2006 Mazda MAZDA3 Top Comparisons

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3Review
Guru98L1L9 writes:
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Nice car in great shape. Sound mechanically. Maybe a little overpriced.

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JoyOU812 writes:
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I got the 2006 Mazda6. For being 15 years old it has power I just wish I bought it 15 years ago.

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William writes:
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Reliable, economical, stylish, comfortable, smooth ride, quiet. I would compare it with a honda civic

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Guru955X26 writes:
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The car was in very good shape for age. We bought it $800 dollars below asking price thru car gurus! Thank you!

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Guru94K7M1 writes:
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It’s just a picture no price nothing but I like the style

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Hatchback Review
versatile and fun to drive .. would buy again
vs2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWD
2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Hatchback winning categories:
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7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 iReview
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Excellent Commuter — I've had this car for several years needing only minor maintenance. In my experience it has been one of the best cars that I've owned. The cost of repairs is very inexpensive the fuel economy is excellent at around 35MPG.

Pros: Everything

Cons: Slightly limited rear leg room but not too bad.

22 of 23 people found this review helpful.
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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s HatchbackReview
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Great — The Mazda 3s Hatch is very reliable, and very functional I always felt safe on the road in the Mazda 3s. If anything I would have liked more MPG. But , with a 2.3 L...30 mpg overall is not too bad.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fun to drive, peppy, handles great

Cons: hard to think of anything

13 of 13 people found this review helpful.
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Mazda 3 Gets 2 Thumbs Up — I'm 6'2 and can surprisingly fit in this car. It's fun and sporty, and very stylish. This car is easily upgradable for different modifictions. Automatic shift-tronic makes it fun to drive, and can really flow through traffic. This is the first small car I've ever owned and loved....

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Styling, fuel economy, handling, performance.

Cons: leg room in the rear (especially if your tall)

13 of 13 people found this review helpful.
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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s TouringReview
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Find A Bargain On One And You Won't Look Back. — I see these cars everywhere these days and for good reason. Zoom-zoom-zoom is right on in terms of performance. I have the 2.3 liter engine with a manual transmission and wide low-profile tires; it corners flat and hard, with lots of pickup, and an overall great driving experience. However, while not a gas guzzler, the Mazda 3 does not fare quiet as well as some of its Japanese competition in terms of fuel economy. Expect only 20-24 mpg in heavy city driving or if you generally don't have a light touch on the accelerator. While I have squeezed up to 34 mpg on the highway, this is not typical everyday mileage. The Mazda 3 does not have a timing belt and it's maintenance costs have been pretty low so far, although I am coming up on a 75k mile tuneup so we'll see. This car is popular with both men and women, which attests to its ease of operation, stylish looks, low maintenance requirements, and overall good performance. If you can find a good price on one, snap it up and you won't look back.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Quick, roomy, good looks, reliable, fun.

Cons: Only slightly above average fuel economy at best.

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Reviews From Other Years

2022 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Review By beth03110

I love the comfort of the interior, the seats molds around your body. It has a lot of nice features that I was looking for, sunroof, keyless entry,,heater seats and a great Bose stereo that blows your... Read More

2021 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Review By GuruH7HBY

After researching and test driving the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla SE and Mazda 3 AWD...I purchased this Mazda 3 AWD, because, I believe it has superior looks ( beautiful exterior design), much better... Read More

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2020 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Review By B_O_S_S_A_

This 2020 Mazda 3 hatchback is the prefect mix of luxury and aggressive styling. You cant go wrong with a Mazda Read More

Review By Sensboy

Absolutely amazing interior. Great styling. Good driving experience. Great sizing for a smaller size car. Read More

2019 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Review By Penny

Gorgeous car. Would be better with a moon/sun roof. Read More

Review By Phalafelz

You feel like you bought a car that’s worth at least twice as much. Amazing. Read More

2018 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Review By Guru9PW914

I had a 2018 Mazda 3 Grand Touring and I loved it! Read More

Review By Seth

I love this Mazda! Im giving it a 4, though, as the USBs are underpowered so they barely charge the phone, which is true of all these year Mazdas, nor does it have GPS navigation. There is an upgrade ... Read More

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