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Mazda made its first vehicle in 1931 and has since gone on to become of the world's best recognized automotive brands with the Mazda3, Mazda6, CX-9, MX-5 & BT50. The company officially changes its name to Mazda in 1984 and is best known for its work in the development of the Wankel rotary engine. This helped the company find a unique selling point amongst other Japanese manufacturers. Mazda sells nine different models in Australia and is the second best selling manufacturer. The company has found success in recent years thanks to its modern & attractive design DNA as well as its emphasis on quality and innovative engineering.

Mazda Reviews

2019 Mazda 3 G20 Pure hatch manual

Even in its cheapest form, the Mazda 3 offers an upmarket package for mainstream pricing, with all the thrills of shifting gears yourself.

2019 Mazda CX-9 Azami LE review

Mazda's $70,000 range-topping CX-9 Azami LE is a luxurious and nice-to-drive family SUV, with a touch of class unmatched by its rivals.

2019 Mazda 6 GT turbo review

The Mazda 6 is starting to show its age, but is the addition of the turbo petrol engine enough to keep buyers interested?

2019 Mazda MX-5 RF long-term review: Road trip

We take the little sports car on a road trip to Victoria's Yarra Valley to explore some windy roads. Our long-termer, the 2019 Mazda MX-5 RF, has spent all its time in and around the city since it’s been with us. It’s been itching to get out on the open road, though, and so have we...

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Mazda Videos

Video: 2020 Mazda MX-30 first look – 35.5kWh battery, 250km range

The all-new Mazda MX-30 has landed! Paul Maric had the chance to check it out in person at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. With 250km of driving range, a 35.5kWh battery pack and a stack of recycled materials, is it any good?

2019 Holden Acadia v Mazda CX-9: Family SUV comparison

Two very, very compelling options in the large seven-seat SUV segment. Which deserves your attention more? Sam Purcell puts that question to the test.

11 Utes, 1 winner: 2019 Dual-cab ute comparison: Best ute of 2019

Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60 It’s the most comprehensive test we’ve undertaken: 11 of Australia’s top-selling double-cab utes compared side-by-side...

Top 10 SUVs off-road: Which medium SUV is the best?

So, you bought a mid-sized SUV with all-wheel drive. Can it go off-road? We take the top 10 medium SUVs off-road through three very basic tests to see if any of them can make it through unscathed...

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Mazda Comparisons

2019 Abarth 124 Spider v Mazda MX-5 GT manual

One of these things is quite like the other, but despite close ties, this pair of roadsters arrive at different outcomes.

2019 Mazda CX-9 Azami v Holden Acadia LTZ-V comparison

Buyers of large family SUVs are spoilt for choice these days, and most options are loaded with gizmos. The Acadia and CX-9 are two options, but which one stacks up best?

Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60

We test 11 of the best double-cab utes on sale in Australia today, including towing, loading, in the city and suburbs, and off-road.

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Mazda News

Euro NCAP: CX-30, Explorer, GLB get five-star ratings

Independent crash-testing firm, Euro NCAP, has released its latest round of safety ratings, with the new Mazda CX-30, Ford Explorer, and Mercedes-Benz GLB all achieving five-star results. The star of the show was the Mazda CX-30, which recorded a near-perfect 99 per cent score for Adult Occupant Protection, giving it the highest score for this category against Euro NCAP's 2018-19 protocol...

Mazda taken to court by ACCC for “unconscionable conduct” and “false or misleading representations”

Mazda Australia is being taken to Federal Court by Australia’s peak consumer watchdog for allegedly engaging in “unconscionable conduct” and making “false or misleading representations in its dealings with consumers” who bought new cars between 2013 and 2017. The vehicles affected include popular models such as the Mazda 2, Mazda 6, Mazda CX-5, Mazda CX-3 and Mazda BT-50...

2020 Mazda MX-30: All-electric SUV revealed

Another day, another electric vehicle. This time around it's from Mazda, and it blends all the hallmarks of a sporty city SUV with a fully-electric heart. The MX-30 debuts Mazda's pure-electric e-SkyActiv platform, along with a number of new interior technologies likely to filter through the rest of the Japanese brand's line-up in due course...

Mazda to launch new diesel engines in 2020 - report

Mazda remains committed to the diesel engine, despite many manufacturers shying away from the powertrain technology in the wake of the Dieselgate emissions scandal, promising a "new approach" to diesel engines next year. Speaking with the UK's Autocar, the company's European R&D boss, Christian Schultze, said: "We are sticking to diesel engines...

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Mazda Owner Reviews

2006 Mazda 6 MPS review

I bought this car in 2006 as an ex-demonstrator, and still to this day most people I talk with about my car have no idea what an MPS brings to the table that the standard variants don't have. Let me tell you it's more than just a badge or luxury level. Under the bonnet, the Mazda 6 MPS is powered by a turbocharged 2...

2016 Mazda BT-50 XTR (4x4) review

I've owned the BT since late 2016. I bought the car as I wanted a vehicle that I could utilize for daily driving, picking up the kids from school, towing, camping and for going out bush for four-wheel driving. I was originally in the market for a Ford Ranger XLT, however I opted for the not-so-good-looking sister - the BT-50 - on the basis that it was $8000 cheaper and also down to the fact I have a good relationship with my local Mazda dealership...

2013 Mazda 6 Atenza review

The 2013 Mazda 6 Atenza is a fantastic family-oriented sedan. But… you don’t need to have a family to drive one – I don’t! The Mazda 6 is jam-packed with Mazda’s first round of active safety features that keep our loved ones safe at all times. For a six-year-old car, the Mazda 6 still has some relatively competitive technology...

2017 Mazda 3 SP25 Astina review

The Mazda 3 is one of Australia’s number 1 selling cars of all time. The 2017 (slight) facelift and the addition of a whole range of new features attracted me to go test drive the Mazda 3. My Mazda is the SP25 Astina, 6-speed automatic, sedan. The Astina is $37,000, including on-road costs. It is set at a good price point, considering all the features you get...

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