Updated Mazda 3 boosts value, safety
Mazda 3 Neo sedan
29th April, 2010
Mazda 3 is to receive a host of equipment upgrades and
price reductions making it even safer and better value.
Available in both hatch and sedan, 2010 Mazda 3 upgrades begin with the Mazda 3 Neo, which now
offers enhanced safety with the addition of standard side (front) and curtain (front and rear) SRS
airbags. Significantly, this means that the entire Mazda 3 range now achieves a five-star ANCAP
The Mazda 3 Neo is also the beneficiary of cruise control and steering wheel-mounted audio controls
for improved driver convenience.
The additional airbags and cruise control, which previously cost more than $1,000 as options, have
been added at no cost.
The upgrades continue through the range with the Mazda 3 Maxx next in line for some special treatment.
The addition of fog lamps and a leather wrapped gear shift knob (manual only) and steering wheel
combined with a $485 reduction in the Manufacturer’s List Price (MLP) ensuring that the Mazda 3 Maxx
Both the Mazda 3 Maxx Sport and Mazda 3 Diesel now offer improved passenger comfort with the addition
of dual-zone climate control. A price reduction of $485 is also applied to these models.
The more luxurious Mazda 3 SP25, already packed with a long list of features and sporting a larger and
more powerful 2.5 litre engine, now offers better value thanks to a $485 price cut.
Doug Dickson, Mazda Australia’s Managing Director said “New Generation Mazda 3 has been widely
recognised by Australian consumers as offering tremendous value since its launch last year. Through the
addition of new features and reduced prices, we are very pleased to be able to offer a Mazda 3 that is now
even better value.”
2010 Mazda 3 Pricing Update (MLP*)
Mazda 3 Neo from $21,330*
Mazda 3 Maxx from $23,755*
Mazda 3 Maxx from Sport $26,360*
Mazda 3 Diesel from $29,230*
Mazda 3 SP25 from $29,255*
NOTE: * Prices mentioned in this news article are Manufacturer's List Price (MLP) and, as such,
exclude dealer delivery fees and the various state/territory government statutory charges.