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Mazda 3 2021

The 2021 Mazda 3 range of configurations is currently priced from $24,990. Our most recent review of the 2021 Mazda 3 resulted in a score of 8 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Contributing Journalist Byron Mathioudakis had this to say at the time: Granted. The Mazda3 X20 Astina is an expensive mainstream-branded hatchback from Japan. This is not your aunt’s BJ 323 Protégé Shades.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Byron Mathioudakis liked most about this particular version of the Mazda 3: Beguiling design inside and out, Velvety, punchy powertrain, Immersive handling

The 2021 Mazda 3 carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

The Mazda 3 is also known as the Mazda Axela (Japan and China) in markets outside Australia.

Mazda 3 2021 Price and Specs

The Mazda 3 2021 is currently available from $24,990 for the 3 G20 Pure up to $39,999 for the 3 G25 Astina.

Pricing guides

$30,938
Based on 167 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$24,990
Highest Price
$39,999
Mazda 3 Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
G20 Evolve Hatchback 2.0L ULP 6 SP AUTO $24,420 $30,140
G20 Evolve Hatchback 2.0L ULP 6 SP MAN $23,540 $29,040
G20 Evolve Vision Hatchback 2.0L ULP 6 SP AUTO $25,630 $31,680
G20 Evolve Vision Hatchback 2.0L ULP 6 SP MAN $23,540 $29,040
G20 Evolve Sedan 2.0L ULP 6 SP AUTO $24,420 $30,140
G20 Evolve Sedan 2.0L ULP 6 SP MAN $22,220 $27,500
G20 Evolve Vision Sedan 2.0L ULP 6 SP AUTO $24,310 $30,030
G20 Evolve Vision Sedan 2.0L ULP 6 SP MAN $23,540 $29,040
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Mazda 3 2021 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Mazda 3 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Ripples have formed on the bonnet and doors of my Mazda 3

    The best approach might be to have the car independently inspected and assessed. Your local motoring club (NRMA) would be a good place to start, but you could also probably take it to an established panel shop an achieve the same thing.

    The results of that inspection will determine which way you go from there. If the inspection really does determine that the car has damage to its bodywork, then Mazda should treat it as a warranty claim and fix it. If the car does get resprayed be very selective on who does the work, as a brand-new car that has obviously been resprayed will raise eyebrows if you try to sell it.

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  • My Mazda 3 ran out of diesel and now it won't start

    Many diesel engines don't appreciate being run out of fuel and will exhibit this behaviour if you allow them to run dry. That's because a lot of diesels have a fuel system that doesn't automatically prime itself and start pumping fuel once it's run dry.

    As a result, some diesel cars have a hand primer under the bonnet that allows you to prime the diesel fuel pump and get going again. But modern ones like your Mazda often don't, and priming them involves a specific procedure to get the fresh fuel from the tank to the engine. Most workshops will be able to carry out this job for you, but simply continuing to crank the engine with your fingers crossed will do nothing more than flatten the battery.

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  • 2017 Mazda 3 having trouble starting

    Cars have never been more dependent on their electrical systems than they are today. Sometimes, changing a dead battery can lead to the sorts of problems you've noted, and while it could be something more mechanical, there's one thing you can try at home before phoning the mechanic.

    Disconnect the battery and leave the car for at least half an hour. Then, reconnect it, start the engine and go for a drive of at least 30 minutes. That will usually be enough to perform what's called a reset and may solve your problems.

    If not, you need to have the car scanned at a workshop to see what problems the on-board computer has identified.

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  • Should I buy a 2018 Mazda 3 Astina or a 2019 Mazda 3 GT25?

    Both these cars are well equipped, well built and have a good reputation in the trade. Which means you won’t regret buying either of them. In turn, that means that the decision will come down to whether the extra standard equipment of the Astina model outweighs the factory warranty of the SP25 GT.

    The extra gear in the Astina amounted to 10-way adjustable powered front seats with a memory function, specific 18-inch alloy wheels, a sunroof, radar cruise-control, forward obstacle warning, adaptive headlights, lane departure warning and lane keeping assistance, and smart brake support. Whether you reckon that standard gear is better than a year of so of factory warranty is entirely up to you. The only problem being that when the warranty runs out, you might start to think differently about the relative value of the two cars.

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Mazda 3 2021 Accessories

The version of the Mazda 3 that arrived in April 2019 brought equipment levels to match the status quo of the small hatch and sedan segment at the time.

This equipment varies among the five different trim levels, but the top Astina packs the complete list of features, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, built-in satnav, reversing camera with 360 monitor, dual-zone climate control, active cruise control, heated and power adjustable front seats with leather trim all round, heated leather steering wheel and high and low speed AEB, covering both forward and reverse directions.

As you'd expect, there's alloy wheels at each corner and LED head and tail-lights, but other convenience features include proximity keys, power sunroof auto wipers, and heated and powered door mirrors.

Mazda 3 2021 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2021 Mazda 3 are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1795mm x 1440mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Mazda 3 2021 Dimensions  include 1435mm height, 1795mm width, 4660mm length.
Mazda 3 Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
G20 Pure Hatchback 1440x1795x1435 mm 150 mm
G20 Pure Hatchback 1435x1795x4660 mm 150 mm
G20 Pure Vision Hatchback 1440x1795x1435 mm 150 mm
G20 Evolve Hatchback 1440x1795x1435 mm 150 mm
G20 Pure Sedan 1440x1795x4660 mm 150 mm
G20 Pure Vision Sedan 1440x1795x4660 mm 150 mm
G20 Evolve Sedan 1440x1795x4660 mm 150 mm
G20 Evolve Vision Sedan 1440x1795x4660 mm 150 mm
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Mazda 3 2021 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2021 Mazda 3 is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Mazda 3 currently offers fuel consumption from 5.3 to 6.6L/100km. The Mazda 3 is available with the following fuel types: ULP and Hyb/ULP.

Mazda 3 Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
G20 Evolve Hatchback 2.0L,ULP,6 SP MAN 6.2L/100km
X20 Astina M Hybrid Hatchback 2.0L,Hyb/ULP,6 SP AUTO 5.5L/100km
G20 Evolve Sedan 2.0L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 6.1L/100km
X20 Astina M Hybrid Sedan 2.0L,Hyb/ULP,6 SP AUTO 5.5L/100km
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Mazda 3 2021 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2021 Mazda 3 will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

Mazda 3 Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
G20 Pure Hatchback 205x60 R16 9 205x60 R16 9
G20 Pure Vision Hatchback 205x60 R16 9 205x60 R16 9
G20 Evolve Hatchback 215x45 R18 8 215x45 R18 8
G20 Evolve Vision Hatchback 215x45 R18 8 215x45 R18 8
G20 Pure Sedan 205x60 R16 9 205x60 R16 9
G20 Pure Vision Sedan 205x60 R16 9 205x60 R16 9
G20 Evolve Sedan 215x45 R18 8 215x45 R18 8
G20 Evolve Vision Sedan 215x45 R18 8 215x45 R18 8
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Mazda 3 2021 Towing capacity

The Mazda 3 has maximum towing capacity of 1200kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Mazda 3 Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
G20 Pure Hatchback 2.0L,ULP,6 SP MAN 1200kg
G20 Pure Hatchback 2.0L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1200kg
G20 Pure Vision Hatchback 2.0L,ULP,6 SP MAN 1200kg
G20 Evolve Hatchback 2.0L,ULP,6 SP MAN 1200kg
G20 Pure Sedan 2.0L,ULP,6 SP MAN 1200kg
G20 Pure Sedan 2.0L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1200kg
G20 Pure Vision Sedan 2.0L,ULP,6 SP MAN 1200kg
G20 Evolve Sedan 2.0L,ULP,6 SP MAN 1200kg
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