Video Review, The 2016 Mazda CX-5

Video Review, The 2016 Mazda CX-5

The long awaited review of the Mazda CX-5, a crossover SUV with big hype in the segment. However, the competition is absurd, from the Toyota RAV4, Honda CRV, Hyundai Tucson and now the new 2017 Kia Sportage. Why would someone choose the Mazda? We drive the pants off this ute, look underneath and talk about the good and bad of the interior for what could be one of the more detailed CX-5 videos to date.

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2017 Mazda CX-5 vs the Others

2017 Mazda CX-5 vs the Others

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 does not directly compete with the BMW X1, Audi Q3, Lexus NX or the Mercedes-Benz GLA.However, according to Mazda these cars demonstrate some of the best driving characteristics that the new 2017 Mazda CX-5 has in spades.Recently I had the chance to drive and review the 2017 Mazda CX-5 and I walked away impressed by just how much Mazda has moved the car upmarket.Mazda wants to showcase the car’s newfound refinement….

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The latest Miata variant remains true to the formula.

The latest Miata variant remains true to the formula.

When the Mazda MX-5 Miata hit the streets in 1989, it showed the world that an affordable, reliable, and extremely fun sports car wasn’t an oxymoron. Consequently it sold like hotcakes, to the point where Mazda is unapologetic about the fact that the MX-5 saved the company. The MX-5 is in its fourth generation, known as the ND to Miataphiles, and the latest variant—the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF—is finally here.RF stands for “retractable fastback,” which…

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Mazda Implementing Support for CarPlay

Mazda Implementing Support for CarPlay

Mazda is planning to add CarPlay and Android Auto support to its lineup of cars and SUVs according to an announcement made at a launch for its upcoming 2017 CX-5 (via Cars.com).There’s no word on when CarPlay will be added to Mazda vehicles, nor is there info on which vehicles will be the first to support CarPlay, but Mazda spokesperson Jacob Brown said the feature “should be retroactively upgradeable onto all Mazda Connect systems with…

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Drive the Mazda Miata Grand Touring

Drive the Mazda Miata Grand Touring

It’s been 27 years. Over 1 million sold worldwide. They’re a fixture at racetracks and autocross courses across the country every single weekend. They’ve had V8s, turbocharged rotaries, and electric motors shoehorned under their hoods. They’ve consistently been among the most affordable, versatile, and easily modifiable sports cars on the planet. They’ve been the darling of Jeremy Clarkson, Motorweek, and, well, the entire internet.And yet, there’s still work to do. Because as brilliant as the…

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Review: 2017 Mazda CX-5

Review: 2017 Mazda CX-5

There wasn’t much wrong with the CX-5, but that didn’t stop Mazda from fiddling, making almost 700 tweaks to the 2017 model.The ride was a bit loud, so now there are better seals and quieter glass. The throttle was a little jerky, so now the response is more linear. The steering and handling was fine, so they left that well alone, though the chassis is now 15-per-cent stiffer.Smart move – this is the Japanese maker’s…

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What’s New for 2017 Mazda CX-3

What’s New for 2017 Mazda CX-3

The smallest iteration of Mazda’s SKYACTIV-generation lineup might just be one of its mightiest, as the 2017 CX-3 returns for its second model year a proven companion for whatever the road may throw its way – from urban sprawl to the wilds of winter or the Great Outdoors.- The mid-level CX-3 Touring adopts 18-inch wheels, trickling down from the Grand Touring trim level- Grand Touring i-ACTIVSENSE package of safety features costs less than the outgoing…

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