Mazda3 (2019) Specs & Price


The all-new Mazda3 has arrived in South Africa. Here are the specifications and pricing for the newcomer. 

With over 6 million units sold in over 120 countries, the Mazda3 is the brand's best-selling product. Mazda claims the 3 accounts for more than 30% of the brand's yearly sales volume. “The Mazda3 is a strategic model that has driven Mazda’s growth from both a brand and business perspective. The outgoing 6th generation Mazda3 has delivered Mazda’s renowned driving pleasure to over 12 000 Southern Africa customers. Our mission is to build on this legacy and deliver a product that will exceed both customer expectations and industry standard with the next–generation Mazda3. The next generation of Mazda cars will enhance the value of the car-ownership experience. Through these products, Mazda Southern Africa, together with our dealer partners, aim to further raise Mazda’s brand value and work towards our goal of building ever stronger bonds our customers.” said Craig Roberts, Managing Director - Mazda Southern Africa.

It's imperative then that the 7th generation Mazda3 delivers. From launch, there will be 2 modern Skyactive-G engines available. Kicking off the range is a 1.5-litre motor with 88 kW and 153 Nm. The 2.0-litre motor produces 121 kW and 213 Nm. The 1.5-litre is available with both a manual and automatic gearbox option, with the 2.0 available with an automatic only. 

Mazda3 Trim Levels


• 6-speed manual transmission
• 8 Speaker sound system
• i-Stop
• Headlamps - Auto on/off
• LED Headlamps
• Headlamp Levelling
• 16-inch silver metallic alloy wheels
• Front rain-sensing wipers
• Airbags SRS: Driver, Passenger, Knee, Side & Curtain
• Smart keyless push-button engine start
• Auto Hold
• Auto door lock
• Air-conditioning (Manual)
• MZD Connect System: 8.8-Inch Display Screen, Commander Dial, Apple Carplay® & Android Auto®, USB connectivity ports - 2 Ports, Bluetooth® hands-free system
• Multi-function steering wheel with controls
• Tilt & telescopic adjustable steering wheel
• Driver height adjustable seat
• Seat trim - Black Cloth
• Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
• Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
• Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
• Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
• Head-Up Display (HUD)
• Electronic Parking Brake (EPB)
• Hill Launch Assist (HLA)


• Cruise control
• Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
• Leather-wrapped steering wheel
• Leather-wrapped gear shift knob
• Rear centre seat armrest with cup holders
• Rear parking sensors


• Smart advanced keyless entry
• Auto fold mirrors
• Dual-zone climate control Air-conditioning
• Frameless Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
• 7-inch TFT LCD Digital Meter
• Standard black leather seat trim
• Optional burgundy red leather seat trim (Hatch only)
• 10-Way power-adjustable driver seat
• Lumbar support power-adjustable driver seat
• 12 Speaker BOSE® sound system with subwoofer
• 18-inch alloy wheels
• 18-inch grey metallic alloy wheels (Hatch only)


• i-Stop
• Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
•Rear Combination Lamps (RCL)
•Adaptive LED Headlamps
•G-Vectoring Control Plus (GVC Plus)
•Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM)
•Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
•Parking sensors - Rear
•Reverse Camera
•Integrated Navigation
•Rear air vents
•Auto paddle transmission switches
•Sunroof - Power slide & tilt glass
•18-inch alloy wheels
•18-inch black metallic alloy wheels (Hatch Only)

Mazda3 Price in South Africa (July 2019) 

The 7th generation Mazda3 range comes standard with a 3-year unlimited kilometre service plan. There's also a 3-year factory warranty, 3-year roadside assistance and a 5-year corrosion warranty are also included.

Mazda3 1.5L Active Manual Hatch             R359900

Mazda3 1.5L Active Manual Sedan            R357 000

Mazda3 1.5L Dynamic Manual Hatch         R374 200

Mazda3 1.5L Dynamic Manual Sedan        R371 300

Mazda3 1.5L Dynamic Auto Hatch              R387 000

Mazda3 1.5L Dynamic Auto Sedan             R384 100

Mazda3 1.5L Individual Manual Hatch         R421 900

Mazda3 1.5L Individual Manual Sedan        R418 800

Mazda3 1.5L Individual Automatic Hatch     R434 700

Mazda3 1.5L Individual Automatic Sedan   R431 600

Mazda3 2.0L Astina Auto Hatch                  R474 000

Mazda3 2.0L Astina Auto Sedan                 R470 800