A chartreuse 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport Hero travels on a wet paved road along a guardrail and trees

The Most Reliable Subcompact SUVs According to Consumer Reports

Subcompact SUVs are basically the new sedans. Like sedans, tiny crossovers are easy to maneuver, but they can also provide you with extra capabilities. To help you determine the best option for you, we’ve gathered a list of the most reliable 2021 subcompact SUVs. The tiny SUVs on the list received the most favorable ratings from Consumer Reports. CR …

A red 2021 Mazda CX-5 driving down a highway road
Trucks & SUVs

These Alternatives to the 2021 Mazda CX-5 Should Be On Your Radar

There’s no denying that the 2021 Mazda CX-5 is one of the best vehicles available on the market today. It’s affordable, stylish, and stocked to the brim with great features. But does that mean it’s the best option for you? Not necessarily. That’s why, before finalizing your purchase, you might want to consider these alternatives …

A 2021 Mazda CX-5 with PolyGray Metal paint.

The Mazda CX-5 Carbon Edition Turbo Has the Right Amount of Razzle-Dazzle

It doesn’t get much better than the 2021 Mazda CX-5 if you want discreet luxury. You may have heard that the CX-5 can compete with the likes of BMW, and it has offers an interior reminiscent of a Mercedes. And while it’s tempting to go all the way to the CX-5’s Signature trim, you’ll see that the new …

Sedans & Coupes

Hurtan Grand Albaycin Roadster: What Is It And Why?

What the heck is the Hurtan Grand Albaycin Roadster and why does it exist? When your first thought is, “Why would anyone make that?” it’s a bad sign. Then, when you know it started out as a Mazda Miata you wonder why anyone would do that to a Mazda? Maybe after we find out we’ll …

A Mazda MX-5RF car is displayed at the Beijing auto show
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Mazda’s Consistency Won the Company an Impressive Award

Mazda is a Japanese company that sells multiple styles of passenger vehicles in the United States. Its focus is on “zippy, engaging performance,” according to U.S. News & World Report. The quality of its performance paired with its interiors and value have earned Mazda awards over the years. In a recognition of the brand’s ongoing …

A silver 2019 Mazda CX-9 parked on the track.

The 2019 Mazda CX-9 Is the Savvy Way to Get Some Of the Most Modern Features

There’s a lot of hype around the 2021 Mazda CX-9, and it’s understandable. The newest CX-9 has updated tech and amenities. But even so, a used 2019 CX-9 can save you some money without sacrificing too much.  The 2019 Mazda CX-9 delivers the same dynamic performance as the newest model While Mazda has a loyal fan base, I’ve noticed …

The 2017 Honda CR-V on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show

2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Mazda CX-5: Which Used SUV Is More Impressive?

If you’re looking for a deal on a small SUV with modern features, it makes sense to shop for four or five-year-old models. And as you do your research, you’ll see that the 2017 model year was huge for the Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5. Both of these SUVs initially impressed critics, but for different reasons. Which …

The 2021 Mazda Carbon Edition lineup – CX-5, CX-9, and Mazda6
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is the Mazda CX-5 Just a Taller Mazda6?

The CX-5 is the most popular Mazda for obvious reasons. This crossover promises exciting handling and surprising luxury. But if these attributes are most appealing to you, the underrated Mazda6 is also an enticing option. How does driving the 2021 Mazda CX-5 compare to driving the 2021 Mazda6? Unsurprisingly, the CX-5 and the Mazda6 have similar driving dynamics. They both stand …

The Mazda CX-3 on display at an automotive show in Germany.

The 2017 Mazda CX-3 Is Loved and Hated

Shopping for a used car can be frustrating, especially when the reviews vary. This is precisely the case for the 2017 Mazda CX-3.  As a new model, the 2017 CX-3 was celebrated for its fun driving dynamics and style. But in the used-car market, this Mazda isn’t as alluring. Performance is where the Mazda CX-3 shines  Like the rest …

The Tesla Model Y is the brand's first small electric crossover.
Hybrids & Electrics

The Tesla Model Y Offers Useless Third Row Seats

It happened again! Tesla is being wild with brand new ideas. They just offered new third-row seats for the Tesla Model Y. However, this 2021 Tesla model is a bit small, so the seats may only be big enough for very small children.  The 2021 Tesla Model Y offers third-row seats  According to Electrek, you …

2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD | Rob Corn
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 is Just Right – Someone Call Goldilocks

The three-row crossover/SUV segment is wildly competitive. The ones which currently have folks in a frenzy the American market are the heavyweights like the Kia Telluride, Chevy Suburban, and Cadillac Escalade. Although, after spending a week with the 2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD, I feel like I’ve found the SUV that is “just right.” Is …

A Mazda CX-5 parked downtown

2021 BMW X1 vs. 2021 Mazda CX-5: The Savvier Choice Is Still the Same

Comparing a small luxury SUV like the BMW X1 to a mainstream one like the Mazda CX-5 may seem odd, but it’s really not. Both models are at the top of their respective classes. They offer similar driving experiences too.  The 2021 BMW X1 and the 2021 Mazda CX-5 appeal to the same type of driver  Both the X1 …

Sedans & Coupes

The 2021 Mazda6 is Worth the Upgrade from the Mazda3

Mazda seems to be the brand for people who like a little bit of everything. With a small range of vehicles, the manufacturer manages to combine a modest and affordable assortment that sprinkles in luxury and capabilities. Whether you’re a new driver, commute a long distance to work, or just want something reliable that stands …

a gray 2020 Mazda CX-9 SUV driving on a gravel road in the countryside

The Mazda CX-9 Can Be as Luxurious as the Lexus RX

The Lexus RX boasts exceptional style and comfort. Even so, a few things might make you reevaluate its premium price tag. Going for the RX’s mainstream counterpart, the Toyota Highlander, is an obvious choice to save money. Though, you’ll see that the ‘under the radar’  Mazda CX-9 is a compelling alternative to the RX also.  Where the 2021 Lexus RX shines …

100th anniversary Mazda Miata MX-5 with a 1960 Mazda R360
Sedans & Coupes

What’s So Great About Mazda Cars?

Since the old school “zoom-zoom” commercials, Mazda cars have made quite a name for themselves. These days, the Mazda slogan says “driving matters,” and the company holds claim to a lineup of cars said to be fun to drive. Year after year, the MazdaBut what’s so great about Mazda cars? This isn’t a brand with …

A metallic red 2021 Mazda CX-5 is parked next to a gray concrete building

Should You Trade Your Mazda3 Hatchback for a New Mazda CX-5?

The Mazda3 Hatchback is one of the few small cars that’s actually fun and functional. Though, it’s understandable if you want to explore other options in the Mazda family. Maybe you’ve been toying with the idea of going up to the CX-5 instead? The Mazda3 Hatchback and the CX-5 serve the same flavor  Mazda’s signature sportiness is evident in both the …

A metallic red 2019 Mazda CX-3 drives on a city street outside a storefront
Crossover & Midsize

Mazda Makes the Lightest Compact SUV on the Market

Mazda offers two SUVs in the subcompact segment. The CX-30 is slightly larger and heavier than the Mazda CX-3. But don’t count out the 2021 Mazda CX-3 just yet. It happens to be the lightest compact SUV available on the market today. Why does that matter? And what impact does the CX-3’s lighter weight have …

A metallic red 2021 Mazda CX-5 is parked next to a gray concrete building
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 Is the Most Stylish Compact SUV

Consumers looking for a compact SUV have plenty of options to choose from. As auto manufacturers strive to stay competitive in a crowded market segment, the standard features just keep getting better. Each model offers differing capabilities in performance, storage space, predicted reliability, and fuel efficiency. With its stylish design and comfortable interior, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 stands out. The …

A red 2020 Mazda CX-30
Trucks & SUVs

What does the Mazda CX-30 Have on the Kia Soul?

Currently, the 2021 Mazda CX-30 is ranking ahead of the 2021 Kia Soul. But we want to know why! Why is the new Mazda CX-30 considered slightly better than the Kia Soul, which has been around as a reliable subcompact SUV for years?  The 2021 Mazda CX-30 vs. the 2021 Kia Soul  According to U.S.News, …

Hyundai Venue in Miami with a mural in the background
Crossover & Midsize

5 Cheap 2021 Crossovers That Are Actually Worth Your Time

As the crossover segment grows in the U.S. market, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a great cheap 2021 crossover. Consumers demand more tech, safety features, and fuel-efficient engines than ever before. As a result, manufacturers have to be quite clever as to how they build these tiny crossovers. Today we’ll be looking at five …

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The Most Reliable 2021 Compact Cars According to Consumer Reports

Even as SUVs intensify in popularity, the compact car class is still holding strong. Compact cars or sedans are the most rational choice for city living and everyday commutes. Today you have plenty of options to choose from, whether you want something clever or upscale. We’ve gathered a list of the most reliable 2021 compact cars to help you …

The side view of a red 2021 Mazda3 Turbo Premium Plus
Cars

How Reliable Is the 2021 Mazda3? We Take a Look at the Data

There’s a lot to like about the 2021 Mazda3. It’s available as your choice of a hatchback or sedan, both of which are equally stylish. It’s plenty of fun to drive and is pretty fuel-efficient too. But can you expect this year’s new Mazda3 to be reliable? Fortunately, there’s more than enough data available to …

A red 2020 Mazda CX-30
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Mazda CX-30 Fails to Beat the Hyundai Kona

Surprisingly, the 2021 Mazda CX-30 is being outranked by the 2021 Hyundai Kona. Because you hear more about the Mazda CX-30, the Hyundai Kona feels like an underdog, but does it deserve to be the champion? The 2021 Mazda CX-30 vs. the 2021 Hyundai Kona  The 2021 Mazda CX-30 hasn’t been around long. It’s a …

The Mazda MX-5 Miata at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Sedans & Coupes

Does the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata Have Apple CarPlay?

Many people these days have trouble not always using their phones. That even includes while driving, which is certainly a time when it’s safest not to have a phone in hand. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto make it possible to use many phone functions without handling the phone itself. In good news for new Mazda …