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Best In Snow: Our Top AWD SUVs for Winter

It’s the dead of winter—and it’s been an exceptionally brutal one this year. From frozen tundra to freak weather patterns to “bomb cyclones,” we can only hope the worst is over. But since nobody can predict the future, the best we can do is prepare. So in addition to donning lots of  layers, that means being safe on out on the roads. So if you live in an area that gets hit with lots of the white stuff, check this list of the top all-wheel drive SUVs for winter. 2018…

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Through the Wringer: 2017.5 Mazda6 Test Drive Review

In the high-stakes auto world, sometimes automakers just can’t wait a year to make updates to their vehicles, and that’s how cars like the 2017.5 Mazda6 come about. Although the heavily updated 2018 Mazda6 goes on sale this spring, Mazda didn’t want to wait that long to add more content to its mid-size sedan which is going up against brand-new offerings like the Toyota Camry, Hyundai Sonata, and Honda Accord. The 2017.5 Mazda6 went on sale in October as a mid-model year offering, and brought added standard features to a…

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2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Test Drive Review

From crossovers to SUVs to minivans, there are so many options out there for a good family vehicle, so why not choose something that looks cool and is fun to drive? Meet the 2017 Mazda CX-9. A year after the launch of second-generation CX-9, this midsize three-row crossover carries over unchanged for the 2017 model year, which is good news for families looking for a large vehicle that will stand out in the carpool lane. Even more so with this range-topping 2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD that I recently spent…

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2017 Mazda CX-9 Test Drive Review

The 2017 Mazda CX-9 might not be what many buyers think of when they think about Mazda. Because with tag lines like “Driving Matters” and “Zoom Zoom,” Mazda’s recent marketing has centered around how fun the company’s vehicles are to drive — and that’s generally not what defines a three-row SUV. But while Mazda might be known for sporty efforts like the glorious MX-5 and the sleek Mazda3 hatch, no automaker can afford to ignore the lucrative crossover and SUV segment. So having had plenty of seat time in Mazda’s cars,…

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2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Test Drive Review

The Mazda Miata has been around for 27 years, and this car has remained relatively true to the original car with the greatest technological advancement being the introduction of a Power Retractable Hard Top (PRHT) model in 2006. By the end of the production run of the third-generation “NC” Miata, almost 60 percent of the cars were PRHT models. Since the customer is always right, meet the beautiful 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF; if you’re wondering, RF stands for Retractable Fastback. Without adding too much complexity, weight or cost, the…

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