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2017 Top 5 midsize SUVs under $45,000

With medium sized SUVs getting more popular by the day, we’ve put together 5 that ranked highly in our previous individual reviews and, in our opinion, the best of their class. All comes with 5 seats except for the Honda CR-V, which can be had with a 7-seat layout. Honda …

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Mazda6 pushes further upmarket with 2018 update

The facelifted 2018 Mazda6 sedan has been officially unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show, bringing fresh new updates and a new powerplant to the company’s flagship sedan. Up front is where most of the exterior changes take place. The 6’s new grille now accentuates a look of depth, with a strong …

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2018 Mazda6 facelift gets 2.5L turbo mill and new interior

Mazda has announced it will unveil the facelifted 2018 Mazda6 sedan at the Los Angeles Auto Show which opens from Dec 1-10. This will be the Mazda6’s 2nd facelift that besides incorporating a nip-tuck here and there for a more premium look also brings new technology and more efficient powertrains. …

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2017 Mazda CX-5 GT Petrol AWD Review: Affordable Prestige

The car business is an ultra competitive one. Prestige manufacturers want a slice of the mainstream market, while mainstream carmakers aspire to play in the prestige arena. A decade ago, the entry price to a prestige marque was north of fifty big ones but today a Mercedes-Benz A-Class can be …

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Mazda debuts stunning KAI Concept and Vision Coupe

The Mazda KAI Concept makes its world premiere at the Tokyo Motor Show today. The new compact hatchback concept sets the basis for the next-generation Mazda3 with first application of Mazda’s SkyActiv-X engine, a next-generation internal combustion petrol engine that utilises compression ignition – a world’s first. The ground-breaking diesel-style …

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2017 Mazda CX-3 Neo Automatic Review

The CX-3 is Mazda’s baby SUV from their CX designated SUV lineup sitting alongside the CX-5 and CX-9. It’s an easy mistake to assume each model is the same albeit in a larger or smaller size but that’s not the case at all. They all come with their own charming …

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Mazda to preview next-gen Mazda3 and new KODO design at Tokyo

Mazda will exhibit two concept models at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, one that heralds the company’s next-generation products and another that embodies the direction of the company’s next-generation design. The product concept model, a compact hatchback, is expected to preview the next-generation Mazda3. Combining  next-generation technology and design the …

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2017 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport AWD 2.5-litre Petrol Review

Mazda’s CX-5 has been king of the mid sized SUV’s for some time now, which has presented them with the dilemma of how to update the crowd favourite without departing from a working formula. The solution comes in the form of minor improvements everywhere with no drastic alterations to the …

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Mazda Executive explains ground-breaking HCCI petrol engine

As reported last week, Mazda is set to roll out the world’s first compression ignition petrol engine in a production car. And today details of its global debut have been confirmed. The ground-breaking diesel-style compression ignition petrol engine, more commonly known as the Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition or HCCI engine, will launch …

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Mazda details future road map – includes revolutionary HCCI engine

Mazda will beat Daimler, General Motors, Toyota, Hyundai and other car makers to market the world’s first commercial application of diesel-style compression ignition in a petrol engine. According to reports, the Japanese manufacturer is just weeks away from revealing the ground-breaking ‘sparkless’ ignition technology that will see first use in …

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Mazda CX-8 three-row crossover unveiled

Mazda has released first exterior image of its CX-8 crossover, the latest addition to the company’s fast expanding SUV line-up. Mazda has previously showcased the CX-8’s interior with a photo released back in April but the latest photo is the first time the crossover’s exterior is revealed. As expected, the …

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2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Review

The last time I drove Mazda’s latest incarnation of the MX-5 I was treated to the top-spec GT model in the classic roadster manual configuration. Now it’s time to get behind the wheel of the base spec RF model in both manual and automatic configurations. The very thought of placing …

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