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Mazda Finance launching in Australia

Mazda has launched its new finance arm, inventively dubbed Mazda Finance, as part of a partnership with Toyota Finance Australia Limited...

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Reader Review: 2018 Mazda 6 Atenza turbo
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Reader Review: 2018 Mazda 6 Atenza turbo

Anyone who frequents the CarAdvice comments will know readers don’t always agree with the reviews published here. Our road testers and journalists are lucky to drive lots of cars, but that means we approach things from a certain angle. With that in mind, we’re starting a new project with our readers...


2018 Mazda 2 Neo sedan review
Rating: 7.710 /10
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2018 Mazda 2 Neo sedan review

The 2018 Mazda 2 sedan is the more practical option over the hatch, but is the Neo the sweet spot in the range?

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Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition teased
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Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition teased

Mazda has previewed the MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition with a blurry image (above) this week, ahead of its official reveal at the Chicago motor show early next month. The Japanese roadster turns 30 this year, and Mazda is debuting the limited-run special at the same place the original MX-5 did in 1989...


2018 Mazda MX-5 1.5 review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2018 Mazda MX-5 1.5 review

The Mazda MX-5 continues to set the affordable roadster standard as the years roll on. Here we test the 1.5-litre to find out whether it's as much fun as the engaging 2.0-litre engine.


2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace v Mazda CX-8 comparison
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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace v Mazda CX-8 comparison

Mazda Australia clearly believes there’s big business in catering for large families. Having successfully lobbied in 2007 to grab a right-hand-drive version of the US-focused CX-9 seven-seater SUV, the company has now diverted the new CX-8 seven-seater from the Japanese brand’s domestic market...


Mazda MX-5 carbon hardtop, 3 bodykit revealed
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Mazda MX-5 carbon hardtop, 3 bodykit revealed

Mazda has revealed a removable carbon-fibre hardtop for the MX-5 at the Tokyo Auto Salon, alongside a new 3 hatchback with a factory bodykit. Although it technically offers two hardtop options for the MX-5 – the RF, and an aftermarket unit designed for racing – this carbon-fibre top takes a different approach...


Why 2019 will bring new-car bargains
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Why 2019 will bring new-car bargains

The end of the calendar year and the start of a new one is a good time to buy a new car because dealers are trying to clear old stock. But the bargains are likely to be sharper this time around because new-car sales are on track to hit the brakes for the ninth month in a row, dealers are overstocked, and the forecast for next year is gloomy...


2019 Mazda CX-5 review: Akera AWD turbo petrol
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2019 Mazda CX-5 review: Akera AWD turbo petrol

The 2019 Mazda CX-5 Akera now comes with the company's 2.5-litre turbo-petrol engine, giving buyers the sort of performance it has long deserved. There are flaws, but it's the top-seller for a reason.

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Mazda CX-3 Akari LE on sale from $35,290
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Mazda CX-3 Akari LE on sale from $35,290

Mazda Australia has announced a new variant for the recently-updated CX-3 range, in the form of the flagship Akari LE. Headlining the upgrades over the standard Akari are 'Dark Russet' nappa leather seat trim accented with Pure White leatherette, the latter also adorning the dashboard and doors...


Mazda MX-6 trademarked in Japan
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Mazda MX-6 trademarked in Japan

The Hiroshima-based car maker has filed a trademark application for the Mazda MX-6 name in its homeland. AutoGuide found the application for use on "automobiles and parts and accessories thereof" at the Japanese Patent Office's website, and a copy of it can be seen on the EU's European Trade Mark and Design Network...


Mazda: Volume shouldn't come first
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Mazda: Volume shouldn't come first

Mazda says that despite being one of the smallest independent automotive brands in the world, the company cannot put volume ambitions as its first priority, with the recently-appointed global CEO admitting that such a goal would create the wrong culture internally...


Mazda MPS models dead
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Mazda MPS models dead

Mazda has no plans to bring back its high-performance MPS brand, which has previously graced the 3 and 6, on its latest generation of products. That's according to its global boss, who spoke with CarAdvice at the Los Angeles motor show. Although we haven’t seen new MPS models for many years, plenty of fans in Australia continue to hold the last Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 MPS in high regard...


Mazda design 'less digital, more handcrafted’
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Mazda design 'less digital, more handcrafted’

Mazda says its design language is focused on originality and the art of human creation, eschewing the current trend for a more digital design process, which it says leads to most modern cars looking similar. Speaking with CarAdvice at the Los Angeles motor show, Mazda design boss, Ikuo Maeda, said continuous focus on becoming a more premium offering in the mainstream market has forced the brand's design team to raise its game...


Mazda rotary sports car ‘still a dream’, no work started
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Mazda rotary sports car ‘still a dream’, no work started

The much talked about, on again, off again, Mazda rotary sports car appears to still be in the very early stages of development, putting doubt on previous assertions that the vehicle would be ready for a 2020 release. Speaking with media at the Los Angeles motor show today, the Japanese company’s boss of Powertrain developments, Ichiro Hirose, admitted that while a new RX-8 (or RX-9) is his personal dream, it remains just that for the time-being...


Internal combustion engine still the focus for the foreseeable future: Mazda
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Internal combustion engine still the focus for the foreseeable future: Mazda

Mazda says that while the advancements of electric vehicles are promising, its company philosophy of looking at the CO2 emissions of its vehicles as a ‘well to wheel’ approach – rather than just the tailpipe emissions – means the internal combustion engine (ICE) still has plenty of life left in it...


2019 Mazda 3 revealed: Australian debut set for mid-year
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2019 Mazda 3 revealed: Australian debut set for mid-year

The all-new 2019 Mazda 3 has been unveiled at the Los Angeles motor show this week. Although iterative in its look, today's reveal signals 'a new era' for the Japanese brand. Both five-door hatchback and four-door sedan versions will be offered once again, though unlike the outgoing model the two body styles will have distinct personalities – Mazda says the hatch is 'emotive' while the sedan is 'elegant'...


2019 Mazda 3: Leaked images reveal new look
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2019 Mazda 3: Leaked images reveal new look

UPDATE: And now it's official. Full details here. With an embargo on the new 2019 Mazda 3 hatch and sedan's global unveiling less than two hours away, a suite of leaked photos have found their way online. According to Jalopnik, 'another outlet' let these ones loose ahead of schedule. We love a big reveal as much as the next fan, but..


2019 Mazda CX-5 pricing and specs: Turbo petrol flagship arrives
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2019 Mazda CX-5 pricing and specs: Turbo petrol flagship arrives

Mazda Australia has confirmed details for the 2019 CX-5 range, which now offers a turbocharged petrol option, along with enhanced equipment levels across the board. UPDATE: Pricing has been revealed, with rises between $480 and $1080 across the board. Check out the table at the bottom of the story for full details...


Comparison: Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Subaru Forester
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Comparison: Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Subaru Forester

While we wait for the new-generation Toyota RAV4 to debut in Australia, it's worth taking a look at what's on offer right now. Which of these mid-sized SUVs should you consider? Let us help you decide!