Flash Drive: 2023 Mazda CX-50 AWD

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Mazda has added another SUV to their lineup. This past week in Santa Barbara, Mazda invited the automotive media to drive the CX-50 on the highway, twisty mountain roads and then off-road to experience soft sand, steep climbs and descents. Mazda adds another SUV.

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Mazda unveils CX-60 crossover in Europe; e-Skyactiv PHEV, 48V MHEVs

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Mazda Motor Europe unveiled its new crossover SUV, the CX-60. The Mazda CX-60 powertrain line-up features three new engines: the e-Skyactiv G PHEV unit and two straight-six engines: a 3.3 liter e-Skyactiv X gasoline engine, both featuring Mazda’s 48V mild hybrid system.

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Road Test: 2021 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD

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Photos by John Faulkner and Mazda. Mazda never disappoints when it comes to making cars that are fun to drive. But what about the crossovers in the Mazda line-up—the CX-3, CX-30, CX-5, and CX-9? Turbo AWD at 22 mpg city/27 highway/24 combined. mpg and 30.1

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Road Test: 2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD

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2021 Mazda CX-9 owners say things like “exceeds my expectations,” “I love it,” “it is one of the most beautiful cars on the road” and “super happy with my purchase.” At least that’s what Mazda says. The EPA rates the CX-9 AWD at 20 mpg city/26 highway/23 combined.

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Road Test: 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV

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If you are the type of conscientious person who never forgets to plug-in your phone every night, and you don’t wander far from home every day, then the 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV may work for you. Mazda enters the EV world. The 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV comes in two trim levels.

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Mazda starts US pre-orders for diesel 2019 Mazda CX-5

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Mazda Motor Corporation announced at the New York International Auto Show that it has begun accepting pre-orders for the diesel-powered 2019 Mazda CX-5 in the US market. It is the first time Mazda has offered a diesel-powered passenger car in the US market. engine is estimated to deliver 168 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 290 lb-ft (393 N·m) of torque at 2,000 rpm with an EPA estimated 27 mpg on city, 30 mpg on highway and 28 mpg overall.

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Mazda diesel has already come and gone: Here’s why it didn’t work for the US

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Mazda teased a special kind of high-mpg diesel zoom-zoom for a decade. By the time it finally arrived in late 2019, badged the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Skyactiv-D, diesel was on the verge of irrelevance outside of bigger trucks intended to haul long distances.

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2016 Mazda CX-3 Gas Mileage: Subcompact SUV Rated At 31 MPG Combined

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Mazda has taken its own road toward boosting the fuel economy of its vehicles, and its latest small SUV manages to break the critical 30-mpg combined rating barrier. The 2016 Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover utility is rated at 31 mpg combined with front-wheel drive, and 29 mpg combined with optional all-wheel drive. DON'T MISS: 2016 Mazda CX-3.

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Final Test: 2021 Mazda6 Carbon Edition

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at 23 mpg city/31 highway/26 combined. Mazda achieves these numbers through its Skyactiv-G engine and vehicle design philosophy–a slick-shifting automatic transmission and a coefficient of drag (C d ) of 0.285. Photos by John Faulkner and Mazda.

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The 3-Cylinder, 40 MPG. Mazda Miata?

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As sports cars go, the current Mazda MX-5 Miata isn't too bad when it comes to fuel efficiency. Okay, so at 25 mpg combined and 28 mpg highway it's a long way off the sort of vehicles we usually feature, but let's just say it's one of the best of a bad bunch. That's not to say that it can't be improved upon. Well, with one of its predecessors

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Road Test: 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid Limited AWD

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Great style, drives equally as well as it looks, and gets more than 37 mpg. The EPA estimates fuel economy to be 37 mpg city/36 highway/37 combined. mpg, which moves the Tucson Hybrid AWD into the super fuel sipping category. Road Test: 2021 Mazda CX-5.

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata fuel economy improves 25% versus outgoing model

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The 2016 Mazda MX-5 achieves an EPA-estimated 27 mpg city/34 mpg highway/30 mpg combined (8.7/6.9/7.8 l/100 km) when equipped with the standard SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual transmission and an EPA-estimated 27 mpg city/36 mpg highway/30 mpg combined (8.7/6.5/7.8 At the same time, the 2016 MX-5 has gained Mazda’s torquey SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter engine.

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2014 Mazda 3 Launches: Two SkyActiv Engines, High MPG Expected

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Mazda launched its all-new 2014 Mazda 3 compact hatchback today at coordinated events in New York, Melbourne, Istanbul, St. The new Mazda 3 lineup, which will include a four-door sedan version as well when it goes on sale this September, is the second model designed around the company''s line of ultra-efficient SkyActiv Petersburg, and London.

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2014 Mazda Mazda6: Up To 38 MPG, Priced From $20,880

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Mazda has announced official EPA fuel economy figures and pricing for the 2014 Mazda6 sedan. The striking-looking sedan will start from $20,880, not including Mazda's $795 destination charge ($840 in Alaska), title, taxes, license and other fees. That figure gets you the entry-level i Sport, equipped with Mazda's SKYACTIV-G 2.5-liter gasoline

2013 85

2016 Chevy Volt MPG, EPA Clean Power Plan, 2016 Mazda CX-3 Driven: Today's Car News

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Today, we have efficiency ratings for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt, the EPA finalizes rules that will limit carbon emissions from power plants, and we drive the 2016 Mazda CX-3 crossover. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We've updated our July plug-in electric car sales report, and will continue to do so as more information becomes available. Today in Car News

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Road Test: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Outer Banks 4WD

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That wild creature is now at your local Ford dealer where it will be taking on the Subaru Crosstrek , Mazda CX-30 and Jeep Compass and Renegade head-to-head. are 25 mpg city/28 highway/ 26 combined. Road Test: 2021 Mazda CX-30. Back To the Future. Story by John Faulkner.

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Calligraphy 2.5T AWD

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The EPA has rated the fuel economy at 21 mpg city/28 highway/24 combined. Cracking 30 mpg on the open road with a midsize AWD was a nice surprise, but it really shouldn’t be that big of deal as Clean Fleet Report feels all AWD cars, at a minimum, should get 30+ mpg on the highway.

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Report: Mazda to sell diesel hybrid cars in Japan and Europe in FY16

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The Yomiuri Shimbun reports that Mazda Motor Corp. Using a diesel-fueled engine as the main drive source, Mazda will develop a system in which an engine-powered small motor will play a supporting role. Mazda aims to develop diesel-powered hybrid cars that can travel about 40 kilometers per liter [94 mpg US or 2.5 will begin selling diesel hybrid passenger cars in Japan and Europe as early as fiscal 2016.

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Latest EPA automotive trend report shows MY 2017 fleet fuel economy of 24.9 mpg; new record

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mpg to 25.4 Mazda and Hyundai had the second and third lowest CO 2 emissions, respectively. The latest edition of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) annual Automotive Trends Report finds that Model Year (MY) 2017 vehicle fuel economy was 24.9 miles per gallon, slightly higher than MY 2016, and a record high overall. Since MY 2004, fuel economy and CO 2 emissions have improved in eleven out of thirteen years. Estimated Real-World CO 2 and Fuel Economy. Source: EPA.

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2016 Mazda Miata: Gas Mileage 25 Percent Higher, At 30 MPG Combined

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Nearly eight months after the car was first unveiled, we now have fuel-economy figures for the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata sports car. The Miata will achieve 30 mpg combined (27 mpg city, 34 mpg highway) when equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, and gets an extra 2 mpg highway with the six-speed automatic. Mazda says this represents a 25.

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2014 Mazda Mazda3 Sedan: Aero-Efficient Sedan Revealed

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Mazda is on a roll at the moment. Its CX-5 crossover is among the most efficient in class, and the new 40 mpg highway Mazda 6 likewise. The 2014 Mazda 3 was also unveiled recently, and thanks to images leaked on the internet a few days ago, Mazda has now seen fit to reveal the 2014 Mazda 3 sedan in official pictures.

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2013 Mazda CX-5 Compact SUV: EPA Figures In, 35 MPG Highway

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Crossover fans have been eager in anticipation of the 2013 Mazda CX-5 Crossover, and for good reason. Thanks to new SkyActiv engines, Mazda has been promising some pretty impressive fuel economy numbers. With EPA testing now complete, it appears even Mazda underestimated just how far the CX-5 will travel on a gallon of gas. Mazda has released the

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Mazda CX-5 diesel gets 28-mpg EPA city rating

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The Mazda CX-5 diesel took one step closer to production by receiving an EPA rating. With front-wheel drive, the CX-5 diesel is rated at 28 mpg city, 31 highway, 29 combined. With all-wheel drive those numbers each drop by 1 mpg for ratings of 27 city, 30 highway, and 28 overall. Jalopnik made the find and reported the ratings on Wednesday. Fuel Economy EPA Ratings

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Mazda launches second SKYACTIV model in Japan: facelifted Axela

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Mazda Motor Corporation commenced sales of the facelifted Mazda Axela (known overseas as the Mazda3) in Japan. The updated Axela is Mazda’s second model in Japan following the Mazda Demio (known overseas as the Mazda2) to feature the company’s SKYACTIV technology. The facelifted Axela is Mazda’s first vehicle to feature the newly-developed SKYACTIV-G 2.0 L/100km, 47 mpg US) in the 10-15 mode test cycle, in models with 15-inch wheels.

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Mazda Launches Next-Generation SKYACTIV Technologies

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Mazda Motor Corporation has launched its SKYACTIV next-generation technologies—including engines, transmissions, vehicle bodies and chassis—that will begin appearing in Mazda products from 2011. The Mazda Demio (known overseas as the Mazda2) will be the first model to feature SKYACTIV technology and will go on sale in Japan in the first half of 2011. The Mazda Demio SKYACTIV-G will achieve fuel economy of 30 kilometers per liter (70.6 mpg US, 3.3

2010 183

Mazda6 diesel sedan offers up to 60 mpg US

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l/100 km (60 mpg US) and CO 2 emissions of 104 g/km (European combined cycle with standard diesel SKYACTIV-D 2.2 Mazda is offering the choice of five SKYACTIV engines (two diesels and three gasoline powerplants) coupled with six-speed manual or automatic transmissions in the Mazda6. Mazda’s engineers determined that a typical vehicle deceleration phase lasts only about 10 seconds. Mazda6 Sedan & Wagon (European Specification). Click to enlarge.

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Road Test: 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe 3LT

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mpg, but in two 100-mile highway runs with the cruise control set at 65 mph, we achieved 30.1 So while most owners will not be trying to eke-out every last mile from a drop of fuel, it is possible, when on a long road trip and with an easy right foot, to crack 30 mpg.

Pre-orders start for Mazda Axela in Japan; gasoline and hybrid models first, followed by diesel

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Mazda Motor Corporation will begin taking pre-orders for the new Mazda Axela sports compact (known outside of Japan as Mazda3) on 10 October 10, 2013 at its dealers throughout Japan. This will make Mazda the first domestic automaker to offer gasoline, diesel and hybrid versions of a single model in Japan. The Axela follows the CX-5 and Atenza (Mazda6) as the third model to adopt both Mazda’s next-generation SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY and its new KODO - Soul of Motion design theme.

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Venue

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To maximize fuel economy, selecting the Normal drive mode is key to equaling or besting the EPA rating of 30 mpg city/34 highway/32 combined. Road Test: 2018 Mazda CX-3. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class.

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Flash Drive: 2022 Volkswagen Taos

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Fuel economy is rated at 28 mpg city/36 highway/31 combined for the FWD Taos, with the AWD model returning 25/32/28. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class. VW Fields an Entry-Level SUV.

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Mazda to Introduce Three New Upgraded Models Focused on Lower Fuel Consumption at Paris Show

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At this year's Paris Motor Show, Mazda will introduce three upgraded models, with a focus on lowering fuel consumption. Mazda's lightweight Mazda2 has received an upgrade and will be given its European premiere in Paris, featuring an upgraded Euro V compliant powertrain line-up, along with the introduction of an automatic transmission version. L/100km (45 mpg US) and a 15% reduction in CO 2 emissions in comparison to the previous 2.0-liter diesel. mpg US).

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Mazda introducing 1.3L direct injection gasoline engine as first SKYACTIV-G unit

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The first of Mazda Motor Corporation’s next-generation SKYACTIV technologies ( earlier post ) to be introduced to the market will be the SKYACTIV-G 1.3 Mazda will unveil the engine at the Automotive Engineering Exposition that will be held from 18 – 20 May at the Pacifico Yokohama convention center near Tokyo, Japan. Mazda plans to introduce the SKYACTIV-G 1.3 will achieve fuel economy of 30 km/L (71 mpg US, 3.33 SKYACTIV-G. Click to enlarge.

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2014 Mazda Mazda6 Gas Mileage Revealed: 40 Highway, 32 Combined

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The automobile market is no longer a stranger to cars achieving highway mileage of 40 mpg, but to see such a figure coming from a midsize car is quite an impressive feat. What''s more, the midsize car in question--Mazda''s 2014 Mazda6 sedan--has no diesel engine nor hybrid system to help it reach this mileage. Instead, Mazda puts the 6''s impressive

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2016 Mazda CX-9 shows 32% improvement in EPA-estimated fuel economy over predecessor; SKYACTIV-G 2.5 turbo

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Mazda North American Operations released EPA-estimated fuel economy figures for its all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9. Certified at an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/28 mpg highway/25 mpg combined, when equipped with front-wheel drive, the 2016 CX-9 achieves best-in-class (MY 2016 midsize, three-row, non-hybrid crossover SUVs for sale in the US) city and combined fuel economy ratings and class-leading highway fuel economy. Mazda engineers achieved a compression ratio 10.5:1,

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2013 Mazda CX-5 Configurator Microsite Goes Live

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Mazda has big ambitions for its 2013 CX-5 crossover, which is the first vehicle in the automaker’s catalog to be designed from the ground up using SkyActiv technology. Weight savings and improvements to the engine and transmission allow the CX-5 to deliver EPA-estimated highway fuel economy of up to 35 mpg and combined fuel economy of up to

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New Mazda Demio posts 13,500 orders in first month, more than 2x target; 1.3L SKYACTIV engine driving popularity

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First-month orders for the facelifted Mazda Demio (known overseas as the Mazda2) reached 13,500 units, more than double the 6,000-unit monthly target, since its sales launch in Japan on June 30, 2011. Additionally, the number of new Mazda Demios registered in Japan during July exceeded 10,000 units. This is the first Mazda model to surpass 10,000 registrations in a single month since March 2004, seven years and four months ago.

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2012 Mazda CX-5 To Get High-MPG SkyActiv Engines, Stop-Start

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Mazda has unveiled a brand new compact crossover that’s destined to go on sale early next year and could prove to be the most fuel efficient model in its class. We’re talking about the new 2012 Mazda CX-5, which will serve as the replacement for the current Mazda Tribute and make its official world debut next month at the 2011

Mazda Launches Revamped Micro-Mini Carol in Japan

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Mazda Motor Corporation has launched the fully updated the Mazda Carol micro-mini for the Japanese market, its first full remodeling since September 2004. Mazda Carol XS (FWD model with CVT). km/L (58 mpg US, 4.0 Featuring reduced curb weight and a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with an auxiliary gearbox, the Carol provides improved eco-friendliness and even better value. Click to enlarge. Exhaust emissions are at least 75% lower than Japan’s 2005 standards.

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Mazda to Debut Next-Generation Direct Injection Gasoline and Diesel Engines, Transmission and Kiyora Concept at Tokyo Motor Show 2009

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The Kiyora Concept uses a 1.3-liter version of the new SKY-G gasoline direct injection engine and achieves fuel economy of 75 mpg US on the Japanese 10-15 cycle. Mazda Motor Corporation will showcase the world premiere of its next-generation engine lineup and automatic transmissions at the 41 st Tokyo Motor Show, to be held from Saturday, 24 October through 4 November. L/100km or 75 mpg US). Direct-injection Mazda SKY-G gasoline engine.

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Ford Escape with EcoBoost Engine EPA-rated at 33 mpg highway

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The new Ford Escape’s 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine has earned an EPA fuel economy rating of 33 mpg US (7.13 l/100 km) on the highway cycle—2 mpg better than the Honda CR-V and 5 mpg better than Toyota RAV4. Offered for the first time in North America, the engine delivers 23 mpg US (10.2 l/100 km) city, and produces 178 hp (133 kW) and 184 lb-ft (249 N·m) of torque, topping the Mazda CX-5 by more than 20 horsepower and 30 lb-ft of torque.

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Has Mazda Come Full Circle With Rotary Engine Fuel Economy?

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You may have noticed we feature the late Mazda RX-8 rather less often than the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car. Considering the final iteration of the four-seat, four-door sports car delivered just 23 mpg highway from its 1.3-liter Renesis rotary engine, it really wasn’t a green car. But Mazda believes that's going to change

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Road Test: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 PHEV

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Fuel economy for the Recharge is 55 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) when you use electricity and gasoline and drops to 27 mpg when you don’t charge up the battery. I averaged 25 mpg over 364 miles of mostly freeway driving. Local Electric Driving, No Range Anxiety.

Road Test: 2022 Ford Escape PHEV Titanium FWD

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And the rest : Flash Drive: 2023 Mazda CX-50. Road Test: 2021 Mazda CX-5. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class. Escaping High Fuel Prices; a Natural Bridge to an EV.