Mazda3

Mazda3 passes 5 million global production milestone

May 31, 2016

Mazda is today celebrating a landmark moment, with the humble Mazda3 breaking the five-million-unit mark in just twelve years. Sales of its most popular model broke the five-million barrier at the end of April this...

2016 Mazda3 SP25 Astina review (video)

May 28, 2016

Is it that time again to upgrade the ol’ girl in the garage yet? Maybe you’re one of the many buyers who stick to what they are familiar with and you’re due for an update?...

Mazda3 Touring sedan review (video)

Feb 20, 2016

So you’ve decided it’s time to upgrade the car. What do you buy? Well, most Australians in the new car market are buying one of these; the Mazda3. But which variant do you go for?...

Australian vehicle sales for January 2016 – Mustang sets pace

Feb 03, 2016

Who is buying a car straight after the Christmas and New Year period? We’re not sure, but we can tell you what types of cars they are buying thanks to the release of the Australian...

Top 10 best-selling small cars in Australia during 2015

Jan 06, 2016

2015 saw some interesting trends in the light and small car market segments. Compared with 2014, total volume in the small car market actually decreased from 235,778 cars (21.2 per cent share overall) to 215,361...

2015 Mazda3 Neo review (video)

Aug 19, 2015

The Mazda3 is a car that really needs no introduction. In a market segment more hotly contested than the State of Origin, it locks horns with the Toyota Corolla and Hyundai i30 for the title...

2015 Mazda3 update on sale in Australia from $20,490

Feb 11, 2015

Mazda has announced some updates for one of Australia’s favourite cars in the form of the model year 2015 Mazda3. The model update comes with more features while offering some price reductions. Starting with the...

Top 10 best-selling cars of 2014 in Australia

Jan 06, 2015

The official VFACTS figures for Australian new vehicle registrations in December are out, revealing the top 10 best-selling cars of 2014. Coming in at number one overall was the humble Toyota Corolla, for the second...

Australian vehicle sales for September 2014 – Jeep in top 10

Oct 03, 2014

Australian new vehicle registration VFACTS figures for September 2014 are out, with a number of brands posting big sales and shaking up various segments. Jeep has forged its way into the top 10 selling brands...

2016 Mazda3 MPS on the way; over 220kW, AWD likely

Aug 28, 2014

It’s been confirmed, Mazda is looking to reintroduce the high-performance Mazda3 MPS. Problem is, it isn’t set to appear until the next-gen 3 arrives some time in 2016. The current generation Mazda3 isn’t available in...

Mazda3 XD Astina diesel on sale in Australia from $40,230

Aug 26, 2014

Mazda Australia has introduced the 2014 Mazda3 XD Astina, which is the first diesel-powered new-look Mazda3 to hit the local market. It promises the perfect blend of performance and efficiency. The diesel small hatch market...

Mazda3 diesel on sale in Australia in September

May 19, 2014

The new Mazda3 will soon be available with a turbo-diesel engine, giving buyers of the often best-selling model a more fuel efficient option. It’ll broaden the engine range to three choices. At the moment the...