Mazda 3

2020 Kia Cerato GT v Mazda 3 G25 Evolve comparison

Two ripping small sedans duke it out Say you want to spend around $35,000 on a small sedan. You’re a member of a declining group,

2019 Mazda 3 vs. Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla vs. Volkswagen Golf vs. Hyundai Elantra GT – Comparison

We compare five manual hatchbacks for those who insist on bucking trends. It’s hard out there for a driving enthusiast on a budget. Cars in

2020 Mazda CX-30 Review

Perhaps we need to stop calling these cars SUVs, because the new Mazda CX-30 is really just a Mazda 3 on stilts, and all the

2019 Mazda 3 vs. 2019 VW Golf: Do You Prefer Practicality or Style in Your Compact Hatch?

A manual-transmission matchup of affordable hatchbacks. Ask any of us, as students of the new-car market, for advice at the low end of the price

2019 Hyundai i30 Elite v Mazda 3 G20 Evolve v Toyota Corolla SX comparison : Which is best… of the best sellers?

A showdown between Australia’s three most popular small cars, each tested in mid-range form, priced at about $31K on the road. The Hyundai i30, Mazda

2019 Mazda 3 G25 Evolve sedan review

Mazda’s all-new small sedan is a compelling proposition, and the mid-spec G25 Evolve could be the sweet spot. The new 2019 Mazda 3 could well be one

Kia Cerato GT vs Hyundai i30 N-Line vs Ford Focus ST-Line vs Mazda 3 G25 Evolve Comparison review

Usain Bolt is not sporty. Nope, he is beyond sporty. If he were a car, he’ be a Ferrari SF90 or a Lamborghini Aventador, or

2019 small car comparison : Ford Focus v Holden Astra v Honda Civic v Hyundai i30 v Kia Cerato v Mazda 3 v Peugeot 308 v Subaru Impreza v Toyota Corolla v Volkswagen Golf

While buyers continue to gravitate toward SUVs, small cars haven’t entirely lost their appeal. They account for about one-in-seven new vehicles sold this year, with

The 2019 Mazda 3 Hatchback Feels More Special Than Any Rival

More upscale than ever, Mazda’s new compact car now has all-wheel drive to further distance itself from the mainstream. The original Mazda 3 helped usher

2019 Mazda 3 first drive review

Since 2003, Mazda has sold more than six million examples of the Mazda3. As one of the core models in the company’s lineup, comprising roughly

2019 Kia Cerato hatch range review

The Kia Cerato small hatchback and sedan family has been the driving force behind the company’s charge up the sales charts over the past few

2018 Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 v Mazda 3 comparison

It’s fair to presume a couple of things when you consider that non-premium small cars are amongst the biggest-selling – make that the biggest-selling – passenger cars

Hyundai i30 Elite v Mazda 3 SP25 GT v Toyota Corolla ZR Hybrid 2018 Comparison

We pit Australia’s three best-selling passenger cars against one another to see which is the best of breed Small car turf war Even without looking

2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X prototype review : FIRST DRIVE

This Mazda 3 prototype’s clever Skyactiv-X engine mixes petrol and diesel tech to improve emissions and economy. It’s only an early taster, but things look

Top ten cars and concepts from the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda Kai Mazda used the show to unveil a preview of what will become the next-generation Mazda 3, and the design didn’t disappoint. Moreover, insiders suggest the

Tokyo motor show 2017 – six star cars on display

Nissan’s electric SUV concept, Honda’s sporty electric vehicle and a close look at the next Mazda 3 – here’s our guide to the star cars

Tokyo motor show 2017 – six star cars to watch out for

Nissan’s electric SUV concept, Honda’s sporty electric vehicle and a close look at the next Mazda 3 – here’s our guide to the star cars

Renault Megane Intens vs Mazda 3 SP25 GT vs Holden Astra LTZ comparison

Who would have thought there’d be enough action in the small sedan segment of the market to warrant yet another comparison test – our fifth

Small car megatest

For all the hoo-ha about booming sales of SUVs, the so-called ‘small car’ segment remains the market’s most popular, still accounting for almost 20 per

Mazda Old v New: 2017 Mazda 3 SP25 Astina v 1980 323 De-Luxe

The opportunity to dig deep into motoring history and to experience it first hand can be as frightening as it’s possibly enlightening. In the case

2017 Hyundai i30 range review

The Hyundai i30 small hatchback is one of Australia’s highest-selling vehicles, making the brand-new third-generation version launched in April a highly significant car. Put mildly, this rival to

2017 Mazda CX-5 range review

The first-generation Mazda CX-5 was Australia’s most popular SUV four years running, so the premiere of a more grown-up second iteration has genuine significance. Australians

Holden Astra v Renault Megane v Subaru Impreza – Small hatchback comparison

The small car market is one of the busiest segments of the Australian automotive landscape, both in terms of sales and for new product – and

October 2016 VFACTS : New vehicle sales numbers, winners and losers detailed

A pair of light commercial vehicles, the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger, topped the charts in a fairly flat October, today’s industry car sales revealed.

Comparison : Hyundai i30 SR Premium v Mazda 3 SP25 Astina v Volkswagen Golf 110TSI Highline

The ever-evolving small car class is again under the spotlight for this test, with the upgraded Mazda 3 and Hyundai i30 here to take on

2016 Mazda 3 Range Review

You’ve made up your mind. You want a Mazda 3, and that’s that. But which Mazda 3is the right one for you? With six different

Honda Civic VTi-S v Hyundai Elantra Active v Skoda Octavia Ambition comparison

Our current benchmark is the Hyundai Elantra, which took the title belt from the incumbent Mazda 3 earlier this year thanks to its great packaging,

Hyundai i30 SR v Kia Cerato Si Comparison

Paternal twins, the 2016 Hyundai i30 SR and 2016 Kia Cerato Si are so close on paper – not to mention specification – separating them

2016 Scion iM first-drive – Goodbye xB, hello maturity

Scion made its name with a bizarre hatchback, the xB, and is hoping to revive its fortunes with the 2016 iM. Targeting fun-seeking but cash-poor