2008 Mazda MAZDA3 User Reviews

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Users ranked 2008 Mazda MAZDA3 against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    Displaying 21 - 30 of 89 2008 Mazda MAZDA3 reviews.

    2008 Mazda MAZDA3 s Sport Review
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    I Love Her — I LOVE HER TO DEATH The whole car is very soul driven, this is not an ordinary car, you buy this car because you love this car. Shifting the gears is such a soothing feeling. Racing away from the lights gets your heart pounding. Flying around on back roads is very settling, this car corners exceptionally. The interior is great, especially when you put the time in to keep it clean, and the exterior looks great from all angles. I sometimes just stop and admire her beauty for a couple minutes. Even when you red line her and push top speed around on highways, i still can get 28 to 20 mpg, great car! SO MUCH FUN! LOVE HER

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

    Pros: EVERYTHING

    Cons: NOTHING

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    2008 Mazda MAZDA3 s Touring Hatchback Review
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    Buy It — Good Exterior and interior design good projector for the lamp Its not Honda nor Toyota Wish it have the memory seat Wish its better MPG Wish it have a V6 option :P I dont like turbo (prefer NA) but so far I still love the car

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: I can name it TO7ORO

    Cons: the MPG could be higher

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    2008 Mazda MAZDA3 i Sport Review
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    The Mazda — beautiful styling that is so different than most on the road very clean looking interior very comfortable the only thing thatg has been the problem is the tires dont last and if you drive it in aa spirited way at all you go thru gas fairly quickly

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: the mods

    Cons: the gas

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    2008 Mazda MAZDA3 i Sport Review
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    Its A Great Car Thats Not Extremely Expensive! — Faster than most cars in its class, handling & braking are great...interior & exterior are nice....acceleration is decent...not fast enough for me! All in all it is a great car to own & drive, would recommend this car to a friend!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Its a good middle of the line car

    Cons: Nothing to really avoid

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    2008 Mazda MAZDA3 s Sport Review
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    I Love This Car — The performance is good for the class of the car, the gas mileage is great, I really like the styling of the car, it's got a good look to it. It's a little bit expensive for what's in it. This car is so much fun to drive, it's worth it. The interior is very well done. The seats are comfortable,It's roomy enough for four people, and the trunk space is quite impressive. It's an easy car to upgrade, both audio and performance wise.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: It's quick and fun to drive

    Cons: It has become so popular, these cars are targeted for theft more often than not

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    2008 Mazda MAZDA3 s Sport Hatchback Review
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    I Dont Know — very very good breaking poor aceleration :S the transmision is very soft good tires and takes the cornes like no 1 but really needs more hp, but is a very fun car to drive is you dont wanna go more than 180 Khm

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: handling

    Cons: horse power

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    2008 Mazda MAZDA3 s Touring Hatchback Review
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    Zoom-zoom...forver! — Best car for under $20,000. I paid $22,000 for everything but leather and navi. Handling was great stock but I've made it even better with Eibach Pro-Kit lowering springs. Added a Fujita F5 Cold Air Intake for better performance along with the Advanced Timing and Ground Wire. Interior is great and very driver friendly. Highway driving, even with not going the speed limit, I can get 30+ mpg. Owned for a year and a half without any problems.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fun, Cheap, Performance car with the economy price-tag.

    Cons: none

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    2008 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Review
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    Extraordiner For Afirst Car — * Performance - acceleration, braking, handling are all ok * Build Quality - has it needed repairs? squeaks/rattles none * Appearance - interior is abit plasicky exterior is fine styling * Cost of Ownership - gas mileage is fine, maintenance none * Fun Factor - is this car fun to drive? yes

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

    Pros: cheap

    Cons: perents

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    2008 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Hatchback Review
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    Mazda... Always A Fun To Drive Car! — Nice car for the cost... Good suspension & stability on the hatchback version. Interior is way superior to its competitors. Very fun to drive. Some issues with stock front shocks and oil leaks from the transmission box. 2.3l engine drives pretty good.

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

    Pros: Fun Suspension Hatchback

    Cons: Oil leaks

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    2008 Mazda MAZDA3 s Touring Review
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    2008 Mazda 3 — This is my current car and I love this one too. The performance of the car is pretty decent, it has a decent acceleration, has amazing breaking, rated first in its class, and the handling is very good as well. The build quality is very good. Its quiet, loud when i want it to be, and overall pretty cool. Only repair needed was the power steering pump system which was a standard repair for 2008. The appearance of the car is awesome. Its real sporty looking, and the interior of the car is also remarkable. The gas mileage is better than my Tacoma, but not remarkable better. All maintenance is covered by warranty. Overall the car is a great pick, and is awesome to drive. Its a great drive and I fully recommend it.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great overall vehicle

    Cons: More power needed

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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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