Tag Archive: SkyActiv

Jun 26

The all new 2014 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

The Mazda 3 has always been a popular choice in the compact car segment although it’s last refresh was far from a hit it’s sales have remained steady. Now we see the new Mazda 3, which judging by the first photos is going to be a very big hit. The reality is we can’t all …

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Jan 06

Sunday Commentary: Jan. 6, 2013

Ford V8

As the doldrums of Winter drag on like a review of a Toyota Prius I’ve been looking back at some photos I took that didn’t quite make the cut. I’ve been pouring through photos to get an intersting look at some of the details I found on cars through the last 14 months of hitting …

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Sep 25

The 2014 Mazda 3, details and speculation

The Mazda 3 has been reasonably successful in the US since it’s launch early this century. At the time of launch it was lauded for it’s sporty styling, nice drive, and decent interior. However over it’s lifespan the Mazda 3 just did not age well and the much meligned refresh of 2010 did not help …

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Sep 05

The all New 2014 Mazda 6

The Mazda 6 was quite the hit when it debuted back in 2002. This is no surprise with it’s aggressive looks, nicely appointed interior, and sporty attitude. It was a great car for young families or those who wanted the practicality of a family sedan but the feel of a sportier car. So a new …

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Dec 19

Mazda’s new SkyActiv technology is turning alot of heads

Mazda recently introduced it’s SkyActiv technology to the North American market and it’s gaining big recognition from the automotive press. The SkyActiv G engine runs on an amazing 14.1 compression ratio and the Mazda 3’s new SkyActiv 2.0L engine runs on a 12.1 ratio which is good for 40mpg on the highway. City driving is …

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