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Tuned Mazda models revealed ahead of Tokyo Auto Salon

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If you’re in the market for a cool looking new Mazda, it’s safe to say you can rejoice. The Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 is just around the corner (January) and it’s going to be pretty Zoomed out.

Japanese Cops Get Diesel-Powered Mazda CX-5 Patrol Cars

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Mazda has released a new police car version of its current, pre-facelift CX-5 crossover, for the Hiroshima Prefectural Police who will use it for highway patrol purposes.

2016 Mazda CX-5 And Mazda6 Now Have Stylish Interiors They Deserve

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The biggest criticism you could always throw at the otherwise sound Mazda CX-5 and Mazda6 was that the interior was fine, but not outstanding. Mazda has heard and addressed the concern for 2016.

Mazda Freshens Up 2016 CX-5 for LA Auto Show

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Looking at the CX-5, there was little Mazda could do to dramatically improve the way it looks. That’s why this facelifted version, which debuted at the LA Auto Show, is subtly tweaked, retaining the original look with some detail changes – it won’t upset the stir caused by the smaller CX-3…

Watch Live Reveal of Mazda's New CX-3, CX-5 & Mazda6 Facelift, and MX-5

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At 8pm PST or 11pm EST, Mazda will give us an early official look of all of its product reveals ahead of the 2014 LA Auto Show via a livestream broadcast that you can check below the jump.

First Photos of 2016 Mazda CX-5 Facelift's Interior

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If you were wondering what's new or different about the refreshed 2016 Mazda CX-5's interior, the short answer is, not much.

Facelifted 2016 Mazda CX-5 Spills Onto The Web [New Photos]

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Only a week after brochure pictures of the refreshed JDM 2016 Mazda6 leaked online, the same has happened to the 2016 CX-5 crossover.

Mazda Scooped Testing Lightly Revised 2016 CX-5

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The very first Mazda model to feature the company's full Skyactiv Technology suite, the CX-5 crossover, is getting ready for a mild facelift.

Someone Please Get These Mazda SUVs a Room

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For every spine-chilling accident recorded on Russian dash-cams, there's always at least one incident on the web that will leave you either scratching your head or bursting into laughter.

Biker Rear Ends a Mazda CX-5 Allegedly at 140mph or 225km/h and Lives!

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All it takes is one second of removing your focus off the road for an accident or a near crash to occur. Naturally, the faster you're going, the less time you'll have in your disposal to react and respond to a dangerous situation.

CarBuyer Compares Nissan Qashqai, Mazda CX-5 and Dacia Duster, Guess Which Car Won

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What would you choose between a Dacia Duster, Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Qashqai? CarBuyer asks this question in a video review of the three SUVs presented by Rebecca Jackson and Mat Watson.

Mazda Has Built More than 1 Million Skyactiv Vehicles Since November 2011

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Mazda announced that it has built more than one million units of its three full-Skyactiv vehicles, the CX-5, Mazda6/Atenza and Mazda3/Axela. Production of the three models reached 1,040,000 units at the end of March 2014, two years and four months after production of the first Skyactiv vehicle, the CX-5, began in November 2011.

Mazda Delays the Launch of its Skyactiv-D Clean Diesel Engine in North America Once Again

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For the second time in four months, Mazda has announced that it is delaying the launch of its Skyactiv-D clean diesel engine in North America because the unit needs further development.

The Japanese carmaker originally said it would launch the engine before the end of 2013, but announced in September that the launch would be postponed for April 2014.

Mazda's 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon Lineup Revealed

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Mazda will be heading to the 2014 edition of the Tokyo Auto Salon (TAS) in the second week of January with a group of racing, tuned and pre-production concept cars, some of which will be familiar to those of you who followed the brand's presence at this year's SEMA Show in November.

Tommykaira Brewing Tuned Mazda CX-5 for Tokyo Auto Salon

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At the 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon, Japan's annual aftermarket tuning show that will run from January 10 to 12 next year, local tuner Tommykaira will present a new styling take on Mazda's well-received CX-5 compact crossover.

Mazda CX-5 Automatic Braking Fails During Dealer Test Drive – Injures Driver, Passenger

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A dealer parking lot in Saitama, Japan was the stage for an unusual test drive crash involving a Mazda CX-5 and its two occupants.

Apparently, a prospective buyer was trying out the autonomous braking system (or as Mazda calls it, Smart City Brake Support) that the Japanese crossover now comes with as standard, and it failed, sending the car into a fence, injuring both the driver and dealership representative – the first suffered whiplash and the latter broke his arm.

Report Claims Next Mazda2 will Use Shortened Version of CX-5 Platform

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Mazda is going to use a variation of its CX-5 platform to underpin the next generation Mazda2 / Demio supermini, according to a report from Just-auto.

The Japanese crossover was the first to get the brand’s SKYACTIV philosophy imprinted into its engineering and construction, while the Mazda6 sedan is the first vehicle which embraces it from the ground-up – both cars share lots of mechanical components and have received positive reviews since launch.

New Mazda6 and CX-5 Custom Concepts to Take Center Stage at Tokyo Auto Salon

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The rapidly approaching 2013 edition of the Tokyo Auto Salon will see Mazda exhibit an array of customized versions of its newly launched Mazda6 (called Atenza in Japan) in both saloon and Wagon body styles as well as of the CX-5 crossover.

We'll begin our tour of Mazda's concepts with the new "6" that will be shown in three flavors in Tokyo.

2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists: Which Ones Do You Think Will Win?

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Last year, Ford, with its Focus, was the sole U.S. manufacturer included in the final list for the North American Car and Truck of the Year award and it finished in third place, behind the VW Passat and the winner, Hyundai’s Elantra.

Even more surprising was the truck class where the Range Rover Evoque beat the Honda CR-V and the BMW X3. Where is this world coming to if U.S. manufacturers can’t build an SUV or truck to make an impression in their own market?

Mazda CX-5 Beats Toyota GT86/Subaru BRZ, Wins Japan Car of the Year Award

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With less than a month remaining until the end of the year, all kinds of “Car of the Year” awards will inadvertently start to pop up. Some, of course, are much more important than others are; and the Japan COTY title belongs to the former category. In 2011, the winner was the Nissan Leaf, which had also been awarded the World and European COTY titles.

This year, Mazda won the crown with its CX-5 compact crossover getting 363 votes, 45 more than the second-placed Toyota GT86/Subaru BRZ “twins”. BMW’s 3-Series was third, while it’s interesting to note that the top 10 was evenly split between Japanese and European models.