2009 Mazda MAZDA3 User Reviews

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Displaying 21 - 29 of 29 2009 Mazda MAZDA3 reviews.

2009 Mazda MAZDA3 s TouringReview
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Nothing But Mazda3 — My priorities about a car is attractiveness in appearance, solidity, flexibility and pleasure of driving which Mazda3 Touring gives all to me. My selection of Mazda3 about solidity has been a conscious one having made some serious searches. Being one of top awarded brands justfiy this enough.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Design, solidity and driving pleasure

Cons: Nothing

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2009 Mazda MAZDA3 i Touring ValueReview
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Great Value All Around! — I love this car! Has the sport compact look but is still really roomy. There are so many options for Mazda3 owners when it comes to modifications. It is such a fun car and is a great value on gas!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Gets awesome gas mileage and still looks sporty and fun!

Cons: Only a 2.0 liter

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2009 Mazda MAZDA3 i Touring ValueReview
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Love My Zoom Zoom — I've had this car for 4+ months and 6,000 miles now - the handling is like nothing I've ever seen in a sedan, very fast for a 4 cylinder, and she looks great - lots of extras in the i-touring package, overall a great deal and a great car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: gorgeous, great handling

Cons: gas mileage could be better on local driving

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2009 Mazda MAZDA3 i Touring ValueReview
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Awesome Appearance And Value — A very nice car. it offers a lot of nice value. these are very zippy, even with the 2.0 engine. looks great for a good value-if you need a small car, this is the one! fun to drive, good mpg, nice interior and controls, good styling!

Pros: Zoom zoom experience, great styling, handles well and is great to drive with good mpg, fun 5 speed

Cons: Tough once you get it dirty to keep it clean, kind of cramped backseat

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2009 Mazda MAZDA3 i Touring ValueReview
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Mazda3i Touring 2009 — fun to drive clock,radio,temperature display unreadable during bright daylight. good headroom pleasant interior appearance like radio controls on steering wheel gas mileage fair

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2009 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring HatchbackReview
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Great Little Car — Performance: Zoom. Mazda's advertising slogan fits perfectly for the Mazda3. The suspension and chassis tuning are spot on. The steering is well weighted with good feel, and the shifter is smooth. Very entertaining to drive. Engine performance is adequate but torquey. Build quality: I've had several services done to address minor creaks and rattles. Otherwise, the interior is now rattle-free and the materials are high quality. Appearance: Gorgeous. Just look at pictures. Cost: MPG is okay, nothing to write home about. Interior: Phenomenal interior for price segment. What cars can you get leather seats, seat warmers, HID headlights, rain sensing wipers, 17" wheels, and a Bose audio system for under $22k?

Pros: Fantastic value, exciting driving dynamics, styling

Cons: So-so MPG, spotty build quality, down on power compared to fellow Japanese compacts

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2009 Mazda MAZDA3 i SportReview
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2009 Mazda3 — I rented and drove a brand new 2009 Mazda3 in Calgary. Needless to say I could care less about rental cars, but for a brand new Mazda, I was very unimpressed. The ride was stiff, steering was sloppy, and the cooling system was quite loud compared to other cars in its class.

Pros: Sporty Look, Decent trunk size

Cons: Harsh Ride, hard to use console controls

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2009 Mazda MAZDA3 s TouringReview
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Great Overall Package — build quality, value for money, appearance, handling, ride quality, good performance good on fuel, reliability, enjoy the extras you can't get on others at this level, automatic headlights and wipers, enjoy stereo system, adjusstable height on drivers seat, 4 wheel disc brakes.

Pros: great styling, performance

Cons: wish it came in awd

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2009 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Hatchback Review
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Fun to drive, handles well. Adequate back seat, good gas mileage.
vs2010 Toyota RAV4 Base 4WD
2009 Mazda MAZDA3 s Grand Touring Hatchback winning categories:
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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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