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2018 Mazda CX-5 Akera Diesel Review

The Mazda CX-5 might have only been with us in its current incarnation for one year, but Mazda has already seen it fit to give it a bit of a spruce up for 2018. These updates are nothing you’ll notice on the surface though – a facelift, this is not …

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Seven-seat Mazda CX-8 offered in three grades

Mazda has officially launched the all-new CX-8 mid-size seven-seat SUV in Australia. Sitting between the CX-5 and the CX-9 on the sizing scale, the middle kid offers seven-seat option in a more compact package. The three-tier CX-8 range is exclusively powered by a 2.2L SKYACTIV-D twin-turbo diesel engine that produces 140kW …

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Dual-Cab Comparison: 2018 Nissan Navara vs Mazda BT-50

Once viewed as mere basic work vehicles, dual-cab utes have seen massive popularity with private buyers in recent years. People are using them not just for work but for play as well, and as practical family buses. Just look at the sales charts and, no matter the month, you’ll likely …

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Diesel-only Mazda CX-8 pricing and grades announced

Ahead of its much anticipated launch in Australia, Mazda has revealed grades and pricing for the new CX-8 seven-seat SUV. Arriving at dealerships in July, Mazda’s diesel-only SUV slots between the full-size CX-9 seven seater and CX-5 mid-size crossover with pricing starting from $42,490 plus on-road costs. The three-tier Mazda CX-8 …

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More powerful Mazda MX-5 set for release in Japan

A more powerful Mazda MX-5 roadster is said to be in the works and due for release in Japan later this year.  Japan’s Car Watch magazine had the opportunity to sample a 2019 Mazda MX-5 pre-production prototype and was kind to reveal some key details. The current 2.0-litre engine which …

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Punchy 2.5L turbo four headlines much refined 2019 Mazda6

Mazda has released its most refined Mazda6 yet, offering more power, better efficiency, enhanced comfort and safety with a slight price drop across the range. Available now, the new Mazda6 has been thoroughly reengineered from the outside in. Showcasing an evolution in Mazda’s KODO design language, the mid-size sedan’s elegant …

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2018 Mazda CX-5 gains new engine tech for improved efficiency

Australia’s best-selling mid-size SUV looks to extend its hold on the market, with the Mazda CX-5 adding new technologies to boost performance and improve efficiency across all engine grades. Mazda has introduced a range of new powertrain technologies to the CX-5 engine lineup to improve real-world combustion, torque and power …

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Mazda BT-50 gains comprehensive update for 2018

Mazda has released the new look BT-50 exclusive to Australia. With major front-end design changes and added equipment across grades, the 2018 facelift is the second and most comprehensive update to the locally designed and developed Mazda BT-50 since its launch in 2011. The new 2018 Mazda BT-50 boasts a …

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Improved refinement and sharpened dynamics for 2018 Mazda MX-5

Ever in pursuit of driving pleasure, Mazda has further evolved the MX-5 to enhance the thrill of top-down driving with updates to design, dynamics and NVH across the soft-top and RF hard-top models. In its first update since the fourth generation launched in 2015, the MX-5 has been refined to …

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Limited Edition Mazda MX-5 RF gets aero, braking and chassis upgrades

Mazda has launched an exclusive Limited Edition MX-5 RF for the Australian market to satisfy one of the world’s most performance orientated car buying demographic. Limited to just 110 examples and designed solely for Australia, the special edition MX-5 RF goes on sale today priced from $55,790 driveaway and brings …

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Stylish new Mazda CX-8 confirmed for Australia. Arriving mid-2018

  Mazda Australia has announced the stylish Mazda CX-8 Diesel will join its Australian line up in the second half of 2018. Sitting between Mazda’s CX-5 and CX-9 in size and hierarchy, the seven-seat CX-8 Diesel is narrower and shorter than its elder sibling, and features a 2.2-litre SKYACTIV-D engine …

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2018 Mazda CX-9 Review – Why It Is Still The Class Benchmark

It’s already been a year since the new generation Mazda CX-9 has hit the roads and it continues to be a strong seller. Not willing to rest their laurels Mazda has taken note of criticism (not that it has many) and further honed their seven seater SUV to meet buyers’ …

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2017 Top 5 midsize SUVs under $45,000

With medium sized SUVs getting more popular by the day, we’ve put together 5 that ranked highly in our previous individual reviews and, in our opinion, the best of their class. All comes with 5 seats except for the Honda CR-V, which can be had with a 7-seat layout. Honda …

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Mazda6 pushes further upmarket with 2018 update

The facelifted 2018 Mazda6 sedan has been officially unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show, bringing fresh new updates and a new powerplant to the company’s flagship sedan. Up front is where most of the exterior changes take place. The 6’s new grille now accentuates a look of depth, with a strong …

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