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Founded in Japan in 1920, Mazda began as the Toyo Cork Kogyo Co. Manufacturing machine tools then moving to vehicles, with the introduction of the Mazda-Go in 1931, the company also supplied the Japanese military throughout the Second World War, with variations of the Type 99 rifle. In the 1960s, Mazda put a major engineering effort into development of the Wankel rotary engine and formally entered the North American market in 1970.

Mazda Sedan Reviews

2013 Ford Fusion vs 2014 Mazda6

Once siblings, the Ford Fusion and Mazda6 no longer share any parts but they certainly have a similar take on the family sedan. So which combines the best mix of fuel economy and practicality, with driving enjoyment and style?
Mazda SkyActiv Prototype Review [Video]

Mazda SkyActiv Prototype Review [Video]

SkyActiv is the term Mazda has given to its new lineup of engineering solutions, ranging from platforms to engines to transmissions. At the SkyActiv Technology Workshop Mazda invited select journalists to peek inside the future of the brand, learn plenty and even drive prototypes.
2011 Mazda6 i Touring Plus Review

2011 Mazda6 i Touring Plus Review

Mazda’s mid-size sedan lacks much of the brand’s sporty characteristics and the standard 4-cylinder engine does little to help.

Mazda Compact Car Reviews

2014 Mazda3 Review - Video

The Mazda3 has always been one of the best small cars on the market and it’s just been redesigned for the 2014 model year. Has the company made meaningful improvements to it or have they ruined a great thing?
2012 Honda Civic Si vs. 2012 MazdaSpeed3 [Video]

2012 Honda Civic Si vs. 2012 MazdaSpeed3 [Video]

Did Honda bring a knife to a gunfight with the Civic Si against the turbocharged Mazdaspeed3 for this ‘hot version’ front-wheel drive shootout? Cue the Wild West music and take cover, because we’re shootin’ from the hip on this one!

Mazda Crossover Reviews

2013 Mazda CX-9 Review

2013 Mazda CX-9 Review

Proving plenty capable during our participation in the Mazda Adventure Rally, the CX-9 has a tougher time keeping up with the competition.
2014 Mazda CX-5 Review

2014 Mazda CX-5 Review

Perhaps the only complaint about the Mazda CX-5 is that it sacrifices performance for fuel economy. Does a new, more powerful engine solve that, and at what cost?

Mazda SUV Reviews

2009 Mazda CX-9

2009 Mazda CX-9

The top-line Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD model is sporty looking with a luxurious interior. This all comes at a cost, but unlike true luxury SUVs in this price range, you actually get seven useable seats.
2009 Mazda CX-7

2009 Mazda CX-7

It has a sporty look, a 244hp turbocharged engine from a hot hatch and the suspension of a sportscar. Unfortunately, this isn’t as good as it sounds.

Mazda Sub-Compact Car Reviews

2013 Mazda2 vs Mazda2 B-Spec Race Car

With just 100 hp it might seem like the Mazda2 has no place on a race track. But add a few race-ready upgrades and prepare to be impressed.
2011 Mazda 2 Review

2011 Mazda 2 Review

In the race for fuel-efficient cars, weight might just be the biggest factor. The Mazda2 shows just how big a difference a few hundred pounds can make towards fuel economy and fun.

Mazda Sports Car Reviews

Mazda Minivan Reviews

2012 Mazda5 Review

2012 Mazda5 Review

Despite being an all-new model, the 2012 Mazda5 doesn’t get any big changes. Luckily for Mazda they don’t have to try too hard, as the 5 is all alone in the mini-minivan segment. Still, that doesn’t change the fact that it’s one of the best examples of practicality, style and price on the market.

Mazda Coupe Reviews

2012 Honda Civic Si vs. 2012 MazdaSpeed3 [Video]

Did Honda bring a knife to a gunfight with the Civic Si against the turbocharged Mazdaspeed3 for this ‘hot version’ front-wheel drive shootout? Cue the Wild West music and take cover, because we’re shootin’ from the hip on this one!
2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review

2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review

It’s no exotic sportscar but the MX-5 Miata delivers an outstanding driving experience with excellent fuel-economy at a great price.

Mazda Convertible Reviews

2014 Mazda MX-5 Review

2014 Mazda MX-5 Review

Even in its old age, the Mazda MX-5 is spry and fun inspiring.
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review [Video]

2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review [Video]

Bigger and heavier, yes, but when compared to the first-generation Miata the MX-5 retains all of the original’s fun and wraps it in a more livable package.

Mazda News View All Mazda News

Top 10 Cars We’re Tired Of Waiting For

Top 10 Cars We’re Tired Of Waiting For
  “Soon” is quite possibly the least satisfying answer possible, yet we hear it countless times about exciting new cars. Some get a green light and others are shelved in order to make resources for a variety of reasons. Here’s our list of cars that we’ve been hearing about for years only to be left... more

2016 Mazda2 Officially Revealed

2016 Mazda2 Officially Revealed
Mazda officially revealed the new Mazda2 sub-compact today as production began on the car in Japan. Wearing the same KODO design language as the rest of Mazda’s recent lineup, the car follows closely in the styling footsteps of the Hazumi concept that previewed it in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Globally, Mazda will offer... more

2015 Mazda2 Leaked With Kodo Design

2015 Mazda2 Leaked With Kodo Design
The upcoming 2015 Mazda2 has made its way onto the internet before its official debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show in October.  Seen with Demio plates, which is the car’s name in worldwide markets, the new Mazda2 managed to keep its styling close to the Hazumi concept which debuted last year in Geneva. The... more

New Mazda RX-7 May Get Turbo Rotary: Report

New Mazda RX-7 May Get Turbo Rotary: Report
Mazda isn’t only working on a next-generation rotary engine, but a turbocharged one at that. According to a recent report from Motoring, the new RX-7 will make its debut in 2017 and the Japanese automaker is currently focusing its development on a twin-scroll turbocharged rotary engine with a rumored output of around 450 hp. The 2017... more

2015 Mazda2 Interior Revealed Early

2015 Mazda2 Interior Revealed Early
An all-new Mazda2 is nearly ready to be shown to the world, but pictures of the interior have slipped out a little early. Thanks to Drive.au, who got to drive an early prototype of the new car we can show you these photos of the upcoming Mazda2′s insides. Many of the style cues have been... more

2016 Mazda MX-5 to Debut September 3rd at Laguna Seca

2016 Mazda MX-5 to Debut September 3rd at Laguna Seca
Mazda will officially introduce the next-generation of its popular MX-5 roadster on September 3rd at one of the world’s most famous racetracks: Laguna Seca. Officially known as Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the unveiling will come during an annual Miata enthusiast event known as Miatas at Mazda Raceway. WHAT WE KNOW: 2016 Mazda MX-5 “We’re excited... more