2006 Mazda MAZDA3 User Reviews

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    2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s HatchbackReview
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    Reliability — it has fantastic brakes. no repair needed at all. comfort trip the most beautiful interior of the category. the car is fun to drive. the cost of ownership is low if you consider that the mean of consumption is 8lt/100km and maintenance cost about 100 euros every 15000km

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: reliability

    Cons: accelaration

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    2006 Mazda MAZDA3 iReview
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    Pretty Good — Good on handling, pretty chill on performance. Light and quick. Good braking. Really sharp, but could use a little more power at the front wheels. Its a blast to drive and really nice to look at. Really a great car overall. Good on gas too.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: The appearance

    Cons: could use more power

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    2006 Mazda MAZDA3 sReview
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    Zoom-zoom — performance: accelaration not much since this is A/T appearance: cool exterior and interior cost of ownership: gas consumption is high bec it's A/T, maintenance, im ok with it, parts are from japan, all original.. fun factor: cool and fun to drive

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: you'll like this if you hate traffic

    Cons: if you live in a country where gas costs go up every week, you will stuck this in your garage

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    2006 Mazda MAZDA3 iReview
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    Best Deal I Could Have Gotten For 10k — The handling balance is the best I have encountered in anything this size - I even liked it better than the Pontiac Solstice. The 2.0 won't stop any hearts, but I average 35 mpg in the city, so I can't complain. A mild upgrade on the tires really brings out the aggressive side of the suspension tuning.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fuel economy, handling precision

    Cons: If need a silent or limo-like ride

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    2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s Touring HatchbackReview
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    2006 Winning Blue Mazda 3 Sport — This car was great! Winning blue Sport. Lots of modifications available. I was able to install a Mazdaspeed grill with very little difficulty. The performance was great, lots of zip and very fun to drive. I got great mileage and the sport Tranny worked great. I loved the LED tails.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fun, Sporty, great room, great colour

    Cons: Lots of tire and Road Noise.

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    2006 Mazda MAZDA3 i TouringReview
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    Vroom Vroom — Its a very good sporty car to drive being automatic transmission its got a trip tronic system which makes you feel bit like a manual car for people who loves a manual car totally i love the car ha ha

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: the looks

    Cons: i dont have enough power for my speed

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    2006 Mazda MAZDA3 iReview
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    My Car ;) — great performance, and handling.. build quality is good.. but not great.. it looks great :D the cost is law.. and the greatest thing in it.. that it's a very fun car to drive ;) it gives you more than you think... it's simply great ;)

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

    Pros: the look and that it gives you more power than you think

    Cons: not the best in it's kind

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    2006 Mazda MAZDA3 i TouringReview
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    If You Want Fun And Fuel Efficient, Get This Car! —

    Mine has the Velocity Red which is a Japanese color only. The steering is so tight it feels like it rides on rails. I can even efficiently maneuver on gravel roads without fear of losing control. I wish I could have gotten a manual, but less than 15% of all 3's are manual. The 4 speed automatic has a couple large power gaps in downshifting causing it to get sluggish. It has loads of pep from a dig, even with the 2.0L motor. The engine compartment has plenty of room to maneuver around the motor but the Air filter box is nearly impossible to get too especially since plastic pieces attached to it from the frame are attached with plastic screws that strip very very easily. The Auto Clutch manual is fun to use sometimes and it helps with decelerating in slick or icy conditions. It has the shortest 60-0 braking time in it's class blowing every other car out of the water. It is a little heavy for a compact car, but it has more safety features in its construction and engineering than the others. The projector head lights turn night into day and provide excellent visibility. The interior has sharp looking seats, 3 point steering wheel with convenience buttons, and a very slick looking dash. I drive it aggressively most of the time and i still average 28 MPG. The gas light turns on at about 300 miles. I would recommend this car for anyone who is looking for a Fuel Efficient and Fun car to drive. Zoom Zoom!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Unsurpassed Performance for the Price

    Cons: Quite a few plastic parts secured by more plastic parts.

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    2006 Mazda MAZDA3 sReview
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    Quate Eanogh To Use Day By Day — good car for day useing, quality not eanough for me. interior and exterior very nice but not hard as i like. it's chip to hold it and use it. it's pritty fun to drive, but not for a long distance

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: good medium car

    Cons: low quality

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    2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s Touring HatchbackReview
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    Great Car — Good reliable car, great handling and performance for a 2.3L 16v engine. Better than I thought it would be for less than $16K. Poor mileage though. ~19 city / ~30 highway. 25.5 Combined. Mods are pretty expensive though. I also don't really like the quality of the paint.

    Pros: Handling, Performance, Reliability

    Cons: Mileage

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

    Outstanding Value And Quality, And Tons Of Fun To Drive. By rmichaels

    There is nothing to dislike about this car. It comes with everything and has standard features you'll find as extras on more expensive cars. The car looks great and is a blast to drive. Be sure and ge... Read More

    A Great Little Car By Lester

    The car drives great, looks great, is put together great, gets great mileage, and we like it. We would have bought the 6 but it doesn't fit in our garage. It is a safe car too. Everyone likes the b... Read More

    2014 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

    Great Car, Fun To Drive, Excellent Fuel Economy By Tftignor

    I wish I had gotten the next model up with rear view camera and fog lights. The light colored seat fabric shows stains easily. Wishing for leather too. All wheel drive would be nice but it would be mo... Read More

    Great Car To Drive, But Terrible Communication/gps System By parleybee

    This car is so much fun to drive! It's peppy, takes curves great and is very responsive. It feels like a heavy car (in a good way). The front cloth interior seats are handsome and pretty comfortable ... Read More

    2013 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

    Great Car For The Money Probably Nothing Better By woody77black

    i really like the handling of this car and the fuel economy as well, loved the manual transmission as it made the car fun to drive. Only draw back i have come to notice is the car can be a little loud... Read More

    Great Small Car With Bigger Car Features And Performance By calcoastcars

    First of all, the gas mileage is incredible. Having owned a Prius (that felt like a brick compared to this Mazda3), I do drive in a conservative manner that yields 35-36 mpg in my mixed highway/city d... Read More

    2012 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

    Woohoo! By mazdaamanda

    I love all the extras! It's completely loaded! Low miles, 2.5L Motor, great gas mileage. Handles great too! The blind spot detection is saving my skin too. I'm also loving the Bluetooth and Navigation... Read More

    Better Than Basic Honda/toyotas By Sega2010

    i like great fuel economy and sporty look i just want more room in the back seats for my growing family. other thank that you cant beat this car style with fuel economy and handling. you wont find oth... Read More

    2011 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

    All Around Great Car By Jdays

    Love the look of the car. Sporty. It performs that way as well. Super fun to drive. It's nimble and responsive in traffic. Easy to park, has held up really well with my two sons. The leather is nice ... Read More

    Great For Those Looking For A Compact Car With An Edge By LeastCreative

    After researching and test driving many different compact cars I narrowed the search down to a few Asian brands: Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, and Mazda. While all of the brands provided reliable vehicles w... Read More

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