Though it seems hard to fathom for us here in Australia, Mazda is actually a small player in the global automotive market. The Japanese brand’s dominance in Australia – as the second best-selling manufacturer – is very much an anomaly on the world stage. The point here, though, is that as a car company, Mazda’s research and development budget is not on the same scale as the likes of Toyota, Honda or Nissan...
In Maxx trim, the Mazda 3 presents a compelling value proposition for buyers on a tighter budget that can't stretch to the SP25 grade. There's a lot to like about Mazda's small hatch.
The 2016 Mazda 3 SP25 Astina may be pricey, but it has plenty of pluses.
The Mazda 3 is one of Australia's most popular cars, and the SP25 is our pick of the range. So is it the right one for you?
The 2016 Mazda 3 Neo is the entry variant in the line-up, but is it the pick of the bunch?
The updated, 2016 Mazda 3 range brings some quality improvements to the table.
The Mazda 3 Touring sedan feels more expensive than it is.
The Melbourne Zoo, but the lady came along as she had never been before, so I guess it was more of a threesome.
Our long-term Mazda 3 returns to its maker, but do we have a tear in our collective eye?
I liked, but didn't love the last 2.0-litre Mazda 3 I drove. Will the SP25 with a larger 2.5-litre engine sway me?
If you’ve followed the first two updates on our Mazda 3 Maxx long-termer (read them here and here), you’ll know that the very fact that I’m writing this third instalment rather than the car’s official custodian, Dan, is significant...