The Truth About Cars » Mazda http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:00:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Mazda http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Ask Bark: Growing a Family While Trying To Shrink Bills http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ask-bark-growing-family-trying-shrink-bills/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ask-bark-growing-family-trying-shrink-bills/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:30:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1279394 Ben writes: Hi Bark, I am currently in my second year of a 3 1/2 year lease on a 2015 Mazda3 GT — which is probably the most engaging, convenient and efficient vehicle I’ve ever owned. Everything they say about Mazda nailing the driving dynamics is spot on. I wasn’t married prior to leasing the vehicle, nor did I […]

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Ben writes: Hi Bark, I am currently in my second year of a 3 1/2 year lease on a 2015 Mazda3 GT — which is probably the most engaging, convenient and efficient vehicle I’ve ever owned. Everything they say about Mazda nailing the driving dynamics is spot on. I wasn’t married prior to leasing the vehicle, nor did I […]

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Who Will Build Sergio’s Next Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-build-sergios-next-dodge-dart-chrysler-200/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-build-sergios-next-dodge-dart-chrysler-200/#comments Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:05:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1277738 FCA’s sweater-in-chief Sergio Marchionne has a plan to turn around the debt-laden and ailing automaker: stop building cars that lose money. That sounds like common sense, so long as oil prices stay low and the demand for trucks, SUVs and crossovers remains high. But that plan introduces a new set of problems, chief among them […]

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FCA’s sweater-in-chief Sergio Marchionne has a plan to turn around the debt-laden and ailing automaker: stop building cars that lose money. That sounds like common sense, so long as oil prices stay low and the demand for trucks, SUVs and crossovers remains high. But that plan introduces a new set of problems, chief among them […]

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Piston Slap: Deep Six the 626? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-deep-six-626/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-deep-six-626/#comments Mon, 01 Feb 2016 13:05:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1275713 Joey writes: Hello Sajeev, I’ve been a reader of yours for years and greatly enjoy your style. (Woot! —SM) My question is about my ’97 Mazda 626, with a hair over 215,000 miles on it, that’s been in my family for its entire life. It’s reliable, economical, and generally in good condition. However, I am up for […]

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Joey writes: Hello Sajeev, I’ve been a reader of yours for years and greatly enjoy your style. (Woot! —SM) My question is about my ’97 Mazda 626, with a hair over 215,000 miles on it, that’s been in my family for its entire life. It’s reliable, economical, and generally in good condition. However, I am up for […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Müller May Be On The Hot Seat, Crossover Racing, and Mazda’s CX-4 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-muller-may-be-on-the-hot-seat-crossover-racing-and-mazdas-cx-4/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-muller-may-be-on-the-hot-seat-crossover-racing-and-mazdas-cx-4/#comments Sun, 17 Jan 2016 17:06:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268873 Porsche-Piech family is standing behind their man — which totally isn’t the kiss of death, right? That, Toyota’s completely nuts and it’s awesome and Mazda’s CX-4 breaks cover … after the break! Porsche-Piech family says Müller is their man, for now After a particularly disastrous trip to the United States, Volkswagen’s controlling family told sources […]

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Porsche-Piech family is standing behind their man — which totally isn’t the kiss of death, right? That, Toyota’s completely nuts and it’s awesome and Mazda’s CX-4 breaks cover … after the break! Porsche-Piech family says Müller is their man, for now After a particularly disastrous trip to the United States, Volkswagen’s controlling family told sources […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford’s Self-driving Herd Gets Bigger, Takata’s All Alone, VW Sends The Cavalry http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257441 It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Winterkorn Appears on BI Top 15 List, Oil Near 11-Year Low (Again), and Jeep Goes Online in India http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-winterkorn-appears-bi-top-15-list-oil-near-11-year-low-jeep-goes-online-india/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-winterkorn-appears-bi-top-15-list-oil-near-11-year-low-jeep-goes-online-india/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 20:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1253145 Where do you end up if you’re the former CEO of a company guilty of cheating diesel emissions tests, the fallout of which wipes out billions of dollars of value from said company? Business Insider’s “The 15 biggest career crashes of 2015″ list, of course. That, and Nissan prices the new Sentra, oil is still on a well-lubricated […]

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Where do you end up if you’re the former CEO of a company guilty of cheating diesel emissions tests, the fallout of which wipes out billions of dollars of value from said company? Business Insider’s “The 15 biggest career crashes of 2015″ list, of course. That, and Nissan prices the new Sentra, oil is still on a well-lubricated […]

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TTAC News Round-Up: Mazda’s Crossover Mania, Hyundai Lands a Lambo Man, Toyota is Just The Tops http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-up-mazdas-crossover-mania-hyundai-lands-a-lambo-man-toyota-is-just-the-tops/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-up-mazdas-crossover-mania-hyundai-lands-a-lambo-man-toyota-is-just-the-tops/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 17:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250801 Newly promoted, high-priced executives at Mazda seem to think there’s something to this crossover fad. That, Hyundai’s landed a Benjamin Button to lead Genesis and I wish I would have known how cheap I could have purchased an F1 team … after the break. New Mazda boss keying on crossover sales New Mazda North America […]

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Newly promoted, high-priced executives at Mazda seem to think there’s something to this crossover fad. That, Hyundai’s landed a Benjamin Button to lead Genesis and I wish I would have known how cheap I could have purchased an F1 team … after the break. New Mazda boss keying on crossover sales New Mazda North America […]

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Junkyard Find: 2004 Mazda RX-8 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-2004-mazda-rx-8/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-2004-mazda-rx-8/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 13:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250473 Just about every kind of vehicle shows up at the low-priced, high-inventory-turnover self-service wrecking yards, sooner or later. It took until the late 2000s before I started seeing Mazda Miatas in such yards, and now it appears that the advance scouts for a steady flow of RX-8s are here. I saw this silver ’04 at […]

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Just about every kind of vehicle shows up at the low-priced, high-inventory-turnover self-service wrecking yards, sooner or later. It took until the late 2000s before I started seeing Mazda Miatas in such yards, and now it appears that the advance scouts for a steady flow of RX-8s are here. I saw this silver ’04 at […]

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Junkyard Find: 1992 Mercury Capri http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1992-mercury-capri/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1992-mercury-capri/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 13:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1247722 Imagine it’s 1992 and you’re shopping for a sporty convertible: Do you get an Australian-built front-wheel-drive Mazda based on the 323 … or do you get a Miata? Exactly. As a result, the 1991-1994 Mercury Capri wasn’t a big seller in the United States, but I still see about as many of them in wrecking yards […]

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Imagine it’s 1992 and you’re shopping for a sporty convertible: Do you get an Australian-built front-wheel-drive Mazda based on the 323 … or do you get a Miata? Exactly. As a result, the 1991-1994 Mercury Capri wasn’t a big seller in the United States, but I still see about as many of them in wrecking yards […]

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Longtime Mazda NA CEO O’Sullivan Retiring, Moro Stepping In http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/longtime-mazda-na-ceo-osullivan-retiring-moro-steps/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/longtime-mazda-na-ceo-osullivan-retiring-moro-steps/#comments Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248641 Mazda North American Operations CEO Jim O’Sullivan on Monday announced that he will retire at the end of the year and will be replaced by Mazda global sales chief Masahiro Moro. O’Sullivan has led Mazda for more than a decade, out from under Ford ownership and into a small, independent — but growing — U.S. […]

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Mazda North American Operations CEO Jim O’Sullivan on Monday announced that he will retire at the end of the year and will be replaced by Mazda global sales chief Masahiro Moro. O’Sullivan has led Mazda for more than a decade, out from under Ford ownership and into a small, independent — but growing — U.S. […]

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review – An Original Reborn (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-mazda-mx-5-miata-review/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-mazda-mx-5-miata-review/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 18:00:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238985 If there is one constant in the automotive world, it is that every redesigned vehicle gets bigger, more powerful, heavier and more complex. Bucking that trend is Mazda’s latest MX-5, one of the smallest and lightest cars sold in the United States. Since the launch of the Miata in 1989, Mazda’s tiny roadster has been a […]

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If there is one constant in the automotive world, it is that every redesigned vehicle gets bigger, more powerful, heavier and more complex. Bucking that trend is Mazda’s latest MX-5, one of the smallest and lightest cars sold in the United States. Since the launch of the Miata in 1989, Mazda’s tiny roadster has been a […]

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Crapwagon Outtake: 1992 Mazda MX-3 GS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/crapwagon-outtake-1992-mazda-mx-3-gs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/crapwagon-outtake-1992-mazda-mx-3-gs/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 14:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238401 Today brings Round Two in the “Obscure Project Car That Probably Should Be a Parts Car” series this week. Commenter dwford mentioned the Mazda MX-3 in reply to Monday’s Isuzu, and it reminded me that I haven’t seen one for quite a while as they were prone to rust and rice-ification. Leave it to Mazda […]

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Today brings Round Two in the “Obscure Project Car That Probably Should Be a Parts Car” series this week. Commenter dwford mentioned the Mazda MX-3 in reply to Monday’s Isuzu, and it reminded me that I haven’t seen one for quite a while as they were prone to rust and rice-ification. Leave it to Mazda […]

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Oh, So The Mazda Koeru Might Be a Completely New Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/oh-mazda-koeru-might-completely-new-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/oh-mazda-koeru-might-completely-new-car/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 22:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237969 Settling the debate between whether Mazda’s Koeru concept from Frankfurt was a new CX-5 or CX-9 (or CX-7?),  CEO Masamichi Kogai told Automotive News that the answer may be “none of the above,” apparently. On Monday, Kogai said that the Koeru could get the green light as a sporty crossover, sold alongside the CX-5 as a wagon-esque […]

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Settling the debate between whether Mazda’s Koeru concept from Frankfurt was a new CX-5 or CX-9 (or CX-7?),  CEO Masamichi Kogai told Automotive News that the answer may be “none of the above,” apparently. On Monday, Kogai said that the Koeru could get the green light as a sporty crossover, sold alongside the CX-5 as a wagon-esque […]

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Here Are The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Finalists, Let’s Make a Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/north-american-car-truckutility-year-finalists-lets-make-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/north-american-car-truckutility-year-finalists-lets-make-bet/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 21:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238089 The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists were announced Tuesday and clearly the jurors read our September handicap — and completely mostly disregarded our odds. According to jurors, the finalists for 2016 North American Car of the Year are the Honda Civic, Chevrolet Malibu and Mazda MX-5 Miata. The finalists for the […]

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The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists were announced Tuesday and clearly the jurors read our September handicap — and completely mostly disregarded our odds. According to jurors, the finalists for 2016 North American Car of the Year are the Honda Civic, Chevrolet Malibu and Mazda MX-5 Miata. The finalists for the […]

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A Selective History Of Minitrucks, Part Two: The Empire Strikes Back, Then Gives Up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/selective-history-minitrucks-part-two-empire-strikes-back-gives/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/selective-history-minitrucks-part-two-empire-strikes-back-gives/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1230073 In Part One of this minitruckin’ history, we covered how the Big 3 provided their dealers with “captive import” minitrucks from Mazda, Isuzu, and Mitsubishi during the Seventies. By 1975 or thereabouts, both GM and Ford were convinced that the small-pickup market was not a fad and began digging their own products out of the […]

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In Part One of this minitruckin’ history, we covered how the Big 3 provided their dealers with “captive import” minitrucks from Mazda, Isuzu, and Mitsubishi during the Seventies. By 1975 or thereabouts, both GM and Ford were convinced that the small-pickup market was not a fad and began digging their own products out of the […]

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A Selective History of Captive Minitrucks, Part One: When America Couldn’t Compete http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/selective-history-captive-minitrucks-part-one-america-couldnt-compete/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/selective-history-captive-minitrucks-part-one-america-couldnt-compete/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1227377 I was having a conversation with a female friend a few weeks ago and she admitted to having “fooled around” in no fewer than four different brands of minitrucks during the Nineties and Oughties. I suppose in her case that would be the Noughties — but that’s besides the point. I should also mention that […]

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I was having a conversation with a female friend a few weeks ago and she admitted to having “fooled around” in no fewer than four different brands of minitrucks during the Nineties and Oughties. I suppose in her case that would be the Noughties — but that’s besides the point. I should also mention that […]

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LA 2015: New 2017 Mazda CX-9 Is Literally on Lockdown http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-new-2017-mazda-cx-9-is-literally-on-lockdown/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-new-2017-mazda-cx-9-is-literally-on-lockdown/#comments Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:44:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1222737 You’ll excuse us if the new 2017 Mazda CX-9 photos we took lack a little substance. Mazda’s newest crossover was on lockdown by the automaker in Los Angeles on Tuesday, allegedly because competing engineers were a little to eager to snap pictures underneath the new girl’s sheet metal. Whether we’re allowed to take pictures of it now or later, […]

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You’ll excuse us if the new 2017 Mazda CX-9 photos we took lack a little substance. Mazda’s newest crossover was on lockdown by the automaker in Los Angeles on Tuesday, allegedly because competing engineers were a little to eager to snap pictures underneath the new girl’s sheet metal. Whether we’re allowed to take pictures of it now or later, […]

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LA 2015: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Is How You Say Miata in Italian http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-2017-fiat-124-spider-is-how-you-say-miata-in-italian/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-2017-fiat-124-spider-is-how-you-say-miata-in-italian/#comments Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:27:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1222105 Finally, a Fiat in North America that isn’t a 500. The all-new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider is what happens when you give a spectacular chassis to the Italians and let them fit it with a torque-happy turbocharged engine. The new roadster, which is based on the Mazda MX-5 Miata, was revealed today at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto […]

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Finally, a Fiat in North America that isn’t a 500. The all-new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider is what happens when you give a spectacular chassis to the Italians and let them fit it with a torque-happy turbocharged engine. The new roadster, which is based on the Mazda MX-5 Miata, was revealed today at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto […]

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LA 2015: New 2017 Mazda CX-9 Leaks Ahead of Reveal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-new-2017-mazda-cx-9-leaks-ahead-reveal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-new-2017-mazda-cx-9-leaks-ahead-reveal/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2015 18:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1220945 Our friends over at AutoGuide have wonderful leaked photos of the new Mazda CX-9 that will be announced Wednesday. The photos show a sleeker CX-9 than the current model, although not nearly as dynamic as the concept sketch released more than a month ago. A lower belt line and bigger windows should help the three-row […]

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Our friends over at AutoGuide have wonderful leaked photos of the new Mazda CX-9 that will be announced Wednesday. The photos show a sleeker CX-9 than the current model, although not nearly as dynamic as the concept sketch released more than a month ago. A lower belt line and bigger windows should help the three-row […]

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Takata May Go Under As More Automakers Back Away From Supplier http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/takata-may-go-automakers-back-away-supplier/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/takata-may-go-automakers-back-away-supplier/#comments Fri, 06 Nov 2015 19:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1213505 Toyota said Thursday that the world’s largest automaker would no longer use the beleaguered company’s airbags, joining Honda, Mazda and others, putting in doubt that supplier’s viability, Bloomberg reported (via Fortune). Reuters (via Automotive News) reported that the automotive supplier, who was hit with a $70 million fine from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration earlier this week, […]

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Toyota said Thursday that the world’s largest automaker would no longer use the beleaguered company’s airbags, joining Honda, Mazda and others, putting in doubt that supplier’s viability, Bloomberg reported (via Fortune). Reuters (via Automotive News) reported that the automotive supplier, who was hit with a $70 million fine from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration earlier this week, […]

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Mazda Goes All Hollywood for Next-gen CX-9 Premiere http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/mazda-goes-hollywood-next-gen-cx-9-premiere/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/mazda-goes-hollywood-next-gen-cx-9-premiere/#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:05:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1211857 Mazda announced Wednesday that it would unveil its next-generation CX-9 in Los Angeles later this month. The three-row crossover made its debut in 2007 and hasn’t changed much since. Mazda’s seven-seater still sits atop the Ford CD3 platform used by previous generations of the Mazda6/Ford Fusion and Ford Edge. It also sports the same powertrain as the previous-generation […]

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Mazda announced Wednesday that it would unveil its next-generation CX-9 in Los Angeles later this month. The three-row crossover made its debut in 2007 and hasn’t changed much since. Mazda’s seven-seater still sits atop the Ford CD3 platform used by previous generations of the Mazda6/Ford Fusion and Ford Edge. It also sports the same powertrain as the previous-generation […]

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Digestible Collectible: 1989 Mazda RX7 GTUs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/digestible-collectible-1989-mazda-rx7-gtus/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/digestible-collectible-1989-mazda-rx7-gtus/#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 13:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1211313 Mazda just can’t quit the rotary. Magical spinning Doritos are such a significant part of their DNA that, in spite of overwhelming evidence against the Wankel existence thanks to its appetite for fuel, oil, and apex seals, they keep a team of engineers developing it. In theory, the rotary is the perfect engine for a […]

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Mazda just can’t quit the rotary. Magical spinning Doritos are such a significant part of their DNA that, in spite of overwhelming evidence against the Wankel existence thanks to its appetite for fuel, oil, and apex seals, they keep a team of engineers developing it. In theory, the rotary is the perfect engine for a […]

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Let There Be Light: Mazda Shows Specialty MX5s at SEMA Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/let-light-mazda-shows-specialty-mx5s-sema-show/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/let-light-mazda-shows-specialty-mx5s-sema-show/#comments Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:30:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1207857 Mazda will show two different concepts of its lightweight convertible next month at the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas. The first, a Speedster concept of the MX-5 Miata is a lightweight version of the two-door, two-seater that, among other things, dumps the windshield in favor of a deflector and hopefully looks like a damn Bocar XP-5. The […]

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Mazda will show two different concepts of its lightweight convertible next month at the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas. The first, a Speedster concept of the MX-5 Miata is a lightweight version of the two-door, two-seater that, among other things, dumps the windshield in favor of a deflector and hopefully looks like a damn Bocar XP-5. The […]

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Piston Slap: A Spoonful of Sugar for Bitter Medicine? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/piston-slap-spoonful-sugar-bitter-medicine/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/piston-slap-spoonful-sugar-bitter-medicine/#comments Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1203833 Peter writes: Hi Sajeev, My mother-in-law in New England drives a fifteen-year-old Mazda Tribute with a manual transmission that is way overdue for replacement. She won’t settle for anything that doesn’t have 1) the ability to power all four wheels equally at the same time (I think her Mazda has a button or lever to […]

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Peter writes: Hi Sajeev, My mother-in-law in New England drives a fifteen-year-old Mazda Tribute with a manual transmission that is way overdue for replacement. She won’t settle for anything that doesn’t have 1) the ability to power all four wheels equally at the same time (I think her Mazda has a button or lever to […]

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Tokyo Motor Show 2015: Mazda’s RX Concept is Less And More http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tokyo-motor-show-2015-mazdas-rx-concept-less/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tokyo-motor-show-2015-mazdas-rx-concept-less/#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14:05:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1205929 Well, what we mean is less information is more frustrating. Or less exterior styling is more attractive. Or the less we know, the more we want to know. You get the gist. Unveiled in Tokyo alongside its legendary 1967 Mazda Cosmo Sport, the RX-Vision “represents a vision of the future that Mazda hopes to one day […]

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Well, what we mean is less information is more frustrating. Or less exterior styling is more attractive. Or the less we know, the more we want to know. You get the gist. Unveiled in Tokyo alongside its legendary 1967 Mazda Cosmo Sport, the RX-Vision “represents a vision of the future that Mazda hopes to one day […]

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