Car and Driver 10Best List: Mazda Earns 2 Spots!

March 14th, 2018 by

What does Beach Mazda like to announce best? That Mazda cars have won new awards, of course! This time, we get to tell you that two of Mazda’s awesome vehicles were named to Car and Driver magazine’s 10Best Trucks and SUVs for 2018! Keep reading for the details!

Mazda recently announced the 2018 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover and the 2018 Mazda CX-9 three row SUV have been named to Car and Driver magazine’s 10Best Trucks and SUVs for 2018! The Mazda CX-9 has already appeared on the list before. But this is the CX-5’s first time winning the Best Compact SUV category.

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Tough Competition

Competing by segment, the CX-5 and CX-9 had some seriously tough competition. Both crossover SUV stood apart from the crowd. That’s because of their chassis dynamics, fuel efficiency, craftsmanship, design and refinement. The the CX-5, magazine editors noted:

“From the first turn of the wheel, it’s evident that the Mazda is something different. The CX-5 follows steering commands with an eagerness that belies its category. Its chassis provides a master class in body control—firm enough to make for engaging handling yet supple enough to shrug off pavement imperfections.”

car and driverLikewise, the CX-9 was commended for it balance between utility and driving enjoyment:

“Practicality may be king for vehicles tasked with the demands of suburban responsibility, yet our chores need not be devoid of enjoyment. Mazda gets that, and the CX-9 crossover is its flagship example of bringing driving satisfaction to the daily grind, a sophisticated standout that sets the benchmark for how a three-row SUV should satisfy its driver.”

car and driverBeach Mazda Has Both

How great is this news? It’s absolutely fantastic, of course! Better yet, Beach Mazda has both vehicles in stock and on the lot right now! Give Beach Mazda a call today. You can drive off the lot in an award winning Mazda crossover SUV by this evening!

Posted in 2018 Models, Awards, News