The Mazda 3 is one of the most consistently high-selling small hatchbacks of its type for good reason, with a bold new design and unheard of levels of ride refinement.
When it first launched in Japan, the Mazd3 was called the Axela, and its lineage can be traced back to cars like the 323 in Australia. This fourth-generation car was launched in 2019.
The new Mazda 3 range has increased in price compared to its predecessor and rivals, but also ushers in a higher specification as standard. There are three engines to choose from, including the SkyActiv-X which uses cutting edge technology to help save fuel.
What’s the difference between the Mazda3 and CX-3?
Despite both having the number 3 in their name, there are some key differences between the Mazda 3 and CX-3. The biggest, is that the CX-3 is an SUV, and based the smaller Mazda 2 hatch, where the Mazda 3 is larger and a low-riding passenger car. Both vehicles do share certain components such as engines and transmissions.
Does the Mazda3 have Apple CarPlay?
The new Mazda 3 comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard! Mazda also has a scheme where any car fitted with its MZD Connect infotainment system can be retrofitted with smartphone mirroring technology. The retrofit costs $494.98, and is available for roughly 370,000 vehicles with the MZD Connect system being introduced in early 2014.
Does the Mazda3 have ISOFIX?
Every Mazda 3 since 2003 has been fitted with ISOFIX. The ISOFIX system makes it easer to securely install a child seat, and mitigate the impact on a child if there is a crash.
How much is the 2019 Mazda3?
Prices for the current Mazda 3 start at $25,590 before on-road costs for the G20 Pure variant with a manual transmission. Both sedan and hatch body styles are identical in price, while an automatic transmission will cost you an extra $1000. The most expensive Mazda 3 is the X20 Astina automatic, which costs $41,590 before on-roads.