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Latest review | 19 September 2018

Mazda CX-8 2018 Car Review

If you’re an anti-diesel bod, long ago soured by old-style smoky, lethargic examples of the breed, you should try out...

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12 November 2015

Mazda MX-5 2015 car review

For those who enjoy fresh air and top-down motoring, you will already know about the Mazda MX-5. Now, 26 years since...

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9 November 2015

Mazda6 2015 car review

The winner in the Best in Class - Medium car category at the New Zealand Car of the Year 2013...

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14 October 2015

Mazda CX-5 2015 car review

2015 has seen Mazda’s CX-5 undergo a dramatic makeover, with an extensive list of enhancements in an effort to further...

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23 April 2015

Mazda CX-3 2015 car review

Ride quality, driving dynamics, noise levels, handling and overall build quality are all of the highest order. The CX-3 is...

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3 September 2014

Mazda2 2015 car review

There are a great many very good small cars on the market today, but Mazda has really taken the others...

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14 March 2014

Mazda3 2014 car review

The new 2014 Mazda3 hatchback and sedan have arrived and showcases the distinctive KODO-soul-of-motion design architecture that was first seen...

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15 April 2013

Mazda6 2013 car review

We’re offered the choice of sedan and wagon configurations, but the liftback which has been a part of Mazda6 and...

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13 April 2012

Mazda CX-5 2012 car review

If the budget runs to it, go for the SKYACTIVE-D, it’s worth paying the extra for. Our pick of the...

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5 December 2011

Mazda3 SKYACTIV 2011 car review

New Zealand’s most popular private-buyer compact car just got even more appealing with the addition of a fuel-miser model to...

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