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Mazda 3 (2013-2019) review

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Key features
  • Medium
  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
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Mazda's medium-sized hatchback is a bold-looking rival to the likes of the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus. The third-generation Mazda 3, launched 2013 and updated in 2016, is a mainstream car in many ways but exhibits fresh thinking in others. Can it match its medium hatchback rivals? Read on to find out more in our full Mazda 3 review.

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December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

February 2018

Released

October 2013

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  2. 64%
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  3. 85%
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