2005 Mazda MAZDA3 Review

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The Mazda3 replaced the former Protégé in Mazda's lineup last year and continues for 2005 as an attractive and somewhat sporty compact-car alternative. Available in sedan and hatchback versions, the Mazda3 shares platforms with the Volvo S40 sedan and V50 wagon, and its relatively long wheelbase affords a roomy interior. A 150-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine powers the base model, while the "s" versions offer a 2.3-liter four-cylinder that generates a healthier 160 horses. A five-speed manual transmission comes standard and a four-speed automatic is optional. Available features include anti-lock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution, front-side and side-curtain airbags, a navigation system, and high-intensity xenon headlamps.

2004 Mazda3 by TCC Team (9/15/2003)
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October 7, 2016
2016 Mazda MAZDA3 5-Door HB Manual i Touring

Sporty looking but slow off the mark

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This is a seriously good looking car but sporty looks belie what's going on under the bonnet. Even though it's got 2 litres to go at, it's desperate for a turbo. Having said that it will pull away in an... + More »
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April 24, 2016
2016 Mazda MAZDA3 5-Door HB Automatic s Grand Touring

Half of an M3 for one third the price

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My 2016 Mazda3 HB is a solid, comfortable, small car that gets better the more enthusiastically is it driven. It's really a 4-dr coupe as there's not a lot of rear seat/leg room. It's agile in town with good... + More »
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January 25, 2016
2016 Mazda MAZDA3 4-Door Sedan Automatic i Grand Touring

Very Great and Sweet Ride :)

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I love the Mazda 3 Sedan because when i was buying the car my main objective was Affordability , Stylish , Navigation System and Fuel Economy. So Far I Love it . If you see fuel consumption at 9.5/100 Litres... + More »
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January 11, 2016
2016 Mazda MAZDA3 5-Door HB Automatic s Grand Touring

What an amazing car. I couldn't be happier

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What a great car; The engine is responsive and the drive quality is fantastic. Sport mode absolutely lives up to its name, and you can engage it while in the manual shifting mode of the car. The active radar... + More »
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December 12, 2015
2016 Mazda MAZDA3 5-Door HB Automatic i Touring

Affordable,Stylish Automobile

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The Mazda has a smooth,comfortable ride,with adequate leg room space in front and back. The hatchback has a good size cargo area to meet most needs of storage space,etc. Reasonably priced,affordable for a... + More »
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August 23, 2015
2016 Mazda MAZDA3 5-Door HB Automatic i Touring

A Great Mazda for the Family

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It has a great body with wonderful interior. It has features found in luxury cars. Our unit is made in Japan so the quality is good. It even has a comfortable ride and the 1.5 liter engine is very capable. The... + More »
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August 13, 2015
2016 Mazda MAZDA3 4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring

Excelent car, fullfil all requirements

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Everything excelent! Real superb handling, real enjoy driving! Very nice features. A premium car with normal price.
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March 1, 2016
2015 Mazda MAZDA3 4-Door Sedan Manual i Grand Touring

Fun car with sharp looks and great for the $$$

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This is the 2nd Mazda 3 I've had and it is so much fun to drive. I have the iTouring and wish I got the grand touring model with better performing engine. Base engine lacks passing power. The Mazda Connect... + More »
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September 12, 2015
2015 Mazda MAZDA3 5-Door HB Manual s Grand Touring

After 12 years time for a fun car!

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I started looking at this car back in February. As a dedicated manual driver I really liked this model with most of the options AND a 6-speed manual. Since my 5-speed stick 03 Tundra with 240000 miles was... + More »
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August 15, 2015
2015 Mazda MAZDA3 4-Door Sedan Automatic i Grand Touring

All you need from a compact car!

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Nice handling and riding, very good features like premium car, real enjoy to drive! GT has bose, sunroof, leather, great infotainment, nice wheels, so on... Everything you need.., plus gas savings and... + More »
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