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5 stars in Euro NCAP crash tests for 5 new cars available in U.S.

Mazda3 gets top marks among this group

Mazda 3 gets top marks among this group.

Teased
Mazda says Skyactiv-X will come to the U.S, but not when

Timing is key, as well as high compression

The Skyactiv-X is a high-compression gasoline engine, its 16:1 compression ratio comparable to that of a diesel engine.

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Mazda engineer explains why there won't be a Mazdaspeed3

Cost is the main factor, but that might be a good thing for enthusiasts

Cost is the main factor, but that might be a good thing for enthusiasts.

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Los Angeles
Mazda boss says no to new-generation Mazda3 hot hatch

Mazda won't introduce a new Mazdaspeed 3

Mazda's new global boss also said there won't be a rotary sports car or an EV equivalent.

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Los Angeles
The redesigned 2019 Mazda3 moves way upscale

Concept looks, five Skyactiv engines, all-wheel drive highlight compact package

Concept looks, five Skyactiv engines, all-wheel drive highlight compact package.

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Mazda's Apple CarPlay and Android Auto retrofit costs $199 plus labor

2014 and newer cars equipped with Mazda Connect are eligible

2014 and newer cars equipped with Mazda Connect are eligible.

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Teased
Next-gen Mazda3 teased in new video, should debut next month

Expect news from the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show

Expect news from the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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2019 Toyota Corolla vs. compact hatchbacks: How they compare

New Corolla vs. Civic, Mazda3, Golf, Cruze and Impreza

So you've read what we thought about the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback.Well, now you must be wondering how that new 2019 Corolla stacks up with all the other hatchbacks. And, despite long thinking that hatchbacks were doomed, there are actually quite a lot of them these days. So many, in fact, that we couldn't fit them all in our space-limited comparison chart.

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Leaked images show digital gauge cluster for Mazda3

We see it in two different display configurations

Most everything divulged about the 2019 Mazda3 so far has focused on the trick Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI) Skyactiv-X engine. If a series of photos posted on a Chinese website are accurate, it looks like Mazda has novel plans for the cockpit as well. The three images show a three-color, all-digital gauge cluster in two different configurations. The first configuration places a three-digit speedo in the center of a blue-ringed tachometer, with gear indicator and water temp displ

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More head-up displays are coming to a dashboard near you

HUDs are in more new cars, and they're about to get more sophisticated

Deep Dive
How Mazda got Skyactiv-X to work is incredible

Spark-Controlled Compression Ignition: "Take everything you know about engines and turn it around."

"Take everything you know about engines and turn it around."

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Tokyo
Mazda Kai concept hints at a more muscular, refined Mazda3

Mazda plans to put this into production with a Skyactiv-X engine.

Mazda plans to put this into production with a Skyactiv-X engine.

Tokyo
Mazda concept probably previews the next Mazda3 at the Tokyo show

It will appear alongside a new brand design concept

Mazda will also show the Japanese-market CX-8 and a special-edition MX-5.

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2018 Mazda3 gets low-speed automatic braking across the board

Touring and Grand Touring models get more goodies, too.

Bang For The Buck
Mazda3 five-door vs. Mazda CX-3

As a talking point, it won't rival North Korea, world hunger or Mideast peace, but the ongoing tug between car and crossover continues to resonate in the hallways and parking lots around Autoblog HQ.

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