Mazda3

2018 Mazda3 updates announced for Australia

Feb 27, 2018

Mazda Australia has announced a string of updates for the introduction of the 2018 Mazda3, with particular attention paid on the entry level grades. The updates apply to both sedan and hatch body styles. For...

Mazda Skyactiv-X to form basis for new hybrid tech – report

Jan 23, 2018

Mazda’s upcoming Skyactiv-X engine philosophy will set the foundations for new electrification systems in the near future, a report has confirmed. The Japanese company is yet to offer a hybrid option in any of its...

Top 10 best-selling cars in Australia during 2017

Jan 04, 2018

The national VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations during December 2017 have been revealed, confirming the best-selling vehicles for the entire year. For our usual big report on the monthly figures see the full report...

2018 Mazda3 previewed with stunning Kai concept

Oct 25, 2017

The 2018 Mazda3-previewing Kai concept has been revealed ahead of the official Tokyo motor show debut later this week, showing off some truly elegant design details inside and out. Previewed earlier this month, the Kai...

Mazda presenting new design philosophy at Tokyo show

Oct 10, 2017

Another big debut will take place at the Tokyo motor show later this month. This time we hear from Mazda, which is planning to unveil two concept cars including a hatch that could preview the...

Mazda SKYACTIV-X compression ignition petrol coming in 2019

Aug 08, 2017

Details of Mazda’s next-gen controlled compression ignition (CCI) engine have been revealed, as part of its Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030 long-term plan. This new type of spark-less engine will debut with the next-gen Mazda3 in 2019....

Top 10 engine conversion ideas for production cars: Vol. 2

Jan 16, 2017

Following on from our popular Top 10 engine conversion ideas for production cars feature (one of which resulted in a controversial Cruze A9X photoshop), we’ve revisited the idea with some fresh candidates. The trend of...

Top 10 best selling cars in Australia during 2016

Jan 05, 2017

It’s that time of the year again. The new vehicle registration figures for December have been released for Australia, revealing the best-selling vehicle models of the year. Before we get into the full report, here’s...

2017 Mazda3 vs Hyundai i30: Small car comparison (video)

Nov 16, 2016

Over the past few years there has been a quantum shift of Australian car buying preferences. The once dominant Holden and Ford large sedans have been off the charts for a while, with the Toyota...

2016 Mazda3 update on sale in Australia from $20,490

Jul 29, 2016

Mazda Australia is introducing the updated Mazda3 as revealed earlier this month complete with a styling refresh, improved handling and more safety equipment. In terms of powertrains, there’s the choice of Mazda’s 2.0-litre SKYACTIV-G petrol...

2017 Mazda3 officially revealed, arrives August 1

Jul 14, 2016

Following brochure leaks earlier this week, Mazda has now officially revealed the facelifted 2017 Mazda3 hatch and sedan. Aside from the slightly tweaked styling with new headlights and grille, and a revised rear end and...

2017 Mazda3 facelift leaked via brochure

Jul 13, 2016

Leaked brochure shots of the 2017 Mazda3 facelift have hit the web, showing the popular run-around before it arrives on the market later this year. The Mazda3, which is still one of the strongest entrants...

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