Mazda is a Japanese automaker producing a full-line of cars and CUVs for sale in the US Though the company was founded in 1927, it didn't start producing cars until 1931. Entry into the US market happened in 1970 with the RX-2. Known for its use of Wankel rotary engines, Mazda also sells the iconic MX-5 Miata roadster. Ford Motor Company has held a stake in Mazda since 1979 that now stands at three percent.


2016 Mazda CX-5
2016 Mazda CX-5
MSRP:
$21,795
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
26 City / 35 HWY
2016 Mazda Mazda6
2016 Mazda Mazda6
MSRP:
$21,495
Engine:
2.5L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 37 HWY
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata
MSRP:
$24,915
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
27 City / 34 HWY
2016 Mazda CX-3
2016 Mazda CX-3
MSRP:
$19,960
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
29 City / 35 HWY
2016 Mazda Mazda3
2016 Mazda Mazda3
MSRP:
$18,545
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
29 City / 40 HWY
2015 Mazda Mazda5
2015 Mazda Mazda5
MSRP:
$21,240
Engine:
2.5L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 28 HWY
Japan could consolidate to three automakers by 2020

An analyst predicts the Japanese auto industry could consolidate down to three major players by 2020. Companies may need to unite to overcome the obstacle of higher research and development costs.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata is truly a four-season sports car

A Californian that can actually deal with cold weather.

Snow, ice, and sub-zero temperatures can't dampen the fun of Mazda's truly addictive roadster.
MotorWeek checks out two sides of the '90s Japanese car scene

MotorWeek explores the breadth of Japanese cars in the '90s with video reviews of a tuned Mazda RX-7 and Nissan 300ZX and a clip about the 1997 Honda CR-V.
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2010 Mazda CX-7
$14,000 / 26,650 miles / CA
2006 Mazda Mazda3
$5,000 / 133,937 miles / CA
2015 Mazda Mazda6
$26,891 / 6,359 miles / CA
MotorWeek checks out two sides of the '90s Japanese car scene

MotorWeek explores the breadth of Japanese cars in the '90s with video reviews of a tuned Mazda RX-7 and Nissan 300ZX and a clip about the 1997 Honda CR-V.
2017 Mazda CX-9 Prototype First Drive
We get an early shot at the 2017 Mazda CX-9, in pre-pre-production form. Under all that camouflage lies one very entertaining three-row crossover.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2.0L First Drive [w/video]
We finally test the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata in US-spec form with its 2.0-liter Skyactiv engine. Spoiler alert: it's awesome.
2016 Mazda CX-3 First Drive
The booming compact CUV segment just got more interesting with the addition of the dynamic 2016 Mazda CX-3. We take one out for a full test in Arizona.
Mazda recalls Takata airbags in B-Series

Mazda will recall the 2004-2006 B-Series pickup to replace the driver's side Takata airbag inflators.
Mazda halts sales of CX-5 due to fire risk in crashes

Mazda has issued a stop sale and recall for the 2014-2016 CX-5 because there could be a fuel leak in a rear collision.
Mazda recalls 374,500 vehicles because of Takata inflators

Mazda recalls 374,500 total examples of the Mazda6, Mazdaspeed6, and RX-8 in the US to replace their passenger side Takata airbags that could rupture in an accident.