Pretty much everyone sells a small SUV these days. The segment is so hot, some automakers decided to take a stab at selling two.
Enter the all-new 2023 Mazda CX-50, which the company is selling right alongside the aging but still excellent Mazda CX-5. You may know Mazda best for its sporty MX-5 Miata convertible, but the brand seeks to make all its cars fun to drive: from the Mazda3 economy sedan to the CX-9 three-row crossover. What’s more, the company has embraced an identity as an affordable alternative to a luxury marque. And it wants to emphasize the capability of its crossovers as well. You’ll find all three qualities in the new CX-50. To see how this balance comes together, we spent a week driving the newest Mazda. Keep reading to see what we learned.