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Mazda3 MPS Extreme Concept

July 2009 Update: Read our Review of the new Mada3 MPS. When we saw the Mazda3 MPS Extreme in Sydney last week, we didn't think too much of it. Sure it looked a little meaner, and more race-orientated, but for some reason it didn't peak our interest...

New Mazda3 Diesel

Update: Mazda3 Review. Australia's favourite small car - the Mazda3 - is now available with a class-leading diesel engine that combines sporty driving with impressive fuel economy. With class leading torque figures of 360Nm and 105kW of power the diesel manages to squeeze a combined average of 916km from a single tank using just 6.0L/100km...

Mazda3 Goes Diesel

Update: Mazda3 Review. In July we reported news of a Diesel Mazda3 and Mazda has finally confirmed the successful Mazda3 will be available from September in diesel flavour. The new Mazda3 diesel will join its bigger brother, the Mazda6 Diesel to make Mazda the only import-only Japanese manufacturer offering Diesel powerplants...

Mazda3 MPS - No 4 Engine Mount Bolt Recall

Mazda3 MPS - No 4 Engine Mount Bolt Recall Make and Model: Mazda3 MPS Number of Vehicles Effected: 1160 Model Years From: 22 May 2006 - 29 March 2007 Campaign Number: R200702 VIN Range: JM0BK103200300010 ~ JM0BK103200358229 Whats Wrong? Under certain conditions (rapid acceleration/racing starts) the No. 4 engine mount securing bolt may loosen...

2008 Mazda3 Diesel

Update: Mazda3 Review. Mazda Australia have confirmed Diesel powered Mazda3s will make their way to showrooms come September. The new 2.0-litre turbo diesel Mazda3 will sit along side the Mazda6 diesel which arrived in 2006. With the Mazda3/6 being so compatible with each other (the MPS variants both use the same 2...

Mazda3 MPS Laps the Ring

Mazda recently sent their force-fed hot hatch - the Mazda3 MPS - to the Nurburgring in Germany. The results were surprising to say the least. The 2.3L turbocharged inline-4 engine in the Mazda3 MPS rockets the car from 0-100km/h in 6.1 seconds - making it the fastest car in the Mazda line-up, beating even the mighty RX8 (6.2 seconds) and the Mazda6 MPS (6...