Used Mazda 3 2019-present review

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Section: Ownership cost

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Ownership cost

What used Mazda 3 hatchback will I get for my budget?

You can find the first examples of this generation Mazda 3 from around £16,000. The more powerful Skyactiv-X petrol version that arrived in late 2019 can be found from £17,500, while diesel models are harder to come by and start at £18,000.

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How much does it cost to run a Mazda 3 hatchback?

MPG

The less-popular 1.8 diesel is the most economical car (especially in manual form) at 55.4mpg. Next up are the two petrol engines, and because both feature some mild-hybrid tech, efficiency is pretty good. First up is the more powerful 178bhp Skyactiv-X petrol with 48.7mpg, while the regular 120bhp Skyactiv-G manages 44.8mpg.

Car tax (VED)

Every Mazda 3 will be subject to the current flat rate fee for car tax, and none will fall foul of the additional surcharge for cars that cost more than £40,000 when new. To find out more about the current road tax costs, click here.

Servicing

Unlike some of its rivals, you won't be able to buy a service plan online. Mazda instead defers this to the individual dealers, so it'll be worthwhile calling up a few franchises to compare prices. All engines require annual maintenance or every 12,500 miles.