2003 Mazda MPV User Reviews

2003 Mazda MPV Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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Nibor writes:
2003 Mazda MPV LX Review
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4

Pros

Great look for a minivan, handling was excellent for this type of vehicule. Good looking interior. Second row bucket seats could slide to create space between them or close them together to create bench.

Cons

Not as roomy as other vans. Problems with coils. Fuel economy wasn't good.

Nibor
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Mazda Mpv - Family Vehicule — Owned this car for 5 years. Loved it with young kids (3) and could pull 3000 pounds RV for summer vacation. Had some problems with coils and for the first time in my life had small problems like overdrive electric wire cut because of friction when turning the wheel, had to change horns, steering wheel oil completly loss in driveway because of a damaged pipe. Very expansive to change spark plugs because have to remove manifold. Other than these problems, really liked the car, easy to drive, feet and leg space was excellent but it reduced the trunk space though.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Blakenstein writes:
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Pros

Over 244K on the ODO and still going strong.  In the 7 years I've owned this Mazda, it has never left me stranded

Cons

Gearing in the tranny could have been done a bit differently.  It's a 5 speed but when in cruise control and pulling a little bit of hill it downshifts quite a bit

Blakenstein
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Great Overall Mini-van — In the seven years I've owned this vehicle I've put well over 160K on it, all I've had to do is change plugs, oil changes, tires, brakes and a water pump and it's still running strong. It's a great vehicle and very dependable, I wish Mazda didn't change to the new smaller version of it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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James writes:
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Pros

very good little minivan

Cons

wider than car turning radius

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Have Loved It Since I Bought It Off The Lot — easy on fuel(for a mini van) handles well hauls a respectable load inside. more than reasonable acceleration presently getting about 30mpg(imperial) the rear temperature controls are a bonus pleasure to drive very comfortable excellent cruise control speed maintainance

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Lori writes:
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Reliable. Great handling. Good storage. Good gas mileage. Rarely in the shop.

Cons

No power doors.

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Reliable — The paint, seats, etc have held up great! We love that the third row folds away or it can tilt the other direction for tailgate seating. This car is rarely in the shop! I would buy a Mazda MVP for my next van but Mazda stopped making them.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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David writes:
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great gas mileage and nice speed

Cons

gets alittle rusty

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Van Has A Soul Of A Sports Car — the performance on this car is sick the acceleration is fast, stops instantly but smooth, and great handling the build quality is good but needs a little repairs the appearance is like a sports car but beefed up the van gets great mileage and maintenance is affordable and last but not lease the van is muy fabalosa to drive

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1989 Mazda MPV Reviews

Carols Ride By Carol

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1991 Mazda MPV Reviews

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accelerations are good if I compare to other minivans. But it takes a lot of gaz. Its a tough car, mine had over 300 000 km and still work well. Good car for demolition derbies! Don't take it all whee... Read More

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1992 Mazda MPV Reviews

Great Daily Driver, Always There Even With -40c And No Block Heater!!! By Ernesto

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I have a 1992 Mazda Mpv and over all have few complaints, the engine is strong, and the ride is comfortable. I like the the 4wd option, since I live in minnesnowta. Read More

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1993 Mazda MPV Reviews

Tougher Than You Think By duneclimber

I bought my van from a friend for $135 2 1/2 years ago. The heater core is gummed up and the heat doesn't work, and I need front and rear shocks ($800). That stuff is just regular maintenance. The van... Read More

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1994 Mazda MPV Reviews

Ghetto Cruiser By Timothy

this was my first vehicle with over 300,000 on it when i stopped driving it it was reliable as hell i took it mudden and played bumper cars with it but no matter what i did to it it all ways ran i had... Read More

Tough As A Tank For The Average Family. By Dev

My mom had one of these until some IDIOT ran into the side. It was counting 320 000 kms on the odometer. It was a very nice van mechanically speaking, it was a tough van, my mom's was green so we call... Read More

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