2004 Mazda MAZDA3 User Reviews

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Justin writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA3 s Review
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5

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everything

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back seat leg room

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Good Car — good car, has nice acceleration for a 4 cyl. good handleing corners very well the sound system is very good also 6 disc in dash with factory equalizer and amp it is a family car but yet it is sporty

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Joseph writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA3 s Review
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5

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acceleration, breaking, handling, interior design

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gas millage

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A Very Stylish And Fun Car To Drive ! — This car has a 2.3 L 4 cylinder that kicks butt! I owned a toyota celica before this that had about 30 more horse power and this still accelerates better. I always thought those Zoom-Zoom-Zoom comercials were full of it until i drove this car. It isnt a bit less than they described and i love to hear it Zoom. The interior of this car is classy... I like most is that the intrument panels light up red which matches the theme of my car.. red on black. The cloth seets also have red in them as well tieing it together nicely. The intregrity is good on this vehicle except i notice with the driver window is down it sometimes rattles but that can be fixed by tightening the track. Overall i am loving this car. If i was to buy another one i would go all out. I would have leather seats, a sunroof, a factory navagation system, traction control, and a spoiler.

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Ken writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA3 S Hatchback Review
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5

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Good looking, sleek and never complained or whined.

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None but it wasn't free.

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My Last Car. — It combined all the things I wanted in a vehicle. Space to carry "stuff" as well as enough room to carry my wife and son comfortably. Of course, it drove like a sports car. In my younger days, I would have been very dangerous in this car.

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Abbas writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA3 i Review
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3

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great car to drive feels good

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ground clearence need attention

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Mazda Axela 2004 Manual 1.5cc — Mazda Axela 2004 manual 1500cc is the spec of this car! Performance very good acceleration,very good on fuel and feels very sporty. cons:- need more ground clearance ,leg room,suspension too stiff overall fun to drive and do loads of mods economical comfortable.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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TommyBlazeHD writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA3 S Hatchback Review
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4

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Reliable, Torque-ey, Fun to drive, & Looks good

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Only 20-22 MPG City; Upholstery Sucks

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Great 1st Car — This car we bought used at a cheep price at a Mazda Dealership in Vancouver, WA. It was mechanically and cosmetically sound! We did have to eventually put real tires, & brakes on it soon after purchase. But hey, we got it cheap! Super reliable since we bought it. Mazda knows how to build an engine!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Lane writes:
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4

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Great handling, tasteful styling, affordable.

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Delicate front end.

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A Pleasure To Own! — Performance- Acceleration is good for a 4-cyl, but the fact that it's FWD isn't the best. Braking is very good, and handling is fantastic. Even with a mediocre set of tires, the Mazda3 is practically glued to the road. Build Quality- There are some rattles, specifically "glovebox rattle", a common occurrence in Mazdas, I've heard. Easy to fix, but obnoxious nonetheless. Appearance- Interior is very tasteful. Build specifically for drivers. Good amount of interior space, too. The 2004-2009 front fascia is much more aggressive than the new, smiley 2010s. Cost- Great gas mpg, cheap maintenance. Overall, awesome. Fun Factor- This car is a blast. It will surprise you how great it handles on back-roads, and is very nimble.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ian writes:
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bought it for under £5000 on 54 plate with less then 55000 miles on with full service...

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the door mirrors dont come in electric u have to push them in ...

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Fantastic Car For The Money — great car ,well built not boring inside ,looks sporty handles great,and it costs about £60 pound to fill up but can get about 450 miles on full tank which i think is not bad for a 2ltr engine...good boot space with many extras including rain sensor wipers and night sensor headlights ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Ian writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA3 S Hatchback Review
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5

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fun to drive

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Nothing for now

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All Around Fun Family Car To Drive!!! — good perfrmance with the 2.3 Liter engine. Very reliable, I've owned this car for 2 years And bought It used. A all around fun car to drive. As For the apperance this car Looks good. It has all the right curves at the right places for a proper family car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Shane writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA3 S Hatchback Review
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5

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Has zoom zoom, great quality for the price, good mileage, looks great, haven't had a single problem in 4 years.

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Stock tires were terrible in snow, factory stereo doesn't have any way to plug-in MP3 players, air conditioner  is underwhelming

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2004 Mazda Mazda3 S Hatchback — Back in 2004 I went looking for a 2 year old Honda, Toyota or new Hyundai, but after one test drive on of the Mazda 3, it was game over, and the cost was only a couple thousand more than those 2 year-old used competitors' cars. This car has been great, it's a joy to drive, gets good mileage, and I plan on keeping it until the wheels fall off.

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Andrew writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA3 i Review
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5

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Very fun to drive, Feels zippy

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very light car, dangerous in bad weather (snow mainly)

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A Blast To Drive, Just As Long As You Don't Know Me, You Can Get One If You Find One... — Extremely fun to drive, feels fast, even though the stock 2.3L 4-cyl engine puts out 150 bhp and the 0-60mph is roughly 8 sec. The manual version of this car is the only way to go. This car is just a blast to drive, you can feel the road and the tight handling is just great.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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