Tag: Mazda

The Mazda CX-5 Diesel’s Economic Case Is Nonexistent

<img data-attachment-id="1671014" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-Skyactiv-D.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,683" 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-5 Signature Skyactiv-D" data-image-description=" Image: Mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-Skyactiv-D-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-Skyactiv-D-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671014 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-Skyactiv-D-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature Skyactiv-D – Image: Mazda” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-Skyactiv-D-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-Skyactiv-D-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-Skyactiv-D-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-Skyactiv-D-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-Skyactiv-D-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-Skyactiv-D.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Finally. Mazda’s promised diesel-powered CX-5 is now […]

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2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature – Inching Ever Closer to Perfection

<img data-attachment-id="1670052" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-front-quarter-e1555688770785.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1552117288","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"100","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.02","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1670052 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Mazda-CX-5-Signature-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″> 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD 2.5-liter turbocharged I4 (227 hp @ 5000 rpm, 310 lb/ft. @ […]

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Diesel Engine, All-wheel Drive Coming to Mazda 6; No Word on Suspension Lift, Cladding

<img data-attachment-id="1644944" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1537117354","copyright":"","focal_length":"85","iso":"500","shutter_speed":"0.01","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Mazda 6 Signature front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2018 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1644944 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Mazda 6 Signature front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> It seems the […]

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Mazda CX-5 Diesel: Giving Yourself the Skyactiv-D

<img data-attachment-id="1670696" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,683" 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="CX-5_skyactiv d" data-image-description=" mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1670696″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CX-5_skyactiv-d.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Mazda has certainly bent over backwards to get its new diesel to the U.S. market. Originally slated to […]

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2019 Mazda CX-9 GT AWD Review – Style, Substance

<img data-attachment-id="1667378" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Mazda-CX-9-front-quarter-e1553786343244.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1550303735","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"105","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.016666666666667","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Mazda CX-9 front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Mazda-CX-9-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Mazda-CX-9-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667378 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Mazda-CX-9-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Mazda CX-9 front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″> 2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-four (227 hp @ 5,000 rpm, 310 lb-ft @ 2,000 […]

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Report: Mazda 6 Drops Its Manual Transmission for 2019

<img data-attachment-id="1644944" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1537117354","copyright":"","focal_length":"85","iso":"500","shutter_speed":"0.01","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Mazda 6 Signature front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2018 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1644944 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Mazda 6 Signature front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Changes come to […]

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2019 Mazda 3 AWD First Drive Review – Holding It All Down

<img data-attachment-id="1666982" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190322_132633-e1553526723822.jpg" data-orig-size="2264,1698" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.9","credit":"","camera":"SM-J337A","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1553261193","copyright":"","focal_length":"2.91","iso":"40","shutter_speed":"0.0018050541516245","title":"","orientation":"3"}" data-image-title="2019 Mazda 3 AWD" data-image-description=" Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190322_132633-e1553443281687-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190322_132633-e1553443281687-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1666982″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190322_132633-e1553443281687-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″>Earlier this year, Mazda showed off its all-new 3 sedan in Los Angeles. The new compact’s intent is to impress a revised, upscale image on the brand. While the 3 delivered in quality, […]

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Mazda Shakes Up Its North American Team Ahead of Crossover Push

Masahiro Moro, president and CEO of Mazda’s crucial North American business, clearly has the full confidence of company boss Akira Marumoto. In an executive shuffle announced Wednesday, Moro (seen above, on the left) retains his chief executive title and adds chairman of Mazda North American Operations to his CV, bringing Canada and Mexico under his purview. […]

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Rare Rides: A 2003 Mazda Roadster Coupe That’s Not for Americans

Mazda has always been fond of making special edition trims of the MX-5 Miata. In 2003, the engineers in Hiroshima decided to put together something a bit more unique than the usual colored trim/new wheel design combo. Presenting the 2003 Roadster Coupe. Mazda’s original Miata (NA) debuted to critical and customer acclaim for the 1990 […]

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Mazda CX-3 Too Small? Try the CX-30 on for Size

As promised, Mazda threw the sheets off its mystery vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show, revealing a small crossover that’s not too small. The brand’s CX-3 often earns gripes for its diminutive size and limited interior volume, not to mention its middling ground clearance, but until today there was nothing to bridge the gap between CX-3 […]

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Where Your Author Eliminates a Couple of Coupes

In an introductory post last week, I detailed a couple of cars I was considering as a replacement to my decade-old Infiniti M. The comments (some filled with unusual anger) prodded me to add another car to the list. A week later, I can tell you that two of those former options are absolutely out […]

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Mazda 254i Le Mans Discovered After 35-year Absence

While Mazda’s most famous rotary-powered racer is undoubtedly the 787B Group C prototype that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1991, the company spent years fielding the RX-7 in every motorsport event it could qualify for. Back when the 787 was little more than a twinkle in Nigel Stroud’s eye, Mazda already had RX-based cars running […]

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One More Thing About That Mazda Crossover…

Amid the hoopla surrounding last week’s Chicago Auto Show and its many new and refreshed trucks and crossovers, Mazda teased a butt shot of a mysterious new crossover bound for a Geneva reveal next month. Mazda’s crossovers, especially the CX-5, garner more enthusiast attention than, say, a Hyundai or Toyota CUV, due to the zoom-zoom […]

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Gotta Be Quicker Than That – 30th Anniversary Miata Sells Out in Four Hours

If you’re a diehard Miata enthusiast living in the United States and you had your heart set on buying one of the five hundred 30th Anniversary Edition models allocated to America, well, you’ll just have to wait for the secondary market. Within four hours of the introduction of the special edition, all of those U.S. […]

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Chicago Celebration: Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition

Mazda is celebrating the original Miata’s 1989 debut at the Chicago Auto Show by taking the wraps off a 30th Anniversary Edition of the MX-5 at the same locale. Limited to just 3,000 units worldwide, the special edition will be offered as both the ragtop convertible and hardtop RF. Like previous anniversary editions of the famous […]

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Guess Who: Mazda to Debut Mystery Crossover at Geneva Auto Show

It’s the Chicago Auto Show this week, but some manufacturers are already teasing models for March’s Geneva International Motor Show. Despite many automakers taking a powder on next month’s event, Mazda just announced plans to unveil a new compact crossover in Switzerland. Our best guess is that this is a preliminary concept for something that […]

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Don’t Expect a Return of Mazdaspeed

These days it seems as though every automaker, no matter how small, has a performance division on hand to offer up the occasional heart-pounding model variant to be coveted by enthusiasts. However, it only seems that way. Many brands have to go without. Despite once branding itself as the everyday performance brand, Mazda hasn’t delivered […]

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