New Mazda3 goes premium, at a price
Seventh-gen car is improved in refinement and safety, but at more of a dent in the budget
Mazda has launched the seventh-generation Mazda3 in SA, in hatchback and sedan derivatives.
Boasting improved refinement with additional safety and technology, the Japanese-sourced vehicle has moved a step upmarket and has price tags to match. The new 12-model range now retails for between R359,900 and R474,000, a steep range-wide increase over the R274,700 to R432,800 that was asked for the outgoing sixth-generation Mazda3...