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The third-generation of Mazda3 has style and practicability all in one. This vehicle which is available in both hatch or sedan, boasts amazing fuel efficiency and a variety of different engine sizes to suit people from all walks of life.

The modern and stylish Mazda3 is packed full of the most recent technologies including the all-new  i-Activesense which is Mazda’s integrated suite of cutting-edge active safety technologies, designed to inform, support and protect. For example, the system warns of vehicles in the blind spots or when you are about to stray out of your lane. And unlike some other makers’ systems which rely on a single sensing system such as a camera, i-Activesense uses a smart combination of advanced sensors including milliwave radar, near-infrared lasers and cameras to cover the widest range of situations and weather conditions.


My favourite feature would have to be the heads-up display which shows the speed you are travelling and also the next direction for the inbuilt easy to use GPS system. The Mazda3 truly comes into its own both around-town and on the open-road. The Mazda3 is arguably one of the most comfortable and well designed vehicles available today.

Vehicle supplied by John Andrew Mazda, Auckland.


Article | Matt Fistonich.