Mazda is channeling the Subaru Outback with its rugged-looking CX-50, and a focus towards outdoor enthusiasts. We share our first impressions of this small SUV, and what sets it apart from the CX-5. Also, how does Consumer Reports get to drive cars that aren't yet for sale? We explain our unique relationship with car manufacturers, and how we are able to maintain our unbiased testing standards while still getting a sneak peek at cars before you see them on the dealership lot.
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00:00 – Intro
00:14 – First Impressions: 2023 Mazda CX-50
11:18 – Question: How is CR able to “rent” all these brand-new vehicles from manufacturers?
Preview: Mazda Reveals the All-New 2023 CX-50
2023 Mazda CX-50
Guide to Car Safety
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