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

UK Mazda3 gets stop-start technology

The all-new Mazda3 range now incorporates innovative ‘i-stop’ (stop-start) fuel saving technology on 2.0 Sport models in Britain. The system automatically switches off the engine upon engaging neutral or whenever the car is stationary for more than a few seconds and restarts the engine when the driver simply depresses the clutch...

New-gen Mazda3 tops small car sales

With official VFACTS sales for May released today, Mazda has wasted no time in pointing out that for the third time this year it has claimed the number one spot in the small car category with its Mazda3. In total, 3038 Mazda3's were sold for the month of May representing a mammoth 20...

2009 Mazda3 Review

Mazda is on a roll at the moment and in Australia it has been kicking sales goals well beyond its position in the scheme of things, and now it has taken the fight right up to its opposition with the launch of the latest version of the Mazda3. The car is certainly one of the major new car releases for 2009, given the fact it is now threatening rivals from former co-owner Ford and from Toyota...

2009 Mazda3 MPS official details

Mazda has finally unveiled its new generation 3 MPS flagship at the Geneva Motor Show, which also means the Australian public can get their first glimpse of the new model with a delayed unveiling at the Melbourne International Motor Show. Using a nearly identical MZR 2.3-litre DISI turbocharged petrol engine from its predecessor, the new MPS remains as one of the most powerful front-wheel drive compact cars...

New Mazda3 to gain ESP as standard

Mazda has today announced the new-generation Mazda3 will feature ESP (Electronic Stability Control) as standard equipment on all model grades when the car makes its long awaiting debut following the Melbourne International Motor Show this Friday. Mazda3 Maxx Sport and SP25 models will also gain Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity and satellite navigation as standard features...

Australia among the first to see new Mazda3 MPS

Australian hot hatch enthusiasts will see the new-generation Mazda3 MPS just hours after the turbocharged performance hatchback makes its international debut on the other side of the world. Mazda is fast-tracking a Mazda3 MPS to the Melbourne International Motor Show less than a day after its official world debut at the Geneva Auto Salon...

New Mazda3, SP-25 & MX-5 for MIMS

It feels like the wait is almost over with the next generation of the Mazda3, Australia's best-selling car, to make its Australian debut at the Melbourne International Motor Show. Both sedan and hatch models will offer even higher levels of quality, practicality, performance and value. The all-new Mazda3 SP-25 will also be on show...

Mazda3 takes sales lead as Australia's No.1 car

As we hinted earlier, VFACTS figures released today have shown the Mazda3 small car has pipped some more fancied rivals to become Australia's top seller for the month of January. Recording retail sales of 3124 units for that month, up 7.2 per cent month-on-month for 2008, it is the first time the Japanese brand has topped the sales charts in Australia in its 50 year history...

2009 Mazda3 hatch and sedan at Bologna

Following its global debut at the Bologna Motor Show, Mazda has released the full details surrounding its new Mazda3 five-door hatch and sedan. Four years after the original was released, total production has surpassed 2 million units making it Mazda's most popular model, a reputation set to be continued by its successor...

All-new Mazda3 five-door hatch unveiled

The Mazda3 five-door hatch has made an unexpected official debut today ahead of its first public appearance at the Bologna Motor Show on December 3.   On the heels of the freshly unveiled sedan version, the new Mazda3 hatch adopts the same characteristics as its sibling with a far more sporty and dynamic design...