Mazda Mazda3

Price $16,000 – $25,100
Fuel consumption 6.2 – 9.6 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 85%(view ratings)
Mazda is constantly improving its most popular model in Quebec to help it remain competitive. The GS and GX trims are back, both in sedan and hatchback configurations, and are equipped with a 2.0L engine. The GT features a 184-horsepower, 2.5L engine. The Smart City Brake Support system is now optional on the GX versions and the i-ACTIVESENSE package with autonomous emergency braking is also available as well.

Detailed ratings

The Car Guide rating 85%
Fuel economy 7/10
Reliability 8/10
Safety 9/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 9/10
Overall 8/10

What's new in 2018



  • Enhanced dynamics
  • Efficient 2.5-litre engine
  • Excellent gearboxes
  • Quality of finish
  • Still current design


  • Soundproofing leaves something to be desired
  • Not comfortable on poor roads
  • Rear seats not spacious
  • No Apple CarPlay or Android Auto