Category: Community


Racy Mazda RX Rotary for GT3 Class Revealed

May 27, 2020

Will the latest Mazda RX-Vision make the step from concept to reality? Five years after the sleek Mazda RX-Vision wowed crowds at the 2015 Tokyo motor show, the Japanese car-maker has teased us with yet another rotary-powered coupe concept. This time, however, it’s purely virtual and it gets a much more aggressive design to take on the world’s top-flight GT3 race cars. While Mazda is yet to confirm a production version of either RX-Vision concept, gaming fans...

Read more

IS EOFY THE BEST TIME TO BUY?

May 13, 2020

EOFY 2020 is going to be, quite possibly, the greatest time to pick up a car bargain since Henry Ford was a boy. Traditionally, June is about 30 per cent stronger than any other month of the year, and the May-June period is the biggest-selling 60 days in any 12-month period. While discounting goes on throughout the year, much of it is offered to fleet buyers for example, while in June, private buyers tend to...

Read more

2020 Mazda CX-30 vs BMW X1 Comparison

April 21, 2020

Can the new Mazda CX-30 out-premium BMW’s top-selling X1 SUV?   On the surface a comparison test between the all-new Mazda CX-30 and BMW’s freshly facelifted X1 doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. After all, Mazda is a mainstream brand and BMW is unquestionably from the snooty end of the street. But these days Mazda is employing a bold global strategy to push its quality and image that little bit upmarket. If successful that...

Read more

Save On Your Cars Running Costs

March 17, 2020

You want to keep the cost of running your car down so you don’t end up drive your finances into the ground. Here are some handy saving tips to help. SERVICE YOUR CAR REGULARLY Dropping off your car for a service may be frustrating, but it has long-term benefits. Regularly servicing your car allows it to run efficiently, reducing fuel consumption etc. You should service your car every six months, or every 10-15,000 kilometres (this...

Read more

Mazda CX-5 wins ‘Best Car for Dog Owners’ award

February 20, 2020

Mazda has won one of the quirkier gongs at the Auto Trader awards, taking the ‘Best Car for Dog Owners’ title. The trophy goes to the CX-5 SUV. What makes the CX-5 a dog lover’s dream? Well, owners praised its practicality and quality, as well as features tailored to dog-owning drivers. These include the official Mazda dog guard, which is a £183 option. A boot mat and bumper protector, so your four-legged friend doesn’t inflict...

Read more

Have you heard the rumours?

February 19, 2020

Wild Mazda RX-9 Rumor Says Car Is Coming, But Won’t Have A Rotary Mazda is in a tough spot with enthusiasts, and to be even more precise, fans of the rotary engine. These folks are rotary-obsessed and quite vocal to boot, but sales of the RX-8 were less than impressive. It was dropped in 2012, and rumours have continually surfaced since then about an RX-9 that will bring rotary glory back to the world. Jalopnik now has insight on a...

Read more

All-New CX-30 Scores 5 Star Safety

February 19, 2020

The Mazda CX-30 small SUV has scored five ANCAP stars and achieved a near-perfect score for its protection of adult occupants. ANCAP chief executive James Goodwin says the Mazda CX-30 scored 99% in Adult Occupant Protection, the highest score recorded to date. It scored high across other key assessments areas as well. “It performed exceptionally well across the range of destructive crash tests including the full width, side-impact, oblique pole and whiplash tests. Only minor...

Read more

Mazda History: Evolution of the Mazda Logo

October 9, 2019

What’s the History of the Mazda Logo? Have you ever wondered about the history and evolution of the Mazda Logo? After all, it has seen some drastic changes throught history. The Mazda logo we see today is actually a highly-styled “M” with its arms raised like wings, symbolizing the brand’s “flight toward the future.” This emphasizes the wide “V” angle in the middle of the “M,” which represents the automaker’s self-proclaimed creativity, vitality, flexibility, and passion. It’s circled...

Read more

How to get the MOST out of M Day 2019

September 2, 2019

It’s that time again Berwick Mazdas M DAY Event is here! You may have noticed a big red bouncing ball with a giant M on it in Melbourne this week, either on your TV screen, in your emails or on your social media feed. This is the symbol for M Day, Mazda’s biggest sale of the year. So, you may be wondering, what exactly is M Day and what makes it special? What is M...

Read more

CX-3 Australia’s best value small SUV 2019 winner

July 29, 2019

Visual and driver appeal put the Mazda near the top of the average small-SUV buyer’s shopping list. Meanwhile, strong value credentials see it rise to the top when considered purely by the numbers. It is elevated above the Renault Captur and Suzuki Vitara by having better three-year resale than the former and a lower entry price than the latter. The result, in theory at least, is a $1500 lower cost of depreciation over the first three...

Read more