Mazda is a Japanese automaker whose parent company began making small vehicles over 70 years ago. Mazda has sold cars in the US since the seventies. Mazda offers a collection of vehicles that are intended to be more fun to drive than their competition.
For many, the way a car performs is a key criterion for which car to purchase. Our Velocity Index helps determine which vehicles are the best all-around performers taking in to consideration a balance of factors such as acceleration and handling. A higher number is better.
|Mazda MX-5 RF||74|
|Mazda Mazda3 sedan||58-68|
|Mazda Mazda3 5d||56-63|
Note: Bar graphs denote the composite performance for the model. "*" indicates models with incomplete data.
For more information, view our new car performance guide.