A revolutionary update to keep the internal combustion engine clean and ever more efficient, but is it too late to save the petrol engine?
It's the entry-level with auto, and it could just be the sweet spot in the new Mazda 3 line-up.
Mazda's all-new small sedan is a compelling proposition, and the mid-spec G25 Evolve could be the sweet spot.
The new Mazda 3 hatch prioritises sporty looks and luxury features over cut-price positioning and interior space, even more than its predecessor did. It's a step forward that ironically enough will probably have a smaller audience.
The Mazda 3 is a firm favourite with Aussie buyers, and now with added equipment and a lower drive-away price for the Maxx Sport version, its value is better than ever.
The new Mazda 3 hatch is a bold, well-equipped small car that in flagship Atenza grade aims very high indeed. It certainly ticks the right boxes when it comes to desirability, though people after a cheap entry point will need to look elsewhere.
The new 2019 Mazda 3 has a tough task ahead of it in a competitive segment that continues to grow at pace. New Corolla, i30 and Cerato to name a few, will form the backbone of the competition facing Mazda's redesigned small car.
The top-spec Mazda 3 has just about everything you could want in a small car, but is it worth similar money to an Audi A3?
With a new infotainment system and reversing camera, not to mention a new badge, is the Neo Sport a smart entry point for the ever-popular Mazda 3 range?
Though it seems hard to fathom for us here in Australia, Mazda is actually a small player in the global automotive market. The Japanese brand’s dominance in Australia – as the second best-selling manufacturer – is very much an anomaly on the world stage. The point here, though, is that as a car company, Mazda’s research and development budget is not on the same scale as the likes of Toyota, Honda or Nissan...
In Maxx trim, the Mazda 3 presents a compelling value proposition for buyers on a tighter budget that can't stretch to the SP25 grade. There's a lot to like about Mazda's small hatch.