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!
We all spend hours dissecting the great sports cars, sport sedans, supercars and hypercars that are out there hooning about and causing trouble.
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.
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.
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…