The compact crossover segment is growing at an insanely rapid pace with a bunch of new models like the Honda HR-V, Chevy Trax and Jeep Renegade being released this year. Mazda is also throwing its hat in the ring with the 2016 CX-3 that is debuting this week at the LA Auto Show.
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In addition to unveiling the all-new Mazda CX-3 crossover at the upcoming LA Auto Show, Mazda is also expected to reveal a refreshed version of the CX-5. Mazda hasn't released any photos of the updated 2015 CX-5, but a few photo scans of the updated crossover have leaked online ahead of its debut.
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Mazda has confirmed plans to reveal a sedan version of the new Mazda2 next month at the Thailand International Motor Expo.
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Mazda currently offers the Mazda6 in sedan and wagon versions, but could a new coupe join the lineup? According to Auto Express, Mazda is working on a coupe version of the Mazda6.
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Mazda has confirmed plans to unveil its newest crossover, the CX-3 at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show. The CX-3 joins a growing segment of small crossovers that includes new entries like the Honda HR-V and Jeep Renegade.
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Small crossovers are set to become one of the hottest new segments and it looks like Mazda is getting ready to jump in with its new CX-3 crossover. It's being reported that Mazda may reveal the CX-3 at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show next month.
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When Mazda unveiled the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 last month, Mazda failed to release any details about what will power the fourth-generation roadster. Now Mazda has confirmed that in the U.S. the 2016 MX-5 will be powered by a 2.0L Skyactiv-G four-cylinder engine, while other markets will get a smaller 1.5L engine.
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Two years ago Mazda confirmed plans to offer a diesel-powered version of the Mazda6 in the U.S., but fast forward to today and the Mazda6 diesel has yet to arrive. According to the latest report, the Mazda6 diesel is now still at least a year away.
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When Mazda unveiled the all-new 2016 MX-5 Miata last week, Mazda kept most of the specs under wraps, but now some of the specs have reportedly leaked out. If the leak is accurate, the base MX-5 Miata will be powered by a 1.5L four-cylinder, which will be borrowed from the new Mazda2.
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Mazda officially unveiled the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata last week, but even though we go to see its exterior and interior, there are still a lot of unanswered questions. For example, Mazda has yet to announce any specs for what lies under that more stylish hood and we also haven't received word on the power folding hardtop version, until now.
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As promised Mazda has unveiled the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata at an event in Monterey, California. The all-new fourth generation MX-5 Miata adopts Mazda's latest design Kodo design language with an exterior that is far more dramatic than the outgoing model.
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Mazda has announced that Duran Duran will headline the world debut of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata at a live event in Monterey, California on September 3. Mazda will also hold simultaneous global reveals in Tokyo and Barcelona.
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Mazda has a lot of new plans in the works in addition to the much anticipated 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata. In a few days we'll finally see the fourth-generation MX-5 Miata, but reports about the rest of Mazda's lineup have started to surface.
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There have been countless reports about the return of the Mazda RX-7 with the latest report now claiming that it will arrive by 2017. One interesting tidbit from the latest report also claims that in addition to the RX-7, a new RX-9 sports car is in the works and it could arrive by 2020.
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Mazda is going to take the wraps off the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata next month, but a camouflaged prototype was recently caught testing in Japan.
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We're just a few weeks away from the official debut of the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, but this morning a photo of the new MX-5 Miata has surfaced online. The photo shows the next MX-5 covered in a blue cloth.
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Mazda has officially unveiled the all-new 2016 Mazda2, which is known as the Demio in Japan. The new Mazda2 was originally previewed by the Hazumi concept earlier this year, which now adopts Mazda's Kodo design language.
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A few photos of the all-new 2015 Mazda2 or Demio as it's known in Japan, have leaked online ahead of its official debut later this year. Mazda originally previewed the new Mazda2 with the Hazumi concept earlier this year and from these photos, we can see that the most of the concept's styling details have transferred to the production version.
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A new report claims that Mazda is working on a successor to the RX-7/ RX-8, which is slated to arrive in 2017 with a 450 horsepower rotary engine.
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Earlier this year Mazda previewed the next-generation 2015 Mazda2 with the Hazumi concept at the Geneva Motor Show. Now a few low-res images of the production version's interior have been released online.
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Mazda has announced that the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will be unveiled on September 3. At this year's New York Auto Show Mazda revealed the 2016 MX-5 Miata's chassis and this fall the four-generation will debut during simultaneous global events in Japan, Spain and the United States.
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Mazda has announced that the very limited 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition sold out within the first 10 minutes that it went on sale. Mazda is only going to sell 100 units, which went on sale yesterday.
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Mazda has released the pricing for the 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata, which starts at $23,970 for the soft-top and $28,665 for the hard top. Last month Mazda unveiled the limited 25th Anniversary Edition model and that starts at $32,205.
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Mazda is expected to release an all-new CX-9 SUV by 2016 and now we've learned that the SUV will likely ditch its current V6 engine for a turbocharged four-cylinder.
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Mazda is getting ready to release an all-new MX-5 Miata, but before that happens Mazda is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the MX-5 Miata with the limited-edition 25th Anniversary Edition.
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Last week Mazda announced that it will celebrate the MX-5 Miata's 25th anniversary at the New York Auto Show with 15 past MX-5 Miatas taking the stage. There was a report that we could also see the chassis of the next-generation MX-5 Miata, but now it's being reported that we may see the all-new Miata at the show.
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While the world awaits the debut of the next-generation MX-5 Miata, Mazda has announced that it is going to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the roadster next month in New York. Mazda is going to showcase 15 MX-5 vehicles, which range from auto show concepts, to race cars and production models at the New York Auto Show.
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Toyota has announced that the replacement for the Yaris subcompact will be powered by the same Skyactiv four-cylinder engine as the upcoming Mazda2. The replacement for the lackluster Yaris will actually be built on the same platform as the next Mazda2, but will have unique sheet metal.
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It seems like everyday more news trickles out about the next-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata and the Fiat/ Alfa Romeo version. First it was originally reported that the next MX-5 Miata would debut next year at the Chicago Auto Show, but now those plans have been shelved. Second the Alfa Romeo version may actually be badged a Fiat or Abarth.
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Tomorrow Mazda is going to take the wraps off its latest concept, the Hazumi concept at the Geneva Motor Show. Even though we're only less than a day away from the kick off of the show, several photos of the Mazda Hazumi concept have started floating around the web.
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The first full photo of Mazda's new Hazumi concept has leaked ahead of its debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show. The Hazumi name is a Japanese word meaning to "bound or spring up and the concept is a preview of the next-generation Mazda2.
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Mazda has announced that it is going to unveil the new Hazumi concept at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The new Hazumi concept is a preview of what we can expect from the next-generation Mazda2 hatchback.
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It's being reported that Mazda is currently working on a new Mazda-2 based crossover that is expected to be released sometime this year in Japan, which will coincide with the introduction of the next Mazda2. The new Mazda2-based crossover will be smaller than the current CX-5 and sales are expected to launch in Japan first before it expands to Europe and emerging markets.
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For the second time Mazda has decided to delay the U.S. launch of its new Skyactiv diesel engine. The 2.2L diesel engine was supposed to arrive in the Mazda6 sedan by the end of last year, but now it is being delayed until further notice due to emissions related issues.
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Ever since the Mazda3 took over for the Protege as Mazda's small compact model, the Mazda3 has been one of the best compact cars in the segment. Now in its third-generation, the all-new 2014 Mazda3 has been completely redesigned inside and out with sexier styling and more efficient powertrains. Is the new Mazda3 still one of the best models in the segment? Read on to find out.
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On paper with only 167 horsepower under the hood, the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata doesn't look like a sports car, but unlike other sports cars that boast about their gobs of power, this little roadster has something else under its sleeve. When Mazda handed me the keys to the 2014 Miata Club Sport I didn't know what I was in store for. On paper the Miata's stats didn't seem too impressive, so I prepared myself for what would end up being a kinda blah experience. Well I was definitely wrong.
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Mazda is bringing a natural gas-powered version of the new Mazda3, the Mazda3 SKYACTIV-CNG Concept to the Tokyo Motor Show. The natural gas-powered Mazda3 is in response to the growing demand for CNG-powered vehicles.
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Sadly rear-wheel-drive is becoming almost as rare as the manual transmission. With most automakers moving towards front-wheel-drive/all-wheel-drive models, rear-wheel-drive is now being relegated solely to "performance" models. Even BMW has announced plans to move its small 1-Series to a front-wheel-drive platform. Well if Mazda's engineers have their way, Mazda could soon buck the trend.
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We've heard plenty of news about the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety "Top Safety Pick" ratings, but what is this new "Advanced" rating? Well the IIHS has now come up with a new "Advanced" rating for vehicles that are not only safe, but also fun to drive and the 2014 Mazda6 has earned the rating.
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Midsize and compact crossovers have quickly become the top choice for consumers looking for a new SUV/ crossover. The next big trend is going to be the introduction of new smaller subcompact crossovers with the introduction of new models from Honda, Toyota and now Mazda. Mazda has confirmed that it is working on a new smaller crossover that will likely share its platform with the new Mazda3.
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