Taz Says: The Dublin Mazda Blog - Dublin Mazda

I’m a race car driver, a car enthusiast, owner of car dealerships, and now a blogger! With years of car care and racing experience, I’m ready to share my knowledge with you. Join me right here for car tips, news, advice, and much more!

—Taz Harvey

Never Stop Refining: The 2022 Mazda3

The fact that the Mazda3 has been around for almost two decades is a testament to its popularity. In fact, shortly after the 4th Generation Mazda3 was released in 2019, it soon became Mazda’s fastest selling car. (Note: the Mazda CX-5 is now Mazda’s most popular model in the United States, but let’s remember that…

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The Mazda CX-9 Trifecta: Performance, Comfort, Utility

For many active Northern Californians, our lifestyles often dictate that an SUV is the best choice for our overall transportation needs. And, typically, that means accepting trade-offs for all that seating capacity and cargo space. In most cases, SUV’s lack the crisp handling and indulgent interior that one expects from, say, a high-end sports sedan.…

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The Mazda CX-30 Punches Above Its Weight

If you’re in search of a car that punches above its weight, you may want to look into the 2022 Mazda CX-30, a compact crossover that’s priced for its category but performs and feels like a subcompact luxury crossover.  POWER AND PERFORMANCE Whether in town or country, the 2022 Mazda CX-30 takes you where you…

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For the Love of the Drive: New 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Driving purists rejoice! The 6-speed manual is still standard operating procedure for the new 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata. The best-selling two-seat roadster honors its driving heritage by keeping the manual transmission front and center; an automatic is available on the top-tier Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring. Other updates for 2022 include new Kinematic Posture Control,…

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What Is Going On with Used Car Prices?

Due to the global chip shortage and ongoing supply chain issues, the automotive market is in flux. New cars are harder to find, and used cars are worth more than ever. If you have a used car you are looking to trade or sell, now is the time to take advantage of historically high used…

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Mazda Maintenance You Can Depend On

Mazda owners know that Mazdas aren’t like other vehicles. Designed with the KODO philosophy and engineered with the driver in mind, new Mazda vehicles are built to perform – and to last. That doesn’t mean they can skip regular maintenance. Maintaining your Mazda helps it last longer, perform better, remain safe, and will save you…

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Three-Row SUVs: 2021 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2021 Kia Sorento

While two-row crossovers are arguably the most popular vehicles on American roads, sometimes you need that extra room of a third row. The 2021 Mazda CX-9 is a stylish option that handles well and packs plenty of high-tech and premium features. The 2021 Kia Sorento is also an advanced three-row SUV with many similar safety…

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Mazda SKYACTIV® Technology

If you have a Mazda or have read about Mazda technology, you have heard the term SKYACTIV®. Mazda SKYACTIV® technology maximizes driving performance and efficiency and encompasses everything from the construction of each model’s body to the engine, transmission and chassis. Mazda SKYACTIV® technology includes SKYACTIV®-G gasoline, SKYACTIV® -Drive 6-Speed, SKYACTIV®-MT 6-Speed Manual and the…

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Introducing the First All-Electric Mazda MX-30

Mazda recently announced plans to bring an entire fleet of electrified Mazdas by 2025, and the first to be released is the all-new, all-electric 2022 Mazda MX-30. This subcompact EV boasts all of the style, performance and technology of a Mazda CUV, but creates zero emissions. Mazda plans to launch five hybrids, five plug-in hybrids…

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Mazda is Consumer Reports’ ‘Best Car Brand for 2021’!

We are excited, but not so surprised, to announce that Mazda was ranked first in Consumer Reports “Best Car Brands of 2021”! Consumer Reports ranks vehicles based on a Road-Test Score, Predicted Reliability, Owner Satisfaction, Safety, Green Choices and an Overall Score. Seven out of seven Mazda models tested by Consumer Reports came recommended. Mazda…

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The 2021 Mazda CX-5 is the Compact SUV to Beat

American’s love their crossovers, and compact SUVs are now the most popular cars on the road. From staples like the Jeep Cherokee and Mazda CX-5 to newcomers like the Ford Bronco Sport, these compact SUVs offer style, performance and advanced tech.  The Mazda CX-5 is a Car and Driver 10Best winner, Editors’ Choice Award, and…

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2021 Mazda CX-3: Simply Exciting

Available in a single Sport trim, the 2021 Mazda CX-3 makes it easy to choose. The well-equipped subcompact crossover boasts a thrilling driving dynamic, perfect for those who love driving a car but are looking for a little more capability. Simply choose from standard front-wheel-drive or Mazda’s predictive i-ACTIV® all-wheel drive and your exterior paint…

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Explore the New 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata

The new 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata now has Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ standard, with wireless Apple CarPlay® connectivity also available. An exciting addition to the evergreen Mazda roadster. For the 2021 model year, you can also now choose from a Deep Crystal Blue exterior color and a new White Nappa Leather interior option, which…

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2021 MAZDA CX-30: IIHS Top Safety Pick+

The 2021 Mazda CX-30 has joined the long list of Mazda vehicles to earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+ designation for a 4-door SUV. Mazda has six total models with the 2020 Top Safety Pick+ award for vehicles built after September 2020!  The 2021 Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback, 2021 Mazda6,…

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2021 Mazda CX-9: Sophisticated Performance

The new Mazda CX-9 is not only a three-row SUV that you’ll actually enjoy driving, it now has more premium features and upgraded entertainment. For the 2021 model year, the Mazda CX-9 gets a 10.25-inch touchscreen standard with Mazda’s latest infotainment, the Carbon Edition styling as an option, and brand new benefits for the top-tier…

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Get More in the New 2021 Mazda CX-5

Ranked number one by Car and Driver in compact crossover SUVs*, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 boasts stylish design, luxurious interior features, and superior drivability. The 2021 model year brings the option of a turbocharged engine that boosts horsepower from the standard 187 up to a powerful 250-hp on premium fuel. This 2021 Mazda adds a…

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2021 Mazda6 Pulls Out All the Stops

The new 2021 Mazda6 sedan proves you can have it all: a family-friendly, practical car that is fun to drive and affordable to boot! This new edition of the Mazda6 will get Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto® capabilities standard, plus, you can opt for the sleek, sexy Carbon Edition for those who enjoy turning heads.…

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