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2016 Scion iA: First Drive Of 37-MPG Subcompact Sedan

2016 Scion iA: First Drive Of 37-MPG Subcompact Sedan

The 2016 Scion iA is a four-door subcompact sedan that's Scion's first new vehicle since the ill-fated and now departed iQ minicar. One of two new vehicles for what tends to be termed "Toyota's beleaguered Scion brand," it's a fresh new entry with stellar fuel economy. It also happens to be great... read more

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Mazda's Skyactiv-G 1.3 Gets 70mpg, No Hybrid Tech Needed

The 2011 Mazda2 is already one of the most fun small cars on the market, sharing its platform with Ford's Fiesta. It's pretty economical too, but with Mazda's next generation... read more September 8, 2011 by 2

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Mazda 1.3-Liter Engine Boasts 50% MPG Gain Over Current 1.5-Liter

If you have driven by the gas pump recently then the interest in cars with more fuel-efficient gasoline habits probably doesn’t surprise you. Most manufacturers are... read more May 20, 2011 by 0

2011 Mazda Mazda2 at the 2010 New York Auto Show

VIDEO: How New Cars Are Designed To Get Better Fuel Economy

What are the tricks that car designers and engineers use to squeeze out those last few miles per gallon in your next new car--regardless of what size it is? In our continuing... read more March 28, 2011 by 1

2011 Mazda2 First Drive

2011 Mazda2: Lightweight Status, Small Engine Yield 41 MPG

At just over 2,300 pounds, the Mazda2 is a lightweight. It's about 200 pounds less than the Honda Fit, MINI Cooper, or Ford Fiesta, and a bit less than the Toyota Yaris even... read more March 16, 2011 by 3

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8.9 Earthquake Spares Small Car Manufacturing Plants in Japan

As the full effects of last week’s 8.9-magnitude earthquake are still sinking in there has been questions in the automotive industry as to whether Japanese car... read more March 13, 2011 by 0

Mazda2: Kissed Nelson's Swag Leg chair?

2011 Mazda2 Review: Curve Appeal

Econobox. Genus: tidy “B” segment auto, a grocery-getter. Formula: transverse front-drive power, square people pod in back. Mazda2: shapely eco-box, sexier than... read more February 2, 2011 by 0

2011 Mazda2 exterior and detail

Slow U.S. Adoption of Start-Stop Systems: The Real Reasons

Sometimes even well-informed industry analysts get it wrong. Or miss the forest for the trees. A recent posting by Pike Research, entlted "Europe Leads, U.S. Lags In... read more November 22, 2010 by 5

2011 Mazda Mazda2 at the 2010 New York Auto Show

2011 Mazda2 Is One Cool Little Hatch

After marketing its Japanese-built subcompact Mazda2 five-door front-wheel-drive hatchback to the balance of the road-going world, Mazda has finally brought this small car to... read more September 27, 2010 by 0

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Will U.S. Green Buyers Accept Subcompacts, And Does It Matter?

It's always important for writers to check their cultural biases when analyzing the auto market. Or at least admit them up front. So we appreciate our colleague Scott Burgess... read more September 23, 2010 by 3

2011 Mazda2

A World Where We Launch Cars On Facebook

Earlier this week I reported on the new 2011 Ford Focus commercial staring the Monster Rally Focus and Kent Block (more here). I also mentioned how Ford has become quite the... read more July 30, 2010 by 0

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2011 Mazda Mazda2: First Drive Report

The 2011 Mazda Mazda2 subcompact had a somewhat strange introduction, with the car itself unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show but the interior not displayed until three... read more July 9, 2010 by 1

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2011 Mazda2: Fiesta Copy Or Innovative Platform Sharer

The prevalence of globally designed cars is increasing quite quickly and in a couple of years we may see a much more balanced approach from all car manufactures on what is... read more June 25, 2010 by 1

2011 Mazda Mazda2 at the 2010 New York Auto Show

2010 New York Auto Show: 2011 Mazda Mazda2 Priced at $13,980

At the 2010 New York Auto Show today, Mazda announced that its 2011 Mazda2 subcompact would carry a low starting price of $13,980 when it arrives at dealers. Not only that... read more March 31, 2010 by 2

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Future Mazda Hybrids To Use Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive Technology

Mazda has long been known for its high-efficiency, fun-to-drive gasoline engines. It's also developing diesels. But the company had little ongoing research in hybrid and... read more March 29, 2010 by 3

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2011 Mazda2 Interior Revealed, Only 3 Months After The Car

When Mazda launched its 2011 Mazda2 subcompact hatchback at last year's Los Angeles Auto Show, many journalists noted that the doors were locked--and the windows were tinted... read more February 11, 2010 by 1



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