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2012 Mazda3 with SKYACTIV technology revealed

Mazda has revealed the first official images of the facelifted 2012 Mazda3 ahead of its debut at the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto tonight and its expected launch in Australia before the end of this year. Mazda Australia’s Steve Maciver said he could not confirm the exact timing of the release of the new Mazda3 in Australia...

Diesel Comparison: Ford Focus vs Hyundai i30 vs Mazda3 vs Peugeot 308

Ford Focus TDCi vs Hyundai i30 SLX CRDi vs Mazda3 MZR-CD vs Peugeot 308 1.6 XS HDi Model overview   Ford Focus TDCi hatch six-speed sequential - $29,790 Hyundai i30 SLX CRDi hatch four-speed automatic - $28,390 Mazda3 MZR-CD hatch six-speed manual - $29,230 Peugeot 308 1...

Mazda MX-5 Cup Car, Mazda2 Street, Mazda3 Turbo sedan models at SEMA show

Sports Mazda fans, prepare yourself, as your appetite is about to be smothered in all kinds of performance Mazda goodness. Clockwise, there's the Mazda MX-5 Super20, Mazda2 Street, Mazda MX-5 Cup Car, Mazda2 Evil Track, Mazda3 Turbo sedan and the Mazda2 Carbon. The Mazda MX-5 Super20 is a hard-topped version of the Mazda MX-5 offering tough street presence...

Mazda recalls 514,000 Mazda3 and Mazda5 models

A Mazda recall, initially issued by Mazda US last week, was thought to affect around 215,000 cars in America. The reason was said to be down to a power steering corrosion problem. A worldwide recall has since been reported which affects up to 514,000, 2007-2009 model Mazda3s and Mazda5s...

2010 Mazda3 equipment levels, safety & pricing updated

Mazda has today announced its Mazda3 range will receive a raft of equipment upgrades, more safety equipment and revised pricing. The Mazda3 hatch and sedan range will see upgrades on all models, beginning with the entry-level Mazda3 Neo, which now offers steering wheel-mounted cruise control and remote audio controls, plus front-side and full length curtain airbags as standard...

Mazda3 90th Anniversary model goes on sale in Japan

As part of the celebrations marking Mazda's 90th Anniversary, Mazda has today released two 90th Anniversary Special Edition Axela Sport 1.5 S Style models in Japan. Sold here as the popular Mazda3, the special edition Axela Sport is available in two grades. The first, known as the 15C, features extras including 15-alloy wheels, side skirts, LED tail-lamps and privacy (tinted) glass...

Mazda3 MPS to take on Targa Tasmania

Mazda will take on Targa Tasmania again this year with it brand new Mazda3 MPS. The occasion marks the global rally debut of Mazda's new generation performance model and will be piloted by one of Australia's most promising rally drivers, Brendan Reeves. The new showroom-spec rally car was built by Mazda Motorsport Australia under the watchful eye of Allan Horsley...

Mazda3 MPS racing car

While the previous generation Mazda3 MPS race cars have earned their reputation at beating competitors at numerous motorsport events, such as three class wins at Targa Tasmania and a class win and two top ten finishes at the recent 12 Hour Bathurst endurance race, the new-generation Mazda3 MPS is starting to take shape...

Mazda2 sedan, Mazda3 diesel to join the range next year

Mazda has confirmed that it will bring the Mazda2 sedan to Australia by mid-2010 when production of the vehicle begins in Thailand. The Mazda2 sedan sits on the same 2490mm wheelbase as its hatchback sibling and will be powered by the existing 76kW 1.5-litre petrol engine...

Mazda3 MPS Review

When you can make your hero car perform better, look more appealing, add extra equipment and potentially sell better but lower the price, even if only by a few hundred dollars, then you are probably on a winner, especially if it’s the Mazda3 MPS. We are talking about a car that makes up only a tiny percentage of the Mazda3 sales but it casts a strong shadow over the image of the Mazda3 range and the brand in general...

Mazda3 Review & Road Test

2009 Mazda 3 SP25 Review & Road Test Cheerful, sporty and a sales assassin Model Tested: 2009 Mazda3 SP25; 2...