Mazda3

2020 Mazda3 turbo confirmed, gets 2.5T with 170kW

Jul 06, 2020

It’s official. The 2020 Mazda3 turbo features the company’s 2.5-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder engine, developing 170kW and 420Nm. Although the power output is decent for this class, it’s the torque that should frighten most rivals. Details...

Mazda Australia announces Skyactiv-X M-Hybrid for Mazda3, CX-30

Jul 03, 2020

Mazda Australia has announced initial details for its all-new Skyactiv-X M-Hybrid powertrain, which will be introduced for the 2020 Mazda3 in August and the CX-30 later in the year. Full specifications for the local market...

Is this the sound of the 2021 Mazda3 turbo? (video)

Jun 26, 2020

Remember the story about a new turbocharged option for the Mazda3 coming in for the 2021 model? Well, it seems the initial report, by Jalopnik, could be right. Mazda has just released some teasers onto...

2021 Mazda3 ‘hot hatch’ AWD turbo coming soon – report

Jun 05, 2020

Mazda is reportedly getting ready to introduce a new turbo, all-wheel drive version of the Mazda3 for 2021 model year. Could this finally be a successor to the MPS hot hatch that we’ve all been...

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2020 World Car of the Year award winners announced

Apr 09, 2020

It’s that time of the year again. A jury of international judges (mostly car journos) put in their votes and the results are now out for the 2020 World Car of the Year awards. First...

2020 Mazda3 TCR racing car unveiled

Oct 03, 2019

Mazda Motorsports has revealed its new customer racing product, this week unveiling the all-new Mazda3 TCR racing car. It’s based on the new-generation Mazda3 hatch, featuring a range of wild enhancements ready for racing. The...

2019 Mazda3 G20 Touring Sedan review (video)

Aug 28, 2019

The Mazda3 has for a number of years been the yardstick that the market has used to compare and contrast other entrants in the small car segment, for a number of reasons. Each and every...

2019 Mazda3 G25 GT vs Hyundai i30 N Line: Small car comparison (video)

Aug 10, 2019

What’s the best small car on the market right now? It’s a very difficult one to answer because there are just so many great options available at the moment. Here we’re putting together two of...

2019 Mazda3 Evolve G20 review (video)

Jul 02, 2019

This is a big one. The all-new Mazda3. It basically means the segment goal posts could be moved forward a few feet. Let’s take a look and find out. The new model really is all...

Mazda Skyactiv-X specs & fuel consumption confirmed

Jun 05, 2019

Mazda UK has confirmed the engine specs for its revolutionary new Skyactiv-X engine, including output figures and fuel consumption numbers. Australian specs are likely to be very similar. The Skyactiv-X engine is a brand new...

2019 Mazda3, Toyota RAV4, Lexus UX score 5-star ANCAP safety

May 22, 2019

ANCAP has released safety ratings from its latest round of crash test analysis, with new vehicles such as the Lexus UX, new Mazda3, and new Toyota RAV4 receiving the full five-star acclaim. Starting with the...

2019 Mazda3 sedan now on sale in Australia

May 21, 2019

Following the local launch of the all-new 2019 Mazda3 hatch, Mazda Australia has just announced the 2019 Mazda3 sedan lineup. It joins the competitive market space as a suavely-designed alternative to the common hatchback. Six...