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March 25, 2015

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club Edition to debut in New York

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Mazda has announced that the 2016 MX-5 Miata Club edition is going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show. The MX-5 Miata Club edition is the most aggressive version of the all-new roadster.

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March 13, 2015

2016 Mazda MX-5 added to Forza Horizon 2 and final curb weight revealed

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Mazda has announced that beginning next week, it is giving Forza Horizon 2 players the opportunity to drive the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata on Xbox One months before the car goes on sale. Additionally, by taking advantage of the free download of the car, and driving it in the game, users will have the chance to win one by competing in the new Time Trial Rivals Contest.

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March 6, 2015

Mazda begins production of the 2016 MX-5 Miata

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Mazda has announced that production of the all-new 2016 MX-5 Miata has kicked off at its Ujina Plant No.1 in Hiroshima. The first sales of the new MX-5 will begin in Japan in June of this year before it arrives in other markets around the world later this year.

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March 2, 2015

2015 Mazda3 Five-Door [REVIEW]

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Other markets like Europe and Japan offer plenty of fun hatchbacks to choose from, but here in the U.S. the hatchback has a negative stigma and many buyers sadly prefer a sedan over the more versatile hatchback. Fortunately a few automakers still offer them here, like Volkswagen and Mazda. The latest VW Golf has received overwhelming praise from the automotive media, but how does one of its main rivals, the Mazda3 stack up?

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February 12, 2015

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Accessories Concept debuts in Chicago

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Mazda has revealed the 2016 MX-5 accessories design concept that previews many of the accessories that will be available when the MX-5 Miata arrives this summer.

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February 10, 2015

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata accessories concept heads to Chicago

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Mazda has announced that it will reveal a concept version of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata at the Chicago Auto Show this week. The unique concept is an accessories design concept that will preview what may be in store for those looking to personalize their MX-5 Miata.

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February 2, 2015

Mazda is considering turbo or MPS versions of the new MX-5

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Mazda is reportedly looking at a faster version of the new MX-5 Miata, with the possible introduction of a turbocharged or MPS version. Mazda's head of global public relations, Kudo Hidetoshi recently revealed that a larger displacement engine or a turbocharged version is under consideration.

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January 30, 2015

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata officially packs 155-hp

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Mazda has finally confirmed the specs for the 2.0L SkyActiv four-cylinder engine that will power the U.S.-spec 2016 MX-5 Miata. The 2.0L generates 155 horsepower and 148 lb-ft. of torque.

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November 18, 2014

2016 Mazda CX-3 Goes Head to Head with the Honda HR-V Next Year

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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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November 10, 2014

2016 Mazda CX-5 Leaked Ahead of its Debut in LA

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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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October 31, 2014

Mazda2 Sedan to Debut Next Month in Thailand

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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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October 29, 2014

Mazda6 Coupe in the Works?

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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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October 27, 2014

2016 Mazda CX-3 Teased Ahead of its Debut in LA

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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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Mazda CX-3 Crossover to Debut at the LA Auto Show?

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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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October 2, 2014

2016 Mazda MX-5 Officially Gets a 2.0L in the US, Other Markets Get a 1.5L

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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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September 16, 2014

Mazda6 Diesel U.S. Introduction Still a Year Away

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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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September 11, 2014

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Specs Revealed, Base Version Gets a 128-HP 1.5L?

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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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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Will Not Get a Power Hardtop

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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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September 3, 2014

All-New 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Officially Unveiled!

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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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September 1, 2014

Duran Duran to Headline the Debut of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata on Sept. 3

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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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August 25, 2014

Mazda's Future: Hardtop MX-5, CX-3 Crossover in the Works and Mazda5 Goes Away

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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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August 24, 2014

Mazda RX-7 to Return in 2017 and RX-9 in the Works?

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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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August 12, 2014

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Spied in Japan [VIDEO]

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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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August 11, 2014

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Teased, Will Be Revealed on Sept. 3

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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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July 16, 2014

All-New 2016 Mazda2 Officially Unveiled

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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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2015 Mazda2 Leaked Ahead of its Official Debut

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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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July 10, 2014

2017 Mazda RX-7/ RX-8 Successor In the Works With 450-HP?

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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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July 8, 2014

All-New 2015 Mazda2 Interior Revealed

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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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July 3, 2014

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Will Officially Debut on September 3

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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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May 21, 2014

2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition Sells Out in 10 Min

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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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May 2, 2014

2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata Starts at $23,970, 25th Anniversary Model Priced at $32,205

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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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May 1, 2014

Next-Gen Mazda CX-9 to Ditch Ford's V6 for Turbo Four-Cyl

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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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April 16, 2014

2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition Unveiled, Next-Gen's Chassis Previewed

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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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March 26, 2014

Will the All-New Mazda MX-5 Miata Debut Next Month in New York?

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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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March 20, 2014

Mazda to Celebrate 25 Years of the MX-5 Miata in New York

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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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March 6, 2014

Toyota's Replacement for the Yaris will Use the Mazda2's Skyactiv Engine

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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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Next-Gen Mazda MX-5 Miata May Peek Out Next Month in NYC, Alfa Romeo Version Canned?

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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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March 3, 2014

2015 Mazda2 Peeks Out Thanks to the Mazda Hazumi Concept

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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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February 25, 2014

Mazda Hazumi Concept Leaked Ahead of its Debut in Geneva

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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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February 20, 2014

Mazda Hazumi Concept Previews the Next-Gen 2015 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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