Mazda3 2013-2018 used car review
Mazda3 has long been one of Australia's top-selling cars. Here's how the 2013-2018 models stack up against the competition.
Mazda 3 has been one of Australia’s top-selling small cars for over 15 years now, so there are plenty of excellent examples to be found on the used market if you shop around.
Its distinctive styling won plenty of hearts, but the 3 was more than just a pretty face. This quality Japanese-built small car also had reassuring on-road ability and an enjoyable, easy-to-live-with nature, combined with proven reliability. It may not be the cheapest car in the class, but it does offer good value for money.
By the third generation, which arrived in early 2014, Mazda had refined it's formula with Skyactiv Technology and fresh design language. The cabin layout’s classy appearance and logically places controls gave the Mazda3 an edge over most of its competitors.
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