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10 Fastest Mazda Cars
Mazda may not be the first automaker that jumps to mind when you think about speed and performance. But with 100 years of experience, the brand has engineered some pretty fast cars.
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Jerry
May 08, 2022
What is the Best Miata Year?
With over two decades of the Mazda Miata, there are a lot of model years to evaluate.
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Jerry
May 02, 2022
Mazda Stepping Further Into the EV Ring With the 2022 CX-60
Despite the market quickly swinging in favor of EVs, Mazda has been slow off the mark developing its own. However, a new EV is stepping up to the plate: the 2022 Mazda CX-60.
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Jerry
Apr 26, 2022
Want a Spring Convertible? A Mazda Miata Is Your Best Bet
The Mazda Miata is back on the market with a new look, and this ultra-sleek redesign delivers serious style and performance at an affordable price point.
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Jerry
Apr 02, 2022
The 2003 Mazda Protégé Is Almost a Classic
Mazda has made plenty of classics, and many that are on their way there as well. One such car rising to classic status is the 2003 Protégé. Though it may not have the power of a stereotypical sports car, the Protégé has great handling and an agile feel.
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Jerry
Mar 31, 2022
The 2021 Mazda CX-30: An Overlooked Gem
The 2021 Mazda CX-30 is a car that many have overlooked in their quest for a mid-size SUV or crossover. Find out why Mazda’s CX-30 might be just the vehicle you’re looking for.
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Jerry
Mar 28, 2022
Mazda to Mitsubishi, How Car Companies Got Their Names
Many car brands have interesting backgrounds behind the company’s name, some of these include Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, and Mitsubishi.
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Jerry
Mar 24, 2022
Reviews for Mazda's First Electric Vehicle Are Coming In
The all-electric Mazda MX-30 has received heavy criticism due to its weak battery, and some question if it can compete with other EVs.
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Jerry
Mar 23, 2022
The Mazda Cosmo Was Largely Overlooked, Yet Groundbreaking
The Mazda Cosmo made a big impact on the automotive world with its rotary engine.
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Jerry
Mar 22, 2022
Good Luck Finding a Mazda 323 GTX
This rare '80s compact car impressed the world in numerous global racing series. But if you wanted to experience the joy ride today, it may be harder than you think.
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Jerry
Mar 16, 2022
Zooming Back Into 2006 with the Mazdaspeed 6
The Mazdaspeed 6 was a fun and powerful ride, and though it had a limited production, if you can find one used it should be relatively affordable.
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Jerry
Mar 07, 2022
Mazda Takes Aim At a New Rival
Mazda is looking to expand into the luxury car market with the new CX-60 through CX-90 SUVs.
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Jerry
Mar 07, 2022
Mazda’s Forgotten Luxury Brand Failed at Record Speed
First launched in the early 1990s, Mazda’s luxury brand Amati was quickly shelved following Japan’s economic crash in 1992.
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Jerry
Mar 07, 2022
Can the New Mazda CX-50 Compete With the Subaru Forester?
Mazda has decided to dip their toes into off-roading with their new CX-50, but will it stand up to the stiff competition? The Subaru Forester has led the category for years, and it doesn’t look to be slowing down.
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Jerry
Mar 06, 2022
Mazda Owners Are Suffering From a Truly Bizarre Tech Glitch
If you drive a Mazda built between 2014 and 2017 around Seattle area, and you’re experiencing a radio systems glitch, here’s why.
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Jerry
Mar 03, 2022
The Mazda 626 a Piece of Early 2000s Nostalgia
Though critics mocked it, the Mazda 626 was both popular and affordable when it came out.
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Jerry
Feb 26, 2022
The Mazda MX-6 Is an Unappreciated Beast
The Mazda MX-6 was ahead of its time in terms of design and inner mechanics, however, it became overshadowed by other JDM vehicles.
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Jerry
Feb 25, 2022
Mazda Builds First Car in the U.S. After a Decade Long Hiatus
Mazda teamed up with Toyota and opened a new plant in the U.S., which cars to be produced there is still unknown.
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Jerry
Feb 16, 2022
What's a Miata Fastback?
The only Miata Fastback made by Mazda is the hardtop convertible. What does it take to get a solid, sloped roof for the affordable sports car?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue: Which SUV Is Right for You?
Pitting the 2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. the Nissan Rogue reveals how similar these two SUVs are. So which one is right for you and your family?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
2022 Kia Telluride vs. Mazda CX-9: The CX-9 Only Has 1 Real Advantage
Kia and Mazda have both upped their game in recent years. So between the 2022 Telluride vs. the CX-9 which is the best three-row SUV?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Which Is Better, the Honda CR-V or the Mazda CX-5?
SUVs are one of the most popular car makes in the U.S., the perfect car for small families. Both Honda and Mazda have very competitive options when it comes to SUVs, including the CR-V and the CX-5 respectively. But which one is better?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The Cute Miata Is Getting More Expensive
The Miata is one of Mazda’s crowning achievements, and the originals seem to be making a comeback. However, the growing popularity of ‘90s Miatas are causing prices to increase.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Mazda Is Increasing the Price of Its Most Popular SUV
Mazda has increased the price of its best-selling SUV, the CX-5, but with new features like standard all-wheel drive and a returned transmission, the bump in cost translates into extra dollars well spent.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Here's Why You Should Be Excited for the 2023 Mazda 6
The 2023 Mazda 6 targets consumers who want a sporty rear-drive sedan. It competes with the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class models.
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Jerry
Mar 21, 2022
The Mazda 6 Grand Touring: A Supercharged, Comfort Sedan
Mazda has been doing great in the reliability realm and is known for blending chic styling with affordability. The Mazda 6 Grand Touring is no different.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Mazda Teaming Up with Toyota for the 2023 Hybrid CX-50
When it comes to the EV revolution, Mazda has been slow on the uptake. Will a hybrid option for its new crossover be enough to compete?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The Mazda Tribute Has Some Sketchy Reliability Scores
SUVs are more popular than any type of vehicle. So why did Mazda discontinue the Tribute over a decade ago?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Mazda Speed 3: The Furious Hatchback That Time Left Behind
Before the time of the SUV, the Mazda Speed 3 was one of many popular hatchback models. With a turbocharged 263 hp engine, the Speed 3 wasn’t your regular cruiser.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Safety Over Power: Here Are the Top 3 Safest Midsize SUVs of 2021
Meta Description: The safest midsize SUVs were built with road safety in mind like the 2021 Ford Explorer 4-door. The 2021 Hyundai Palisade is also a great option with advanced driver-assist features.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Mazda

How much cargo space does a Mazda 3 hatchback have?
I’m ordering a 2022 Mazda 3 hatchback and I want to make sure that there’s a lot of space in the back. How much cargo space does a Mazda 3 hatchback have?
Chloe Jenkins
Feb 16, 2022
Which is better, the Honda Accord or Mazda 3?
My friend has a Mazda 3, and I have a Honda Accord. We were discussing which one is best and reached a pretty big impasse—we just can’t seem to agree. Is there any easy answer about which car is better between the Honda Accord and Mazda 3?
Joshua Levy
Mar 31, 2022
How fast can the 1990 Mazda Miata go from 0 to 60?
I’m looking to add a used Mazda Miata to my collection, and I’ve heard lots of good things, but I’m curious about speed. How fast does a 1990 Miata go from 0 to 60?
Pat Roache
Mar 03, 2022
How can I get out of an upside-down car loan on a Mazda CX-5?
"I bought a Mazda CX-5 about 20 months ago. I currently pay $407 a month, which seems excessively high, but my credit is in the 500s. Right now I'm upside-down on the car loan. Is there any way to get out of it?"
Eric Schad
Jun 07, 2021
What is the Mazda CX-5’s cargo capacity?
I’ve test driven a lot of cars and my favorite is the Mazda CX-5. I’m still deciding on what trim level I want to buy, but cargo space is an important consideration for me. Do all Mazda CX-5 trim levels have the same cargo capacity?
Jim Burg
Mar 25, 2022
Why is the wrench light in my 2017 Mazda CX 5 on?
I own a 2017 Mazda CX-5 and just the other day I saw that the wrench light had turned on—what does it mean and why did it light up?
Andrew (Andy) Biro
Mar 30, 2022
Can I insure my Mazda under one policy and my Mercedes under another?
"I have my cars at two different residencies and I can get better rates if I insure them with two different policies. Is this possible?"
Sophie Newman
Jul 27, 2021
What is the 2016 Mazda Miata’s 0-60?
I’ve always wanted a Mazda Miata but I’m worried that it’s too fast of a car for me. How long does it take the 2016 Mazda Miata to go from 0-60?
Rob Shapiro
Mar 03, 2022
What gas type does a Mazda CX-5 need?
I’m about to buy a new car and am considering the Mazda CX-5. However, I have a long commute and gas prices are high, so I want to spend as little on fuel as possible. What kind of gas does the CX-5 need?
Jim Burg
Mar 25, 2022
What is the cargo space in a Mazda CX-9?
I’m a big Mazda fan and was planning to purchase a 2022 Mazda CX-9. However, I need decent trunk space for my work. What is the cargo space in a Mazda CX-9?
Nick Kunze
Mar 25, 2022
Are all Miatas manual?
I love the look of the Mazda Miata and I’ve always wanted a two-seater convertible. My only issue is that I’m pretty sure all Miatas are manual and I don’t want to learn how to drive stick. Do Miatas come in only manual transmissions?
Eric Schad
Feb 23, 2022
What are the features of a Mazda 6 2004 interior?
I’m looking for a used car but I don’t want anything that looks too outdated. I’ve heard Mazdas are good. What are the features of a Mazda 6 2004 interior?
Bonnie Stinson
Mar 03, 2022
Why does my 2018 Toyota Tacoma cost less to insure than my 2017 Mazda CX-5 if the Tacoma cost more?
I have both a Tacoma and a CX-5. The Tacoma cost $10,000 more to purchase than the CX-5, yet it's far cheaper to insure. Why would a vehicle that cost more be cheaper to insure, even if they both have full coverage?
Eric Schad
Apr 23, 2021
Does my used Mazda require gap insurance?
I am buying a used 2017 Mazda3. My loan balance is $14,000 after my down payment. The car is worth $16,000. Should I still get gap insurance?
Emily Maracle
May 03, 2021
What could cause a Mazda adaptive cruise control problem?
I was really excited when I found out that the new Mazda had adaptive cruise control. Since I’ve started trying to use it, though, it has been nothing but trouble. What could be causing a Mazda adaptive cruise control problem?
Patrick Price
Mar 30, 2022
What are the best cars for petite drivers?
"I’m a hair over five feet. The sedan I have now doesn’t offer the best visibility when I’m driving. For my next car, which models should I check out? "
Johnny Puckett
Apr 13, 2021
Which car makers produce the best passenger vehicles?
As a buyer, there are so many options out there that I don’t know where to start. Which car makers should I consider?
Eric Schad
Dec 13, 2021
How much will the Mazda 3 depreciate?
My friend claims her Mazda 3 won’t depreciate very much in the next few years, but that doesn’t sound right to me. From my understanding, every car depreciates a huge amount after even the first year of owning it! How much can we expect the Mazda 3 to depreciate?
Joshua Levy
Feb 21, 2022
Should I buy a Mazda CX-5 with a loan that's more than my annual salary?
"I want to buy a Mazda CX-5 that costs $25,000, but I only make $24,000 a year. Is it a good move to purchase/finance a car that's more than my annual salary?"
Eric Schad
Jun 07, 2021
Is Mazda a luxury car?
I went to work the other day and my coworker drove up in a brand new Mazda. After she showed me the interior, I thought it had enough features to consider it a luxury car. But is Mazda actually a luxury car brand?
Eric Schad
Mar 03, 2022
What is the Mazda 6 top speed?
So my mom recently bought a Mazda 6 and I was trying to get her to really push it on our way to gran’s house (I was really hungry and gran’s pork pie is delicious)—what is the Mazda 6’s top speed?
Jason Tushinski
Feb 28, 2022
Does a Mazda 5 have a timing belt?
I’m looking for a new vehicle and I’m pretty interested in Mazdas. More specifically, the Mazda 5 right now. Does a Mazda 5 have a timing belt?
Melanie Mergen
Mar 24, 2022
Does my Mazda have adaptive cruise control?
I just bought a new Mazda 3. I was really excited, but the dealer didn’t really take the time to tell me about all of the features. Does my Mazda have adaptive cruise control? Also … what the heck does adaptive cruise control actually do?
Matt Terzi
Apr 01, 2022
Does car insurance cover me if a shopping cart hits my Mazda?
"I was in a parking lot and a runaway shopping cart hit my car. Can I use my insurance to cover the resulting dent?"
Sophie Newman
Jul 26, 2021
Is Mazda owned by Ford?
Does Ford own Mazda? Someone told me that Ford owns Mazda but I thought that Mazda was from Japan. Is this not true?
Liz Jenson
Feb 14, 2022
What does the orange wrench light in my Mazda 3 mean?
I drive a 2017 Mazda 3. The other day the orange wrench light on my dashboard was lit up—what does that mean?
Andrew (Andy) Biro
Mar 30, 2022
What are the best cars for teenagers?
I want to buy a used car for my 17-year-old son. Which models should I be considering?
Johnny Puckett
Apr 09, 2021
What are the penalties for driving without insurance in Kansas?
I recently learned my boyfriend doesn't have insurance for his Mazda and I'm worried. What are the penalties if he gets pulled over?
Sophie Newman
Aug 03, 2021
What happens if you lose your only set of car keys for a Mazda and you're locked out?
My locked CX3 is parked at home and I've lost my car keys. What should I do?
Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
What can I do about a Mazda 3 steering wheel that's hard to turn?
Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve noticed that the steering wheel has become harder to turn. It’s to the point where I feel like I’m getting a workout in while I drive. What can I do about a Mazda 3 steering wheel that's hard to turn?
Chloe Jenkins
Feb 16, 2022

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