Tag Archives: Mazda

Recall madness: Honda, Nissan, Mazda . . . airbags

The Honda Element is part of the latest recall of 3 million cars for faulty airbags.

Honda, Nissan and Mazda combined are recalling about 1.3 million cars in North America and more than 3 million globally for faulty airbags manufactured by the Takata Corp. Honda is recalling 1.02 million Civic, CR-V, Odyssey and Element models manufactured between April 2000 and October 2002. Nissan is recalling 228,00 vehicles. Mazda is recalling about ... Read More »

Ford recalls 1.4 million vehicles dating to 2006

ord his recalling 1.4 million vehicles, including the 2013 Ford Escape for faulty sensors.

Ford has joined General Motors in a dubious recent honors contest with the announcement of a recall of 1.4 million cars in a variety of brands and manufactured between 2006 and 2013. The biggest percent of the recalls, according to the Detroit News, involves 915,216 Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner and Ford-built Mazda Tribute CUVs. The ... Read More »

Lexus, Mazda shine in 2014 Best Family Car list

The 2014 Mazda6 is challenging longtime sedan leader Toyota Camry and Honda

A family car once meant a station wagon or a lackluster, underpowered box-like sedan. No more. For 2014, U.S. News & World Report has selected performance cars and family oriented cars that are perfectly capable for single drivers. The magazine (and its corresponding online edition) has selected the best vehicles for families in 19 categories, ... Read More »

BEST USED CARS: 2006 Mazda MX-5, 2006

The 2006 Mazda MX-5: A Best Used Car from theweeklydriver.com

(Editor’s note: TheWeeklyDriver.com is now 10 years old. We’re visiting our archives to review cars once new and now well-suited for best-buy status in the used car market. The 2006 Mazda MX-5 is one of our choices.) Certain cars acquire their reputations via buyers’ gender or age group rather than the size, style, price or ... Read More »