2005 Mazda MAZDA3 Overview

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i
Avg. Price: $6,939
s
Avg. Price: $7,601
S Hatchback
Avg. Price: $8,444
Special Edition
Avg. Price: $8,557
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4.55 stars

Based on 56 reviews

Mazda3s Hatchback by Levi
 — test drove just about every car in its class (Civic, Corolla, etc..) and loved this one more than any other. Better handling, more responsive throttle, and smother ride update (11-6-11) i bought ... Read More
Zoom Zoom by Nathan
 — I love this car. It's pretty fast, but I haven't been anwhere to be able to see just how fast... It handles great. Which it should, seeing as how it's a little four banger. It gets farily good gas mil... Read More
Guppie's Mazda3 by Dave
 — I picked up the Mazda3 after coming from a WRX and a Protege primarily as a commuter (around 40kms each way). So far, it's been a fantastic car. Performance is pretty good for a 4cyl - really likes ... Read More

2005 Mazda MAZDA3 Overview

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2005 Mazda MAZDA3

A year after its introduction, the MAZDA3 saw few changes for the 2005 model year, with the exception of the addition of a couple of new trim packages. The entry-level version was the MAZDA3i Sedan, which was powered by a 148-horsepower, 2.0-liter engine. It came standard with a five-speed manual overdrive transmission, while a four-speed automatic was optional. Features included air conditioning, dual airbags, a tilt/telescopic steering wheel, a lighted entry system, and a CD player.

Step up a notch to the four-door MAZDA3s Sedan or the five-door s Wagon (hatchback), and you get a more powerful 160-horsepower, 2.3-liter four-cyclinder engine, with the same standard manual transmission or optional automatic. Features included power windows, power door locks, power outside mirrors, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, sport seats, alloy wheels, and cruise control.

The two new trim packages were the SP23, available as either a four-door sedan or a five-door hatchback. Both were powered by the 160-horsepower four-cylinder engine, and came with premium features, including leather seats, special instrumentation, 17-inch wheels and a Bose audio system.

Overall, drivers gave positive marks to the MAZDA3, not only for its power and handling but also for its value. While the interior design was perhaps a bit spare, drivers appreciated the generous list of features that made the MAZDA3 a good buy for the money.

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Mazda 3 Cd Player Doesn't Play

I just bought a 2005 mazda 3 there is no owners manual. When I put in a cd to play it just say check cd and nothing happens. I tried several and all are original not burned. WhT do I need to do.

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How Do I Re Set The Clock In My 2005 Mazda 3

there is NO owners manual for the 2005 mazda 3 that I just purchased. How do I reset the clock? And how do I reset the mileage counter?

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Mazda 3 Model '05. What Is The Solution My Car In Parking , Then When You ...

mazda 2 model '05. what is the solution my car in parking , then when you shift the gear to drive is not working is lock,

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How Do I Change The Emergency Break

my emergency break don't engage

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