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2020 Mazda CX-3 review: Akari LE AWD

The Mazda CX-3 is a constant sales winner, and it looks great in Mazda's signature red. Who says going along with the status quo is a bad thing?

2019 Mazda CX-3 Maxx Sport diesel review

The CX-3’s popularity in the compact-SUV segment is all down to the petrol version, but are buyers missing out on the less-loved diesel variant?

2018 Mazda CX-3 Akari AWD review

Mazda’s popular CX-3 small-SUV range continues to sell in mainstream numbers, but with a somewhat premium premise. To find out just how aspirational the compact soft-roader is, we put the range-topping Akari model to the test.

2019 Mazda CX-3 sTouring review

Mazda's 2019 upgrade for the CX-3 sTouring sprinkles some classy garnish on an already attractive package, though its compromises still remain.

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Mazda CX-3 Videos

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?

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...

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Mazda CX-3 Comparisons

2021 Mazda CX-3 v CX-30 comparison review

Mazda's newest compact SUV, the CX-30 has been on sale for a full year now, so how does it stack up against it's successful showroom counterpart, the smaller CX-3?

Small SUV review: 2020 Nissan Juke v Mazda CX-3 comparison

Show us a new-car buyer who hasn’t at least considered a crossover SUV...

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...

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Mazda CX-3 News

Q&A: What are the small cars with high hip points?

Hi CarAdvice! I'm in the market for a new car but don't have the garage space for a full-blown SUV. My only issue is, I find a lot of hatchbacks, sedans and wagons a little too low to the ground and I struggle to get in and out because of a back issue...

2021 Mazda CX-3 price and specs

2021 Mazda CX-3 price and specs detailed Light SUV gains new technology, updated features Two new variants added for 2021 110kW 2.0-litre petrol engine carries over The 2021 Mazda CX-3 has been treated to a number of updates for the new year. Headlining Mazda's upgrades is the addition of the two new variants, Maxx Sport LE and the 100th Anniversary Special Edition...

Mazda CX-30 to be sold alongside CX-3, not replace it

Mazda Australia says the recently-unveiled CX-30 compact SUV will complement the existing CX-3 instead of replacing it, with both models to sell side-by-side for the foreseeable future. The new Mazda CX-30 sits between the CX-3 and CX-5 dimensionally, and Mazda believes that gives it an edge in the highly-popular SUV segment as buyers look for models that suit their particular needs...

2020 Mazda CX-30 revealed, Australian launch due next year

The all-new 2019 Mazda CX-30 has been revealed at the Geneva motor show, and will slot between the CX-3 and CX-5 when it goes on sale in Europe later this year. Measuring 4395mm long, 1795mm wide and 1540mm tall, the CX-30 is 120mm longer and 30mm wider than the current CX-3. Ground clearance has also increased by 15mm to 175mm...

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Mazda CX-3 Owner Reviews

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...

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...

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