The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is the high-performance tuned version of the Mazda3 hatchback. The Mazdaspeed3 offers a practical and versatile interior, a long list of standard features and a powerful engine. The Mazdaspeed3 differs from the regular Mazda3 with its upgraded gauges, sport front seats, rear spoiler, an aggressive body style and tuned suspension and steering. The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 competes with Subaru WRX hatchback, Volkswagen GTI and Ford Focus ST.
The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is a five-seat car available in the hatchback body style only and also in one trim level: Touring. The Mazdaspeed3 comes standard with 18-inch wheels, keyless entry, foglights, cruise control, a height-adjustable driver seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, leather and cloth-trimmed upholstery, Bluetooth connectivity, a 10-speaker Bose sound system with a CD player and an USB interface, and a limited-slip differential.
The Technology package is available for Mazdaspeed3 and adds automatic wipers, keyles ignition, keyless entry, automatic and adaptive headlights, LED taillights, a blind-spot warning system, HD radio, Pandora connectivity and a navigation system with voice comands and a touchscreen.
The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is powered by a 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with DISI (Direct-Injection Spark Ignition) that produces 263 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission with short-throw shifter. The EPA-estimated fuel economy for the 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is 18 mpg city/ 25 mpg highway, that is considerably lower than its competitors.
All 2013 Mazdaspeed3 come standard with active front headrests, front side-impact airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Traction Control System (TCS), Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), side-impact door beams and collapsible steering column.
The 2013 Mazda CX-9 is a large seven-passenger crossover SUV that is available with front- or all-wheel drive. The new 2013 Mazda CX-9 offers an attractive design, a decent cargo space and a well-built cabin. The CX-9 also provides admirable road trip transportation with a comfortable ride on long journeys. The 2013 CX-9 is the largest vehicle of Mazda and offers ample space for families as well as sporty styling and a long list of standard safety features and options.
The 2013 Mazda CX-9 is available in Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trim levels. The Sport model comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, full power accesories, cruise control, a roof spoiler, three-zone automatic climate control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, trip computer, cloth upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 5.8-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity and a 6-speaker audio system with a CD player and USB input. Heated mirrors, heated front seats and an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat are available as options.
The 2013 CX-9 Touring adds automatic headlights, a blind-spot monitoring system, rear parking sensors, a rearview camera and leather upholstery. The Grand Touring model adds 20-inch wheels, LED running lights, bi-xenon headlights, foglights, a power liftgate, keyless ignition, keyless entry, automatic wipers, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and upgraded interior trim. Exclusive to the Grand Touring is an optional rear-seat DVD entertainment system. Also available as options on the Grand Touring are a a navigation system and a 115-volt household-current outlet.
The 2013 Mazda CX-9 is powered by a 3.7-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine with VVT that produces 273 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed automatic electronically controlled with Adaptive Shift Logic and Sport-shift mode is the only transmission available. EPA-estimated fuel economy for Mazda CX-9 is 17 mpg city/ 24 mpg highway with front-wheel drive and 16/22 mpg for AWD models.
The 2014 Mazda CX-5 is a compact crossover SUV that offers a good fuel economy, seating for five people, an adaptive cargo space, a very good manual transmission and SKYACTIV Technology, that is a technology used to get more power, more torque and more miles per gallon without sacrificing safety or design. The 2014 Mazda CX-5 competes with Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4 and Ford Escape.
The 2014 Mazda CX-5 is a five-passenger compact SUV that is offered in Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trim levels. The 2014 Mazda CX-5 base Sport comes standard with 17-inch wheels, keyless entry, cloth upholstery, manual air conditioning, a height-adjustable driver seat, cruise control, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, power windows, and locks, push-button start, rear spoiler, 60/40 split fold-down rear seats and a 4-speaker sound system with CD player and iPod/USB interface. The optional Bluetooth Audio package adds Bluetooth connectivity, a 5.8-inch touchscreen interface, HD radio and audio system voice control.
The Touring comes with Sport’s standard and optional equipment and adds a more powerful engine, a blind-spot warning system, a rearview camera, six-way power driver’s seat, upgraded cloth upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, 40/20/40 split fold-down rear seats, rear-seat armrest with cupholders, illuminated vanity mirrors and a 6-speaker sound system. A sunroof and a nine-speaker Bose surround-sound audio system are available as options.
The Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring includes all of above and adds 19-inch wheels, leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, power moonroof, eight-way power driver seat with power lumbar, automatic wipers, automatic headlights, heated mirrors and heated front seats. The Technology package is available on both Touring and Grand Touring trim levels and adds automatic adaptive bi-xenon headlights, auto-dimming mirror, rain-sensing windshield wipers, burglar alarms, advanced keyless and start and Tom Tom navigation system.
With soft-touch sourfaces, satin-finish metallic details and mature design, the cockpit of the 2014 Mazda CX-5 is attractive, functional and modern. The cargo capacity is 34 cubic feet behind the rear seats, which expands to 65 cubic feet with the rear seats all folded.
The 2014 Mazda CX-5 Sport comes with a SKYACTIV 2.0-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine with 16 valves and VVT that produces 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive are standard, while a 6-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are available as options.
The Mazda CX-5 Touring and Grand Touring come with a 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT engine that produces 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. The six-speed Sport automatic transmission with manual-shift mode is standard.
Standard safety features of 2014 Mazda CX-5 include antilock brakes, traction control, stability control, front side airbag, side curtain airbags and Hill Launch Assist.
On Mazda CX-5 review, the experts of Aol Autos say about this SUV:
The all-new Mazda CX-5 impresses us with its fuel economy, comfort, versatility, road manners, styling, and safety features. And while acceleration is so-so, its agility and exceptionally accurate steering make the CX-5 entertaining to drive
The 2012 Mazda5 is a minivan with sliding doors, a vertical liftgate out back and room for up to six people in three rows. The 2012 Mazda5 has been completely redesigned and it is an evolution of the previous model ( the Mazda MPV). The new Mazda5 competes with other regular-size minivans or small crossovers, such as Kia Rondo, Toyota Sienna, Honda Odyssey and Chrysler Town&Country. The 2012 Mazda5 features all-new exterior styling, a new interior design and a larger engine.
The 2012 Mazda5 is a compact minivan available in three trim levels: Sport ( MSRP from $ 19,625), Touring ( starting at $21,625) and Grand Touring (at $24,025). The Mazda5 Sport comes standard with 16-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry, automatic climate control, full power accesories, cruise control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a height-adjustable driver seat and a six-speaker sound system with a CD player and an auxiliary audio jack.
The Mazda5 Touring adds 17-inch alloy wheels, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a rear spoiler, foglights, a trip computer and Bluetooth. The optional Moonroof&Audio package adds a sunroof, a six-CD changer and satellite radio. This package is standard on the Mazda5 Grand Touring which also adds heated mirrors, automatic xenon headlights, automatic wipers, heated front seats, driver lumbar adjustment and leather upholstery.
The new 2012 Mazda5 incorporates motifs from Mazda’s Nagare “flow” design language which is inspired by the beauty of nature and presents an elegant look not found in any existing vehicle today. The new 2012 Mazda5’s design is aimed to achieve a higher balance of functionality and design, while at the same time giving it a stylish new look that is immediately distinguishable from the box-like designs found on conventional offerings in the market.
Motifs adopted from the Nagare design language can also be found throughout the interior, from the lines above the dials and along the instrument panel to the stitch pattern in the seats and the design of the seat fabric. The overall ambience established is that of a sporty, high-quality cabin. The driver-oriented design of the interior positions the peak of the meter hood as the tall point, with all lines flowing from there to comfortably wrap around the driver. The instrument panel flows from the cockpit to the center panel and on to the passenger-side dashboard in a rippling effect that suggests a liquid sensation to the design.
With an overall length of 180.5 inches, width of 68.9 inches, height of 63.6 inches, and sitting on a 108.3-inch wheelbase, the 2012 Mazda5 delivers roomy comfort while being surprisingly compact. The long wheelbase helps give it extraordinary passenger space for its modest external dimensions, and the short front and rear overhangs enable better handling and parking ease. With a low drag coefficient of 0.30, it is aerodynamically efficient, cleaving the air quietly and maximizing fuel economy.
Every 2012 Mazda5 is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that produces 157 horsepower and 163 lb-ft of torque. This MZR 2.5-liter engine uses a cast aluminum cylinder block and high-strength, thin-walled sleeves as well as compact, light-weight pistons. Mazda’s Variable Induction System (VIS) is also utilized to improve low to mid range torque. The MZR 2.5-liter engine of 2012 Mazda5, gives a linear feel to acceleration, accurate response and a light, relaxing driving performance. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on the Sport, while a five-speed automatic with manual shift control is optional on the Mazda5 Sport and standard on Mazda5 Touring and Grand Touring. Fuel economy of 2012 Mazda5 is estimated at 21 mpg city and 28 mpg highway.
The 2012 Mazda5 comes with standard stability control, traction control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, four-wheel antilock disc brakes with brake assist, and more.
In 2012 Mazda5 review, the experts of thecarconnection.com website say about the new Mazda5:
The nimble and fuel-efficient 2012 Mazda5 appeals to parents who don’t mind being seen in a minivan but don’t want to feel like they’re driving one.
The subcompact five-seat Mazda2 is the Mazda’s entry-level model. It is available only as a hatchback and it is one of the most fun-to-drive small cars. The Mazda2 is a fund and stylish addition to the Mazda line-up. This small city car is starting to become more popular because it is easy to drive and easy to park. The major competitors of 2012 Mazda 2 are Honda Fit, Ford Fiesta, Toyota Yaris and Chevrolet Sonic.
The 2012 Mazda 2 is available in two trim levels: Sport (starting at $14,500 MSRP) and Touring (MSRP from $16,020). The 2012 Mazda 2 Sport comes standard with 15-inch steel wheels, air-conditioning, full power accesories, a tilt steering wheel and a four-speaker sound system with a CD player. The Mazda2 Touring adds 15-inch alloy wheels, a rear roof spoiler, foglights, a trip computer, cruise control and two additional speakers for the audio system.
The options for either trim level include an auto-dimming rearview mirror and a center console with an armrest.
On the 2012 Mazda 2 review, the experts from cars.com say about this car:
The Mazda2 is a small car that drives like a small car — and that’s a compliment. Some cars feel bigger than they are, which can be good if you also get a sense of strength and solidity. The Mazda2, though, is like a welterweight fighter: all quickness and agility, without sacrificing ride and practicality.
Initially launched in 2007 in Japan, Europe and Australia, the little Mazda 2 was quick to garner enthusiastic acclaim, including ”2008 World Car of the Year”. Making its North American debut last year as a 2011 model, Mazda 2 proved to be as much as success stateside, earning a spot on many “Best Cars” and Top Ten lists.
The exterior design elements of 2012 Mazda 2 include a sporty wedge shape and ready-for-fun front grille that conveys a eager sense of forward motion and deeply sculpted angles in which the body is drawn inward fore and aft of the A-pillars. 2012 Mazda 2 is available in six exterior colors: Liquid Silver, Spirited Green, Brilliant Black, True Red, Crystal White Pearl and Aquatic Blue.
The interior design of 2012 Mazda 2 not only offers immediate operational know-how but further develops the Mazda2’s unique personality, an emotional connection which began from its ground-up exterior design. While subcompact vehicles do not offer the cargo capacity to complete with the likes of minivans and SUVs, claustrophobic crampedness doesn’t have to come standard either. 2012 Mazda 2 offers an efficient 13.3 cubic feet of storage room. With the 60/40 split fold-down rear seats folded flat, that cargo capacity expands to 27.8 cubic feet.
The 2012 Mazda 2 is powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine which produces 100 hp at 6000 rpm and 98 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. A five-speed manual transmission is standard and a four-speed automatic transmission is optional. When equipped with the standard five-speed manual transmission, 2012 Mazda 2 delivers an EPA-rated fuel-economy of 29 mpg city / 35 mpg highway. With the four-speed automatic transmission the 2012 Mazda2 offers an estimated fuel economy of 28 mpg city and 34 mpg highway.
Standard safety features of 2012 Mazda 2 include six-airbags with improved double chamber side airbags, a “crushable” brake pedal assembly, Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH), front seat belt pretensioners with force limiters and a Tire Pressure Monitoring system (TPMS). For the 2012 Mazda 2, the New Vehicle Limited Warranty includes three-year/36,000-mile warranty, which covers every part of the vehicle except those to normal wear, a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty and a five-year/ unlimited-mileage corrosion warranty.
More about 2012 Mazda 2 you can read on Mazda 2 review by thecarconnection.com website.