Mazda News and Reviews


Mazda was founded in 1920 by Jujiro Matsuda in Japan. The Japanese vehicle manufacturer is among the world’s biggest automakers. Mazda is a top 15 car manufacturer in terms of sales in Canada. In 2019, Mazda sold more than 65,000 vehicles nationally. Mazda is selling nine 2020 models in Canada, including the Mazda3, Mazda6, CX-3, CX-5, CX-9, CX-30 and MX-5.

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2021 is the 50th Anniversary of the iconic Mazda RX-3

The RX-3 paved the way for the subsequent success of the more famous RX-7

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars Motor Sports
Feb 26, 2021, 12:35 AM

DID YOU KNOW: Mazda began business as a producer of cork?

To honour its origins, Mazda is using cork trim in the new MX-30’s interior trim Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Auto Industry New Cars
Mar 31, 2020, 11:00 PM

Mazda recalls 51,147 new Mazda3s over unexpected-braking issue

Software glitch could “see” non-existent obstacle and activate emergency braking Read More

QUICK DRIVE: 2020 Mazda CX-30 offers more room in a compact shell

Slotting in between CX-3 and CX-5, it’s a little crossover that gets the job done Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews
Dec 12, 2019, 7:00 PM


Mazda recalls 117,000 vehicles for permanent Takata airbag fix

Vehicles had been previously repaired with temporary “like for like” replacements Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Nov 26, 2019, 9:30 PM

For something good and different, try Mazda's CX-5 Skyactiv Diesel

Mazda improves diesel technology and mates it with one of market's best CUVs

2019 Mazda CX-9 recalled over potential tire tread separations

Mixture of prototype, production tire compounds may diminish tread strength

Car Safety Auto Industry Car Tires
Nov 5, 2019, 9:30 PM

Top 9 inexpensive compact utes WITH all-wheel drive

Don’t count on getting AWD for less than $25,000; you most likely aren’t

New Cars Off Roading
Aug 20, 2019, 5:30 PM


Mazda recalls 2,500 roadsters over falling skidplates

2016 MX-5 Miatas may have improperly welded braket holding underbody panel

Car Safety Auto Industry
Jul 23, 2019, 5:30 PM

Mazda recalls 8,300 CX-9s over electrical issue

Weak wiring harness connection could lead to disruption of various systems

Car Safety Auto Technology
Jul 1, 2019, 5:30 PM

Diesels still outsell electric vehicles in the U.S.

Mazda joins the diesel club with newly-released CX-5 Signature Diesel

New Cars Green Cars Auto Technology
Apr 28, 2019, 6:20 AM

Used Mazda3 a compelling buy

SkyActiv systems and features took Mazda3 to new heights after Ford stint

Used Cars Automotive Reviews
Apr 2, 2019, 4:30 PM


18 reasons to consider a new Mazda3 with AWD

Not content just to release a new Mazda3, Mazda is adding an AWD version

New Cars Automotive Reviews
Mar 23, 2019, 4:00 AM

Mazda celebrates another Miata birthday in Chicago

Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition comes in soft top, retractable hardtop

New Cars Auto Shows
Feb 7, 2019, 4:30 PM

FIRST DRIVE: Almost all-new Mazda3 improves all over

Fourth generation car a little larger, featuring thoughtful small changes

New Cars Automotive Reviews
Jan 28, 2019, 4:30 PM

Over 783,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in September

Ford, Honda account for more than three quarters of all recalled vehicles

Car Safety Auto Industry
Oct 3, 2018, 5:30 PM


The 15 most aerodynamic everyday cars

The lower the coefficient of drag, the better a car cuts through the air

Auto Industry Fuel Economy
Sep 25, 2018, 10:30 PM

Mazda recalls 49,000 Mazda6s over rust issues

Lower control arm mounting-point corrosion could lead to loss of steering

Car Safety Auto Industry
Sep 17, 2018, 9:30 PM

20 odd trucks to celebrate Ugly Truck Day

July 20 is annually celebrated to recognize ugly trucks, vans and SUVs

Classic Cars Auto Awards Auto Enthusiasts
Jul 19, 2018, 10:30 PM

2018 EcoRun surpasses all expectations

AJAC EcoRun continues to be showcase for fuel-efficient vehicles, driving


Mazda recalls CX-5 over faulty air-curtains

Air-curtain airbags might not unfold and deploy properly in a roll-over

Car Safety Auto Industry
Jun 26, 2018, 10:15 PM

10 good and 10 not so good brands in Initial Quality

J.D. Power polled 75,000 new buyers during their vehicle’s first 90 days

Auto Industry Auto Awards
Jun 20, 2018, 3:00 AM

Toyota products again judged tops in value

Vincentric hands out 2018 Best Value in Canada awards to top brands, models

Auto Awards Auto Industry Car Buying
May 31, 2018, 4:25 AM

Nine ragtops you can get for less than $12,000

What's happened with convertibles in Canada?

Used Cars Auto Industry
May 16, 2018, 9:30 PM


Mazda takes Mazda6 upmarket with mid-cycle refresh

New front and rear clips and almost all-new interior, floor to ceiling

New Cars Car Buying
Apr 20, 2018, 9:30 PM

Mazda unveils new CX-3, hints at new Mazda3 Sport

CX-3 compact crossover gets exterior, interior and powertrain updates

Auto Shows Future Cars New Cars
Mar 28, 2018, 4:00 AM

Nearly 110,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in February

Biggest recalls involved Ram pickups and Mitsubishi RVR compact SUVs

Car Safety Used Cars
Mar 3, 2018, 5:30 PM

Mazda issues "stop drive" recall for B-Series

2006 pickups recalled following driver airbag fatalities in Ford Ranger

Car Safety Used Cars
Jan 18, 2018, 10:30 PM


Mazda MX-5 gets new colour options for 2018

New exterior colours, interior presentations and handling enhancements

New Cars
Dec 28, 2017, 4:30 PM

Mazda hints at new Mazda3, Mazda6 in Tokyo

Both concepts show off latest Skyactiv engine and new design language

Auto Shows Future Cars
Nov 6, 2017, 4:30 PM

Over 120,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in September

Total of 16 actions affect 25 models from 14 different brands

Car Safety
Oct 3, 2017, 4:35 PM

20 models recalled in Canada in June

Nearly 350,000 vehicles named in recalls to address some 20 problems

Car Safety
Jul 4, 2017, 5:30 PM


Mazda recalls Mazda3, Mazda6 over brake issues

Parking brake may corrode at rear calipers, causing cable to bind

Car Safety
Jun 30, 2017, 5:30 PM

Mazda recalls RX-8s for fuel line, suspension issues

Two separate recalls address potential fuel leaks and loss of steering

Car Safety
Jun 9, 2017, 5:30 PM

BBR gives Mazda MX-5 an aftermarket boost

Famed Mazda tuner adds twin-scroll turbo to Skyactiv 2.0-litre engine

Auto Accesories Auto Enthusiasts
Apr 21, 2017, 5:30 PM

Mazda puts the adventure, and money, in ‘Adventure Rally’

And the money, too – the winners earned $10,000 for their charity of choice


Autofile rally driver wins $10,000 for women’s charity

The Mazda Adventure Rally is an annual highlight for automotive media in Canada

FIRST DRIVE: 2017 Mazda CX-5 ups the ante for compact SUVs

Changes to Mazda’s best-selling model in Canada are all in the details

New Cars Automotive Reviews
Mar 20, 2017, 6:10 AM

New Mazda MX-5 RF flips its top for fun

Mazda’s new ‘flip-top’ MX-5 RF brings a whole new dimension to its iconic sports car

BREAKING NEWS: Mazda CX-5 to get a diesel!

CX-5 will be the first Mazda vehicle to offer a diesel engine in North America

New Cars Auto Technology Green Cars
Nov 16, 2016, 5:50 AM