2006 Mazda MAZDA3 User Reviews

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s Touring HatchbackReview
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3 Is The Charm — I bought this car at Carmax in January. It was a black 2.3 with a 5 speed manual. loaded and lots of fun to look at. got behind the whell I was in love. It wasn't hard to see why Mazda always markets their things with "zoom-zoom" you punched the throttle and it went. Now I can't say how fast I got it up to a couple times "cough120cough" No matter how you drove it, it seemed to want more and be comfortable. It never guzzeled gas either it just sipped at the tank. I think the estimates were off on MPG as I often found my calculator reading 30+ even in more city then highway mixed driving. If your a fan of hot hatch...try and 3 and tell me I'm wrong.

Pros: fast, fun, and gas friendly.

Cons: I WANT IT BACK!!!!!!

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s HatchbackReview
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Mazda Sp23 — Nice looking car a little bit underdone for performance should have got the MPS version. great to drive especially on country trips has the bigger motor 2.3 litre and only average fuel consumption but all round very solid safe and reliable car....a bit boring...I've found its a bit fragile on the body panels easily dented.

Pros: well finished, good road holding, smooth and quiet looks good

Cons: a bit underpowered tinny panels

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring HatchbackReview
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I Like My Car ... — This car was kind of an impulse decision made in the light of rising gas prices, but I really can't complain. It's a blast to drive and still gets 25 mpg even when I drive like Tony Stewart. The only quibbles are really my own fault ... I picked one without a sunroof or a manual transmission

Pros: Almost everything

Cons: Automatic transmission, no sunroof (or turbo...)

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s Touring HatchbackReview
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Like My Mazda 3, Not Love Just Like. — Lots of pickup for a small car. Handles very well, very sporty. Gas mileage can be good if you drive it reasonably. Interior only available in black when I bought it, so it gets a little warm in there. This car is very fun to drive. Would recommend to anyone looking for an inexpensive yet fun car.

Pros: Fun to drive

Cons: Gas mileage

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Mazda 3 Ts2 Uk Model — This Motor is spot on.wish we got the 2.0 Sport though. The 1.6 lacks top end power but is reasonable off the mark. We did get the inbuilt sat nav and the 6 cd changer in the dash so it is at top of its class would definatly buy mazda again

Pros: Fantastic build quality, smoth ride

Cons: Lots of road noise, heavy  on fuel for a small engine

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My Dream Machine — Great handling, great performance, great fuel economy. Couldn't ask for a better little car to get me from A to B!! Would highly recommend to friends and family as I am very happy with the fact that I own one. Love it, love it, love it, love it, love it! Zoom, zoom, zoom!! :)

Pros: Everything!

Cons: Nothing!

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s Touring HatchbackReview
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Zoom Zoom! — Love the interior: black leather, red and blue lighting. Halogen headlights. My complaint is that the road noise is loud enough to prevent a phone conversation (on my Bluetooth of course...thank you, California). My display that gives the time, radio, etc has gone out twice. I would definitely recommend this car.

Pros: Good general performance. Best car in its class.

Cons: LOUD road noise on the highway.

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 iReview
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Mazda — car is peppy and quality is great. gas mileage a plus. this car is exceptional when taking corners at high speeds. car may be a little noisy at startup (tingy soung). much more efficient than a v-6 of same size. interior is very well laid out. comfy for long rides

Pros: smooth

Cons: noisy when ac comes on

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The Best Small Car On The Roads... — This is a car I bought for my wife but I find myself driving it quite often. It may be considered a small car but I can tell you that this one moves quite quickly. The triptonic shift really makes it feel like a manual car and with a 1.6 ltr engine under the hood, you are rarely left without power. It has a very good turn-in but you experience some understeer on the way out of hard corners. I would have preferred to have owned a better colour though...

Pros: pick up, looks, build quality, dashboard

Cons: basic interiors, very light, too much plastic

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand TouringReview
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Zoom — ZOOM!ZOOM!ZOOM!! She's pretty, quick, and very reliable. Cheap to run!! Love the moon roof!! Best car I have ever owned!! Quick on the fly, can get some good chirps out of those wheels. Stock rubber sucks!!! Definately would recommend this car to any of my friends.ZOOM!ZOOM!ZOOM!!!!!!

Pros: Pretty

Cons: Stock rubber

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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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