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Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X: long-term test review

Third report: we find out if the Mazda 3 can cope family life
6 May 2020
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Mazda 3 review

The Mazda 3 looks fantastic, drives brilliantly and rides well, but some rivals are better all-rounders
4 Feb 2020
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Mazda 3 review

The Mazda 3 offers sharp handling and lots of kit, making it a serious contender in the hatchback class
13 Aug 2019
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New Mazda 3 SkyActiv-X 2019 review

Can Mazda's clever new SkyActiv-X engine give the Mazda 3 hatch petrol performance with diesel economy?
14 Jul 2019
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New Mazda 3 2019 review

The sleek new Mazda 3 takes the fight to the VW Golf and Ford Focus, but is it as good as it looks on British roads?
17 May 2019
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New Mazda 3 SkyActiv-D 2019 review

Can the new Mazda 3 really be a serious rival for the class-leading hatchback favourites; the VW Golf and Ford Focus?
17 May 2019
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Mazda 3 Sport Black 2018 review

Limited-edition Mazda 3 Sport Black hatch has plenty of kit and feels well made, but how does it compare to the standard models?
30 Apr 2018

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New Mazda Skyactiv-X prototype review

Mazda's clever Skyactiv-X tech promises to squeeze more efficiency from the internal combustion engine
21 Feb 2018
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Used Mazda 3 review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Mazda 3 covering the 3 Mk2 (2008-2013)
9 May 2017
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New Mazda 3 2016 facelift review

The stylish Mazda 3 hatch gets G-Vectoring tech like 6 saloon - we drive the lightly facelifted model in the UK
4 Oct 2016
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New Mazda 3 diesel review

Does smaller, greener diesel boost the stylish Mazda 3 hatchback’s appeal?
22 Jan 2016
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Long-term test review: Mazda 3

Final report: After nearly 32,000 miles, our man’s at one with his trusty steed
16 Feb 2015
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Mazda 3 120ps SE

£199 per month with a £4,059 deposit (5.9 per cent APR)
29 Jan 2014
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Mazda 3 2.2 2014 review

The Mazda 3 2.2 is a stylish new hatch, but how will it fare on British roads?
26 Nov 2013
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Mazda 3 1.5 SkyActiv review

The new Mazda 3 1.5 SkyActiv ignores the recent trend for small-capacity turbos
24 Oct 2013
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Mazda 3 SKYACTIV-CNG concept

Mazda will unveil a new CNG concept at the Tokyo Motor Show, along with engine variants available in the new Mazda 3
22 Oct 2013
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Mazda 3

£247.89 per month with no deposit (0 per cent APR)
10 Oct 2013
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New Mazda 3 2014 review

We take a spin in a pre-production version of the new Mazda 3 to see how the Ford Focus rival is shaping up
11 Jul 2013
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All-new Mazda 3 2014 revealed

New Mazda 3 features Mazda 6 design, efficient engines and internet connectivity, with hybrid and saloon to follow later this year
27 Jun 2013
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New Mazda 3 leaked

Pictures of the new Mazda 3 have been leaked, revealing a design inspired by the Mazda 6 saloon
3 Jun 2013
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Mazda 3 review

Good to drive and beautifully built, the Mazda 3 is a good alternative to the VW Golf or Ford Focus
14 Mar 2013
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Mazda 3 2.2D Sport

We get behind the wheel of the powerful diesel version of facelifted Mazda 3
19 Jan 2012
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This Mazda 3 looks subtle, but it is Britain’s most powerful diesel hatch
23 Nov 2011
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Mazda 3 1.6D Sport Nav

Upgraded Mazda 3 gets new looks, extra kit and revised suspension
31 Oct 2011
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After a tough winter, hatch is due a check-up. Does it get a clean bill of health?
18 Mar 2011
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Mazda 3 1.6D

Improved engine ups ante on hatch
26 Nov 2010
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Our five-door comes head-to-head with its legendary sporting cousin at 24-hour race
18 Oct 2010
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Mazda 3 vs rivals

Mazda’s new 3 is already proven as a top family hatch. Now, the entry car meets great-value rivals from Hyundai and Chevy in a budget battle
7 Aug 2009
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Mazda3 i-stop

Mazda's Focus rival is the first model in the line-up to get the firm's sophisticated i-stop system
2 Jul 2009
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New Mazda 3 vs VW Golf

Can Mazda’s all-new 3 end the VW Golf’s reign at the top of the family hatch class? We find out
19 Jun 2009
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Mazda 3 1.6 D

Hatch holds its own against mainstream rivals
29 May 2009
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Our verdict on most popular version of latest family hatch.
27 Mar 2009
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Mazda 3 1.6 MZ-CD

Is three the magic number for Mazda?
21 Jan 2009
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We get early taste of japan’s all-new hatch
16 Oct 2008