If you wanted a fun manual hatchback for your daily commute but didn’t need a performance car like a Focus ST or GTI, there was really only one option: the Mazda3. Honda will now get a piece of the action with the all new Civic hatchback.
Remember when you were young and your dog ran away, and you always hoped it would come back while knowing deep down Rocko was actually dead? That’s how a lot of people feel about a new Mazdaspeed3 or Speed6, which Mazda has no plans to bring back for the current generation of either car.
The current Mazda3 is a very good car by all means, but while Americans can't have it with less than 155 horsepower, the European situation is slightly more depressing.
What could make a Mazda3 more delicious? Candy, for one. Also, a V8 stuffed in there for good measure. Have we mentioned that the fellows at MARC have done this before with a humble V8, rear-wheel-drive Focus, and that they're running all of these cars in the Bathurst 12 Hour this weekend? Aww yes.
An older New Zealand couple almost died after being inside their new Mazda 3 for 13 hours because they couldn't figure out how to exit the car. This was very close to being an actual tragedy, and one that could have been prevented by — and this is where you cringe — pulling the door handle.
I have a particular soft spot for the Mazda 323 GTX — it was a WRX before there was a WRX, a little late '80s turbo homologation special that did reasonably well in Group A rally. I have an even softer spot for the completely pointless Ford version.
Thanks to some good sources, TTAC is reporting that the 2015 Mazda3 will finally get the six-speed manual available with its big engine, the 184hp 2.5 liter. Nice.
When the all-new Mazda3 came out, two questions were on the minds of enthusiasts everywhere: "When do we get a Mazdaspeed version?" and "Will it finally get all-wheel drive?" Today, a new report addresses that second question with a solid "maybe."
The critically acclaimed, newly redesigned, anti-beige 2014 Mazda3 is not selling well compared to the Corolla and Civic. Mazda is a small automaker and will never touch the sales figures of Honda and Toyota. The 3's problem goes a little deeper than the standard compact competition. The problem is the very philosophy…
LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) - Motorsports and Mazda are so synonymous one seemingly cannot live without the other, less yin-and-yang and more peas-and-carrots.
Things go from bad to worse when a tow truck driver managed to utterly wreck the stranded Mazda 3 it was trying to help.
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SAN DIEGO (October 3, 2013) – Highly-anticipated and much-speculated, the 2014 Mazda3 is all-new, representing the third generation of Mazda’s best-selling vehicle worldwide. With more than 3.5 million vehicles sold, Mazda3 is the brand’s most recognizable nameplate, one that carries as much ardor as it does…
Never resting when it comes to innovation, Mazda is now launching MZD Connect – its brand-new connectivity system – on the all-new Mazda3. When it goes on sale in the UK in January 2014, the company’s new-generation compact will be one of the first in its segment to offer a huge package of online services to go along…
The all-new Mazda3 is expected to transform the lower medium company car sector led by a class-leading combination of performance, excellent fuel economy and low emissions with the latter delivering tax savings to drivers and businesses.
Captivating, capable and connected – the all-new Mazda3 will be the star attraction of Mazda’s exhibition at this year’s Frankfurt International Motor Show. Although it won’t go on sale in the UK until January 2014, the all-new Mazda3 has already attracted high praise from motoring media and is currently proving…
It's number time for the 2014 Mazda3! What is arguably the most exciting car in this segment can be yours starting at just $16,945, and it will get 30 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway. Why buy a hybrid over this?
Do you love the design of the 2014 Mazda3, but don't want to look like some sort of godless European by driving a hatchback? Mazda's got the car for you! Meet the 2014 Mazda3 sedan.