We spent a week with the car in search of answers. Mazda has made a calculated decision to keep the five-door Mazda3 out of the hot hatch wars. Its top engine, a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter four-cylinder, makes just 184 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque. Though the Mazda3 has a curb weight of just … read more
Ever since its arrival in 2012, Mazda’s CX-5 family SUV has been widely praised for its athletic styling, taut handling and strong performance. Yet it also happens to be one of the oldest models in Mazda’s lineup. Fortunately, spy-shots doing the rounds recently suggest an all-new version is in … read more
Semcon, a Swedish-based product development company, has developed ‘The Smiling Car’, a fictional autonomous car concept that uses a digital smile to let pedestrians know it’s safe to cross the road while the ‘driver’ goes about their own business inside the car.
Demonstrated in the above … read more
Mazda’s medium sedan and wagon range has come in for a small revision for 2017, and though the Mazda6 range gives little away from the outside, it’s under the skin that the changes occur.
Though only a minor update, the 2017 model year enhancement for the Mazda6 brings new safety features and new … read more
Australian pricing and specifications have been released for the 2017 Mazda 6 range today – and, while you can read our 2017 Mazda 6 launch review for the full picture, it’s fair to say the changes made in this update are subtle.
Model grades and pricing for the revised range are listed below. There’s … read more
Mazda has recalled four of its passenger models in Australia this week, due to a potential problem with the rear tailgate struts.
The carmaker has identified a weakness with the strut surroundings, which may be susceptible to corrosion – particularly in areas with a higher exposure to salt.
The problem … read more
Not even the Mercedes S-Class has features like these. If you’ve ever read the laundry list of features on an established luxury car like the Mercedes S-Class, you begin to see what separates it from the normal crop of people haulers. It isn’t just the stylish design, expensive-feeling surfaces, … read more
When Mazda unveiled the RX-Vision at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, car enthusiasts all over the world began dreaming about a next-generation RX-7 that would include many of the concept’s spectacular styling cues. And, with Mazda having already confirmed that a rotary-engined RX-7 is indeed underway, … read more
The Japanese automaker has decided to service 41,918 units of the 2009-2010 Mazda6 in the United States due to a corroding danger for the airbag control unit, which may cause a non-deployment in case of an accident.
The vehicles have manufacturing dates between February 4, 2008 and December 3, 2009. … read more
Mazda‘s global sales leader, the Mazda3, follows its larger sibling, the Mazda6, into the 2017 MY. Available with a host of design tweaks that include a revised grille with a stronger 3D look, new front fog light bezel, revised side mirrors with wraparound turn indicators and a hatch-only reshaped rear … read more