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How big is the boot? Every SUV in Australia, ranked smallest to biggest

If you're shopping for an SUV, it's likely you want to know a few important things. A good number of seats, an ample amount of power, an affordable price point, reliability, safety and – possibly most importantly – how much of your life you can cram into the boot...

2021 Mazda3, CX-30 'SkyActiv-X M Hybrid' prices announced

The 2021 Mazda3 Astina SkyActiv-X M Hybrid and 2021 Mazda CX-30 Astina SkyActiv-X M Hybrid models have been announced for Australia, introducing the Japanese automaker's advanced Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI) engine to the local market...

Turbo Mazda3 officially teased, but no details given

A short video has been released by Mazda teasing the reveal date of what could be a turbocharged Mazda3. The unlisted video was shared in a handful of tweets by the car manufacturer, replying to rumours of the new turbo model and adding: "Power comes to those who wait". Sounds of an engine being revved can be heard on the video, while graphics indicate the reveal date will be 8 July 2020...

Rendered: our Mazda CX-50 takes BT-50 into the SUV space

What if Mazda followed its rivals into four-wheel-drive SUV territory and added a wagon variant to the BT-50 line-up? We give you the 2021 Mazda CX-50, our speculative concept of how such a model might look. Alright, let's talk about the name. Given its size, we initially felt something like CX-90 or even CX-100 would make good sense, sitting it either alongside or above the CX-9 on sheer dimensions alone...

How Australia shaped the 2021 Mazda BT-50

Mazda Australia played a pivotal role in the new generation BT-50 ute, after a partnership that spanned almost half a century ended with Ford. Development of the 2021 Mazda BT-50 started five years ago, and Australia was the driving force. The Mazda BT-50 is not a global model for the Japanese brand, however it is critical for Australia...

2021 Isuzu D-Max, Mazda BT-50: first utes with centre airbags

The 2021 Isuzu D-Max and 2021 Mazda BT-50 twins will have a centre airbag between the two front seats – making them among the first vehicles on sale in Australia with this advanced safety feature. Until now, a centre airbag has only been available in Australia on a $200,000 Audi A8 limousine (pictured below)...

If I ran Mazda… Everything would be an MX-5, sort of

"If I ran the company..." The CarAdvice team play 'fantasy football' with the automotive industry and take turns in the top seat of the big brands. What would we do if we ran the show? This time, Kez heads up Japanese favourite, Mazda. Mazda holds the honour of reporting massive sales success in Australia, but elsewhere in the world, the brand sits much lower on sales tables...

2021 Mazda BT-50 unveiled, in showrooms this year

The 2021 Mazda BT-50 ute has been unveiled ahead of its arrival in Australian showrooms before the end of this year. The firstly completely new model in 10 years marks the end of a 48-year partnership with Ford and commences a new journey with Isuzu. As CarAdvice has reported earlier, the 2021 Mazda BT-50 is based on the yet-to-be-released 2021 Isuzu D-Max, after Ford and Mazda decided to go separate ways...

New Mazda BT-50 teased, debut timing revealed – UPDATE: New image released

UPDATE: Mazda Australia has released a second teaser image of what is believed to be its brand new BT-50 ute, sharing a sneak peek at the car's updated grille and headlights. Two days ahead of its scheduled unveiling on June 17, 2020, Mazda's social media accounts shared an image of the car's facelifted front, featuring a chrome grille with horizontal bars (much like the one on the CX-8) and broad, angular headlights...

Around the tracks: A valiant RX-7 rescue and a stolen Dodge Challenger

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Mazda announces prices for 700 limited-edition 100th anniversary models

Mazda has confirmed the Australian arrival of 700 limited models in honour of its 100th anniversary, with its entire range of vehicles receiving the special-edition upgrade. However, the number of limited-edition variants available depends on the model, with 250 special 100th Anniversary CX-5 SUVs on offer, but only five Mazda 6 wagons available...