2012 Mazda MAZDA3 Review Ratings
2012 Mazda MAZDA3 i Grand Touring Review
looks nice, handles well, decent acceleration, great gas mileage
limited back-seat legroom and trunk space
Awsome Cost Efficient Car For Daily Commuting — I've received lots of compliments from friends and random people at the gas pump about how nice this car looks. It is fun to drive, gets an average 33mpg around town and around highway mpg. It is a little tight if you try to put people with longer legs in the back seats though
Primary Use: Commuting to work
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2012 Mazda MAZDA3 i Touring Review
Gas mileage is the best I've seen for this type of car. Very comfortable for this size car. Bose speaker system is the best sound. minimal maintenance (oil changes, etc).
Front seats could be slightly wider for broader individuals. Factory recommended oil is hard to find and relatively expensive. However, oil changes are recommended at 7,000-10,000 miles.
Overall Impression Is Great. — This is the perfect car for long trips as well as inter-city driving. It provides great mileage over the road and in the city while maintaining a comfortable ride. the truck is fairly large for a small sized car. I would also recommend buying the life time warranty. It is well worth the extra $1200-$1500. That is if you plan on keeping the car for an extended period of time.
2012 Mazda MAZDA3 i Touring Hatchback Review
6 speed shifting fun, very comfortable for a such a compact car. It has all the room and features I need. The bluetooth/smartphone integration is way superior to Honda's. Base model has USB and aux too.
Very small and hard to capture the EPA mileage ratings. The 2012 Honda CR-V is farther off the EPA mark though. Seems like false advertising to me, they're down-right lying to consumers.
Economical And Environmentally Sound, But Still Fun. — The shifting and steering is definitely Miata inspired. This along with some decent cargo capacity and gas mileage are the finest points to this car. Oh, and the value is hard to beat when anything worth buying is closer or over 20K.
Primary Use: Commuting to work
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