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2013 Mazda CX-5 Earns J.D. Power APEAL Award

July 29th, 2013

Mazda CX-5 Wins APEALHey, CX-5 fans! Good news – Mazda’s 2013 gem has added another accolade to its list: the prestigious J.D. Power APEAL Award. Come take the winner for a spin at Borgman Mazda!

The J.D. Power APEAL Study ranked the 2013 Mazda CX-5 as the highest ranking vehicle in the Compact CUV segment. According to the J.D. Power 2013 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study, the most appealing vehicles tend to remain on dealer lots for shorter periods, command higher transaction prices and are more likely to create owner loyalty when they are ultimately traded in.

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2014 Mazda3: Global Debut & 10-Year Anniversary

July 16th, 2013

MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS MAZDA3Ten years ago the first Mazda3 was born, and the global birthday party kicked off with the world premiere of the all-new 2014 Mazda3. With same-day unveil events in New York, London, Istanbul, Melbourne and St. Petersburg, this completely redesigned and re-imagined third-generation model seeks to again propel Mazda3 as the leader in its segment. Engineered with the full complement of SKYACTIV technologies – a proprietary suite of fuel-efficient, performance-driven components and manufacturing philosophies – as well as the handsome styling of the KODO design language, this all-new compact car was deliberately crafted to take your breath away.

“We are proud to mark 10 years of the Mazda3’s success with the global debut of the next-generation vehicle,” said Jim O’Sullivan, president and CEO of Mazda North America. “There is no doubt that the all-new Mazda3 arrives with all-new expectations. Yet as its track record has shown, we look forward to not only meeting those expectations, but exceeding them in the way only Mazda can.”

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2014 Mazda6 Gets i-ELOOP Technology

July 16th, 2013

MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS I-ELOOPMazda has announced updated pricing of its all-new 2014 Mazda6 midsize sedan, now featuring the ground-breaking regenerative engine braking system known as i-ELOOP.  When coupled with SKYACTIV, the brand’s fuel-efficient and performance-oriented engineering philosophy, the Mazda6 will achieve best-in-class fuel economy amongst competing gasoline-powered vehicles with an EPA-rated 28 city/40 highway/32 combined mpg.  When not i-ELOOP-equipped, the 2014 Mazda6 still achieves class-leading highway fuel economy at 38 mpg.

“Mazda is again changing the game of automotive engineering, this time making fuel efficiency not seem as a compromise but a true complementary feature as part of the complete vehicle package,” said Jim O’Sullivan, president and CEO, MNAO.  “With the addition of i-ELOOP, the 2014 Mazda6 will achieve the best mileage for a non-hybrid midsize sedan.  But fuel economy isn’t the sole focus of our engineering and design teams, as being a leader in dynamics, design and safety create a win-win for the company and consumers.”

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