Mazda 3 Hatchback

Mazda 3 Hatchback News in Malaysia

  • The cute librarian hiding her rising popularity - Bermaz's Mazda 3 hits highest sales record

    The current generation Mazda 3 was first launched in Malaysia in July 2019. Four years on, the BM / BN generation Mazda 3 is now at the midpoint of its model lifecycle. In human terms, the Mazda 3 is in his/her 40s. Where others become less attractive as they age, the Mazda 3’s timeless design proves that its appeal doesn’t diminish but increases with age. Based on Mazda distributor Bermaz Motor’s parent company Bermaz Auto’s financial data compiled by RHB Investment, 314 units of Mazda 3 were i


    Sep 20, 2023

  • Honda Civic is Japan's best-selling C-segment hatchback but No. 2 might surprise you.

    Here in Malaysia, if you’re looking for a Japanese C-segment hatchback, there’s only one option, the Mazda 3 Liftback. The Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic do offer hatchback variants overseas but only the highly potent hot hatch versions are offered here officially like the GR Corolla and upcoming FL5 Civic Type R. The regular hatchback versions are also available in Japan along with a fourth contender, the Subaru Impreza. Between January and May 2023, the best-selling C-segment hatchback in Japa

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    Sep 19, 2023

  • Snag 'like-new' pre-owned Peugeot and Mazda cars with Bermaz Anshin this weekend; RM 5k vouchers and more up for grabs

    Bermaz Anshin is introducing its latest fleet of certified pre-owned Peugeot and Mazda vehicles via Bermaz Anshin Glenmarie this weekend from 8th to 10th September 2023. A wide range of Peugeot and Mazda models are available, including the Peugeot 2008, 3008, 5008, as well as the Mazda 2, Mazda 3, Mazda MX-30, Mazda CX-30, Mazda CX-8 and Mazda BT-50. These limited time offers attractive deals for all Peugeot and Mazda customers looking to purchase a car. All Bermaz Anshin certified pre-owned veh


    Sep 8, 2023

  • Ace of base - Get to know the Mazda 3 1.5-litre at Carlist Drive Auto Fair on 1-3 September

    When it comes to base variants, a lot of the common misconception is that they seem too barebones with some features being omitted or having a smaller, underpowered engine. However, you shouldn’t put aside the base Mazda 3 as it shows the real essence of a base-level car – it can be pretty fun. At RM 143,000, the 1.5-litre variant of the Mazda 3 is the most affordable entry for buyers who want the same sexy Kodo design with the same annual road tax as the average B-segment car, Okay, there’s the

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    Aug 24, 2023

  • Review: 2023 Mazda 3 Liftback 1.5 - Is the base variant an overlooked ace?

    Very few cars age as gracefully as the current generation Mazda 3. The fourth-generation BP was first unveiled at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show though sales began in 2019 which was also the year Bermaz introduced the model in Malaysia. Four years later, the Mazda 3 is still admired even by those who aren’t into cars. Whenever I introduced it to my friends who view all cars as four wheels with a metal body and an engine underneath, they too find the Kodo design to be gorgeous. There is a bit of

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    Aug 24, 2023

  • Out of the pan and into the fire, Mazda ran a 24-hour race in Japan purely on waste cooking oil

    The three major 24-hour races in the world are Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Daytona (USA) and Le Mans (France), where Mazda became the first Japanese car to win overall in 1991 with the rotary-powered 787B. However, contrary to popular believe, Japan has an additional 24-hour race dubbed the “NAPAC Fuji Super Tec 24 Hours Race” under the ENEOS Super Taikyu Series 2023 that saw the Mazda Spirit Racing factory effort complete Round 2 with a car that ran on cooking oil. The Super Endurance Race is


    Jul 17, 2023

  • Racing to the clouds - Mad Mike's crazy RWD, 1,400 PS rotary-powered Mazda 3

    The hills will be alive with screams of a rotary engine at this year’s Pikes Peak when New Zealander Mad Mike Whiddette races to the clouds in his custom-built 4-rotor rotary-engined Mazda 3. Best known for his insane drifting skills and one-of-a-kind rotary-powered racecars. This Mazda 3 is the latest of a line of high-powered cars built for Mad Mike, only this time he will be swapping lurid slides for ultimate grip as he tackles one of the most grueling sprint races on earth next weekend (25-J


    Jun 20, 2023

  • Less toxic than regular plastic, the science behind the bioplastic parts in the Mazda 3 and CX-30

    Plastics are everywhere around us. From the containers we use to pack lunches to even the air we breathe the electronic device you’re reading this article on. It’s also in cars and the average vehicle has 30,000 parts. Out of those, one-third or 10,000 of those parts are made of plastic so even if the material is hazardous to the environment, we’re very much reliant on it. Mazda though has a solution for a more environmentally friendly plastic and it has been developing it for years before carbo

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    Jun 14, 2023

  • Did Mazda lose money on SkyActiv-X? Reduced variants for new 2023 Mazda 3 in Japan

    The Mazda 3 went on sale in Japan in May 2019. Nearly four years later, Mazda has given its stylish compact car a mid-life update. The new 2023 Mazda 3 is mechanically unchanged but there’s now a new Ceramic Metallic paint, upgraded infotainment and additional convenience features. However, Sonic Silver Metallic has been dropped from the colour palette. The infotainment screen has been increased from the previous 8.8-inch to 10.25-inch. It now supports wireless Apple CarPlay, Qi wireless chargin


    Apr 7, 2023

  • Mazda's innovative SkyActiv-X might be axed due to sluggish sales? Let's take a closer look

    First announced back in 2017 before going into production two years later, Mazda’s innovative SkyActiv-X engines could be axed in the near future, as reported by Japan’s BestCarWeb. For those in the dark, Mazda’s SkyActiv-X engine features a lean burning and supercharged 2.0-litre Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI) engine, producing 180 PS and 224 Nm. Think of SkyActiv-X as the engine that combines the benefits of both gasoline and diesel engines into one. According to the report by B


    Sep 20, 2022

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