All of these features came at a good value price. Only major misses is the paint is not very durable. Also we were told the car was being detailed as part of our negotiations and we were told to go to lunch and it would be done when we got back. Love the styling, quality and design, especially the cockpit which has held up very well and still has a premium feel. Aerodinamic Kit — performance- bad acceleration regular braking- good handling Buld Quality- has no needed repais, parts are very cheap and easy to find Appearence- amaizing exterior styling, very sport and agresive appearence- cheap interior partes details very simple and boring. The speaker system upgraded is especially nice for the price.
He said the vehicle was on hold. My car now has 55k and there has not yet been one problem. We're impressed… We sent our Mazda3 to Florida where online editorial director Jeff Bartlett's first logbook entry declares that it's the current compact-car benchmark, no question. There aren't a lot of features, but that is because I chose to buy the basic version. The main thing that sets the 3 apart from its competition is the handling.
Its completely reliable, and most of all the reviews are amazing as well as the resale value. Took the car home and to our mechanic and found a couple minor things wrong such as it needed a front valve cover and 2 tires but the car was priced way below book value so it was all good. I got to the dealer. We wound up buying a vehicle from a company where there is mutual trust between the sales people and customers. The gentleman who assisted me, Dean, did everything in his ability to provide me with a good experience and a good deal on the car.
The red back lights help retain night vision. Don't be afraid to get the smaller engine in the i. I put in full-synthetic oil and expect the car will still be intact at 200,000 miles based on Mazda's excellent history of reliability. My favorite car to date. Units Affected 2323 Our last update complained about how the instrument-panel dimmer doesn't allow adjustment to the orange numbers on the gauge faces.
The manual transmission is very smooth, but the clutch is stiffer than most other cars and requires fairly precise bilateral footwork. The car looks great on the outside, but I think the interior really stands out. . When we got back 1. With less weight, the i has a better power to weight ratio than the s. Still, the 3 stands tall as the enthusiast choice in a segment known for colorless commuters. Everyone who gets in my car asks me about it and wants one.
I liked it so much that my wife bought one as well. The only downfall of my particular model is the fact there are only 3 preset speeds for the windshield wipers slow, fast, and really fast. I don't see myself needing to replace this car at all. I would definitely recommend this car to anyone. Its not the fastest car of its size but it has a wonderful 2. When driving, you really felt you could show off the handling of this car.
Depending on the options you get, the Mazda 3 can be very economical, or rather sporty and luxurious. I was amazed at the amount of storage that could be placed in the boot of the vehicle and still drive 2 people. Bad business and would never recommend buying a vehicle from this dealer. Our primary problem is that Pipes does not trust their customers because they will deal in cash or debit cards only; no personal checks are accepted for items that cost several thousand dollars. I've never driven a better tuned front wheel drive car of any price; willing to rotate through corners, has lift off oversteer and is very stable in high speed corners.
Handles like a go-kart, begs to be mod'ed but is fun even without it. But thankfully, this isn't 1973, at least when it comes to driving a fuel-efficient small car. All things considered I'm glad I didn't get the boring Civic or a problematic Volkswagen. Reliability has been nearly perfect; the only exception has been the purge valve sticking open on two occasions. Locking gas caps, lines to get gas, topping off the tank, people leaving without paying for gas, it's definitely enough of a sense of deja vu. The S model is a sweet deal! On dark, desolate roads, the numbers are too intense, and in all conditions, the uneven backlighting is annoying.
Second Mazda 3 S other was a 2004. The steering wheel has radio control buttons and cruise buttons on it. Turn the car off, but leave the key in the… It's Odd that the instrument-panel light dimmer adjusts only the gauge and center stack intensity and not the orange numbers on the gauge face. Primary Use: Commuting to work Mazda Love — my Mazda 3 is a great car and was worth every penny. Looked at a Civic Si too, you can't compare the oprions, interior, exterior to the Mazda though. Our Take on the 2005 Mazda Mazda3 I betcha two months ago -- heck, two weeks ago -- most people didn't list fuel economy as a top concern in a new vehicle.