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First Drives2018 Mazda6: New and More Upscale
With the demise of the Mazda5, the Japanese brand has only three cars left in its Canadian portfolio: the MX-5, Mazda3 and Mazda6. The writing was on the wall, as car sales continue to nosedive in favour of SUVs. The Mazda6, the brand’s flagship, is in a segment that has …
TechnologyApple CarPlay and Android Auto Finally Available in Mazda Vehicles
At the New York Auto Show this past week, the Japanese brand unveiled the 2019 Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover, which receives a very mild facelift, but some interesting changes and enhancements. During the press conference, Mazda also announced an important addition to the Mazda Connect infotainment system. Startin…
Test Drives2017 Mazda6: Are Sedans a Dying Breed?
Canadians are buying fewer sedans and more SUVs and crossovers. When they do buy sedans, they choose compact cars like the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla or Mazda3. The best-selling midsize sedan in 2017 was the Toyota Camry which sold 14,574 units (a 7.1% drop) and didn’t even crack the top …
Test Drives2017 Mazda CX-5: Ready to Take on the Big Boys
Mazda’s CX-5 compact SUV was reworked for 2017 after having been introduced in 2012 as a replacement for the outgoing CX-7. What’s impressive is it has steadily increased in sales every year since its introduction. In 2017, Canadians bought 25,123 of them—a 1.1% increase over 2016. The new redesigned model …
Test Drives2017 Mazda3 Sport: Vying for Your Attention
With the current-generation Mazda3 being on the market since the 2014 model year, it was time for a slight refresh to keep things relevant to today’s buyers. Slight might even be an understatement as there have only been a few small changes to speak of. Up front, we find a …
First DrivesMazda SKYACTIV-X: The New Engine That Reduces Fuel Consumption by 15%
IRVINE, California – With the new SKYACTIV-X engine, Mazda’s engineers have created a gas-powered internal combustion engine that is as dynamic and efficient as a diesel engine, minus the toxic emissions. Last year, The Car Guide went to the Mazda Research and Development Centre in Frankfurt, Germany, to get acquainted …
Comparative TestsMidsize Sedan Comparison Test: Camry, Sonata, Accord and Mazda6
It’s an immensely popular segment in North America—especially in the U.S.—but sales have been slowing down significantly in the past couple of years. Midsize sedans are being traded in for sport-utility vehicles which are considered more practical. But not necessarily so. After all, a midsize sedan offers plenty of room …
Test Drives2017 Mazda6: It's Time for a Change
The 2017 Mazda6 you see here has everything going against it to be a sales success. First, it’s a sedan, a breed of cars that’s taking a solid hit to the SUV onslaught we’ve been seeing in recent years. Second, it’s red, not the most popular colour—people only seem to …

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NewsRefreshed 2019 Mazda CX-3 Now on Sale; Pricing Announced
In order to keep up with ever-growing and more modern competition, the popular Mazda CX-3 gets a number of improvements for the 2019 model year, as initially revealed during its launch at the New York International Auto Show in late March. It goes on sale this month across Canada and …
New York2019 Mazda CX-3 on Display in New York
NEW YORK CITY – Mazda’s subcompact SUV has been a popular choice in Canada since it hit the market for the 2016 model year. However, in its segment, it currently ranks fourth in sales for the 2018 calendar year, behind the Nissan Qashqai , the Honda HR-V and the Subaru …
Toronto2018 Mazda6: Pricing and Details Announced
Mazda’s midsize sedan benefits from an updated design for 2018, but also from a more powerful engine option in its higher-end trim levels. It made its Canadian debut at the Toronto Auto Show . First of all, the base MSRP of the new Mazda6 is set at $27,000 before freight …
NewsMazda, Toyota Select Alabama for New U.S. Auto Manufacturing Plant
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle joined Mazda (MZDAF) and Toyota (NYSE: TM) leaders today to announce the automakers have selected Huntsville, Alabama as the site of their new joint-venture manufacturing plant. The new plant will have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles annually, with production split …
News2018 Mazda CX-5: More Efficient, Better Equipped
Mazda Canada has just announced the arrival of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 , and after giving it a major overhaul in 2017, the Japanese manufacturer has already proceeded with some changes. First, the 2.0-litre and 2.5-litre four-cylinder engines have been revised to provide greater low-rpm torque. The 2.0L mill’s output …
TokyoMazda Vision Coupe: A New Vision of Elegance
At the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, Mazda is showcasing the evolution of the Kodo design language in what the automaker describes as “a new elegance.” The Mazda Vision Coupe is simply stunning. It embodies the automaker’s new design philosophy featuring classic aesthetics and a restrained style in accordance with Japanese …

Videos

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Motoring TV 2000 Episode 1
Honda S2000 2000 Mazda MPV LX Corvette Day rust traps Richard Russell's drivers book faulty wipers why don't sports cars succeed?
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Motoring TV 2000 Episode 8
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Motoring TV 2000 Episode 12
Ford's Sport Trac born from Explorer 2000 BMW X5 2000 Mazda MPV ES don't use alternator to recharge battery Steve Shelski, the man behind MotoringTV's music why 40% of car crashes involve a single vehicle.
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Motoring TV 2000 Episode 17
Honda engines in GM cars 2000 Kia Sephia LS 2000 Mazda MPV ES shocks/struts 2001 Acura 3.2 CL Type S problems with heater core pre-delivery inspection.
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Motoring TV 2000 Episode 18
Humber College car design 2001 Mazda Tribute ES Opel Speedster cold air intake important to car's performance Lexus IS300 faulty power windows Ford's curtain airbag.
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Motoring TV 2000 Episode 23
Pontiac Aztek 2001 2000 Audi TT Roadster quick brake smell = trouble Mazda RX-Evolv concept oil change intervals Jim Kenzie on, yikes, Pontiac Aztek.
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Motoring TV 2001 Episode 1
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe 2001 Volvo V40 2000 Honda S2000 2001 Honda Insight 2001 Mazda Tribute road crown effect of tires 1935 Chevrolet breaking in new engine Jim Kenzie on Firestone tire scandal.
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Motoring TV 2001 Episode 3
World's largest outdoor car show at Georgian College 2001 Z06 Corvette 2001 Mazda Tribute Pick-up tailgates can be dangerous OPP Golden Helmets importance of using 'original equipment' air filters top 10 reasons NOT to buy an SUV.