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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 iReview
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Fun, Quick, Sharp & For Sale! — i love my car. amazing gas, fun to drive, easy to handle, overall an amazing car.

Pros: 4 door but not a grandma car

Cons: not the fastest thing in the world but it does get up and go!

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 sReview
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Moded Mazda 3 2006! — full equipt with mazdaspeed performance parts for Mazda 3! Excellent handling, brakes and love to drive it!

Pros: excellent driving

Cons: heavy on gas sometimes!

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s HatchbackReview
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Great Car — very sporty for a family car (in the 2.0L model) Great looking, 17in rims...

Pros: the handing and the price

Cons: everybody has her...

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3Review
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The Little Volvo Spelled M A Z D A — Friends car, it is different but nice in its own way. As far as I know it's built on volvo architecture so its built very solid. Interior is a bit cheap looking as it takes some getting used to.

Pros: Solid car, ok performance

Cons: built by ford

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 s Touring HatchbackReview
Natalie writes:
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Tud: My Mazda Sp23 — Nice car, I wouldn't keep it longer than 3 years. Soon to be upgraded to a German made car.

Pros: Leather
Bose Sound Systen

Cons: Noisy

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 i TouringReview
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Efficient Use Of The Planets Resources And Man's Auto Technologies —

Replaced a 2000 Passat with 2006 M3. Liked it so much, my wife wanted a 2007 M3. Now at 70k miles and 85k miles respectively (I drive less often). Both are 5-speed manual for fun; both are mileage champions (see Pros). Replaced original Toyo tires at 40k with Michelin X-ice tires for use in Idaho ice and snow (not deep, just frigid). 45k miles on X-ice tires. Original brakes still have 1/8" left. No dealer services required. I change oil frequently, and these cars are still like new. Selling to my kids after college for $1. UPDATE: Both kids inherited their M3s now. Replaced those with a 2014 M3 a year ago, and I'm not sorry. The Gen1 M3s were both great cars, and they're still going strong. The new M3 (Gen3? Gen4?) gets even better mileage, with over 50 mpg in high desert driving with the good gas in Summer, and consistent 40+ mpg around our small town with -- even with winterized gas. The very spartan interior of Gen1 was replaced with a more comfortable and roomier feel in the Gen3. Its 6-speed manual is still tight and responsive, and the high compression engine is quick to jump when you need, or want, a boost. I'm loyal to the end.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Mileage CHAMP: 40+ on warm days, flat roads at 65 with a/c on!  Never below 34 MPG, except while towing sailboat (28-30 over continental divide) or loaded trailer (30 with scooter on heavy trailer), best case was 45 MPG mathematical (not just on the mileage computer);  Cloth interior door panels give better feel to the car, maybe make it quieter;  No service on two M3s for 70k and 85k miles, oil changed every 3k-4k miles. Good in snow and ice.  Fun to drive, even on cross-country highways.

Cons: Sorry.  None.  My preference is efficiency, and this car is IT!  Can tow light trailers 10% of the time and have plenty of pep the other 90%.  Same for back seat legroom limitation.

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 sReview
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Sophisticated Fun — I really like the Mazda 3. Always complimented on the appearance, and love the leather interior. Low maintenance and great gas mileage, driven mostly on the highway, and could go a week on 1 tank of gas. Performance and handling made it fun to drive, almost like a race car, even with 125,00 miles, the pick up is awesome.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Overall aesthetics, Handling, and Interior

Cons: Leather seats are worn in some areas, but not noticeable, still very nice interior

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 i TouringReview
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Love My Car!! — quick car, big power band for a four cylinder. handles very nice with little power help. the rear brakes seem to always wear unusually fast. interior is very nice for the price much better than alot of cars out there. mpg very nice in the low 30s for spirited driving.

Pros: quick and nimble

Cons: people seem to always hit it dam

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 i TouringReview
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Fun Car To Drive And Own. — This is my fist car and it is great. Good performance, great build quality and nice looking car. Have had the car for 2 years and i have had no problems. Car sounds great with exhaust. Overall a great car.

Pros: great handling, great pick up for an economy car, nice apperance ( especially in red).

Cons: Wish the i touring could come with an optional 5 speed auto instead of a 4 speed.

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2006 Mazda MAZDA3 i Touring Review
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2020 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

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2019 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

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

2018 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

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

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

2017 Mazda MAZDA3 Reviews

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