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2017 Mazda CX-3 Maxx First Drive Review | Australia’s Favourite Small SUV Keeps Up The Good Work
2017 Mazda CX-3 Maxx First Drive Review | Australia’s Favourite Small SUV Keeps Up The Good Work

To date in 2017 the Mazda CX-3 has been Australia’s best-selling small SUV, just as it was for 2016 so when it com...

May 12, 2017 (3 months ago)
Big End of Small Town – Mazda CX-3 v Toyota CH-R Comparison Test
Big End of Small Town – Mazda CX-3 v Toyota CH-R Comparison Test

No question, the Mazda CX-3 and Toyota CH-R are big players in a small sandpit. These Japanese heavyweight brands eac...

May 11, 2017 (3 months ago)
2016 Mazda CX-3 Akari FWD Automatic REVIEW | Do You Really Need 4WD?
Mazda CX-3 REVIEW - 2016 Akari FWD Automatic | 2WD? Just Fine And Dandy...

DO YOU REALLY NEED FOUR-WHEEL-DRIVE IN A COMPACT SUV, OR IS FRONT-WHEEL-DRIVE JUST FINE? And, for that matter, if you...

May 24, 2016 (1 year ago)
Mazda CX-3 REVIEW, Price, Features - 2016 Akari AWD | Nipping At The Heels Of Prestige Compacts
2016 Mazda CX-3 Akari AWD REVIEW, Price, Features | Nipping At The Heels Of Prestige Compacts

MAZDA'S SPUNKY CX-3 RANGE OFFERS NO SHORTAGE OF OPTIONS. As well as four model grades, there’s also a choice o...

May 3, 2016 (1 year ago)
2016 Mazda CX-3 sTouring Diesel AWD REVIEW, Price, Features | Are Diesel Micro-SUVs Worth The Extra Spend?
2016 Mazda CX-3 sTouring Diesel AWD REVIEW, Price, Features | Are Diesel Micro-SUVs Worth The Extra Spend?

MAZDA'S CX-3 HAS STYLE BY THE SPADEFUL, AN ATTRACTIVE SUB-$20K ENTRY PRICE FOR THE BASE CX-3 NEO AND WEARS...

Apr 2, 2016 (1 year ago)

NEWS

Recalls - Tesla Model X | Mazda2 | Mazda CX-3 | Peugeot 308 | Citroen C4 Cactus | Mitsubishi Outlander

THU, 22 JUN, 2017

Tesla has recalled its Model X SUV in Australia this week, due to a potential problem with the passenger side front airbag.

2017 Mazda CX-3 - Price And Features For Australia

FRI, 12 MAY, 2017

With a more inclusive approach to safety, and a driving experience designed to be more enjoyable, the updated 2017 Mazda CX-3 arrives just in time ...

Mazda3 | Mazda6 | Mazda CX-3 | Mazda CX-5 Recalled For Tailgate Strut Safety

THU, 15 SEP, 2016

Mazda has recalled four of its passenger models in Australia this week, due to a potential problem with the rear tailgate struts.

Mazda2 | Mazda CX-3 | Mazda CX-9 Recalled For Front Suspension Bolt

MON, 18 APR, 2016

Mazda has recalled a trio of models due to potential problems with the front suspension.

TMR Best Buy 2016 - Top 5 Small SUVs: Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, Skoda Yeti, Nissan Qashqai, BMW X1

MON, 25 JAN, 2016

While small cars remain the dominant segment in the Australian new car landscape, guess which is the fastest-growing? Small SUV sales are 'o...

ANCAP - Mazda2 And CX-3 Get 5-Stars In Crash Testing But Audi TT Scores Only 4

THU, 10 SEP, 2015

Crash testing body ANCAP has announced its latest round of crash test results, with the Mazda2 light hatch and Mazda CX-3 compact crossov...

Suzuki Celerio The Cheapest New Car To Run Among Strong Contenders

TUE, 23 JUN, 2015

The battle for cut-price motoring supremacy has swung Suzuki’s way again for 2015, as two of Australia’s motoring clubs release their a...

Mazda Reveals Bike And Sofa Design Concepts For Milan Design Week

TUE, 14 APR, 2015

Ask Mazda Australia's marketing executives, and they'll tell you that design is one of the primary - if not the primary - reason why thousa...

Mazda CX-3: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

TUE, 17 MAR, 2015

Mazda’s all-new CX-3, coming with the “most extensive range across the small SUV segment”, plants its flag on Australian soil thi...

Mazda CX-3 Pricing And Model Range: Leaked Details

FRI, 13 FEB, 2015

Details of Mazda’s new CX-3 crossover range have surfaced this week, if model and pricing information obtained by The Motor Report ...

REVIEWS

2017 Mazda CX-3 Akari Diesel Review | Tiny SUV Is An Expensive Proposition

MON, 14 AUG, 2017

Taking the road less travelled has long been an SUV theme, but for different reasons it applies to the 2017 Mazda CX-3 Akari diesel.

2017 Mazda CX-3 Maxx First Drive Review | Australia’s Favourite Small SUV Keeps Up The Good Work

FRI, 12 MAY, 2017

To date in 2017 the Mazda CX-3 has been Australia’s best-selling small SUV, just as it was for 2016 so when it comes to updating such a rousi...

Big End of Small Town – Mazda CX-3 v Toyota CH-R Comparison Test

THU, 11 MAY, 2017

No question, the Mazda CX-3 and Toyota CH-R are big players in a small sandpit.

Small SUV Showdown – Mazda CX-3 v Suzuki Vitara Turbo Comparison Test

TUE, 12 JUL, 2016

PRODUCT PLANNERS FOR THE SUZUKI VITARA S TURBO could be accused of placing tracing paper over the specifications of the popular Mazda CX-3 sTouring.

2016 Mazda CX-3 Akari FWD Automatic REVIEW | Do You Really Need 4WD?

TUE, 24 MAY, 2016

DO YOU REALLY NEED FOUR-WHEEL-DRIVE IN A COMPACT SUV, OR IS FRONT-WHEEL-DRIVE JUST FINE? And, for that matter, if you are looking for a little l...

Mazda CX-3 REVIEW, Price, Features - 2016 Akari AWD | Nipping At The Heels Of Prestige Compacts

TUE, 3 MAY, 2016

MAZDA'S SPUNKY CX-3 RANGE OFFERS NO SHORTAGE OF OPTIONS.

2016 Mazda CX-3 sTouring Diesel AWD REVIEW, Price, Features | Are Diesel Micro-SUVs Worth The Extra Spend?

SAT, 2 APR, 2016

MAZDA'S CX-3 HAS STYLE BY THE SPADEFUL, AN ATTRACTIVE SUB-$20K ENTRY PRICE FOR THE BASE CX-3 NEO AND WEARS THE BADGE OF ONE OF AUSTRA...

Mazda Ice Academy: Trial By Ice And Snow - CX-5, CX-3 And MX-5

FRI, 5 FEB, 2016

CRESTED BUTTE, COLORADO, USA, high in the Rockies; blizzard conditions, and with one of the most severe winter storms in recent years blanketing th...

Compact SUV Showdown: Mazda CX-3 vs Honda HR-V vs Renault Captur

MON, 4 MAY, 2015

TESTED Honda HR-V VTi-L ADAS ($33,990)  107kW/172Nm 1.8 petrol 4cyl | CVT auto Fuel use claimed: 6.9 l/100...

2015 Mazda CX-3 Akari Review: AWD Petrol Or Diesel, Which Is For You?

WED, 22 APR, 2015

What's Hot: Classy leather-trimmed interior, smooth 1.5 litre diesel, ‘zingy' 2.0 litre petrol.

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