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Mazda Motor Corporation Most often just called Mazda, is a Japanese automaker situated in Fuchū, Aki District, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

In 2007, Mazda manufactured almost 1.3 million vehicles for worldwide export, the greater part of which (almost 1 million) were manufactured in the organization's Japanese plants, with the rest from an assortment of different plants worldwide. In 2011, Mazda was the fifteenth largest automaker by production worldwide.

In 1931 Toyo Kogyo changed from producing machine tools to automobiles with the announcement of the Mazda-Go autorickshaw. Toyo Kogyo manufactured weapons for the Japanese military during World War II, most eminently the series 30 through 35 series 99 rifle. The organization formally assumed the Mazda name in 1984, however every vehicle sold from the start point wore that badge. The Mazda R360 was presented in 1960, trailed by the Mazda Carol in 1962.

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Mazda 929 (1966–1997)

1966 Mazda 929
1966 Mazda 929
1986 Mazda 929
1986 Mazda 929
1990 Mazda 929
1990 Mazda 929
1995 Mazda 929
1995 Mazda 929
The full size Mazda 929 was built from 1973 and 1997. The 929 badge was only used for exports only, badge-engineering the Luce model until 1991 and afterward exchanging the name to Sentia models. From 1982 and 1986, Mazda additionally utilized the 929 nameplate for its Cosmo coupe in some markets.

Successor, Mazda Sentia (alsp called the 929), HC Platform, July 1986 – May 1991, Sentia, 1991–2002 When the Sentia was cancelled by Mazda, Kia continued its production in South Korea as the Kia Enterprise.

Mazda Mid-Size

Mazda 626 (1972-2002)

1974 Mazda 626
1974 Mazda 626
1990 Mazda 626
1990 Mazda 626
2000 Mazda 626 Wagon
2000 Mazda 626 Wagon
2001 Mazda 626 2.0 GLX
2001 Mazda 626 2.0 GLX
2002 Mazda 626
2002 Mazda 626
The Mazda 626/Capella is a mid-size car that was manufactured by Mazda from 1970 to 2002. Sold in the Japanese domestic market under the Capella name, the vehicle was also commonly known in other major markets as the Mazda 626. Ford, Mazda's partner at the time, would also use the Capella platform to create the Ford Telstar and Ford Probe. 4,345,279 of the 626 and Telstar models were sold worldwide. Designed to compete against Japanese mid-size stalwarts such as the Honda Accord, Toyota Corona, and Nissan Bluebird, the Capella would be succeeded by the Mazda6 (Atenza) in 2002.

Mazda Millenia (1993-2003)

1993 Mazda Millenia
1993 Mazda Millenia
1999 Mazda Millenia
1999 Mazda Millenia
2000 Mazda Millenia
2000 Mazda Millenia
2002 Mazda Millenia
2002 Mazda Millenia
2003 Mazda Millenia
2003 Mazda Millenia
The Mazda Millenia is an automobile which was manufactured by Mazda in Japan from 1993 to 2002. The Millenia was originally planned as the second of three models for Mazda’s proposed luxury brand Amati. The car was launched in North America in 1995 as the Mazda Millenia and in July 1997 the Japanese market Eunos 800 was also renamed to Mazda Millenia as Mazda discontinued the Eunos brand. It replaced the 929

Mazda6 (2002–present)

2002 Mazda6 Sport
2002 Mazda6 Sport
2005 Mazda6
2005 Mazda6
2009 Mazda6
2009 Mazda6
2016 Mazda6 i Grand Touring
2016 Mazda6 i Grand Touring
2019 Mazda 6
2019 Mazda 6
The Mazda 6 (called the Mazda Atenza in China and Japan, is a large family automobile manufactured since 2002. It was a replacement for the Mazda Capella (616, 626). The Mazda6 has sold more than one million units worldwide since it was introduced, arriving at this business milestone quicker than all past Mazdas.

The Mazda6 was the first example of the organization's new stylish, insightful, and spirited design philosophy followed up in December 2002 by the Mazda2, in August 2003 by the RX-8, in January 2004 by the Mazda3, the in 2005 the Mazda5, in October 2005 the MX-5, and in November 2006 the CX-7. The Mazda6 is basically the sixth generation Mazda 626 as the Mazda6 continues to be built on the G-stage, advancing from the GF-platform 626/Capella to the GG-platform Mazda6.

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Mazda2 / Demio (1996–present)

2013 Mazda 2
2013 Mazda 2
2015 Mazda 2
2015 Mazda 2
2017 Mazda 2
2017 Mazda 2
2018 Mazda 2
2018 Mazda 2
2019 Mazda 2
2019 Mazda 2
The Mazda2/Demio is a supermini manufactured and marketed globally by Mazda since 1996, currently in its fourth generation. The Demio is marketed prominently as the Mazda2 and under previous nameplates including Mazda 121, Mazda Metro and Ford Festiva Mini Wagon. The third generation Demio earned the 2008 World Car of the Year title, while the fourth generation was awarded the 2014–2015 "Japanese Car of the Year". In Canada, Mexico, and the United States, the Demio is sold by Toyota with slight styling changes as an iteration of the Toyota Yaris sedan. In the United States, it was initially marketed under Toyota's youth-oriented Scion brand as the Scion iA. For the 2017 model year, it was re-branded as the Toyota Yaris iA due to the discontinuation of the Scion marque. For the 2019 model year, the iA moniker was dropped. For the 2020 model year, the Demio-based Toyota Yaris hatchback is also available in the United States and Canada.

Mazda3 (2003–present)

2015 Mazda3 S Grand Touring Hatchback
2015 Mazda3 S Grand Touring Hatchback
2017 Mazda 3
2017 Mazda 3
2018 Mazda 3
2018 Mazda 3
2019 Mazda 3
2019 Mazda 3
2020 Mazda 3
2020 Mazda 3
The Mazda3 or Mazda 3 (known as the Mazda Axela in Japan, a combination of "accelerate" and "excellent") is a compact car manufactured in Japan by Mazda. It was introduced in 2003 as a 2004 model, replacing the Familia/323/Protegé in the C-segment. A performance-oriented version of the Mazda3 is marketed as the Mazdaspeed3 in North America, Mazdaspeed Axela in Japan and the Mazda3 MPS in Europe.

Mazda SUVs

Mazda CX-3 (2015-present) Compact

2015 Mazda CX3
2015 Mazda CX3
2016 Mazda CX3
2016 Mazda CX3
2017 Mazda CX3 Limited
2017 Mazda CX3 Limited
2018 Mazda CX3 GX
2018 Mazda CX3 GX
2019 Mazda CX3
2019 Mazda CX3
The Mazda CX-3 is a Subcompact crossover SUV manufactured in Japan by Mazda. Based on the same platform as the Mazda2, it was revealed to the public with a full photo gallery on November 19, 2014, and first put on display two days later at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, as a production vehicle for the model year of 2016.

Mazda CX-5 (2013-present) Compact

2013 Mazda CX5
2013 Mazda CX5
2017 Mazda CX5
2017 Mazda CX5
2018 Mazda CX5
2018 Mazda CX5
2019 Mazda CX5
2019 Mazda CX5
2020 Mazda CX5
2020 Mazda CX5
The Mazda CX-5 is a compact crossover produced by Mazda starting in 2012 for the 2013 model year lineup. It is Mazda's first car featuring the new KODO – Soul of Motion Design language first shown in the Shinari concept vehicle in May 2011. It shares a platform with Mazda3 and Mazda6.

Mazda CX-9 (2006–present) Mid-Size

2006 Mazda CX9
2006 Mazda CX9
2015 Mazda CX9
2015 Mazda CX9
2016 Mazda CX9
2016 Mazda CX9
2017 Mazda CX9
2017 Mazda CX9
2019 Mazda CX9
2019 Mazda CX9
The Mazda CX-9 is a mid-size crossover SUV manufactured since April 2006 by Mazda in Japan, at its Ujina #1 plant in Hiroshima Prefecture. Despite being built in Japan, the CX-9 is not sold in Japan's domestic market, as it exceeds Japanese government dimension regulations and the engine displacement obligates a large annual road tax bill. Instead, the closely related Mazda CX-8 is sold in the market in Japan.

Mazda Sports Cars

Mazda RX7 (1978 to 2002)

1979 Mazda RX7
1979 Mazda RX7
1985 Mazda RX7
1985 Mazda RX7
2000 Mazda RX7
2000 Mazda RX7
2001 Mazda RX7 FD
2001 Mazda RX7 FD
2002 Mazda RX7
2002 Mazda RX7
The Mazda RX-7 is a front-engine, rear-drive sports car manufactured and marketed by Mazda from 1978-2002 across three generations—all noted for using a compact, lightweight Wankel rotary engine. The first RX-7 (1978–1985) was offered as two-passenger hatchback and as a 2+2 hatchback with "occasional" rear seats in some markets. The second generation (1985–1991) was offered in 2+2 hatchback as well as two-door convertible body configurations. The third generation RX-7 (1992-2002) (1993-1995 in the United States) was offered as a 2+2 hatchback and was noted for its engine's sequential twin-turbochargers.

Mazda RX-8 (2003-2012)

2009 Mazda RX-8
2009 Mazda RX-8
2010 Mazda RX-8
2010 Mazda RX-8
2011 Mazda RX-8
2011 Mazda RX-8
2012 Mazda RX-8
2012 Mazda RX-8
2020 Mazda RX-8
2020 Mazda RX-8
The Mazda RX-8 is a sports car manufactured by Japanese automobile manufacturer Mazda between 2002 and 2012. It was first shown in 2001 at the North American International Auto Show. It is the successor to the RX-7 and, like its predecessors in the RX range, it is powered by a rotary Wankel engine. The RX-8 was available for sale in North America from the 2003 model year. Mazda announced on August 23, 2011, that the RX-8 was to be discontinued citing 2012 model year to be the last year of its availability. The RX-8 was removed from the European market in 2010 after the car failed to meet emissions standards. Due to falling sales from Europe coupled with rising Yen prices, Mazda could not justify the continued sale of the RX-8 in other markets.

Mazda RX-9 (2020 Release)

2012 Mazda RX9
2012 Mazda RX9
The Mazda RX-9 is a sports car produced by the Japanese automaker Mazda that is rumored to be slated for release in 2020. Holiday Auto, a Japanese magazine, reported that it would be previewed at the 2017 Tokyo Auto Show, and the final production model would be featured at the same event in 2019. It was not, however, shown at the 2017 event. As of 2016, rumors called for the car to be released in January 2020, to coincide with Mazda's 100th anniversary, and would be initially priced at eight million yen (US $75,511 in 2015). It was believed it will showcase the return of the Wankel rotary engine, but CEO Masamichi Kogai said Mazda will not launch another rotary engine.

Mazda MX-5/Miata (1989-present)

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata
The Mazda MX-5 is a lightweight two-passenger roadster manufactured and marketed by Mazda with a front mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout. The convertible is marketed as the Mazda MX-5 Miata in North America, where it is widely known as the Miata, and as the Eunos Roadster or Mazda Roadster in Japan.

Mazda Pickup

Mazda B Series (1961-2009)

1972 Mazda B1600 Pickup
1972 Mazda B1600 Pickup
1984 Mazda SE 5 Pickup
1984 Mazda SE 5 Pickup
2006 Mazda B3000 Pickup
2006 Mazda B3000 Pickup
2008 Mazda B Series Pickup
2008 Mazda B Series Pickup
2009 Mazda B400 Pickup
2009 Mazda B400 Pickup
The Mazda B series is a series of pickup trucks first manufactured in 1961 by Mazda. The B series was introduced to the United States with the 1972 B1600. In 1974, the similar rotary-powered Rotary Pickup was released in the US. The engine was enlarged to 1.8-liters for 1975's B1800, Since the launch of the B series, Mazda has used the engine displacement to determine each model's name; the B1500 had a 1.5 L engine and the B2600 had a 2.6 L engine. In Japan, the name Mazda Proceed was used for the compact pickup.. Mazda's partnership with Ford resulted in both companies selling this vehicle under different names; Ford called its version the Ford Courier, and later the Ford Ranger. The Mazda B-series and Ford Ranger models sold in North America were developed by Ford, whereas models sold elsewhere under the same badge were engineered by Mazda.

Mazda BT-50 (2006-present)

2006 Mazda BT-50
2006 Mazda BT-50
2016 Mazda BT-50
2016 Mazda BT-50
2017 Mazda BT-50
2017 Mazda BT-50
2018 Mazda BT-50 XTR Dual Cab
2018 Mazda BT-50 XTR Dual Cab
2019 Mazda BT-50
2019 Mazda BT-50
The Mazda BT-50 (model code J97M) is a compact/mid-sized pickup truck produced by the Japanese manufacturer Mazda since 2006. It is a larger version of the predecessor B-Series pickup and is not sold in the Japanese and North American markets. Until 2011, Ford had also sold a version of the first-generation BT-50 as the Ford Ranger and as the SUV Ford Everest. From 2011 the second-generation Ranger has been designed by Ford Australia, with a Mazda derivative sold as the BT-50.

Mazda Vans

Mazda Bongo (1966-present)

2018 Mazda Bongo
2018 Mazda Bongo
The Mazda Bongo, also known as Mazda E-Series, Mazda Access, and the Ford Econovan, was a cabover van and pickup truck manufactured by the Japanese automobile manufacturer Mazda since 1966. It has been built with rear-, middle-, as well as front-mounted engines. It also formed the basis for the long running Kia Sportage range. It is named for the African Bongo, a type of antelope.

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