The Touring sits in the middle of the Mazda3 line-up with its list price of $28,990 if you’re after one with a manual gearbox or $29,990 for the automatic transmission.

Coming standard on the Touring are leather seats, power adjustable driver seat, 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, proximity key, digital (DAB+) radio, Bluetooth and steering wheel mounted controls.

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

The Touring grade comes with a 2.0-litre engine called the G20 which makes 114kW and 200Nm