Mazda Make Overview

Passenger Cars

Mazda 626 Overview
2002 - 1979 (used)
Mazda MAZDA2 Overview
2014 - 2008 (used)
Mazda Protege Overview
2003 - 1989 (used)
Mazda RX-8 Overview
2011 - 2004 (used)

SUV/Crossovers

Mazda CX-7 Overview
2012 - 2007 (used)
Mazda Tribute Overview
2011 - 2001 (used)

Vans/Minivans

Mazda MAZDA5 Overview
2015 - 2006 (used)
Mazda MPV Overview
2006 - 1989 (used)

Pickup Trucks

Mazda B-Series Pickup Overview
2001 - 1990 (used)
Mazda B-Series Truck Overview
2010 - 2002 (used)

Mazda Questions

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2012 Mazda 3 Wont Start Unless Jumped?

I own a 2012 Mazda 3. The vehicle has been amazing till just the other day.. I went to start the car and got a no crank. The headlights work, all dash are operating as usual. . . I uses cables to...

At Warning Light

please explain whats the AT warning light about

My 2008 Mazda Tribute Will Not Go Over 50mph. Why?

my 2008 mazda tribute will not go over 50 mph. it is not the transmission. what could it be?

Bend Valves?

Would the motor be damaged if the timing chain broke om a 2008 Mazda6 2.3 vvti?

2002 Mazda Ac Problem

2002 mazda protege ac problem When i turn the AC on while the fan is on level 1, you feel it gettin cold so its workin as normal, but soon as we turn it up to 2,3 and some times 4 for more air, the ...

Older Mazda Models

Mazda 323 Mazda 929 Mazda GLC
Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata Mazda MAZDASPEED Protege Mazda MAZDASPEED6
Mazda MX-3 Mazda MX-6 Mazda Millenia
Mazda Navajo Mazda Protege5 Mazda RX-3
Mazda RX-4 Mazda RX-7

Mazda Overview

Ask just about any car aficionado to name the most memorable Mazda, and chances are they'll say the RX-7 sports car, an iconic vehicle that helped establish Mazda as a verifiable brand in the U.S. and could be considered the forerunner of the automaker's "zoom zoom" marketing campaign. But Mazda was around a long time before the RX-7 made its first appearance in 1978.

The origins of Mazda go all the way back to the 1920s, when the company that would eventually become Mazda, then called the Toyo Cork Kogyo Co., was founded in Hiroshima. Although it originally produced machine tools, the company soon began producing three-wheeled trucks and sedans. However, it wasn't until 1960 that the company produced its first four-wheeled vehicle, called the R360. Mazda soon moved aggressively into auto production, with the first Mazdas appearing in the U.S. in 1970.

During the 1970s, Mazda became known as the automaker that produced vehicles with the Wankel rotary engine, including the RX-2, the RX-3, and the RX-7. In 1979, Ford bought a 25 percent stake in the company, and Mazdas and Fords have been linked ever since. In fact, Mazda built early Ford Ranger pickup trucks, until Ford took over production of the trucks in the mid-1980s.

In later years, such Mazda vehicles as the 323, the 626, the Millennia, the Protege, and the Miata helped establish the Mazda brand. In addition, the automaker's popular "zoom zoom" marketing campaign helped distinguish the company from its competitors.

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