18 Dec 2020

2021 Mazda CX-9 range with new models and luxe seating

A number of upgrades and new models will bolster the CX-9 into 2021. Mazda is updating its flagship CX-9 SUV with two new models and captain’s chairs for the luxe Azami LE. There are also equipment upgrades across the lineup. The two new variants are the GT SP and limited-edition

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11 Dec 2020

Mazda’s enviro-friendly and stylish MX-30 confirmed for Australia

Mazda MX-30 will launch in Australia next year. Mazda Australia has finally confirmed that it will introduce the all-new MX-30, bringing the brand’s first fully-electric vehicle to life on local roads. But more than a battery-electric, zero-emissions option for green-car buyers, it will also offer the MX-30 in petrol hybrid

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30 Oct 2020

Mazda BT-50 single cab and freestyle price and spec

Mazda expands BT-50 range with new Freestyle and Single Cab chassis models. Mazda’s BT-50 in Freestyle and Single Cab styles enters showrooms from $36,550 plus on-roads. That’s a price increase of around $7k over the equivalent out-going model it replaces, though this is a much more sophisticated ute. Like the

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22 Oct 2020

Mazda’s electric SUV one step closer to Australia

Mazda’s MX-30 EV looks to be shoring up as the brand’s debutant in the Australian electric vehicle market. Mazda has gone through the effort of certifying its MX-30 electric SUV for use on Australian roads, suggesting it is seriously close to confirming it will launch here. The model has been

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22 Oct 2020

Mazda BT-50 receives top marks for safety

Mazda’s new ute receives top marks from Australia’s crash-testing program. Unsurprisingly, Mazda’s new BT-50, which is based on Isuzu D-Max, has received a full five-star safety rating.  Following the same top result as the D-Max, Mazda’s ute scores just slightly lower for impacts regarding pedestrians and cyclists in the vulnerable

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13 Oct 2020

Mazda BT-50 fleet deal bolsters sales prospects

Mazda wins sales-pumping fleet deal over key rivals on the launch of its new generation BT-50. Not only has Mazda launched a far more technologically advanced ute than it has ever sold before but the Japanese brand has also landed a sizeable fleet deal shortly after launching the model to

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09 Oct 2020

2021 Mazda BT-50 XT Review

Our 2021 Mazda BT-50 XT ute review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. The ute market is fascinating. The number of people curious about utes boggles my mind. My wife, who I call The Reluctant Influencer, will sometimes snap a pic of her latest

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22 Sep 2020

2021 Mazda BT-50 pricing and specs revealed

Mazda’s new ute is ready to battle with the best in the segment, which justifies a jump in price for the BT-50. Mazda has unveiled pricing for its all-new dual-cab ute which will be available to buy in dealers next month from October 1, and the increase in pricing over

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14 Sep 2020

How much can I tow with the 2021 Mazda BT-50 4×4?

How much can you safely tow and carry with the new 2021 Mazda BT-50 dual-cab 4×4? Question: I read the How much can the Isuzu D-Max tow? article and want to know how that compares to the new Mazda BT-50, which is based on the same Isuzu model. For those

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11 Sep 2020

Hero red Mazda BT-50 lands down under

New Mazda BT-50 models destined for showroom floors begin rolling off the boat and show us what to expect. It’s not often a manufacturer sends out a press release that stock of a new model has rolled off the boat, but that’s exactly what an excited team at Mazda has

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08 Sep 2020

Mazda confirms CX-30 Turbo

Yes, there will be a powerful turbo version of the CX-30, and no, we don’t know the fate for right-hand drive.  Mazda will produce a CX-30 Turbo model and it will be revealed in just over one week, according to Mazda Mexico. Announced by President of Mazda Mexico operations, Miguel

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31 Aug 2020

New Mazda BT-50 arriving with over 100 accessories

In just over one month, Mazda’s new BT-50 will roll onto showroom floors with a huge selection of accessories available. Mazda will launch its new BT-50 ute in October with over 100 accessories available from Mazda dealers nationally. That’s almost double the over-50 accessories available for the Isuzu D-max, which

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30 Jul 2020

2020 Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X X20 Astina review

Our full review and technical breakdown on the all-new 2020 Mazda3 Skyactiv-X. Mazda’s world-first Skyactiv-X engine has finally arrived in Australia, bringing a second 2.0-litre petrol option into the Mazda 3 lineup (and soon the CX-30 SUV). As far as excitement factor goes for car nerds and the mechanically interested,

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14 Jul 2020

Mazda BT-50 cab-chassis confirmed, spec details slip

We’ve attained pictures and further details on the BT-50 ute before it hits the road. Ahead of its launch later this year, Mazda’s new BT-50 ute is rolling off the production line and being readied to hit the road (and off road). While Mazda isn’t able to announce all details

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09 Jul 2020

Mazda reveals Mazda3 hot hatch with 186kW, 434Nm

Pumped up outputs for new Mazda3 Turbo see it bring more grunt than competitors, though it’s so far unlikely to reach Australia. Mazda USA has released two images and some spec details on the upcoming Mazda3 hot hatch, and it’s even more powerful than first thought. Available in both hatch

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