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Automatically Charming: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club Test Drive

Don’t let the decreasing availability of new manual-transmission cars fool you. There are a lot of people who love driving stick. They’ll say that no dual-clutch automatic can offer the same level of engagement and connection to a car that you get from working three pedals and shifting your own gears. I’m one of them. Learning how to use a manual gearbox was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made as an automotive enthusiast. In fact, it’s made me a better driver in general because I have to pay attention…

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More Power, More Fun: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Test Drive

Do you care about practicality when it comes to buying a small fun-to-drive sports car? Because while the Mazda MX-5 Miata has always been one of my favorite sports cars, I always debate picking the Miata over more practical cars like the Subaru BRZ or the Nissan 370Z. Nonetheless, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is back for the 2019 model year to make an even stronger case for itself. It comes to the fight packing a more powerful engine, which now produces 181 horsepower — something that dramatically improves an already…

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Video Comparison: Mazda CX-5 vs Hyundai Santa Fe

It’s time for the Mazda CX-5 vs Hyundai Santa Fe! Both the Mazda and Hyundai are strong competitors in a red-hot segment, and our video takes a look at the engines, cabins, infotainment, and price to determine a winner. Fortunately, we’ve gotten to drive both the Mazda and the Hyundai extensively over the past few months, and can say both are great, well-rounded vehicles with lots to offer. So before we jump to the video, let’s have a brief preview of each vehicle. After a week with the latest CX-5,…

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Mazda CX-5 vs Subaru Forester Featured Head to Heads & Advice Mazda Subaru Videos 

Crossover Comparison: Mazda CX-5 vs Subaru Forester

When looking at the Mazda CX-5 vs Subaru Forester, it’s clear two very different design doctrines have made for two very different crossovers. That said? We’ve enjoyed our time with both. Mazdas of all stripes are a perennial favorite of auto writers, and the CX-5 is no exception. Here’s what Jeffery N. Ross about his time with this agile crossover: When most people think about a luxurious, sporty crossover, a Mazda might not be the first vehicle that pops into their head — let alone a compact Mazda. But the…

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Subaru Forester Honored at 2019 NW Outdoor Activity Vehicle Awards

Here’s a fun fact: People in the Northwest like Subarus. And that was made even more clear this week, when the Northwest Automotive Press Association announced its Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year awards, and the Subaru Forester Sport topped the compact class. Subaru is rightly celebrated for its great all-wheel drive system, and that was one of the factors which made it shine during the battery of tests NWAPA members put all the vehicles through. Because while it was slightly down on power in comparison to some of its…

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