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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

2020 Mazda CX-30 long-term review: Technology

Some pretty impressive technology has filtered down from the heights of European limousines to our Long-Term Mazda CX-30 – so what is it like?

2020 Mazda CX-30 G20 Touring review

The interior of the Mazda CX-30 Touring impresses for a $35,000 compact SUV, but does it justify a circa-$4000 premium over the equivalent Mazda 3 hatch on which it’s based?

2021 Mazda BT-50 review

The all-new Mazda BT-50 is finally available in Australia, and it's been a long time coming. Underneath, it's the same as the Isuzu D-Max, but with undoubted Mazda styling.

REVISIT: 2019 Mazda BT-50 GT 4x4 dual-cab review

As the new-generation 2021 Mazda BT-50 nears its Australian debut, the time is right to look back on the outgoing model. How does it go? Read on! ...

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Mazda Videos

Video: Best ute 2020 comparison: Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Toyota HiLux v Ford Ranger v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v VW Amarok vs LDV T60 Trailrider

We test eight of Australia’s favourite utes in our annual mega test.

Video: 2021 Mazda BT-50 review – Australian first drive

The new BT-50 is an excellent dual-cab in a segment that shows no signs of slowing down or becoming less competitive. We’ve scored it only just behind the D-Max at launch, which we think sets the standard at the time of testing. That’s only because Mazda has chosen not to put more effort into differentiating it from its twin...

Skid and slide: Attending a driver-training event post COVID-19

Justin decides to brush up on his driving, by getting slightly sideways in his own turbocharged Mazda MX-5.

Video: 2020 Nissan Juke v Mazda CX-3 comparison review

Both Japanese brands have tried their hand at crafting the perfect crossover SUV in the form of the Mazda CX-3 and the Nissan Juke but which is best?

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Mazda Comparisons

Best ute 2020 comparison: Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Toyota HiLux v Ford Ranger v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v VW Amarok v LDV T60 Trailrider

We test eight of Australia’s favourite utes in our annual mega test.

Small SUV review: 2020 Kia Seltos GT-Line v Mazda CX-30 Astina comparison

Kia’s flagship Seltos compact SUV takes on Mazda’s top-trim CX-30 crossover in a battle of $40K-something high-riders.

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

Mazda introduces newly-manufactured original parts for first generation MX-5

Owners of the original Mazda MX-5 (NA) will now find it easier to keep their iconic drop-tops in tip top condition with Mazda revealing it has started manufacturing new replacement parts for the 30-year-old roadster. The catch for Aussies, it’s limited to Europe and the UK for now...

2021 Mazda MX-30 EV primed for local release, government docs reveal

The 2021 Mazda MX-30 is all but confirmed for Australia, after documents revealed the model has been approved by the Federal Government's car certification body. The Road Vehicle Certification System (RVCS) website published a letter dated 19 October 2020, stating Mazda's application for the MX-30 had received the green light...

2021 Mazda BT-50 scores five stars for safety, loses points for pedestrian protection

The Mazda BT-50 has been awarded a five-star safety rating, making it one of the safest utes on sale in Australia alongside its twin under the skin, the Isuzu D-Max. However, testing by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) – which compares crash safety, collision avoidance technology, and likely injuries to pedestrians and cyclists – found the Mazda BT-50’s bold nose marked it down slightly compared to the Isuzu D-Max...

CarAdvice decides: New D-Max, or new BT-50?

Never ask a parent who their favourite child is – doubly so when it's twins. Of course, the crowd in the CarAdvice content team could never cower before such tough questions, so here it is: of the new-generation 2021 Isuzu D-Max and 2021 Mazda BT-50 twins, which would our team James Ward – Director of Content D-Max – the black contrast elements on the X-Terrain look much tougher than the chrome on the Mazda, and for mine, that's a big part of a ute's appeal...

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Mazda Owner Reviews

2018 Mazda CX-5 Akera (4x4) review

A recent phone call from my local Mazda dealer got me thinking. I answered the phone call and the salesman on the other end said "we've noticed your car is due in for a service on Thursday, would you consider trading it in?". Now, I've always loved the idea of upgrading my cars fairly regularly to stay up to date with all the latest technology and features that they have to offer, however, my honest answer was, "No"...

2018 Mazda 3 SP25 review

I posted a review on this car when we purchased it two years ago, and because it has now made its way to the used car yard for our next purchase, I thought it was time to give a run down on ownership. The SP25 covered just under 20,000km in its time with us, so it did not have high mileage...

2007 Mazda 6 MPS review

I've been reading these Owner Reviews for quite some time and have always been meaning to contribute, so here goes with a blast from my past. It was the mid-2000s, and I was looking for a practical 4-door performance sedan that was a little bit more grown up than a WRX. Top of my list was a Subaru Liberty GT Spec B, as I loved Subies and it ticked all the boxes...

2019 Mazda CX-3 Maxx Sport (FWD) review - the loaner

We’re happy to report the findings of a question that our household has had about the CX-3 for some time, and it's something that others may find useful too. Could a Mazda CX-3 fit either our large or medium Samsonite hard-shell suitcases? Could it even fit both at the same time? We have been interested in the Mazda CX-3 for a while now, especially with myself being a bit of a fan of Mazda vehicles...

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Mazda Galleries

2020 Mazda CX-30 G20 Touring review

2021 Mazda BT-50 review

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