The Results Are in: See What Experts Are Saying in the Latest Mazda Reviews

Mazda has built a solid reputation for delivering exquisite, high-quality vehicles, and the current lineup of Mazda models is certainly no exception. Many drivers continually return to the Mazda brand when shopping for a new vehicle because they know they’re getting an automobile that is not only gorgeous inside and out, but bears reliable power and high-tech features beneath the hood as well.

At Biggers Mazda, we appreciate the uncompromising quality of the Mazda brand, and our many loyal customers feel the same way. The top industry critics also continue to recognize the excellence of Mazda’s vehicles. Keep reading to see what renowned automotive experts have been saying about Mazda’s current lineup of vehicles.

2018 Mazda3 4-Door

The 2018 Mazda3 4-Door is an elegant, fuel-efficient compact car that is a popular pick with customers. Priced from $18,095 MSRP*, this vehicle achieves EPA-estimated fuel economy of up to 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the praises the Mazda3 sedan’s aesthetic appeal, saying it has a more upscale appearance than its price tag suggests. Edmunds is also a fan of its sporty performance and handling.

Other industry experts have also chimed in with positive praise for the Mazda3:

  • Kelley Blue Book: “Playful and sophisticated, the 2018 Mazda3 is a fuel-efficient compact that’s one of the most fun to drive in its class.”
  • U.S. News & World Report: “The 2018 Mazda3 should be on every compact-car shopper’s short list. Fantastic handling and a high-quality interior are just a couple of reasons why it places in the top third of our rankings.”
2017 Mazda3 4-Door


2018 Mazda3 5-Door

Priced from $19,345 MSRP*, the 2018 Mazda3 5-Door is the fuel-efficient hatchback companion to the Mazda3 4-Door. It delivers up to an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway, and it also boasts an impressive 47.1 cubic feet of cargo space when the rear seat is lowered.Car and Driver gives the Mazda3 hatchback a 4.5-star rating, praising attributes like the car’s well-appointed interior and impressive driving dynamics. It’s no surprise that Car and Driver has included this model on its prestigious 10Best Cars list!

Take a look at some other high praise for the Mazda3 5-Door:

  • Edmunds: “We’re partial to the hatchback for its cargo-carrying flexibility as well as its aesthetic appeal.”
  • U.S. News & World Report: “It delivers superb handling while maintaining a smooth ride, and its engine lineup is powerful for a compact car. Furthermore, it has one of the nicest interiors and infotainment systems in the class. The Mazda3 is available in sedan and hatchback body styles, the latter of which provides more utility.”
2017 Mazda3 5-Door

2017 Mazda6

The 2017 Mazda6, a refined sports sedan within the Mazda lineup, is priced starting at $21,945 MSRP*. This imposing, muscular car flaunts a gorgeous physique that will have onlookers staring in admiration. The Mazda6 commands attention with a self-assured confidence, and its sleek exterior is complemented by a feature-rich interior.The reviewer at Kelley Blue Book’s calls the Mazda6 the athlete of its segment, lauding the car’s playful drive quality and praising the pure fun of the experience behind the wheel. The experts at further applaud the Mazda6’s impressively affordable price tag, attractive design, and outstanding efficiency.

Here is what some other industry authorities have had to say about the Mazda6:

  • Car and Driver: “If you think all family sedans are created equal, you’re in for a surprise with the nimble and curvaceous Mazda6. It lives up to its racy looks, too—a precision-tuned suspension and driver-focused cabin make it the ideal choice for those who enjoy driving.”
  • Edmunds: “At its core, the 2017 Mazda6 is a competent, comfortable and sensible midsize family sedan. When you add in strong performance, plenty of driver engagement and evocative styling, it’s easy to see why it’s one of our favorite midsize family sedans.”
2017 Mazda6


2018 Mazda CX-3

Priced from $20,110 MSRP**, the 2018 Mazda CX-3 is a subcompact crossover that demands to be noticed. Drivers will love the curvaceous physique of this attractive crossover as well as its fuel efficiency, which reaches an EPA-estimated 29 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. Over at Autotrader, the reviewer was impressed with the vehicle’s high-quality interior. The Mazda CX-3’s lively performance and impressive fuel economy were additionally praised.

Other critics are also saying good things about the Mazda CX-3:

  • Car and Driver: “One spirited drive behind the wheel of the CX-3 will have even the keenest driving enthusiasts singing its praises”
  • The Car Connection: “The 2018 Mazda CX-3 is a fresh start for small crossovers—a tall-riding hatch that works so well on the outside that we say it’s exceptional.”
2017 Mazda CX-3

2018 Mazda CX-5

The Mazda CX-5, priced beginning at $24,150 MSRP**, is a roomy crossover SUV that is as practical as it is attractive. The Mazda CX-5 delivers an EPA-estimated 25 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. It also offers up to 59.6 cubic feet of cargo volume.The expert reviewer at Car and Driver loves the vehicle’s distinctive good looks as well as its engaging performance. They additionally report that the latest Mazda CX-5 appears to be more expensive than it is, making it a charming choice.

Here is what some others experts are saying about the Mazda CX-5:

  • Edmunds: “Factoring in the CX-5’s traditionally taut steering and suspension, we think the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is one of the best small SUVs available.”
  • U.S. News & World Report: “The 2018 Mazda CX-5 is one of our highest-rated compact SUVs, and deservedly so. The CX-5 delivers arguably the most engaging performance in the class and one of the nicest interiors.”
2017 Mazda CX-5


2018 Mazda CX-9

The Mazda CX-9 is the family-ready three-row SUV of the Mazda lineup. Priced from $32,130 MSRP**, this remarkable vehicle provides seating for seven passengers along with an incredible 135.1 cubic feet of passenger space and 71.2 cubic feet of cargo volume with the rear seats lowered.A professional reviewer at Edmunds gives the Mazda CX-9 praise regarding its extensive features list and impeccable style. Additionally highlighted was the Mazda CX-9’s high level of refinement and comfort. Its noteworthy performance also impressed.

Other experts also have positive words for the Mazda CX-9:

  • Autotrader: “From its modern, upscale interior to its nearly clairvoyant i-ACTIV all-wheel-drive (AWD) system, the new CX-9 provides families an efficient, safe, powerful and attractive way to get around while offering the driver the kind of sporty handling rarely found at this price point..”
  • Car and Driver: “ The Mazda CX-9 is a rare example of a crossover that still blends a great deal of driving fun in with all the utility thanks to a well-sorted chassis and communicative steering.”
2016 Mazda CX-9

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Sporty class comes to the road in the muscular shape of the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata. This convertible roadster will give drivers the open-air experience they’ve been craving! The Mazda MX-5 Miata flaunts a more aggressive exterior design that is sure to draw admiring gazes wherever it goes.A reviewer at Motor Trend calls the Mazda MX-5 Miata “hilariously fun,” saying it is everything that a small roadster should be. Also noted was its affordable price and surprising efficiency.

Here is what other automotive experts are saying about this high-style convertible:

  • Edmunds: “A peppy yet fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine provides enough power and a delightful soundtrack to keep you entertained for as many miles as you can handle.”
  • The Car Connection: “The Miata’s dynamics are among the best you’ll find at any price and they’re a reminder that sports cars need not be punishing to be a joy on a curvy road. The Miata leans into a curve, takes a set, and then slices through predictably. Its ride is firm, but not unduly so.”
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata


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Drivers can enjoy these exquisite Mazda vehicles and further explore them in person at Biggers Mazda. Stop in and see us or contact us today to get behind the wheel of these exceptional models and try them out on the open road!


*Excludes taxes, title, license fees and $890 destination charge (Alaska $935). Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.

**Excludes taxes, title, license fees and $975 destination charge (Alaska $1,020). Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.

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