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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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06 Jul 2020

Mazda3 Turbo confirmed with 170kW/420Nm

Mazda is bringing back its hot hatch, this time turning up the wick with a 2.5L turbo engine producing over 400Nm of torque. Mazda’s first turbo hot hatch 3 since the 2013 Mazda3 MPS will be revealed this week, touting 170kW of power, 420Nm of torque, and all-wheel drive. Unlike

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03 Jul 2020

Mazda Skyactiv-X for Mazda3 and CX-30 from $40k

Flagship Skyactiv-X mild-hybrid power arrives to Mazda3 and CX-30. Mazda’s all-new Skyactiv-X petrol compression ignition engine is arriving in Australia next month. The engine will debut in the new Mazda 3 as the Mazda3 X20 Astina, asking a $3000 premium over the equivalent G25 (2.5L engine) model. This bring the

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17 Jun 2020

Video Walkaround: New Mazda BT-50 ute

Mazda unveils its ute, and here’s our first walkaround with the real thing. Mazda has finally lifted the sheets on its new Mazda BT-50 ute which will go on sale in Australia later this year. We were allowed to take a sneak peek on the model earlier this month, ahead

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17 Jun 2020

Official: New Mazda BT-50 revealed, full pics here

Mazda has finally shown us the next-gen BT-50 ute. Mazda has finally lifted the sheet on its new Mazda BT-50 ute which will go on sale in Australia later this year. While we’ve sat in and checked it out already under embargo, we can’t show you our walkaround video until

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Mazda headlight bt-50
15 Jun 2020

New Mazda BT-50: more teased prior to reveal

Mazda is close to revealing its new BT-50, and we’ve dissected its fraternal twin to figure out what to expect. UPDATE: Mazda has now shown the headlight design and some grille in its latest social mdeia post, with the full unveiled just two days away.          

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28 May 2020

Mazda slashes $10k off BT-50, sharp driveaway deals on SUVs

Mazda has unveiled some big savings on models across its range, with the biggest deals on its out-going BT-50 ute. Mazda has listed sharp savings across almost its entire lineup of utes, SUVs, and passenger cars to motivate buyers during June’s seasonal end of year financial savings sales. It should

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11 May 2020

Mazda asks for almost $4.3b in loans

Mazda has reportedly requested over $4 billion in loans to help it ride out the financial impact from the coronavirus. Mazda has requested loans totalling $300 billion Yen (almost $4.3 billion AUD) from major lenders in its home market as it seeks to survive severe slowdowns and revenue losses during

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03 Apr 2020

Special 100th Anniversary Mazda models for Australia

Australians will have the opportunity to purchase a limited number of 100th Anniversary editions of just about every Mazda model on sale. MAZDA WILL celebrate its 100-year history of manufacturing with a selection of limited edition 100th Anniversary Special Edition models this year. Having evolved since its 1920 beginnings as

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Mazda CX-5 2020 pricing spec australia
25 Mar 2020

Mazda CX-5 improved for 2020

MAZDA HAS updated its CX-5 mid-size SUV range with improvements to technology, safety, and ride comfort, though also seeing a slight lift in prices for 2020. All-wheel drive models in particular gain an ‘off-road’ mode setting, enabling an electronically locked rear differential setup with torque control on each wheel to

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20 Mar 2020

Guaranteed: Mazda Assured locks in future car value

Guaranteed future values on new Mazdas will be better for some customers and might help the Japanese brand lift private sales. MAZDA AUSTRALIA will add peace of mind to customers with its new Mazda Assured program, locking in a guaranteed value on any new car purchase when using Mazda Finance.

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Mazda CX-9 Australia long term review
06 Mar 2020

2020 Mazda CX-9 Azami long-term review 

Price $68,532+ORC Warranty five-years, unlimited km Safety 5 stars Engine 2.5-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol Power 170kW at 5000rpm Torque 420Nm at 2000rpm Transmission six-speed automatic Drive  all-wheel drive Dimensions 5075mm (L) 1969mm (W) 1747mm (H) 2930mm (WB) Seats seven Boot Space 230L (seven-seats up) 810L (five-seats up) Weight 2000kg Towing 750-2000kg (braked) Fuel Tank 74 litres Thirst 8.8L/100km claimed combined Mazda CX-9 report one: The anti-shaggin wagon LIKE MANY

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2020 MY20 Mazda CX-8
24 Feb 2020

Cheaper Mazda CX-8 petrol introduced with MY20 changes

A heap of changes and additions to the 2020 Mazda CX-8 sees the price…go down. MAZDA AUSTRALIA has updated its seven-seat CX-8 family SUV, bringing improved safety, better technology, new petrol engine option, more grades, and a lower entry price. In total, the range expands from the previous three-tier diesel-only

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