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Read the latest Mazda news reporting from Torque News. Mazda is the little carmaker that could, being the underdog in the North American market that has recently been bringing an A-game to the field and creating new gold standards for automotive in several segments. Partnerships and collaborations with others have also changed the underpinnings of many of the vehicles we're driving today, most notably with Ford and the EcoBoost engine series.

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By John Goreham on February 12, 2024 - 11:20AM
The J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study is a helpful snapshot of which brands have the most dependable vehicles. Mazda has been above average for five years and is starting to climb toward the podium.
By John Goreham on January 30, 2024 - 11:19AM
A new vehicle has just been added to the Mazda lineup.
By Armen Hareyan on January 18, 2024 - 12:06PM
The 2024 Mazda CX-50: Has it "killed" the Toyota RAV4, and why other crossovers should be scared?
By Timothy Boyer on January 11, 2024 - 10:10PM
The latest on reliable small cars from 2024 to avoid and why, along with their better choice and under-the-radar choice recommendations when shopping for a new car today.
By John Goreham on January 9, 2024 - 1:51PM
Falken has been hitting home runs with many new tire models. The new Aklimate is a tire that many shoppers may find a good alternative to the popular Michelin CrossClimate2.
By Timothy Boyer on January 8, 2024 - 3:02PM
Based on years of test data and thousands of survey responses, here are Consumer Reports’ best used cars under $15,000 picks they would recommend for their own friends and family members.
By Armen Hareyan on December 29, 2023 - 11:11AM
Mazda has announced various changes to the range of its CX-5 for the 2024 model year. Remember that this is still its most popular vehicle despite the arrival of the new CX-50, more modern and refined but also a bit more expensive.
By John Goreham on December 7, 2023 - 11:57AM
Our testing of the Michelin CrossClimate2 tire has now spanned 31,000 miles. We report on tire tread wear, noise, and MPG changes during our two-and-a-half-year test.
By Timothy Boyer on December 6, 2023 - 3:36PM
Consumer Reports lists the best fuel-efficient cars based on their fuel-economy test results of hybrid car models that possess strong Overall Scores from Consumer Reports’ vehicle rating system.
By John Goreham on December 5, 2023 - 1:23PM
Mazda’s smallest sedan and hatchback plus its smallest crossover all earn the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety’s highest possible score following updated testing. 
By Timothy Boyer on December 4, 2023 - 10:02PM
According to Consumer Reports surveys, these two- and three-row midsized SUV models are the ones most reliable for shoppers looking to keep their SUV for the long haul…both figuratively and literally.
By Armen Hareyan on November 28, 2023 - 10:56PM
The 2024 Mazda CX-30 Turbo impressed me from the get-go with its use of high-quality materials and competitive pricing. From the sleek exterior to the thoughtfully crafted interior, Mazda has spared no expense in making this car visually appealing.
By Timothy Boyer on November 16, 2023 - 5:50PM
Here are 10 of the cheapest new models that are solid, safe, and reliable, recently recommended by CR analysts that includes 3 Toyota models!
By Armen Hareyan on November 14, 2023 - 10:37PM
If you are in need to carry seven or even eight passengers and want an EV or PHEV, your choices are quite limited. And Mazda enters that space with the 2024 CX-90 PHEV, which I am reviewing in this article.
By John Goreham on November 2, 2023 - 8:20AM
Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has donated eight of its CX-50 crossover SUVs to help those in the South with relief aid delivery.
By John Goreham on October 31, 2023 - 8:28AM
We explain how easy it is to convert your car to having wireless Apple Car Play and wireless charging using no tools and with only a few minutes of your time. The total budget is less than $100.
By Armen Hareyan on October 18, 2023 - 8:30PM
Throughout this review, I'll draw upon my experience testing the 2023 Mazda CX-30, my expertise with this model, and the trust you've placed in my evaluations at Torque News.
By John Goreham on October 10, 2023 - 8:56AM
What if there was a tire for your crossover, car, or SUV that was better in winter than all-season tires but didn’t come with the hassles of owning a dedicated set of winter tires? Here are two tires you can use all winter that don’t come with any “winter
By Peter Neilson on October 9, 2023 - 5:44PM
Unlock your hybrids secrets with PIDs! Dive deep into real-time diagnostics and understand every beep and signal.
By John Goreham on September 26, 2023 - 7:58AM
We tried Mazda’s off-road mode and came away with questions about what it really does. So we dug deep, and this is what we discovered. 
By John Goreham on September 20, 2023 - 8:26AM
Mazda has announced its new pricing for the Mazda CX-30. We compare and contrast the price increase to inflation.
By John Goreham on September 19, 2023 - 9:56AM
We conducted a week-long test of the Bridgestone Turanza EL400 tire on a 2023 Mazda CX-30 Turbo. Here is what we found and what owners of the tire say about the tire.
By John Goreham on September 14, 2023 - 10:56AM
We compare two of the best compact crossover SUVs. Each has its own strengths. Which is your better choice, the Mazda CX-30 Turbo Premium Plus or the Ford Bronco Sport Badlands?
By John Goreham on August 10, 2023 - 10:31AM
We review the Flaken all-season CT60a A/S tires that Mazda chose for its all-new flagship vehicle, the CX-90 3.3 Turbo S.
By John Goreham on August 10, 2023 - 9:24AM
We have driven the all-new 2024 Mazda CX-90 and found that it has a lot of great points. Here are our likes and some areas that we think should be improved upon.
By John Goreham on July 25, 2023 - 9:25AM
Bird droppings are very damaging to paint and even glass parts of your vehicle. Here is how to safely remove it and prevent damage to your vehicle’s finish and glass.
By John Goreham on July 17, 2023 - 8:46PM
Mazda offers one of the very best paint colors in the world today. Its Soul Red Crystal is amazing, but is it for you?
By John Goreham on July 17, 2023 - 3:33PM
This may seem like an unlikely matchup, but the Mazda3 Hatchback and the Toyota Prius are now alike in many ways.
By Armen Hareyan on May 27, 2023 - 10:18PM
The main competitor of Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V the Mazda CX-50 has classic 2 and 2.5 liter engines and a no less classic 6-speed automatic. But interestingly, automotive enthusiasts across the Chinese border, in Russia, are very excited about the new Mazda CX-50.
By Armen Hareyan on May 17, 2023 - 9:43PM
The compact SUV segment has witnessed fierce competition in recent years, with Toyota's RAV4 and Mazda's CX-50 being two popular contenders. While the Toyota RAV4 has garnered significant praise for its reliability and performance, the Mazda CX-5 has quietly emerged as a strong competitor, offering more value for potential buyers.