The Mazda3 has the hot hatch look but until now it was all for show. Introducing the 2021 2.5 Turbo with standard all-wheel drive providing the oomph this car desperately needs. A car I’ve previously been ambivalent about has been given renewed life with a turbocharged engine. Feed it premium gas and it’ll reward you with 250 horsepower. That’s a huge 72% gain compared with the non-turbo 3 and it peaks much sooner. The top trim Premium Plus model which adds real leather, navigation, a 360 degree camera with real button, traffic sign recognition, and myriad other driver assistance features. Plus, you get the front air dam, gloss black roof spoiler and larger tail pipes. As tested, you’re looking at $34,820. The cost of the turbo and all-wheel drive adds about $3,000. Mix in all-wheel drive and big torque output and suddenly the 3 is a very entertaining drive with plenty of hot hatch spunk and a loveably safe toassability. Where Mazda comes in strong is in the driver assist arena where auto high beams, Traffic Jam Assist, driver attention monitor and rear cross traffic alert. The new turbo 3 hatch is the most fun I’ve had behind the wheel of a Mazda in some time and with this engine in the new CX-30 Mazda will really be making hay.
2020 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA RF QUICK TAKES TESTDRIVENOW.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring is offered in a soft top as well as in a RF – retractable fastback – configuration. The MX-5 RF can open or close its roof in a remarkable 13 seconds; providing the look and feel of both a sporty coupe and an iconic convertible. It’s now available in Mazda’s new Polymetal Gray exterior color.
New standard 10.25-inch large center display with latest-generation Mazda Connect infotainment
Added Carbon Edition ignites uniqueness to the brand’s best-selling vehicle in the U.S. with bold color scheme
2021 Mazda CX-5 goes on sale with a starting MSRP of $25,270 and will arrive at dealerships next month
The Mazda CX-5 stands out from other compact crossover SUVs with its modern design and energizing driving experience. The 2021 CX-5 will continue to exceed expectations with its largest-ever infotainment display, new i-Activsense safety features and a new stylish Carbon Edition. These enhancements complement the CX-5’s sophisticated design and available turbo engine to help further encourage owners to seek inspiring adventures. Mazda North American Operations today announces the 2021 Mazda CX-5 will arrive in dealerships next month.
2020 Mazda3 Hatchback Review By Car Critic Steve Hammes. When I drove the Mazda3 sedan last year, I came away disappointed. Gone was the fun-to-drive little car that used to put its competitors to shame, replaced by a more premium model that had more annoyances than I could take. But a lot of you pointed out that my opinion ran contrary to most of my peers – which I always relish, by the way – so I figured I’d take a second look, this time with the AWD hatchback.
MSRP as-tested: $31,470
MAZDA ANNOUNCES SPECIAL CARBON EDITION MODELS FOR CX-5, CX-9 AND MAZDA6. From dynamic driving characteristics to profound styling, each vehicle in Mazda’s lineup is developed to perform on the roads as well as enrich owners’ lives and ignite their passions. The Carbon Edition offers a new way for owners to pursue the road they believe in and seek new paths. Mazda North American Operations today announces new Carbon Edition models for the upcoming 2021 Mazda CX-5, CX-9 and Mazda6.
Each Carbon Edition will feature a bold color scheme that helps represent individuality. The combination of Polymetal Gray exterior paint color, red leather interior with black accents inside and out, are not only beautiful and sophisticated, but also exudes strength and passion. Refined exterior accents, such as black metallic finish aluminum alloy wheels and gloss black door mirrors, among other details, help calm the mind. While the ambiance of the cabin is set with red leather seats contrasted by black honeycomb interior trimming and red stitching to help stir emotions and invoke inspiration.
The 2021 CX-5, CX-9 and Mazda6 Carbon Edition vehicles will be well-appointed with numerous premium amenities, such as Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM, Bose® premium audio and heated front seat that will provide convenience fans can enjoy. Most of Mazda’s i-Activsense safety features, such as Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with stop and go and Smart Brake Support, are all equipped on these models to help offer peace of mind for every journey on the road.