2005 Mazda RX-8 Video
The 2007 Mazda MX-5 PRHT drives well and looks great. It doesn't come with much cabin gadgetry--and the gadgets that are there, disappoint--but its customer base is more likely to value RPMs over MP3s.
The 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX is a fantastically fun car to drive spiritedly and show off to friends, but the lack of in-cabin technology and sudden engine power can make it a bit tiresome in everyday driving.
The Acura RSX Type-S makes the most of its technologically advanced engine, but it lacks gadgetry in the cabin.
With a new, advanced engine, the 2012 Mazda3 show's Mazda's commitment to cleaner and more efficient engines, but a lack of advanced tech might just knock it down a notch.
The 2013 Mazda Mazda3speed has a new interface and some racing aspirations, but not the new Mazda3 engine. CNET's Antuan Goodwin goes for a test-drive.
The Hummer H3 makes up for a lack of power and gadgets with serious off-road capability and a comfortable cabin.
Mazda unveiled the 2014 Mazda3 today in New York, revealing a car with upgraded style, efficiency, and cabin tech.
CNET's Brian Cooley explains Mazda's Skyactiv gas engine technology and how it works.
Although lacking in the way of emotional engagement, the Chevy Malibu drives easy, and it gets the MyLink cabin tech interface, which emulates the style of smartphones.
The 2008 Nissan Rogue doesn't rate highly as a tech car because of its lack of any major cabin gadgets, but we like its general usability and its continuously variable transmission.