IIHS Says the Mazda 5, Fiat 500L And Nissan Leaf Crash Really Badly

While most small cars performed well in the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety's latest crash tests, family cars such as the Mazda 5 or the Fiat 500L and the world's most popular electric car, the Nissan Leaf left a lot to be desired. Ouch! » 7/30/14 2:40pm 7/30/14 2:40pm

What's Your Favorite Car That Wasn't Built For Performance?

We all spend hours dissecting the great sports cars, sport sedans, supercars and hypercars that are out there hooning about and causing trouble. » 1/05/13 1:00pm 1/05/13 1:00pm

Mazda gives MX-5 Miata a Porsche-like top for SEMA

Compared to the sprawling efforts of Chevrolet and Ford, Mazda is taking a fairly laid-back approach to this year's SEMA show with five cars: two MX-5 Miatas, two Mazda2s, and a Mazda5 sure to inspire lust in suburban dads. » 11/02/11 3:30pm 11/02/11 3:30pm

New Mazda5: Why Won't Anyone Buy Me?

The Mazda5's a minivan that at least looks cool. Now, thanks to a new, Nagare-flavored restyling and a 2.0-liter direct-injection four, it may even have solidified its sub-zero status. If only suburbanites would buy it. » 1/20/10 11:15am 1/20/10 11:15am

20 Least Expensive Cars To Insure For 2009

Like salt and pepper, chocolate and vanilla, our look at the 20 most expensive cars to insure for 2009 has a flip-side. Today we'll be looking at the 20 least expensive cars to insure for 2009. » 6/08/09 2:00pm 6/08/09 2:00pm

Mazda Recalls Mazda5 Wagon

It's not big enough to be a minivan, but the Mazda5 could still catch fire unexpectedly. (C'mon, that's non sequiturs 101.) The company announced an exhaust system flaw on 2,700 new Mazda5 models that could cause fires. No injuries have been reported, but Mazda5 owners are urged to contact a dealer to get the flaw… » 9/21/05 8:03am 9/21/05 8:03am