Mazdas for Less in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Mazda Hints At Sporty, Fuel-Sipping SUV

April 29th, 2011

Mazda will soon introduce an aggressive, sporty compact crossover. And, while its aggressive lines with convey a macho attitude, Mazda says it will be powered by an ultra fuel-efficient powertrain.

At the New York Auto Show, Mazda is showing the Minagi, a concept vehicle that is expected to be the inspiration for the upcoming CX-5. It features the automaker’s new “KODO” design language, which gives the Minagi an athletic look.

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Forty MPG 2012 Mazda3 Makes U.S. Debut

April 29th, 2011

The 2012 Mazda3 made its U.S. debut last week at the New York Auto Show. The new compact will be the first to utilize Mazda’s new SKYACTIV engine and transmission technology, which is aimed at improving fuel efficiency while maintaining strong performance.

The Mazda3 model is Mazda’s best-selling vehicle worldwide and accounts for nearly half of all Mazda sales in the United States. With its latest styling updates and improved performance, Mazda expects that the latest model will continue to be the brand’s most successful model.

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Mazda Celebrates Success At Targa Finish

April 18th, 2011

Mazda Motorsport led a successful campaign in the Targa Tasmania, as the team secured two spots in the top six including a stunning fourth overall for the Showroom Mazda3 MPS.

Thanks to a successful campaign, Mazda can now claim to have won four consecutive Targa Tasmania Showroom titles. The effort was even more impressive considering the MPS was the fastest 2WD cars on every stage of the rally race. Read the rest of this entry »


Mazda To Debut Environmentally-Friendly Tech

April 18th, 2011

Mazda will rollout all-new, fuel-efficient technologies this year with the launch of the updated 2012 Mazda3. But before the compact car launches, Mazda will highlight its SKYACTIV tech at the New York Auto Show next week.

In addition to unveiling the refreshed 2012 Mazda3 for the first time, Mazda will also make the North American debut of the Minagi Concept, which will be the basis for a new compact crossover in the future. Naturally, both vehicles will feature Mazda’s suite of SKYACTIV technologies, which includes completely redesigned, highly efficient, internal combustion gasoline and diesel engines, manual and automatic transmissions, and an advanced body and chassis. Read the rest of this entry »


Lightest, Most Powerful Miata Unveiled

April 11th, 2011

The MX-5 GT is the lightest and most powerful version of the Miata ever built. Designed to compete in the Britcar MSA British Endurance Championship this year, the MX-5 GT weighs just 1,874 pounds and produces a staggering 275-horsepower from a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine.

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Mazda Sales Soar 33 Percent In March

April 11th, 2011

Mazda sales have been strong all year, and March’s numbers don’t disappoint. The automaker reported a 33.3 percent increase in U.S. sales versus March of 2010, with 30,905 units sold.

The company’s sales success in 2011 continues to be fueled by the Mazda3, which recorded sales of 12,467 units in March. For car buyers looking to maximize fuel-efficiency, the Mazda2 also continues to be an attractive offering, as it saw its best-ever month in sales. Read the rest of this entry »


Lightest, Most Powerful Miata Unveiled

April 11th, 2011

The MX-5 GT is the lightest and most powerful version of the Miata ever built. Designed to compete in the Britcar MSA British Endurance Championship this year, the MX-5 GT weighs just 1,874 pounds and produces a staggering 275-horsepower from a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine.

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