More Fun for Much Less: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs Scion FR-S

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Launch Edition Roadster Side Profile

Sports cars are built to outperform your everyday family car. You’re probably imagining a sleek coupe decked out with the latest technologies or a massive engine under the hood, but even smaller, lesser horsepower coupes and roadsters can fit the bill. That’s where this comparison falls into place. At Capistrano Mazda, we pit the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata against the Scion FR-S to see how they match up. Read the rest of this entry >>

Advanced Tech Brings 2016 Mazda CX-9 Closer to Autonomous Driving

2016 Mazda CX-9 7 Passenger SUV

News about the all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9 was recently released at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, and we are amazed by all of the advanced technologies that have been included in this redesigned model. Though nowhere near a fully autonomous vehicle, the Mazda CX-9 is getting somewhat closer with semi-autonomous driving as a possibility. Thanks to Mazda’s influential KODO: ‘Soul of Motion’ design language, the new Mazda CX-9 is as stunning to look at as it is to get behind the wheel. Read the rest of this entry >>

Why This Mazda MX-5 Miata is Worth the $53,000 Price Tag

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Cup Race Car

Did you know that the Mazda MX-5 Miata is the most road-raced production car in the world? Mazda and racing are the perfect pair with ‘Zoom, Zoom’ heritage and the Mazda MX-5 Cup taking place each year at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The perfectly balanced roadster makes it the ideal choice for road-racing straight out of the box. So, when Mazda announced the $53,000 price tag of a ready-to-race Mazda MX-5 Miata, we were more than excited to learn more.

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Subcompact Crossover SUV Round-Up: The Comparison You’ve Been Waiting For

2016 Mazda CX-3 Front

Choosing a new vehicle is tough when you don’t know what your options are. It can be an especially tough decision when you’ve decided on a specific segment, and there are five or six vehicles in the same class. One of the fastest growing vehicle segments is the subcompact crossover SUV class, which contains vehicles like the new 2016 Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V, and the aging Nissan JUKE. Vehicles in this class are compact, yet offer more ground-clearance and cargo room than a regular sedan. Now, the next question you’re going to ask is, “Which subcompact crossover is right for me?” Let Capistrano Mazda answer that with the comparison between the 2016 Mazda CX-3, 2016 Honda HR-V, and the 2016 Nissan JUKE, and then stop in for a personal test drive of the all-new Mazda CX-3 in Orange County, CA. Read the rest of this entry >>

Four Mazda Vehicles on the 2016 Consumer Guide Best Buy List

2016 Mazda6 Sedan

Each year, Consumer Guide test drives over 150 new vehicles to find the top performing vehicle in each category. As a respectable guide for many car buyers, getting even one vehicle on the Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buys list is a remarkable accomplishment. So, when Consumer Guide released its 2016 Automotive Best Buys list, it was no surprise to us to find four different Mazda vehicles taking the top spot in its respective categories. Check out the vehicles that made the list, and visit us at Capistrano Mazda to experience what Mazda vehicles have to offer! Read the rest of this entry >>

Best Bang for the Buck: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs Subaru BRZ

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Rear Taillight

When it comes to sports cars, there are only a handful on the market that offer a pure and exciting driving experience. The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata and its biggest competitor, the 2015 Subaru BRZ, are two of the most popular sports cars that you can purchase for under $30,000. The competition is close, but the Mazda MX-5 Miata edges out the Subaru BRZ as the purest form of driving. At Capistrano Mazda, we put the two head-to-head to show you how the Mazda MX-5 Miata stacks up against the Subaru BRZ. Read the rest of this entry >>

Everything You Need to Know About the Mazda MX-5 Miata

Mazda MX-5 Miata Generations

When you’re shopping for a sports car that’s fun to drive and has stunning good looks, where do you start? There are a few competitive sports coupes on the market that have been picking up in popularity lately, however, there’s one vehicle that should be at the top of your list. And, that’s the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata. So, why should you consider Mazda’s little roadster first and foremost? If you know anything about the Mazda brand, it probably has something to do with the Mazda MX-5 Miata, or Mazda’s legendary “Zoom, Zoom” history. Since its introduction to the world in 1989, the Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster has always been about the pleasure of driving, and that’s no different with the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata. Read the rest of this entry >>