Mazda Make Overview

Passenger Cars

Mazda MAZDA2 Overview
2014 - 2008 (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 Overview
2009 - 1981 (used)

Mazda Questions

Engine Dying When Slowing Down And Has Misfire

I have put $1400.00 in repairs trying to get my vehicle fixed. First the check engine code said It had a misfire on the 4th cylinder, had a new fuel injector put on. Then it started to dye when slo...

Warranty

Do I need to purchase on the CarGurus website for the 30 day warrranty?

Power Drain Issue CX-5

I have a 2013 CX-5. Replaced the battery and took to the dealer but they diagnosed the issue as a cable that was not tight enough. Basically my alarm will go off randomly at night and sometimes the...

My Battery Light Is On My Dashboard Panel An I Replaced The Battery But Its...

No Crank No Start Security Indicator Light Flashing Rapidly And Making Clic...

My 2007 Mazda 6i had been running great and then after parking it overnight, it wouldnt start the next morning. It tried to crank at first then slowly died out and then started making a clicking so...

Older Mazda Models

Mazda 323 Mazda 626 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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