Mazda's diesel off the table for U.S., it appears

Mazda's diesel off the table for U.S., it appears

More than nine months after the Volkswagen emissions scandal first broke, its impact on the U.S. diesel market is still being assessed. It's now becoming clear that VW won't return to selling large numbers of its TDI diesel models in the U.S. any time soon. Other carmakers remain committed to their... read more

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2016 Mazda CX-3

2016 Mazda CX-3 Small Crossover Price Starts At $20,000

The 2016 Mazda CX-3 small crossover will start at $20,840 when it goes on sale in the U.S. this fall. That price (which includes the $880 destination charge) buys a base... read more July 17, 2015 by

2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD, Catskill Mountains, New York, May 2015

2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring: Gas Mileage Review Of Small SUV

The Mazda CX-5 has always been one of our favorite compact crossover utility vehicles, not only for its fuel efficiency but also for its capacious functionality and... read more June 4, 2015 by

2016 Mazda MX-5 Club

2016 Mazda Miata: At 30 MPG Combined, Gas Mileage 25 Percent Higher

Nearly eight months after the car was first unveiled, we now have fuel-economy figures for the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata sports car. The Miata will achieve 30 mpg combined (27... read more April 27, 2015 by

2016 Mazda CX-3

2016 Mazda CX-3 Gets Only A Diesel Engine In Japan (Forbidden Fruit)

While U.S. buyers continue waiting for a promised diesel version of the Mazda 6 sedan, Mazda is set to unveil another diesel model for other markets. The 2016 Mazda CX-3 is... read more March 4, 2015 by

2016 Mazda 6

Mazda Diesel Still On Tap, But Performance Must Be Suitable, Exec Says

More than two years after it was first announced, Mazda's SkyActiv-D diesel engine still hasn't made it to the U.S.--and it doesn't appear that will change in the near... read more February 24, 2015 by

2016 Mazda 6

Mazda 6 Diesel Sedan Still Planned, But More Oomph Needed, Company Says

U.S. sales of the Mazda 6 sedan equipped with the Skyactiv-D diesel engine are looking more and more like a case of "close, but no cigar." Mazda has continually delayed... read more December 4, 2014 by

2016 Mazda CX-3  -  Los Angeles Auto Show Live Photos

2016 Mazda CX-3 Details, Live Photos, Video: Small Crossover Debuts At LA Show

Crossovers are shrinking. What started with a handful of vehicles like the Buick Encore and Nissan Juke is growing into a large and varied segment. Unveiled at the 2014 Los... read more November 20, 2014 by

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata live photos

2016 Mazda Miata: Sexy New Roadster Highlights Low Sales Of Two-Seat Cars

The Mazda MX-5, formerly Miata, holds a Guinness World Record as the highest-selling two-seater sports car in history. More than 940,000 MX-5s have been made since 1989, and... read more September 5, 2014 by

2016 Mazda 2 (Japanese model)

2016 Mazda 2 Revealed: First Details And Images

Mazda has revealed the first official pictures and details of the new Mazda2 subcompact. Unsurprisingly, it bears striking resemblance to the Hazumi concept launched at the... read more July 17, 2014 by

2014 Mazda 3, Catskill Mountains, NY, Apr 2013

2014 Mazda 3: Gas Mileage Review Of Sporty Compact Hatchback

Auto writers tend to like Mazdas; they generally perform and handle well, and are far more fun to drive than the anodyne Fords, Hondas, and Toyotas that outsell them in the... read more April 7, 2014 by

2014 Mazda 3 s Grand Touring  -  First Drive

Could Future Mazda Engines Emit Less CO2 Than Electric Cars?

Is it possible to make a gasoline engine so efficient that it would emit less carbon dioxide per mile than is created by generating electricity to run an electric car over... read more March 25, 2014 by

2014 Mazda Mazda6

2015 Mazda 6 Diesel Sedan Further Delayed, Company Says

Bad news for fans of diesel passenger cars, it seems. Mazda said today that the launch of its new SkyActiv-D diesel engine would be delayed past the previous date of sometime... read more January 9, 2014 by

2014 Mazda Mazda3

Mazda Plans Next-Gen SkyActiv Engines For Even Better Gas Mileage

Mazda's Skyactiv fuel-efficient gasoline engines are already getting good real-world results, but the company isn't resting on its laurels. Instead, the Japanese automaker is... read more January 6, 2014 by

SkyActiv badge

Branding Bad: 10 Eco-Marketing Car Labels That Mean Nothing

Pretty much every carmaker wants to brand itself green--or at least fuel-efficient. And toward that end, most of them seem to have created sub-brands for their green... read more November 27, 2013 by

i-ELOOP screens in Mazda Connect  -  2014 Mazda 3 Grand Touring

2014 Mazda 3: How Does It Drive With i-ELOOP?

Mazda’s most recently redesigned models all feature the SkyActiv badge—corresponding to a suite of engines, transmissions, body structures, and other core... read more November 18, 2013 by


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