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2019 Mazda CX-3 review

You could be forgiven for missing the changes to Mazda’s CX-3 at a glance, but Mazda knows its recipe for success pretty well and has stuck to it for the small SUV’s most recent update.

2017 Mazda CX-3 Maxx review

The Mazda CX-3 Maxx offers a good all-round package for not a huge amount of coin. Is it the pick of the range? James Wong finds out...

2017 Mazda CX-3 Akari AWD review

Does the Mazda CX-3's recent update keep it at the top of the small SUV class? In flagship Akari spec, possibly not.

2017 Mazda CX-3 review

The top-selling 2017 Mazda CX-3 has been updated, gaining safety equipment and improving key dynamic shortcomings. In reality it's a minor mid-cycle tweak, but a worthy one all the same.

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Mazda CX-3 Videos

Mazda CX-3: The ideal jet-ski tow car?

Read the full article here. For those who are prepared to venture out of the major cities, there abounds a feast of holidaying options within a stones' throw of many major metropolitan areas. One such location is Gerroa on the south coast of NSW. A short 2 hour drive from Sydney sees industrial parks and housing estates slowly give way to large green fields and fresh country air...

Mazda CX-3 v Skoda Fabia Wagon Comparison Review

Read the article here. It may have only gone on sale at the start of this year, but the Mazda CX-3 has already become one of the default choices for people in market for a city-sized SUV. And there’s little wonder. It’s got the looks, it’s the perfect size, the price and right, and Mazda’s engineers seem to have the Midas touch...

2015 Mazda CX-3 Review

Small SUV’s are the hottest things on four wheels at the moment, and while there are a number of exciting new models launching in 2015 – none are more highly anticipated than the Mazda CX-3. The CX-3 is the 5th model to feature Mazda’s Kodo design language. Mazda say it is a way of expressing the car’s soul and dynamism through its lines...

Mazda CX-3 review : First Drive

http://www.caradvice.com.au/324106/?yt_desc - Read the article here. The Mazda CX-3 has taken its time to join the small SUV class, but it certainly makes up for lost time. CarAdvice was among the first media in the world to drive the new CX-3 at the Anglesea proving ground in Victoria, Australia. The engine line-up includes a 2-litre petrol and 1...

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Mazda CX-3 Comparisons

2017 Mazda CX-3 Maxx v Holden Trax LS comparison

The sales growth of pint-sized SUVs seems to have become stunted in 2017 despite an expanding category, yet they still account for about 10 per cent of Australia's new-car market. Two of the top-sellers can’t be accused of resting on their laurels, either. Both the Holden Trax and Mazda CX-3 have been given notable updates this year...

2017 Subaru XV 2.0i v Mazda CX-3 sTouring AWD comparison

There’s no doubt whatsoever that the small SUV segment is the hottest battle ground in Australia right now – certainly in terms of the market volume that is rushing to it in large numbers. Some manufacturers are so enamoured with the concept, they even have two entrants in the segment – think Audi Q2 and Q3 for example, which effectively sit in very similar parts of the market even though the marketing blurb will claim otherwise...

Small SUV comparison: Honda HR-V VTi-L v Mazda CX-3 Akari v Mitsubishi ASX XLS v Toyota C-HR Koba

Small crossovers are a vogue segment, drawing buyers up from lower hatchbacks and down from bigger SUVs alike. The newest entrant, creating significant buzz, is the Toyota C-HR. Australia’s biggest-selling brand has taken its time joining the fray, but based on our favourable first impression, it has been well worth the wait...

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Mazda CX-3 News

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...

2019 Mazda CX-3 pricing and specs

Mazda has revealed pricing and specifications for its 2019 CX-3 small SUV range, which follows the lead of international versions by introducing a new centre console design with armrest and a new larger 1.8-litre diesel engine option. Amongst 2019 model year changes the CX-3 adopts a rear-view camera as standard equipment for the base model which sees a 7...

CarAdvice podcast 105: Nissan Terra and Mazda 6 launch reports

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Stevens and Scott Collie. In car news, the Mazda CX-3 launches in Japan with a new 1.8-litre diesel, while the CX-8 goes on sale locally in July. Another 1.1-million vehicles have been added to the Takata airbag recall, Ford launches '2nd Car' for Australian buyers, and California begins a digital number plates trial...

2019 Mazda CX-3 launches in Japan with new 1.8L diesel

The facelifted 2019 Mazda CX-3 range has launched in the company's home market of Japan, hinting at what's to expect from the updated crossover when it arrives in Australian showrooms later this year. Headlining the upgrades are a new 1.8-litre turbo diesel, new active safety equipment, and more upmarket trimmings and finishes throughout the cabin...

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Mazda CX-3 Owner Reviews

2018 Mazda CX-3 Akari (AWD) review

I downgraded from a 2017.5 CX-5 Maxx Sport to the 2018 CX-3 AWD petrol Akari, as I personally found the CX-5 a little too big for me. I loved the features, driver ride height and comfort, though, so I thought the CX-3 Akari would fit the bill. An acceptable compromise on driver ride height (seat set at highest setting), but you still get comfort, the driver-assistance features I enjoyed in the CX-5, and a better overall size for me...

2015 Mazda CX-3 S Touring (AWD) review

A Note from the Editor: A stock image has been supplied with this review. I love this car. It is easy and comfortable to drive. The diesel is very economical, as I do 20–25,000km a year at a cost of around $40 a fortnight. A single CD-player, but who cares when it has Bluetooth that connects quickly and starts playing my default music app playlist...

2016 Mazda CX-3 S Touring (FWD) review

The minute I saw the CX-3 revealed, I knew it was the next car I wanted. Coming from a Mazda 3 diesel, I was hoping for the diesel, however I was not able to afford the diesel in the model I wanted (S Touring), and it didn’t come in a manual, which for me was also a contributor. I chose the manual and it is great to drive...

2017 Mazda CX-3 Akari (FWD) review

I was looking to replace my 2012 Mazda 2 and was searching for something slightly larger but still akin to what I was used to. I was also looking for a technology upgrade and the Mazda CX-3 Akari certainly does not disappoint there! The MZD Connectivity is very easy to use – love the fact I can use my phone hands-free and receive texts and have them read out...

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