Mazda 3 insurance cost

Average cost of insuring a Mazda 3 and how it compares with other car models.

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The average comprehensive insurance policy for a Mazda 3 costs $129 a month — or $1,365 a year.

Your actual cost could be more or less depending on your driving record, the number of kilometres you drive in a year and other factors.

To determine our estimated cost, we aggregated quotes from 5 insurance companies using the profile below.

  • 2021 Mazda 3
  • Over 30,000 kilometres driven yearly
  • No accidents in the past five years
  • Driver located in Sydney
  • Car parked in garage at night
  • Black vehicle

About the Mazda 3

Mazda 3 Insurance Finder

The Mazda 3 has been around since 2004 and is currently in its third generation. The compact car is known for its excellent handling, strong brakes, superb fuel economy and upscale interior. There are hatchback or sedan styles available.

Insurance companies determine the insurance cost for a Mazda 3 based on safety ratings, theft rates, replacement costs and overall damage susceptibility. Insurance rates can change based on a driver’s history and location.

Mazda shoppers should grab quotes from several insurance companies to find the lowest premium possible before they commit. Mazda 3 shoppers should also do their research and see if they qualify for insurance discounts with each insurance company.


Compare insurance providers that cover Mazda 3

Name Product Roadside Assistance Accidental Damage Storm Choice of Repairer Agreed or Market Value
Budget Direct Comprehensive
Optional
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Awarded the 2021 Finder Award for Car Insurance - Value in QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA and Car Insurance - Features in NSW, VIC, WA, this policy offers solid coverage at a low cost. Budget Direct's claims service has received a 4.2/5 based on nearly 5,000 customer reviews.

⭐ Current offer: Get 15% discount on first year's premium when you take out a policy online. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: People who want a comprehensive policy without breaking the bank.
Australia Post Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Australia Post car insurance offers comprehensive cover for things like theft, fire, new for old replacement and emergency accommodation and transport. Cover also extends to anyone who uses your car, not just you.

⭐ Current offer: Get $75 off your first year’s premium when you buy online. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: If multiple people use the one car and you don’t want to worry about listing all drivers.
Coles Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: With Coles comprehensive car insurance, you could earn double flybuys points at Coles supermarkets and you can get $10 off your Coles grocery bill every time you redeem 2,000 Flybuys points. If your car is damaged, you could benefit from a one-week turnaround on repairs.

⭐ Current offer: Get 10% off your first year's premium when you take out a policy online. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: Coles customers and Flybuys collectors.
Bingle Comprehensive
Market
Finder's summary:Bingle consistently comes up as one of the cheaper insurers out there. It only covers the basics. You don't get to choose your own repairer, you're not covered for personal items in the car and unless you add it as an option, you won't get a hire car if your car is stolen. But this keeps its premiums low.

Who it might be good for: Someone who wants a low-cost option that covers them for the basics.
Virgin Comprehensive
Optional
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Finalists for the 2021 Finder Awards for Best Car Insurance - Value in VIC, QLD, SA, WA and TAS, Virgin Comprehensive provides a good level of cover for a decent price.

⭐ Current offer: Get 15% off on your first year’s premium when you purchase a new eligible comprehensive car insurance online. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: People who'd like to manage their policy online 24/7.
Stella Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed
Finder's summary: Stella offers car insurance that's been designed with women in mind. This means competitive pricing, rewards for being a safer driver and some unique inclusions like cover if your car is damaged as a result of domestic violence. It also offers higher cover for baby gear than most, with up to $2,000 cover for prams, strollers and child seats.

⭐ Current offer: Save 10% when you pay your premium annually. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: Someone who wants a female-centred car insurance policy (it will cover men too).
Qantas Comprehensive
Optional
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: You'll be able to choose how comprehensive you want your cover to be with optional extras like choice of repairer and the option of agreed or market value.

⭐ Current offer: Earn Qantas Points for joining and paying your premium. Sign up today and earn up to 20,000 Qantas Points (points awarded will be based on your premium). T&Cs and eligibility apply.

Who it might be good for: People who'd like to earn Qantas Points.
ahm Comprehensive
Optional
Both
Finder's summary: ahm comprehensive car insurance lets you choose higher excess to reduce your premiums. Its Fixed Kilometre Plan can save you up to 30% compared to its standard comprehensive cover.

⭐ Current offer: Get 12 months free roadside assistance when you purchase a new policy online.^ Offer ends October 14. T&C’s apply.

Who it might be good for: People who drive less than 15,000 km per year.
Huddle Black Comprehensive
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Huddle's black comprehensive is its cover with highest limits and exclusive benefits. It includes roadside assistance. You can also get up to $2,000 for emergency travel and accommodation and up to $30 million legal liability cover.

Who it might be good for: Someone who wants a 24/7 claims processing.
Poncho Comprehensive
Agreed
Finder's summary: Poncho works like a monthly subscription – you pay monthly and can cancel and leave at any time. You can also list multiple cars and drivers under one policy, making it ideal for families and groups living together under one household.

Who it might be good for: People who want their car insurance month to month.
Youi Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Youi Comprehensive Car Insurance is one of the few providers to include roadside assistance in its policy. You'll also get access to YouiRewards which gives you discounts on furniture, parking and more. Youi also has a live chat feature on its site to talk through any questions.

⭐ Current offer: Get a 15% COVID-19 temporary cashback on the monthly premium paid until 3 October 2021. Applies to all existing or new customers in NSW and VIC. Eligibility criteria, terms, and conditions apply.

Who it might be good for: People over 25 who want comprehensive cover with a focus on customer service.
QBE Comprehensive
Green Company
QBE Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: QBE is a sustainable insurance company and also Finder's Green Insurer of the Year 2021 award winner. This policy offers the highest level of protection available from QBE including three-year new car replacement.

⭐ Current offer: Save $75 when you purchase a new comprehensive policy online. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: Those that are looking for a more environmentally friendly insurance choice.
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Random Mazda Facts

  • Mazda Motor Corporation has been around since 1920 and is a Japanese automaker.
  • In 2015, Mazda produced approximately 1.5 million cars that were intended for worldwide sale.
  • Mazda entered the Australian market in 1967, a full three years before entering the American market.
  • Mazda is the only company that has produced a Wankel pickup truck.

How does the 2021 Mazda 3 compare?

A 2021 Mazda 3 starts at a base price of $25,240. With the average insurance rate at $1,365 per year, the annual insurance cost–to–base car price ratio is 5.4%.


How safe is the Mazda 3?

The Mazda 3 received a 5-Star overall safety rating from the Australiasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). This small, compact car achieved a perfect 16 out of 16 score for the side impact crash test and an excellent 15.4 out of 16 score for the frontal offset crash test.

The latest model of the Mazda 3 includes blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, automatic emergency braking system and anti-lock brakes.


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