Articles about Compact Hatchback

As revealed in Mexico
The specs of the turbocharged Mazda 3 have been made known-in Mexico.Oh yeah, we haven't mentioned it yet, but Mazda Philippines has been teasing a reveal scheduled for July 8, 2020. Coincidentally, it's the same date other markets
You be the judge
If you're a fan of Mazda, you're probably aware that there's plenty of talk online right now of the Japanese car manufacturer equipping the 3 with a turbocharged engine.There's been no official word regarding this rumor from
The latest in the lineup to get the electric treatment
Ford is on a mission, like most other mainstream car manufacturers, to electrify all the things. Because emissions. The all-electric Mach-E is due very soon, and in the next few years, we'll see a smaller Ford EV based on
We hope we get the hybrid here
Here's something to get Honda Jazz fans pumped for the next-gen model's Philippine arrival: The Japanese carmaker says its hybrid version carries bits of Formula One racing technology in its DNA.The company says it is using its experience
This is one fine-looking car
Mazda has some good news for all the owners of the current-generation Mazda 3 out there: The compact sedan and hatch recently bagged the World Car Design of the Year Award earlier this month, meaning yes, your ride is indeed the
Check out those new DRLs
Welcome to our first glimpse of the updated Hyundai i30N hot hatch, with its more aggressive grille and new "V-shaped integrated daytime running lights."Well, it's not actually the new i30N. This sketch reveals what the stock i30 will look
Is it the best compact hatchback in the market? 
After 20 years of 'Zoom-Zoom,' Mazda has become a byword for driving enjoyment. But with the new Mazda Premium thrust-a movement that started with the impressive new CX-5 back in 2017, and now brought to full flower with the
What does the eighth-gen VW have to offer?
Can it really be that time again? Like credit-card bills or yearly car registration, a new Golf always seems to come around sooner than you expect. Here we are then: the eighth of the line.The Volkwagen Golf is the lingua
Mk8 model gets high-tech interior and mild-hybrid setup
The ID. 3 hasn't taken over just yet-the Golf is still, and will probably remain for years to come, the ubiquitous Volkswagen. Still the answer we'll give pretty much anyone when they ask us what new car they ought
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Perception is reality, right? Well, that saying certainly applies when you're talking about the all-new Mazda 3. You see, its design is...well, designed, to let your eyes and brain do the work when it comes to visualizing the car.
It packs a 350hp turbo engine
The Mazda 3 is a very, very good-looking hatchback. We're big fans of it here at Top Gear, and Mazda North America's latest announcement hasn't helped our obsession.Yep, feast your eyes on the above. It's a
Yes, please
The Honda Civic is one of the hottest compact cars available on the market right now, both in terms of style and performance. That's been the case since the current-gen launched in 2016 and, after a refresh earlier this year,
A beautiful piece of Japanese engineering
We've been waiting for this for quite some time already, but now we're finally here: The all-new Mazda 3 has officially arrived.After a series of spy shots, a test drive in Sepang, and weeks of chatter and anticipation,
Mazda’s compact contender looks and drives as sharp as ever
A couple of years ago, this look would be something outside the realm of production lines-a vision confined to a designer's drawing board or an idea stuck on a rotating platform at an international car show.A couple of years
A launch could be imminent
The all-new Mazda 3 is coming. As to exactly when we aren't certain yet...though if these images are anything to go by, 'soon' would be a pretty safe bet.The photos you're looking at were sent to us
Why not both?
Damn, would you look at that. The all-new Mazda 3 right here in the Philippines. Granted, this isn't the car's official launch-it isn't available yet, no prices and variants have been announced, and the vehicles you see
Units are selling fast
The third-generation Mazda 3 has proven to be a success story in the Philippines. The compact is actually the best-selling Mazda model in the country. With the recent unveiling of the all-new 3 in the Philippines, it's only
Hatchback or sedan?
Mazda has unveiled the all-new 3 ahead of the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Japanese carmaker's popular compact offering in sedan and hatchback form flaunts sleeker looks, a more elegant vibe, and-most important-a Skyactiv-X powertrain.Those
Will it come with Skyactiv-X?
Back in 2017, we had the pleasure of seeing the Mazda Kai Concept in the metal during the Tokyo Motor Show. Even better? We had an opportunity to chat with its designer Yasutake Tsuchida-the same dude who worked on the current-
Another track record falls
For the last few weeks Honda's been setting front-wheel drive, production car records at various European race tracks. The car? Our favorite big hot-hatch, the Civic Type R.First came Estoril, then Silverstone, Spa, and Magny Cours. For its
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