Mazda Australia has released details of its MY 2023 Mazda3 hatchback and sedan due
to arrive here in July.

The Mazda3 powertrain has been streamlined to comprise of the Skyactiv G 2.0 and
2.5-litre engines, which are both mated to the 6-speed Skyactiv-Drive automatic

G20 models also receive an upgrade to the Skyactiv G 2.0-litre petrol engine, with
cylinder deactivation and other improvements to the combustion process resulting in
lower CO2 emissions without compromising on performance or driveability. Fuel
consumption improves by 5 per cent to 5.9 L/100km for the hatch and 5.8 L/100km for
the sedan.

Stylistically, the enhanced Mazda3 adds a new colour to the mix, with Ceramic Metallic
replacing Sonic Silver in the model’s eight-strong colour palette.

Inside, G20 Touring grades and above receive new convenience features such as
wireless Apple CarPlay and Android AutoTM, wireless phone charging and USB-C

G25 GT grades and above additionally benefit from the 10.25-inch Mazda Connect
infotainment display, as featured on other Mazda nameplates, such as the CX-5, CX-8
and CX-9.

Customers can also enjoy the 10.25-in Mazda Connect infotainment display on entry
level Mazda3 grades, such as G20 Pure and G20 Evolve, by opting for the Vision
Technology package.

The updated Mazda3 hatch and sedan will go on sale in July 2023.

About Alistair Kennedy

Alistair Kennedy is Automotive News Service and Marque Publishing's business manager and the company's jack-of-all-trades. An accountant by profession, he designs the Marque range of motoring book titles, operates the company's motoring bookshop on the NSW Central Coast and the associated web site, as well as its huge digital and hard copy database. Whenever we can escape from the office he does so to cover new vehicle releases and contributes news stories. Alistair's other interests include cricket and family history on which he has written three books.
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