I would definitely recommend for any person looking to touch-up chips or scratches as long as you look up your correct paint code on the driver door body panel. A five-star rating means there is 5 percent or less chance of injury. All models are front-wheel drive. Compared to the competition, the Mazda3 is a driver's car, meant for people who enjoy their time in an automobile. As a fun-to-drive package, the Mazda3 has better credentials than its competition.
The Mazda3 affords plenty of practical space, notably a cavernous glovebox. Sadly, heated exterior mirrors are still not available. Really a fun car but it is also great on gas. I drove an hour plus took the time to get cash before going down Friday morning since checks are not accepted. Both the Mazda and the Honda are within fractions in front-seat room, but the Mazda is slightly larger in rear-seat room, notably leg room and shoulder room. Best price for the trim level I was looking for without having to drive to Atlanta. Air conditioning, power windows and door locks, and an upgraded audio system are standard.
And lastly the dash warped and of course is not covered. Special Financing Reduced-rate loans are available through many certified pre-owned programs. Meanwhile, the Mazdaspeed3 also has a quieter, calmer personality on the freeway than its competition. You could have picked the sedan but the grinning grill on the Mazda worked better with the five-door hatchback than the four-door sedan. For 2007, a high-performance Mazdaspeed3 joins the Mazda3 lineup. One of the brakes has been catching ever since I bought the car.
Side-impact and head-protection airbags are standard. Rollover Resistance: Simulates an emergency lane change to measure the likelihood of a vehicle rolling over. At the same time, it has also given the car the style, comfort, features, and personality to transform any driving experience into a sporting proposition. Knowledgeable, attentive and not pushy! Despite all of the above though, there are drawbacks but more in terms of maintenance as I recently found out. Ford contributed the suspension design and sophisticated electronics. The Civic and Mazda3 are virtually identical in trunk volume, with the Mazda rated at 11. The thick rim, leather-wrapped rim of the steering wheel feels substantial, while aluminum covers for the control pedals enhance the presentation.
The Mazdaspeed3's black, leather-trimmed interior has the same overall look as its siblings, but red stitching in the steering wheel, shift knob and seats adds some motorsports style. For s-models, a brushed aluminum surface lends some drama to the dashboard, as does the use of using red-orange electro-luminescent numerals with blue-tinted dials for the instruments. The engine itself is great, but the Mazda3 itself is a little heavy, so you need all the power you can get. This character sets the Mazda 2. The Mazdaspeed3 five-door comes with a 263-hp turbocharged 2. You should also take the opportunity to add a rearview camera and that aggressive Mazda 3 hatchback spoiler you have been eyeing on eBay.
With the wide selection of Mazda parts and accessories offered by reputable sellers on eBay, you can easily find all of the parts you need to restore your car. When it's well-equipped with trim and features, the interior of the Mazda3 looks good, although black interiors seem very dark. It simulates crashes that can occur in intersections by striking a 3,015-pound weight against the side of a vehicle at 38. Sprays in a very fine mist for a perfect finish. The stock tires create a little too much road noise on rough surfaces but nicer tires can always be installed. The sedan and hatchback versions look quite different.
Just as with the sedan, the Mazda's advantage lies in rear seat room, notably leg room and shoulder room. The brakes are up to the task as well. Never any lag even if I'm up a gear. I did not complete my transaction with this dealer. The Mazda3 continues to attract buyers, due to its attractive styling, impressive array of standard and optional features, good fuel economy and sporty handling. The Mazdaspeed3 is one of the most powerful front-wheel-drive cars available, and one of the fastest cars in its affordable price range.
The mechanic present at the time dismissed my concerns about some of the damage despite the fact that my previous car was almost the exact same make and model of the vehicle I was interested in purchasing. The sedan looks a little clumsy in its stripped-down i-model iteration, but bigger tires give it a more substantial stance. Side airbags and head-protection curtain airbags are optional. Side- and head-protection airbags are standard. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle.
Transmission: Automatic Color:Silver Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 4. Side- and head-protection airbags are standard. The strategic use of leather and cloth inserts keeps you from inadvertently Driving Impressions As with so many cars, the character of the Mazda3 is determined by its engine. Lease Term Certified Some manufacturers offer certified pre-owned cars for lease. The navigation system's controls are located in the center console, however, and they're small and fussy enough especially the joystick control to be a chore to operate. Both models are wildly popular with drivers young and old, poking a big hole in the commonly-held belief that Americans won't buy hatchbacks.
Walkaround The Mazda3 has far more visual presence than you'd expect from a car with a Japanese nameplate. Warranty Deductible This is the amount for which you are responsible when repair work is performed under the warranty. The Mazda3 is available in two body styles, with the four-door sedan offering two four-cylinder engine choices: A 2. The point inspection list is simply a numbered list of exactly what parts of the car are examined. While they look good, the pattern is not as aggressive as the old wheel. Driving It We found the Mazda3's handling to be simply superb, with incredibly tight steering that responds instantaneously to input. While many inspections range from a 70- to 150-point checklist, most are very similar and are performed using strict guidelines.