The G25 is the high-spec engine variant in the Mazda3 line-up and is available on the Evolve grade, the GT grade and top-of-the-range Astina grade.

Prices start at $29,490 for the G25 Evolve, step up to $33,490 for the GT and $36,990 for Astina. Those prices are for cars with the manual gearbox, but just add another $1000 for the automatic transmission.

The G25 is a 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine making 139kW/252Nm.

Coming standard on G25 cars is a power adjustable driver seat, a head-up display, an 8.8-inch screen, reversing camera, rear parking sensors, sat nav (GPS), adaptive cruise control, proximity key, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, digital (DAB+) radio, Bluetooth and steering wheel mounted controls.

The G25 Evolve has cloth seats while the G25 GT and G25 Astina have leather seats.

All Mazda3s come loaded with advanced safety equipment such as AEB, blind spot monitoring and lane keeping assistance.