, I spent a week tooling around (quite swiftly, if i may add) in the 2013 Mazda Speed3 five-door. It was a beautifully designed car…and quick. At that time, I confessed that I would have picked it over my Honda Civic Si had it been available back in 2007. I was excited about the […]

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2013 Green Car Technology of the Year Award goes to Mazda SKYACTIV

BY Owen Bergwall, Green Car & Technology Contributor I’m a fan of fun, efficient and stylish automotive packaging. I get excited when a new automotive technology increases power, overall performance, reduces emissions – and does it all in a smart, simple and cost-effective manner. Mean, green driving enjoyment for all is a terrific mantra, but […]

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Monthly Car Review: 2012 Mazda 3 i Touring

BY Sherrice Gilsbach |  autoweek.com Summary: Available as either a four-door sedan or five-door hatchback, the Mazda 3 is a small car that offers great fuel economy and fun design at a fair price. What is it? The Mazda 3 replaced the Mazda Protégé for the 2004 model year. The second generation debuted in 2010. Mazda […]

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Monthly Car Review: 2012 Mazda 5 Grand Touring Edition

BY Sherrice Gilsbach | autoweek.com Summary: The Mazda 5 is a very utilitarian and accommodating car with unique exterior styling you will either love or hate. What is it? The Mazda 5 is the only compact van with seating for six available in the United Sates. The Ford C-Max was originally intended to offer seating for […]

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Bill Prosperi: From tweeter to Mazda brand ambassador

Bill Prosperi: From tweeter to Mazda brand ambassador

Over the past few years, I have gotten to know Bill Prosperi through Twitter and his blog. He is known in the online automotive community for two things – his grumpy Smurf profile image (see it here) and his passion for all-things-Mazda. I recently asked Bill to write about how he went from an enthusiastic […]

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