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Mazda Accolades

Mazda CX-5 named Car and Driver's best compact SUV
The Weekly Driver

“The apex-loving CX-5 is the sports car of crossovers, with an athleticism you have to experience to believe…” Read more

2016 Mazda6 beats all other mid-size sedans in comparison – By Automobile Magazine
Torque News

Take this comment from the Automobile story; “We agreed the Mazda6 is the sleekest, best-looking sedan here…” That is pretty high praise. Many buyers put looks near the top of their priorities list when shopping for a car either purposely or subconsciously... Read more


Most, Least Loved Cars
ABC7 Chicago

CHICAGO -- Before you buy a new car, you want to make sure you'll be happy with it.

A good way to tell is to ask owners if they'd buy their car again. Consumer Reports does that for you, surveying 350,000 car owners. Here are the most and the least loved cars out of nearly 300 covered in the survey.... Read more

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Mazda3 Ranked #1 in Compacts
Car and Driver

Mazda’s all-new 3 sedan and hatchback prove that economical, fuel-efficient cars don’t have to be dull to look at or to drive. To acknowledge this achievement, we gave it a 10Best award for 2014. A 2.0-liter... Read more


Mazda6 Ranked #1 in Family Sedans
Car and Driver

The Mazda 6’s sinuous styling, confidence-inspiring handling, and rich interior make it one of the best-looking and most enjoyable family sedans around. Powered by a 184-hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder and driving the front wheels through either... Read more


Mazda CX-5 Ranked #1 in Compact Crossovers and SUV's
Car and Driver

The apex-loving CX-5 is the sports car of crossovers, with an athleticism you have to experience to believe. A 155-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder is standard with a six-speed manual and front-wheel drive; a six-speed automatic... Read more


Mazda CX-9 Ranked #3 in Mid-size Crossovers and SUV's
Car and Driver

If you’re craving some zoom-zoom in your kid carrier, Mazda’s got just the ticket. The CX-9 provides a healthy dose of driving fun while seating seven in a tastefully styled cabin. The 3.7-liter V-6 delivers plenty of passing power, the six-speed automatic... Read more


Mazda Vehicles Averaged Highest Fuel Economy in 2013 Model Year, Report Says
By Anita Lienert

Mazda vehicles averaged the highest fuel economy and lowest greenhouse gas emissions in the 2013 model year, according to the EPA's annual Fuel Economy Trends report released on Wednesday. Mazda's 28.1 mpg average was followed by Honda at 27.4 mpg, Subaru at 26.7 mpg and Nissan at 26.2 mpg. Nissan's 2013 models posted the biggest improvement in average fuel economy and tailpipe emissions improvements, the report said.

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EPA Average Fuel Economy Hits All-Time High of 24.1 MPG
By Joseph Capparella

The EPA’s annual fuel economy report for 2013 model year vehicles shows that overall average fuel economy hit an all-time high of 24.1 mpg including both cars and trucks…The top-rated manufacturer overall for 2013 model year vehicles was Mazda, with a 28.1 mpg average for its lineup.

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Mazda No. 1 en MPG en Estados Unidos por 2do. año consecutivo
By Javier Mota

Mazda MPG No. 1 in the United States for the second consecutive year thanks to technologies, such as Mazda Skyactiv, which combines direct fuel injection with turbo chargers and more efficient transmissions. The average fuel economy of cars and light trucks sold in the United States increased to 24.1 mpg for 2013 models, according to the annual Fuel Economy Trends report, which ranked Mazda as first for the second consecutive year. (Translated from Spanish to English)

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" 2015 Mazda6 number one mid-size in J.D. Power APEAL Study"  - TorqueNews July 2014

" Car and Driver, ranks the Mazda3 #1 in a recent comparison test"  - Car & Driver June 2014

" 2015 Mazda CX-5 Earns Five-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government"    Edmunds 5/29/14

" Motor Trend's praise for the Mazda3"    TorqueNews 5/20/14

" Mazda3 picked as the winner of comparison test of 2014 Compact Sedans"  -  Motor Trend

Top 14 Best New Cars For 2014: Under $20,000, Over 30 MPG’ , 10/2013


New Toyota Corolla is much improved, but new Mazda3 outshines it, LA Times , 10/12/2013

  •    “With its unmatched handling, refinement and safety features, the Mazda3 gets the edge in our comparison test despite its higher price.”


2014 Mazda3 0-60 MPH First Drive Review: All new and ready to Zoom Zoom, , 9/20/2013

  •    “ The most notable interior update is the infotainment system as it is one of the most logical, yet capable ones available. No, not just in its bracket, but throughout the automotive industry. Several, larger automakers could learn a thing or two from Mazda with this system…”


Editors’ Page: 2014 Mazda3, ,  9/20/2013

  •    “Every key weakness we've had to forgive in previous models has been turned into a strength. Highway ride might be too stiff for some — the typical compromise for more responsive handling — but if good looks and big fun are at the top of your compact car wish list, the newly well-rounded Mazda3 will blow you away with everything else it offers.”


Redesigned Mazda3 aims to be driver's choice in crowded segment, Automotive News , 9/20/2013

  •    “Even in a crowded field of feature-rich compact cars, the Mazda manages to one-up the competition with driving enjoyment, fuel economy, content and interior refinement.”

Mazda 3 at $30,000 Rides Like Cars Twice Its Price,

Corvette Stingray, Mazda3 win innovation of the year awards, The Detroit News:

Redesigned Mazda3 Earns MPG Award for 'Under $29,000' Vehicle Category, The Auto Channel:

2014 Mazda3 stands out from Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla as driver's car, Newsday:

Named by Road & Track as “Best of Everything List” taking top spot in the “Economy car” category

Named by Hispanic Motor Press Awards to the Top Ten Car list

Named by Motor Press Guild as ‘Innovation Vehicle of the Year’

Named by Car and Driver to ’10 Best List’

2014 Mazda3 receives 2014 ALG ‘Residual Value Award’

2014 Mazda3 named 2014 Automobile of the Year Finalist

2014 Mazda3 given 2014 Green Car Product of Excellence distinction

Named by Motor Trend as finalist in “Motor Trend Car of the Year” ALL-NEW 2014 MAZDA3 NAMED 'CAR OF THE YEAR' BY AUTOGUIDE.COM

2014 10Best Cars - Both 2014 Mazda3 and 2014 Mazda6 make the grade! Car & Driver

The 2014 Yahoo Autos Compact Car of the Year – The 2014 Mazda3

Both the 2014 Mazda6 and the 2014 Mazda3 honored as “Best in Class” for the 2014 Hispanic Motor Press Awards

The all-new 2014 Mazda3 awarded the 2014 Residual Value Award for the Compact Car Segment by ALG  

Named by Road & Track as “Best of Everything List” taking top spot in the “Family Sedan” category

Named by Hispanic Motor Press Awards to the Top Ten Car list

Named by Car and Driver to ’10 Best List’


2014 Mazda6 is Popular Mechanics Car of the Year, -  Popular Mechanics

Porsche 918 to Mazda 6 Pull in Front as 2013's Best Cars:

“Mazda named most fuel-efficient manufacturer by EPA”: / EPA

“Mazda3 named ‘North American Car of the Year’ finalist”: Automotive News

2014 Mazda3 5-Door and 2014 Mazda6 have been selected as two of the six finalists for ‘Best of 2014’.

2014 Mazda3 and 2014 Mazda6 make Car & Driver’s ’10 Best Cars’: Car and Driver

2014 Mazda3 and 2014 Mazda6 make Road & Track’s ’Best of Everything’ list: Road & Track

2014 Mazda6, 2013 Mazda2, 2013 MX-5 and 2013 CX-5 named to Road & Track’s ’12 Best Cars under $30k’: Road & Track

2014 Mazda6 named ‘Car of the Year’ by Popular Mechanics

2014 Mazda3 awarded the 2014 ‘Residual Value Award’ for the Compact Car Segment by ALG

2014 Mazda6 named ‘Best of What’s New’ by Popular Science

2014 Mazda3 Named ‘Best Compact Car’ by Yahoo! Autos

2014 Mazda3 named ‘Car of the Year' by

2014 Mazda6 and 2014 Mazda3 honored as ‘Best in Class’ for the 2014 by Hispanic Motor Press Awards

2014 Mazda3 awarded the ‘Innovation Vehicle of the Year’ by Motor Press Guild

2014 Mazda3 named ‘Best Economy Car’ by Ruedas ESPN: WBAY / ESPN

2014 Mazda6 named to Gear Patrol’s ‘100’ list: Gear Patrol

2014 Mazda5 named to AAA’s list of ‘Top Cars for Growing Families’: Bloomberg

Ford Focus vs. Mazda Mazda3: Compare Cars: The Car Connection

"From a value perspective, we believe Mazda represents the best deal for the consumer dollar at this point," - Small auto brands steal spotlight from big guys… Dan Ingle, vice president of vehicle valuations for Kelley Blue Book .

2014 KBB “5-year-cost-to-own” awards, highlighting Mazda as the Best Brand.

U.S. News & World Report announced that the 2014 Mazda Mazda3 ranks #1 out of 41 -  Affordable Small Cars.

The 2014 Mazda Mazda3 is ranked: 

· # 1 in Affordable Small Cars
· # 1 in Hatchbacks
· # 1 in Affordable Compact Cars

U.S. News & World Report Mazda3 Reviews

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Awards Pending

Both 2014 Mazda3 5-Door and 2014 Mazda6 have been selected as two of the six finalists for “Best of 2014”. The Mazda3 5-Door won the sub-category “Best New Compact Hatchback of 2014” and the 2014 Mazda6 won the sub-category “Best New Midsize Sedan of 2014”.