Model history and safety featuresThe Mazda3 was introduced in Australia during 2009. The Australian Mazda3 has a 2 litre engine. Dual front airbags are standard equipment. Side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are needed for this 5-star ANCAP rating. They are optional on the Neo and standard on other variants. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), emergency brake assist and electronic stability control (ESC) are standard on all variants. Intelligent seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats. Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash. A three point seat belt is fitted to the centre rear seat. This provides better protection than a two point (lap) seat belt.
These specifications are subject to change. Please check with manufacturer for the latest specifications.
Full ANCAP reporthttp://www.ancap.com.au (PDF)