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2016 Mazda CX-3 debuts well in tough small SUV field

The 2016 Mazda CX-3 is a new subcompact crossover.

Among the newer car industry segments, the subcompact crossover is chock full of worthy vehicles, including the new 2016 Mazda CX-3. It’s the younger stablemate of the still-toddler CX-5 and it joined an expanding, diverse field that also features the new Honda HR-V, Fiat 500X and Jeep Renegade. The 2016 Mazda CX-3 ideally helped define …

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Lighter, faster, more fun

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is lighter faster and more fun than its predecessor

A guy in a shopping center parking lot looked over at me and said, “Nice car.” He then pointed to his identical 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata parked about 50 feet from my test vehicle. “You’re taller than I am,” I replied. “Is it hard for you to get in and out of the car?” “I’m …

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2016 Car of the Year? Chevrolet, Honda, Mazda?

The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is among three finalists for 2016 Car of the year.

The Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Civic and Mazda MX-5 Miata, three longstanding vehicles with loyal followings in vastly different new and used car markets, have been named finalists for 2016 North American Car of the Year. The Honda Pilot, Nissan Titan XD and Volvo XC90 were name finalists for Truck of the Year in the recent …

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Honda, Mazda, Tesla among 2016 Best Cars of the Year

The 2016 Honda Accord is an ideal  family sedan but with a shot of sportiness.

The perennial best-selling Honda Accord, the innovative Tesla Model S 70 and the iconic Ford Mustang are among the 10 Best Cars for 2016, according to Car and Driver. And there’s a surprise: Mazda is the only manufacturer with two cars on the list. The authoritative automotive magazine announced its annual list Nov. 18 on …

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