The car had 29k miles at the time of purchase. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. Dealer takes no responsibility because warranty over, despite appearance of a factory fault. Now on a new platform no longer shared with , the Mazda3 improved on an already impressive outgoing model. Side air bags available from 2000. Do not like the red dash lights at night. Parked in the stable of the Mazda 3 lineup is a model that is seen by most to be a car with an attitude -- the 2007 MazdaSpeed3.
The s Touring is fitted with independent MacPherson front suspension and independent multi-link E-type rear suspension. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. The interior and exterior styling is a bit young for me, but apart from that I'd recommend this car to anyone. I didn't see any place to respond to this. Unfortunately the once exciting design now looks bland and the 3 hasn't aged particularly well - inside or out. Sure the road noise is loud.
If you want a car thats good in gas, reliable, and handles good then this is for you. The superior handling, long list of technology and safety features, good looks, and high-quality interior will make most buyers very happy. Great Inexpensive Commuter — I've enjoyed this car for some time now. Dealer takes no responsibility since damage appeared after warranty, despite what looks like a manufacturing fault. It's hard to tell because our phone calls get rerouted to different numbers all the time. Consumer Reports subscribers reported on any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the past 12 months that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime, in any of the trouble spots included in the table below. The five-door model allows you to lug around bulky items that would not easily fit in the sedan's trunk.
The first two the car was immediately undrivable. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? The previous time was 19 months ago when both rear struts fully and catastrophically detached at the same time; which was a repeat of 21 months before that. In addition, respondents also rate their cars in six categories: driving experience, comfort, value, styling, audio, and climate systems. The i Touring is front-wheel drive and comes mated with a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed electronically-controlled Sport automatic transmission. Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year.
The entry-level Mazda3 i features a 2. Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. The i Touring is fitted with independent MacPherson front suspension and independent multi-link E-type rear suspension. Sadly, heated exterior mirrors are still not available. A new front end features a revised grille and headlamp treatment with a large rectangular air intake and, on s trims, integrated rectangular fog lights. The crash rating is above average, and all the 'good' features are part of the base package No need to spend extra thousands for something as basic as split rear seats.
The new battery kept dying at the weirdest times, without notice or reason. But I was buying an economy car, and as far as economy cars, this is one of the better engineered cars I've driven. So far, I love this car and would recommend the Mazda 3 over a civic or the always-boring corolla any day. Two features missing from an otherwise well-planned interior are a remote hatch release switch and a retained power feature, the latter necessary to operate the power windows after the key is removed from the ignition. Available in Sport and Grand Touring trim levels, this series comes equipped with a 2.
Had the compressor repaired replaced? Demand for the Mazda3 remains high, so you'll need to be on your toes when negotiating the best price. This got worse over this past winter. I haven't called back, and no one from that dealer has called here to my knowledge. Great both on surface streets and just hate it cost more to insure than either my yukon or tahoe. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers.
Competing against the top-selling and , the Mazda3 is offered as a sedan and four-door hatchback, with fuel economy near the top of its class. After a week with a Mazda3 S Touring, I'm pretty. A significant improvement for 2007 is that Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control is now standard on all five-door models and all four-door s models, which is to say, all with the 2. I get 27 mpg average, and on the freeway, if I work for it, I can get 35 mpg. The strong lines denote its performance abilities and look particularly attractive on the sporty five-door hatchback.
Mazda 3 Five-Door s Grand Touring The Mazda 3 five-door s Grand Touring comes standard with a 2. While they look good, the pattern is not as aggressive as the old wheel. . Moreover, it returned very impressive fuel economy, especially for a conventional gasoline-powered vehicle with an automatic transmission. Mazda 3 Four-Door s Sport The Mazda 3 four-door s Sport comes standard with a 2.