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Small SUV comparison: 2020 Mazda CX-30 v Hyundai Kona

Hyundai’s popular Kona small SUV faces a fresh Mazda rival in the form of the CX-30. We find which crossover is the best at a $30,000 pricepoint.

2020 BMW 118i v Mazda 3 G25 Astina comparison

The most aspirational Mazda 3 model yet is our current mainstream small-car benchmark. Now it faces its toughest test – against the most affordable version of the new BMW 1 Series.

REVISIT: 2018 Mazda 6 Atenza turbo v 2005 Mazda 6 MPS comparison

I like the idea of new things, new technologies, and new possibilities. But when reality sinks in, I still tend to prefer the experience of old things. That’s not always true, of course. I’m much happier spreading store-bought butter on pre-baked bread than I am churning my own milk and kneading the dough myself. I have to draw the line somewhere...

2020 Mazda 3 G25 Astina v Toyota Corolla ZR comparison

Australians tend to buy hatchbacks and crossover SUVs, but there is still a market for the humble small sedan. Two of the most popular are the new (and more premium-than-before) Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3. But they’re also two of the most resolved cars in their class. Increased prices on entry grades may dent sales, but it's easier to justify a premium when you're looking at the two flagship models...

2020 Honda CR-V v Mazda CX-5 comparison

Honda CR-V versus Mazda CX-5. Which of the two do we recommend as the best petrol AWD medium SUV under 40 grand?

2020 Mazda CX-30 v Toyota C-HR comparison

Car manufacturers are engaged in a mad scramble to offer as many small, high-riding crossover hatchbacks as they possibly can in a bid to capitalise on market demand. Naturally, Australia’s two top-selling brands, Toyota and Mazda, are strong contenders. The former recently updated its unusual-looking C-HR by fitting a better touchscreen and adding a hybrid option, while the latter launched a whole new model called the CX-30...

2020 Peugeot 508 GT v Mazda 6 Atenza comparison

Peugeot’s back in the big-car game with its striking new 508 GT. But can the wagon version beat one of the best load-luggers in the mainstream segment, the Mazda 6 Atenza?

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.

2020 Kia Cerato GT v Mazda 3 G25 Evolve comparison

Say you want to spend around $35,000 on a small sedan. You’re a member of a declining group, but one with two particularly outstanding choices: the new-generation Mazda 3 G25 Evolve and the Kia Cerato GT. The former from Japan offers classical clean-sheet design with curves to burn, and a sophisticated high-technology interior that hits all the right notes...