Mazda

  • 2017 / 2018 Mazda CX-5 Review

    The CX-5 has long been a favorite at AoA for it’s fun to drive nature but for 2017 Mazda turns the heat up. The already good looking crossover wears new sheetmetal that’s more attractive than before and virtually every part of the compact CUV gets a tweak. The bod is stiffer, the suspension is softer,

  • 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Review

    It’s hard to tweak perfection, but Mazda decided to try with the 2017 MX-5 RF hard top. Ditching the canvas top will no doubt make purists cringe but the truth is that although it does dull the MX-5 slightly, it makes the affordable roadster attractive to a broader audience. The real question is: can a

  • 2016 Mazda CX-9 Review

    Mazda’s CX-9 continues the Zoom-Zoom brand’s tradition of creating mainstream alternatives that are as engaging as they are practical. The CX-9 may not be the fastest 3-row crossover on sale but it is one of the best handling and one of the most roomy inside.  In addition to what we have come to expect from

  • 2016 Mazda CX-9 Child Seat Review

    The CX-9 is the family friendly crossover with a touch of Mazda’s handling magic. For 2016 they have also added a new twist: a 2nd row seat that can stay in place with a child seat attached.

  • 2016 Mazda CX-9 Review

    With excellent handling, sharp looks and a reasonable price tag, the new Mazda CX-9 is the cure for the average 3-row crossover. The last CX-9 was no slouch, but the new model brings a world-class interior, more gadgets and significantly improved fuel economy. All I could wish for is a more powerful engine.

  • 2016 Mazda MX-5 Review

    With little real competition, why bother with a redesign at all? Excellent question. If my penny-pinching self had been in charge, Mazda would still be selling you the older Miata with a new infotainment system and a few new color options. Be glad I’m not running Mazda. Instead, we get a new take on the