The Mazda3 has been generating solid sales for the Japanese automaker ever since it was introduced in 2003, but it was the third-generation model, launched in 2013, that established the nameplate as a strong competitor in the compact market. Selling more units than ever, the third-gen car received a … read more
Pricing details for the facelifted 2017 Mazda3 have been released, revealing that the new model starts from $17,845, excluding the destination charge.
Entry-level models come fitted with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 155 hp, in Sport and Touring guises. For those looking for some extra punch, … read more
Clearly we like this car. There are compact sedans and hatchbacks, and then there’s the Mazda3 four- and five-door combo. It’s almost as if Mazda decided to build an affordable and front-wheel-drive version of a BMW. So yeah, it’s fair to say that the Mazda3 is the poor man’s BMW, or, perhaps, … read more
The 2017 Mazda3 is heading to dealers later this month with a starting price of $18,680 including destination.
New for the 2017 model year is standard G-Vectoring Control, a Mazda-exclusive technology that uses the engine to refine steering and handling to match the driver’s inputs. In addition, the … read more
Mazda’s medium sedan and wagon range has come in for a small revision for 2017, and though the Mazda6 range gives little away from the outside, it’s under the skin that the changes occur.
Though only a minor update, the 2017 model year enhancement for the Mazda6 brings new safety features and new … read more
Australian pricing and specifications have been released for the 2017 Mazda 6 range today – and, while you can read our 2017 Mazda 6 launch review for the full picture, it’s fair to say the changes made in this update are subtle.
Model grades and pricing for the revised range are listed below. There’s … read more
Mazda has recalled four of its passenger models in Australia this week, due to a potential problem with the rear tailgate struts.
The carmaker has identified a weakness with the strut surroundings, which may be susceptible to corrosion – particularly in areas with a higher exposure to salt.
The problem … read more
According to Mazda‘s North American design chief. What may look futuristic today may not appear so in only a few years’ time. That’s just one of the dilemmas automotive designers face. Styling beautiful cars and getting people to buy them isn’t an easy job but it’s sure as hell rewarding, says … read more
Update – Mazda Australia has confirmed the number of vehicles affected by the recall. See article for details Mazda has issued a recall for 237,000 vehicles from its popular 3 hatch, 6 wagon, CX-3 and CX-5 SUV lines over concerns the tailgate struts could break.
According to the Japanese car maker, … read more
When Mazda unveiled the RX-Vision at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, car enthusiasts all over the world began dreaming about a next-generation RX-7 that would include many of the concept’s spectacular styling cues. And, with Mazda having already confirmed that a rotary-engined RX-7 is indeed underway, … read more