In this video, Jenny reviews the 2018 Mazda3 SP25 GT Hatch. The engine in this trim level is a 2.5 liter inline four with 138 kW and 250 Nm of torque. It comes with i-Stop, Mazda’s stop-start tech and it is said to consume 6.1 liters per 100 km. The Mazda3 SP25 has SKYACTIV tech which comes with no forced induction, so the top torque figure is found relatively high.

The Mazda 3 is an excellent choice in the for a small size hatch and remains one of Australia’s most popular choices.

Engine Specifications

2.5L Petrol Auto or Manual

Engine: 2.5L Skyactiv
Power: 138 kW – 185 hp @ 5,700 rpm
Torque: 250 Nm @ 3,250 rpm
Fuel Consumption: 6.1L/100km
Transmission: 6-speed 



  • Automatic transmission drive selector switch
  • Automatic transmission kickdown switch
  • Electric parking brake
  • G-Vectoring Control
  • i-stop
  • Paddle shift gear control


  • Audio System Premium Bose 231 watt amplifier and 9 speakers
  • Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio capability
  • Infotainment screen 7-inch colour touch
  • Radio
  • Satellite navigation


  • Air-conditioning Dual zone climate control
  • Rear-view mirror with auto dimming function
  • Active Driving Display
  • Ambient temperature display
  • Critical function warning lights/chimes 
  • Cruise control 
  • Low fuel warning light
  • Tachometer and electronic odometer/tripmeter
  • Interior illumination: cargo room lamp
  • Heated seats Front

Safety and Security

  • Advanced keyless entry
  • Advanced keyless push-button engine start
  • Airbags SRS Front (Driver & passenger)
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) 
  • Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM)
  • Child restraint anchor points ISOFIX x2,
  • Childproof rear door locks 
  • Driver Attention Alert (DAA) 
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) 
  • Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) 
  • Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) 
  • Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) 
  • Parking sensors Rear
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) 
  • Remote central locking
  • Reverse camera 
  • Seat-belt warning Driver & all passengers
  • Traction Control System (TCS) 
  • Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)


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