2013 Mazda CX-9

Disclosure:  Mazda let me test drive a 2013 CX-9 for a week!  If your in the market for a new vehicle that seats seven and not quite ready to make a minivan purchase the affordable, roomy CX-9 may be the vehicle for you! The only vehicle capable of seating seven used to be a van or a huge SUV. But the full-size crossover has literally changed the game when it comes to toting around lots of passengers. Their large SUV like space, great fuel economy and exterior styling will make you wish you had five kids to take up every seat. (Just kidding!) Ok, ok so don't literally tell your significant other that … [Read more...]

2012 Mazda3 i Touring

A few weeks ago I was given the chance to try out the Mazda 3 with a Skyactive engine. The Mazda3 is by far the best selling type of Mazda vehicles and accounts for nearly two-thirds of  Mazda’s U.S. sales! The Mazda3 offers a quality interior, a very athletic chassis and Skyactiv engine and transmissions. The Mazda3 is avaliable in six types. Two versions (the i SV and i Sport) come with the standard, 148 horsepower MZR 2.0-liter I-4. Two versions (i Touring and i Grand Touring) come with the new 155 hp Skyactiv-G motor, 167 hp MZR 2.5-liter I-4 (that's the s Grand Touring); and mighty Speed3 that … [Read more...]