2019 Mazda3 abd 2019 Honda Accord, separated by a diagonal line and a "VS" logo.

Which is better – the 2019 Mazda3 or the 2019 Honda Accord?

2019 Mazda3 Vs. Honda Accord

We know what you’re thinking – pitting a compact against a mid-size car? Have you folks over at Hall Mazda lost your collective minds? Well, though this comparison may seem unconventional, it’s a question that’s been asked on many occasions.

It’s not too hard to see why- both the 2019 Mazda3 and 2019 Honda Accord sit at or near the top of their respective classes. They’re two of the most highly acclaimed vehicles out on today’s market. They’re both a blast to drive, bring a hearty list of features and technology, and overall represent some of the best qualities of the modern automotive world.

So how do these two recently-redesigned machines actually stack up against each other? Let’s get out of arbitrarily-assigned segment labels and paradigms and compare the 2019 Mazda3 to the 2019 Honda Accord. Read the rest of this entry >>

An extremely shiny chrome 2019 Mazda CX-5 parked in a city.

Is the 2019 Mazda CX-5 all-wheel drive?

Available and Standard All-Wheel Drive on the 2019 Mazda CX-5

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. And if the tough are smart, they’re equipped with all-wheel drive so that the going isn’t quite so tough after all. Getting through poor weather, off-road terrain, and sloppy roads can all be made easier with the additional traction, power, and handling brought about by a good all-wheel drive system.

We know the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is a tough vehicle. But does the 2019 Mazda CX-5 have all-wheel drive? Read the rest of this entry >>

Blue 2019 Mazda3 drives down a dark street.

Are sedan cars fast?

Sedan Speed and Performance

Though other body types have enjoyed more recent burgeoning popularity, the sedan is still the most successful type of car in automotive history. Dating back to the invention of the automobile, the sedan body type has simply made sense. And having now had over a hundred years to be refined and optimized, modern sedans are better, and more reliable, than ever.

But the average American still holds a mix of conflicting perceptions about the sedan. What can it do, and what can it not? What is it good for, and what’s better left unspoken? One of the most pertinent of these questions is: are sedan cars fast? Read the rest of this entry >>

A row of tires lined up on a white background. We can see through the hole of several of them, making it feel as by looking at this we're on the verge of dropping through the "portal" into some kind of tire-universe.

What size tire does my car need?

Finding Your Vehicle’s Tire Size

Buying new tires isn’t something we have to do all that often, so when the need does arise, it can be intimidating. One factor tire-buyers often encounter is size. Something they may have never thought about before is, “What size tires does my vehicle use?” “What tire size should a buy?” Ultimately, it comes down to, “What size tire does my car need?” Read the rest of this entry >>

Red 2019 Mazda3 and red 2018 Mazda3, separated by a diagonal line and a "VS" logo.

What’s new in the 2019 Mazda3?

2019 Mazda3 Vs. 2018 Mazda3

The 2019 Mazda3 has received a thorough overall inside and out. That’s right, this long-running Mazda favorite is fully redesigned for the 2019 model year. There are design changes, feature adjustments, improved performance, and more. The 2019 Mazda3 isn’t holding anything back. There’s a reason US News has ranked this excellent machine #1 amongst Compact Cars.

The good news is the 2019 Mazda3 retains what we loved about last year’s model- that means we still get, among other things, the adept handling, high fuel-economy, elegant interior, and intuitive infotainment that so tickled our fancy. The great news is, the 2019 Mazda3 gets improved in a myriad of exciting ways. Read on to find out just what those are.  Read the rest of this entry >>