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Mazda 3 Hatchback Car News in the Philippines

  • Tweaked! 2024 Mazda3 quietly updated with new connectivity and safety features

    Mazda fans, rejoice! Mazda Philippines has given the 2024 Mazda3 a quiet update, giving the vehicle more human-centric technologies and promoting the brand’s Jinbai-Ittai philosophy while reinforcing the car as one of the most feature-packed in its segment. Enhanced connectivity Enhancements to the 2024 Mazda3 start with its bigger Mazda Connect infotainment system. From its original 8-inch configuration, the Japanese automaker has given the vehicle a much larger 10.25-inch display with better g

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Sep 16, 2023

  • 2023 Mazda2 to launch in Thailand on June 21, will the Philippines get it next?

    The 2023 Mazda2 made its global debut in its home country of Japan in January of this year. However, the updated vehicle is making the rounds internationally, with Thailand being the next market to receive it. Mazda Thailand has announced that it will launch the updated Mazda2 on June 21 with two distinct looks for the vehicle. The launch news comes from our friends from Wpacar Malaysia, who have provided us with photos. Styling and trims According to the Thai publication Headlightmag, the updat

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jun 15, 2023

  • Should you pay more for a car with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems?

    Ford Smart Driver Assist/Ford Co-Pilot 360 Assist+. Honda Sensing. Hyundai SmartSense. Mazda i-ActiveSense. Mitsubishi Mi-Pilot Assist. Nissan Safety Shield 360. Subaru Eyesight. Toyota Safety Sense. Volkswagen Travel Assist/Volkswagen IQ Drive. The abovementioned terms are what car companies label their respective Advanced Driver Assist Systems or ADAS. Also Read: Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: How do they work and do you need them? - Part 1 Essentially, these setups are increased human-ma

    Jude MorteJude Morte

    May 14, 2023

  • 2024 Mazda3 revealed in Japan. But CX-60 and CX-90 could arrive first in Ph

    The current-generation Mazda3 was launched in the Philippines back in August 2019. It has since provided the market with a stylish and elegant alternative to the Honda Civic (Specs | News) and Toyota Corolla Altis. While it showcased evocative styling, and refined driving characteristics at the time, it also came with a higher price range that made it a challenge to pick it over similarly priced crossovers with more bells and whistles. For the 2024 model year in Japan, however, the Mazda3 gets a

    Mikko DavidMikko David

    Apr 9, 2023

  • Rotary's not dead! Mad Mike Whiddett tests Mazda 3 Pikes Peak race car

    New Zealand's drifting ace, Mad Mike Whiddett, tests out the new Mazda 3 Pikes Peak spec car at the Suzuka Twin circuit in preparation for the world-renowned hill climb event happening in June this year. The car is a Mazda 3 hatchback converted to rear-wheel drive and equipped with a twin-turbo quad-rotor engine and a six-speed manual transmission. Here's a video of the finished race car during its initial shakedown. Setting up the racecar The project for this particular race started in 2021, wi

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jan 20, 2023

  • Trunkless fun: The best hatchbacks for your buck

    Even amid the sport-utility vehicle craze, the hatchback remains a popular choice for buyers across the world. Unlike a traditional four-door sedan, a hatch has three or five doors with the cargo area integrated into the cabin. If you own a small business and use the family car for work on the side, a hatchback is unbelievably practical because passenger space and cargo space can easily be swapped around, without resorting to buying a huge van. My family has a fleet of vehicles that are exclusiv

    Mark PolicarpioMark Policarpio

    Dec 30, 2022

  • The Mazda CX-50 is now being made in China

    Although the rear-wheel-drive Mazda CX-60 and Mazda CX-90 have been hogging the headlines recently, Mazda has another sharp-looking crossover. The Mazda CX-50 isn’t poised to take on the likes of BMW and Mercedes-Benz unlike its larger stablemates. Instead, it uses a larger version of the excellent-handling, front-wheel-drive Mazda3 platform and is a bit larger than the Mazda CX-5 crossover. But the mere fact that Mazda has just introduced the CX-50 in China and has assigned local assembly to th

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Dec 23, 2022

  • Mazda Sets the Standard at PIMS... Again!

    Rare and riveting is the roadster constructed for those that revere Mazda's two-seater performance runner. This is what transpired at Mazda's presentation during the opening day of the 2022 Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS). Mazda released a limited edition variant of the MX-5 sports car, to commemorate the 25th year of the Miata/MX-5 worshippers known as Miata Club Philippines (MCP). Priced at Php 2.3 million (six-speed automatic transmission) and Php 2.25 million (six-speed manual tra

    Jude MorteJude Morte

    Sep 16, 2022

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