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A brief history of Mazda's Kingswood

The story of the Mazda Roadpacer AP begins, like so many do, with a good idea, executed badly. Mazda had built a solid reputation in its home country for building small cars, including some glorious coupes. But, what the still fledgling Japanese carmaker lacked in its arsenal was a large, family sedan to take it the fight to the likes of the Toyota Century, Nissan President, and Mitsubishi Debonair for the hearts and wallets of families and mid-level executives...

Project cars: 2005 Mazda MX-5 SE

Since starting at CarAdvice, I figured it would be wise to brush up on my driving skills. Naturally, we do a lot of driving, mainly on public roads. Reasonably frequently however, we’re out on the track, or at an event, driving cars well beyond our limits, and sometimes the vehicle’s too, in safe and controlled environments...

Mazda: 60 Years of Coupes

A pictorial trip through the Japanese brand's history of sporty coupes.

2020 Mazda CX-30 G20 Pure review

The entry-level CX-30 is forecast to be the best-selling variant, but is it the pick of Mazda’s new compact-SUV range?

2020 Mazda 2 GT hatch review

The Mazda 2 has benefited from a mild facelift and a dollop of extra equipment. But it's come at a cost.

2020 Mazda CX-5 review: Off-road traction assist

The ever-popular Mazda CX-5 receives a few tweaks for the 2020 model year, not least of all is a better off-road traction program. So how does the urban favourite deal with a non-urban landscape? James hits the trails to find out!

2020 Mazda 3 review: G25 Astina hatch

The latest-generation Mazda 3 is sacrificing volume sales to take the Japanese brand into a more premium area of the mainstream market. We find out whether the flagship G25 Astina is a suitable spearhead.

2019 Mazda MX-5 RF long-term review: Farewell

After months of driving the MX-5, did we find it practical and comfortable enough to live with?

2020 Mazda CX-30 review: G25 Astina FWD

Plush meets practical as Mazda’s newest urban-focussed crossover pushes the marque further upmarket.

2019 Mazda MX-5 RF long-term review: Urban driving

The MX-5 is a perfect city car, and in this update we tell you how it tackles the concrete jungle. ‘Max’ the 2019 Mazda MX-5 RF has had its fair share of spending time in the heart of Melbourne, and no surprise, it is a comfortable little two-seater to navigate through tight streets and carparks. The 2019 updates make city driving easier with its more powerful 2...

2020 Mazda 3 Astina sedan review

Full of sophistication and class, we take the top-of-the-range Mazda 3 sedan for a spin.