When you thought that everything is set between Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series, AutoExpress comes up with another comparison test. This time, the British magazine introduces another car along the two premium models.
 
It is the new Mazda3 SKYACTIVE-D SE-L compact car, a real contender for the volume market benchmark, the Volkswagen Golf. AutoExpress wanted to know would the Japanese compact car will handle a comparison with the two premium models – BMW 116d SE and Audi A3 Sportback 1.6 TDI SE. The entry-level diesels are chosen for the test, with close price range. Let’s see who won the battle.