Competitors in the small-car segment didn't do nearly as well. Four vehicles earned "poor" grades.
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2009 Mazda5 – Click above for high-res image gallery
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Mazda has produced some iconic sports cars throughout its history, and now those vehicles have been immortalized in stamp form. Released as a limited-edition on November 1st, the Japan Post Network Chugoke Regional Office has created a 12-stamp set officially titled History of Mazda Motor Corporation Hiroshima.
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2007 Mazda3 (above) and 2009 Mazda5 (below, right) – Click on either image for high-res gallery
Quite a few automakers have had success with certified pre-owned used car programs, and now Mazda is jumping on board by offering a CPO plan of its own. After all, used vehicles that have passed a rigorous inspection are more attractive to potential buyers, even though certified cars commonly carry a heavier price tag than their non-inspected lot mates.
Edmunds' Top 10 'Dark-Horse' cars – Click above for high-res image gallery