Facelift fails: The worst styling updates of 2016

December 30, 2016 0

When brands update their cars, sometimes the stylists get it wrong.
Facelifted models are supposed to add some flair to an existing model – to bring it up to speed with its competitors, or harden up some edges that may been looking a little limp on the original model. They can be massive, major overhauls, … read more

2017 Mazda CX-9 – Driven

December 30, 2016 0

The Mazda CX-9 has been around for a decade now, having debuted for the 2007 model year. It established itself as a fun-to-drive three-row crossover with a chipper attitude. A facelift in 2010 and again in 2013 kept the first generation CX-9 looking fresh, but it wasn’t until the 2016 model year that … read more

Mazda also getting ready for 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon

December 22, 2016 0

All Japanese automakers have decided the specialty-oriented 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon is worthy of attention, with Mazda the latest to present its model roster for the aftermarket event.
The 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon is kicking off on January 13, and Mazda is the latest carmaker from Japan to reveal its novelties … read more

Mazda CX-3 enters production in Hofu plant

December 22, 2016 0

Due to the increasing sales in the small SUV segment, Mazda needs to raise the production of the current CX-3 SUV. So the Japanese manufacturer announced it has begun production of the Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover SUV at Hofu Plant No.1 in Yamaguchi, Japan.
Hofu Plant becomes the third production … read more

Mazda CX-3 And CX-5 Bringing Sporty Capes To Tokyo

December 19, 2016 0

The new Mazda CX-5 may have only debuted four weeks ago, but the Japanese company hasn’t wasted any time in making it even more head-turning.
The CX-5 Custom Style has been created for next month’s Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 and, while it isn’t known if it will reach the production line, it is easy to differentiate … read more

Mazda reveals 2017 CX-5 Custom Style

December 18, 2016 0

Mazda has revealed images of its 2017 CX-5 Custom Style, perhaps the handsomest version of its new crossover yet. The 2017 CX-5 just saw its first complete redesign, revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show last month, but already a snazzier version is in the works. The CX-5 Custom Style is an optional … read more

New Mazda CX-5 Goes On Sale In Japan, Starts From $21,370

December 16, 2016 0

With the first units already rolling off the assembly line at the Ujina plant a couple of weeks ago, Mazda has started taking orders for the new generation CX-5 in its domestic market, with deliveries set to commence on February 2. Unveiled at the 2016 LA Auto Show, the crossover can be had from 2,462,400 … read more

Mazda RX-8 Recalled For Fuel Pump Problems

December 15, 2016 0

Mazda has recalled its RX-8 sports car in Australia this week, due to a potential problem with the fuel pump.
The carmaker has identified a weakness with the fuel pump’s plastic retaining rings, which may become frail due to exposure to engine heat.
Should this occur, the retaining rings may eventually … read more

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