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2006 Mazda MAZDA3Review
Kevin writes:
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Awesome Car — I absolutely loved it and would love to own one again, it had great performance. The handling was great. Great buy for the price I paid. I would recommend this to anyone looking to buy a relatively cheap car but the value is worth it. Just awesome. Get it in black!

Pros: great preformance

Cons: colour

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s HatchbackReview
Brandon writes:
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Mazda3 — Excellent handling car (especially after lowering it an inch and a half). Lacks some power which Mazda made up for with the Mazdaspeed version. Compared to a Vibe which I have spent a lot of time in, it is sportier, more powerful and again better handling. Some people complain about road noise, but I don't notice it. Excellent fuel efficiency when driven properly. Great car for the price.

Pros: Pretty much everything

Cons: Could use an extra 20-30 hp

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s Touring HatchbackReview
Cortney writes:
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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
Derek writes:
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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
Vernon writes:
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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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2006 Mazda MAZDA3Review
Alistair writes:
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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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2006 Mazda MAZDA3Review
Karolina writes:
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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
JNaomi writes:
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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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Reviews From Other Years

2021 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Review By Guru9XNR4B

meh. Mazda could have done more to make this a true hot hatch. Very uninspiring. Read More

Review By Guru9T61DF

I hate driving but i look forward to driving this car every day. It takes away all driving anxiety and replaces it with blind spot detectors and a rearview camera that has better picture than my phone... Read More

2020 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Review By Jaymendez383

I think the car was a great value we were looking at Home civic and Toyota Corolla too. Read More

Review By Jonny

With the exception of the VW Golf/GTI, no other non-luxury brand offers this level of refinement, features and driving enjoyment in a compact. The interior is on par with the luxury brands, its impecc... Read More

2019 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Review By MichaelCH522

Many upscale interior features for this price point. Great safety features as well as Apple car play. I would have liked automatic seat adjustments and seat warmers. Comparable to the Honda Civic.... Read More

Review By Cbaes

Smoothest ride for the price not a single complaint about this vehicle Read More

2018 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Review By Jody

I think it is a very nice vehicle very clean Read More

Review By mqshaw

Great car, very responsive handling and exactly what we wanted. Read More

2017 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

Review By Guru9VRV34

Great car love the features one of the few companies not using a cvt transmission Read More

Review By Guru9YCZMC

Smooth good valve and had a older model in the pass. Read More

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