The all-new, recently launched Mazda3 has scooped scooped the title of best ‘Family Car’ in the Scottish Car Of The Year. Its victory in one of the most significant categories in the SCOTY awards reinforces just how compelling a proposition the all-new Mazda3 makes for both private buyers and company car drivers. The recently launched in South Africa, all-new Mazda3 received judge’s praise on styling, driving dynamics, quality, performance and efficiency. “The efficient all-new Mazda3 has superior design, quality interiors and dynamic driving prowess. The new SKYACTIV* technology delivers solid performance and low emissions in both hatchback and sedan and the KODO-Soul of Motion design language merits that the Mazda3 impresses within a highly-competitive segment. We are very proud to be brand custodians of this now award winning compelling model in South Africa.” Says David Hughes – MD of Mazda South Africa Mazda is no stranger to the SCOTY awards; in 2012, the Mazda CX-5 won the ‘Safety’ award, and in 2013 the Mazda6 2.2-litre topped the ‘Eco’ award honours list. *SKYACTIV is the umbrella term for Mazda’s range of next-generation technologies-including gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, body and chassis – developed under Mazda’s Sustainable Zoom-Zoom vision to provide both driving pleasure and outstanding environmental and safety performance.