Mazda 3 2019 Philippines: Price, Exterior, Interior, Specs & More

Jan 05, 2021

If you prefer the "less is more" vehicle style of the Japanese automaker, you may want to check out the new generation of 2019 Mazda3 Philippines. Stay tuned for more details.

Mazda 3 2019 Philippines: Introduction

Since its first entering of the Philippines market in 2004, the Japanese brand Mazda has enjoyed lots of successes and recognitions with the Mazda 3 and Mazda car series. The Japanese brand has impressed drivers with the vehicles of Kodo style, meaning "less is more” which has become an outstanding and unique feature concept in the worldwide car markets.

The Mazda 3 Philippines underwent a grille improvement with the second generation in 2012, the long lines, and a more rear cabin ratio with the 2014 third generation. And for 2019, the global and Phillippine Mazda fans were also excited at the grand reveal of the fourth generation SKYACTIV-X Mazda 3.

Now, let’s take a deep insight into the Mazda 3 2019 Philippines via a comprehensive review by

Mazda 3 2019 Philippines: Exterior

In general, the appearance of the fourth-generation Mazda 3 retains the KODO "Soul of Motion" design language of its predecessors. 

The not-much-angled lines and the long cabin proportions on the rear give the whole Mazda 3 a vibrant European vibe. Meanwhile, its glossy design and the sheer light from the smooth surface will bring a promising driving experience and serene mobility to the driver as a whole.

 Mazda 3 2019 Philippines exterior

To differentiate its fourth generation, Mazda decided to create a sportier look by sharpening the exterior design of the vehicle. 

It has only a single character line running across the sides and also utilizes less chromed parts inside and out. The car’s front stands out with a wide grille and slim LED headlights on both sides. In compliance with the KODO principle, Mazda does not furnish the famous fog lights for the 2019 Mazda 3 Philippines.

Moreover, its side design is also simplified compared to the predecessors which highlighted the uniqueness of the rear window frames’ shape with fewer and more classic chrome parts.

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Mazda 3 2019 Philippines: Interior

The interior of the Mazda 3 is significantly impressive with a straightforward-designed sport European-style cockpit. The comfortable cabin and elegant fabric seats with little decorative features, all comply with the principle of "Less is more.”

Mazda 3 2019 Philippines interior design

The interior design of Mazda 3 2019 Philippines

The infotainment screen connects horizontally with the dashboard and the analog gauges are also added to the instrument cluster.

Mazda 3 2019 Philippines: Engine & Performance

For the Mazda 3, Mazda draws special attention with its SKYACTIV-G and SKYACTIV-X engine, the world's first gasoline engines using a compression system. SKYACTIV engines use the same ignition spark mechanism as diesel engines but only to control engine compression.

The capacity of the 2019 Mazda 3 1.5-liter engine produces 109 horsepower with 146Nm of torque. Meanwhile, the 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine can produce 152 horsepower and 200 Nm of torque. Both engines also have quite impressive fuel consumption.

Mazda 3 2019 price Philippines

The new Mazda 3 uses a 6-speed automatic transmission with two options SKYACTIV-MT and SKYACTIV-Drive.

The manufacturer designed the SKYACTIV chassis to be stiffer and lighter than its predecessor. The suspension system includes an independent MacPherson strut at the front and a small torsion beam setup at the rear.

Thanks to the steering wheel inputs, the G-vectoring system is capable of effectively controlling the engine power. Meanwhile, to improve grip at steering, the torque will reduce speed and transfers weight to tires.

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Mazda 3 2019 Philippines: Features & Safety

Focusing on the safety system of the Mazda 3, the automaker equips all variants with multiple protectors such as dual front airbags, curtain airbags, side airbags, and driver's knee airbags. Besides, Mazda 3 also comes with three-point seat belts, ISOFIX child seat anchors, electronic stability control, and an anti-lock braking system with electronic brake-force distribution.

Mazda 3 sedan 2019 Philippines

In contrast to the simple look, Mazda’s technological features are among the most advances today. 

Especially, with the purpose of detecting nearby vehicles, the Mazda 3 is equipped with a Mobility and Traffic Assist system or CTS, which has some similarities with the automatic driving system, and the cruise control system. 

Moreover, rearview cameras are equipped for the Mazda 3 1.5 variants while the 60 degrees CCTV is exclusively attached with the 2.0 variants.

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Mazda 3 2019 Philippines: Variants & Prices

The 2019 generation of the Mazda 3 is divided into two lines of Sedan and Hatchback (Sportback). The lowest price of PHP 1,295,000 is for the Sedan Elite A/T while the upgraded Sedan Premium A/T variant is priced at PHP 1,495,000.

Here are the prices of all Mazda 3 models available in the local market for your quick references:

2019 Mazda 3 Model


2019 Mazda 3 1.5 Sedan Elite A/T

PHP 1,295,000

2019 Mazda 3 1.5 Sportback Elite A/T

PHP 1,320,000

2019 Mazda 3 2.0 Sedan Premium A/T

PHP 1,495,000

2019 Mazda 3 2.0 Sportback Premium A/T

PHP 1,510,000

2019 Mazda 3 2.0 Sportback 100th Anniversary Edition

PHP 1,570,000

2019 Mazda 3 2.0 Sportback Speed A/T

PHP 1,590,000

Mazda 3 2019 Philippines: Pros & Cons



High efficiency + fuel economy


SkyActiv-G compressor engine


Sports handling capabilities


The simple and classy exterior style in KODO style


The improved MazdaConnect infotainment system

Cabin space for passengers is not
too comfortable


High price


The efficiency of the SkyActiv-X engine has not been proven.

Mazda 3 2019 Philippines: Conclusion

With a minimalistic design and top-notch technology equipment, the Mazda 3 has been one of the top choices of its segment.

If you love the cutting-edge safety technologies with a minimalist design, you will quickly fall in love with the fourth generation of this Japanese car.

With the above article, we hope you have got all the basics of the Mazda 3 2019 Philippines and see you next time with more detailed Car Review notices.