Tag: Mazda

2019 Mazda 3 AWD Review – Promotion and Relegation

<img data-attachment-id="1683584" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mazda-Mazda3-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="6000,4000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1561137390","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"82","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.02","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Mazda Mazda3 front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mazda-Mazda3-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mazda-Mazda3-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683584 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mazda-Mazda3-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Mazda Mazda3 front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mazda-Mazda3-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mazda-Mazda3-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mazda-Mazda3-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mazda-Mazda3-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2019-Mazda-Mazda3-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> 2019 Mazda 3 Sedan […]

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Coupe de Grâce? Mazda Files for ‘MX-30’ Name in Europe

<img data-attachment-id="1682110" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,668" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="mazda logo mazda grille" data-image-description=" Colin Hui/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682110″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1076163047.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Mazda has filed the term “MX-30” with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). While […]

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Toyota Building New SUV in Alabama, Not the Corolla

<img data-attachment-id="1671646" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1280" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="toyota rav4" data-image-description=" toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1671646″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Toyota Motor Corp announced on Wednesday it would be building a new sport utility vehicle at its $1.6 billion joint […]

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Is Mazda’s Premium Push Prudent?

While Mazda’s vehicles are often praised for being handsome and playing host to desirable driving dynamics, the latter half of that arrangement has become less important in recent years. Remember the last time you saw a Zoom-Zoom ad? Neither do we. That’s because Mazda isn’t the same brand anymore. While some of its budget-minded performance […]

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Junkyard Find: 1994 Mazda Navajo LX

<img data-attachment-id="1679736" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1994-Mazda-Navajo-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1688" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1994 Mazda Navajo in Colorado wrecking yard, RH front view" data-image-description=" 1994 Mazda Navajo in Colorado wrecking yard, RH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1994-Mazda-Navajo-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1994-Mazda-Navajo-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679736″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00-1994-Mazda-Navajo-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1994 Mazda Navajo in Colorado wrecking yard, RH front view – […]

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Why a Joint Toyota-Mazda RWD Platform and Inline-6 Engine Makes Sense

A Mazda inline-six cylinder engine developed for a rear wheel-drive-based platform has been industry knowledge since news broke in May. But new reporting from Best Car in Japan confirm that Toyota/Lexus and Mazda will share that rear wheel-drive platform and inline-six engine. Mazda’s inline-six engine development will include Skyativ-X (gasoline) and Skyativ-D (diesel) variants, mounted longitudinally. […]

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When ICE Isn’t Enough: Mazda’s First Electric Still on Track for 2020, Plug-ins to Follow

<img data-attachment-id="1623898" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-e1525374010414.jpg" data-orig-size="1550,1163" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 mazda cx-3 front" data-image-description=" Mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1623898 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> Despite the recent development of a high-MPG, low-emission gasoline four-cylinder, Mazda’s future depends on lowering its emissions footprint even further. With regulators — especially those in Europe — backing ever more stringent […]

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Mazda Launches Skyactiv-X Engine in Europe, Fuel Economy and Power Revealed

<img data-attachment-id="1658902" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/20190124_145655-e1548876709966.jpg" data-orig-size="2264,1698" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.9","credit":"","camera":"SM-J337A","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1548341815","copyright":"","focal_length":"2.91","iso":"40","shutter_speed":"0.00087336244541485","title":"","orientation":"3"}" data-image-title="2019 Mazda 3" data-image-description=" Image Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/20190124_145655-e1548559269213-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/20190124_145655-e1548559269213-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1658902 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/20190124_145655-e1548559269213-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> Mazda fans on this side of the Atlantic will have to wait patiently for their turn, as the innovative Skyactiv-X-powered Mazda 3 now available in Europe won’t show up here for […]

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Rare Rides: The 1994 Mercury Capri – Miata’s Serious Competitor

<img data-attachment-id="1675398" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1994 Mercury Capri" data-image-description=" https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-1994-mercury-capri/6877324471.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1675398 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The Rare Rides series has featured two Capri-adjacent vehicles in past: This car’s immediate predecessor, the ASC McLaren […]

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Rare Rides: The Gran Turismo Dream – a 1990 Mazda Eunos Cosmo

<img data-attachment-id="1671962" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="798,532" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1990 Mazda Eunos Cosmo" data-image-description=" https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/ctd/d/garland-jdm-rhd-1990-mazda-eunos-cosmo/6861247441.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1671962″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/01313_iB6n5J1t05y_1200x900.jpg 798w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is a sporting luxury coupe with a complex rotary engine. It’s a car which […]

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