Australians can now order the new generation of the Mazda3, as the model in question has been recently launched in the country.
The official starting price of the third Mazda3 generation has been set at 20,490 AUD and for the money, customers will be getting the Neo with a manual transmission, but if the top of the line variant is what you’re looking for, than get ready to pay 38,190 AUD for the SP25 Astina with an automatic gearbox, before on-road costs. A total of six trim grades are available for the model in question, each of them being powered by a separate petrol engine.
Models like the Neo, Maxx and Touring are getting a 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine under their hoods, with 114 kW and 200 Nm of torque, while the SP25, the SP25 GT and the SP25 Astina are all powered by a 2.5 liter four-cylinder unit, which is good for 138 kW And 250 Nm of torque. The Astina model is coming with 18-inch alloy wheels as standard, with active safety technology like the radar cruise control, blind spot warning systems, lane departure warning, headlights which can automatically switch between high and main beam, auto braking and many more.