Mazda3 Australia’s favourite small car in December 2016

Mazda3 tops Hyundai i30 and Toyota Corolla in December…

The Mazda3 finished 2016 on a high with the model gaining an 18.0% market share in the ultra-competitive small car market.

Most importantly for Mazda, it’s small sedan/hatch model beat home arch-rivals – Toyota Corolla and Hyundai i30.

The VFACTS data shows there was also reason for Honda to celebrate with the new Civic achieving a very respectable 1,049 sales in the month, a mammoth 62.5% jump on the old models result in December 2015.

While in the $40,000+ category it was again the Audi A3 that was dominant.

December 2016 Car Sales Data – Small Cars:

December 2016 Car Sales Data – Small Cars $40,000+:

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