The Pure is the entry grade into the Mazda3 range with its list price of $24,990 for the manual gearbox and $25,990 for the automatic transmission.

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

The Pure comes loaded with advanced safety equipment such as AEB, blind spot monitoring and lane keeping assistance which you can read about below.

The Pure has cloth seats and misses out on paddle shifters and dual-zone climate control but has single-zone air-conditioning instead.

The Pure grade comes with a 2.0-litre engine called the G20 which makes 114kW/200Nm.