2010 Mazda MAZDA3 User Reviews

2010 Mazda MAZDA3 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 18 reviews
"power" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
"quality" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"noise" 3 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews

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2010 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Hatchback Review
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5

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I'm very pleased with my Mazda 3.  It has more of the features I wanted than any other car I could find at its price.  I especially like its tight turning radius and its pep.

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My only complaint is road noise at highway speeds that make hard to carry on conversations with even a front seat passenger.

pwilkins
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Economical, Fun-to-drive, Good Value, Reliable — I drive 120 miles daily to and from work in Boston, MA. Most is at highway speeds though there is city driving as well. I could scarcely ask for a better car for my purposes. Winter tires make it unstoppable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jessy writes:
2010 Mazda MAZDA3 i SV Review
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nothing

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build qualit poor

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This Car Sucks — This car is really expensive in gas.When we first got it, transmission break at 1000 km, they change the driver seat, etc. The engine makes a funny noise. The interior is black it is always dirty. Not a good car to me

Primary Use: Family transportation

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matthewendo writes:
2010 Mazda MAZDA3 s Sport Review
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4

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Fun to drive

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Low so snow and bumps can be a problem

matthewendo
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Great Car To Drive — Really like the car as it's fun to drive with it maneuverability. Its also easy to drive as well and girls like it too. So it's a good babe magnet. Also it's got sleek lines and is absolutely gorgeous. I very much enjoy it.

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CuervoPadre writes:
2010 Mazda MAZDA3 i Sport Review
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Fuel economy, appearance, reliability, handling

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Power, ride on longer trips

CuervoPadre
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Fun Car — Good gas mileage, but the acceleration is a little weak as a result. Braking and handling are very good. Handling in the snow was great, especially considering it is FWD and not AWD. only routine maintenance so far, with exception of the windshield, which cracked without provocation. The stiffer seats, ride, and handling are best for shorter trips around town and not for longer drives. Overall very happy with the car for its intended purpose.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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tim_nab writes:
2010 Mazda MAZDA3 s Sport Review
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5

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This car is awesome

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The only negative is that I'll have to sell it one day.

tim_nab
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Pleasantly Surprised! — I'm so glad I bought this car. Handles really well and feels like a sports car yet the MPG is that of a much smaller more innocent looking vehicle. The internal features with blue tooth for audio streaming and hands free calls, are fantastic. By far the most satisfying car I've ever owned.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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joshuadenham writes:
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Looks great inside and out. It's fun to drive. Good modern features. Decent fuel economy (25 mpg on avg).

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Limited storage space.

joshuadenham
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Great Car, Fun To Drive — This is a fantastic car. I love the way it looks inside and out. The slogan "zoom zoom" definitely applies and makes the car fun to drive. It has great modern features like bluetooth technology for cellphones. The fuel economy is pretty decent, running about 25 mpg on average. Something that I wish could be fixed is the storage space. It has very limited storage space. Even though the back seats fold down, the seats are at a slight up angle. It doesn't lie flat. Also, the opening from trunk to back seat is small. So, something that fits the width of the trunk won't necessarily fit all the way into the car because the opening to the seats from the trunk is too small. Overall though, this is a great car that has done well for me for the last three years.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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idaddiva writes:
2010 Mazda MAZDA3 i Sport Review
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fun to drive very economical!

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none

idaddiva
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Awesome! — nothing. i love this car., it is so fun to drive. I save a lot of money on gas. fuel consumption 33mpg. good handling and power. easy to maneuver. sporty look nice accessories. however easily scratched but other than that it is a reliable car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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gaogirl writes:
2010 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Review
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Very fun to drive, lots of pep and great handling. Very compfy adjustable driver's seat. With the back seats folded down there's lots of cargo room. Very nice Bose sound system.

Cons

There is a little more road noise than I would like.

gaogirl
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Sporty, Nimble, Comfortable, Gas Efficient Beauty — Overall, a great car, I would definitely get another one in the future. Considering how sporty it is with it's 2.5 liter engine, it gets great gas milage. The interior is roomy and the seats are comfortable. So far it has been very reliable, I've never had to take it to the shop.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2010 Mazda MAZDA3 i Sport Review
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Handling, quality

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A Great First Car. — The handling before I installed my lowering springs has to be best in class of the segment. After the lowering springs of course the handling was even better. A great car to start autocross in. Its also a great car to just take people around in and runabout town. I got mine with an automatic as opposed to the manual, but I do not regret it. The sequential gearbox is satisfying and the automatic is fine if I have another car. The power is adequate for the car, but when hauling more people around it becomes sluggish. The style is on the feminine side, but its really all about the comfort. The seats are average. Fuel economy could be better, but Mazda has already fixed this with the new Skyactiv.

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bwkk writes:
2010 Mazda MAZDA3 s Sport Hatchback Review
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Very good car

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Fuel economy could be better

bwkk
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Amazing Little Car — The mazda 3 is an amazing little car. It is very good for city driving and can handle the highways really good. The fuel economy is not the best in its class. The interiors however are the best in its class.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2004 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Great 1st Car By TommyBlazeHD

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 purch... Read More

Great Car For The Money By mmoore0405

This car is fantastic.. In the 9 years I owned the car I never once had an mechanical issue. Cheap on maintenance, gas! The gas mileage averaged 38 mpg. Front wheel drive in the snow and rain is the t... Read More

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2005 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Fantastic Little Ride By jccars

Love the look, love the handling, parts are cheap and repairs are easy! I have over 172 thousand miles on it now and it still looks and drives like new. Only minor up keep with breaks and tires, repla... Read More

Sporty, Zippy And Fun To Drive! By saskie22

I fell in love with the Mazda 3 in 2004, but didn't purchase until 2005. The interior was sleek and stylish, and didn't look "cheap" like similar models (ie: Pontiac Vibe) did. When driving, you rea... Read More

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Sophisticated Fun By bbrogan

I really like the Mazda 3. Always complimented on the appearance, and love the leather interior. Low maintenance and great gas mileage, driven mostly on the highway, and could go a week on 1 tank of... Read More

Efficient Use Of The Planets Resources And Man's Auto Technologies By Essais

Replaced a 2000 Passat with 2006 M3. Liked it so much, my wife wanted a 2007 M3. Now at 70k miles and 85k miles respectively (I drive less often). Both are 5-speed manual for fun; both are mileage ... Read More

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2007 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Fantastic! By Bill_In_Wooster

The most favorable aspect about is vehicle is the cost to own. Very low maintenance! As of March 2015, I have 78,000 miles and I have put on new front brakes, changed the spark plugs and changed the t... Read More

Great Inexpensive Commuter By joshpatterson

I've enjoyed this car for some time now. Doesn't need a lot of maintenance and gets great gas mileage on commutes. Would highly recommend, especially for those living in urban areas. May be looking to... Read More

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2008 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Sporty Feel, Great Gas Mileage, Quality Car By caseyking14

After about a year of owning the car I can say that I am happy with my purchase. The car looks great, drives like a top level car, and is filled with options. The car struggles a bit with heavy wint... Read More

Sporty Daily Driver By Chelsea

This car has been to most reliable car I have ever owned! I had so many more corky issue with my Accord but this car since has had no issue other than wear items that need replaced. This is also a gre... Read More

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