Mazda Coupes and Compact Cars Ratings

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    2010 Mazda MAZDA3

    A great choice for the small sedan market

    Pros: smooth ride

    Cons: side view blocked by door pillar

    If you want something other than a Nissan, Toyota or Honda then be sure to check out the Mazda 3. Had one as a loaner for a week. And I really liked it. The interior is pleasant, the powertrain is great, and it looks good from the outside also.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2010 Mazda Mazda5

    Biggest piece of garbage I ever owned

    Pros: nothing.

    Cons: everything

    This a terrible car in the winter. No drain hole around the gas cap area, ice forms on the headlights, the windshield comes down so low that the defroster doesn't help get the wipers to unfreeze when they are frozen to the windshield. It is also very hard to drive once the roads get snow covered almost no traction at all, worse than a rear wheel drive car. One of the noisiest cars I have ever been in.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2007 Mazda MAZDA3

    Decent vehicle

    Pros: stability control

    I loved it, served me well, had a few problems with service and the brakes but other than that, car was overall a great little car.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2004 Mazda Mazda3

    3 5door

    Pros: Steering wheel controls for for radio unit

    Cons: Only issue is excessive road noise and low AC output

    This has been a great car for me. 57K on it and no real repairs other than oil & filter etc...Thank goodness it does not have the ugly face the new 2011 style has. Shame to ruin a great car with such an ugly look!

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 5 years
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    2010 Mazda Mazda5

    Cool Micro-Minivan

    Pros: manu-matic transmission

    Cons: no power seats

    I looked at Honda Fit and Toyota Matrix and saw this on a dealer lot. I loved the look and all the features for the price. 6 passenger capability is a bonus for my kids and their friends. It's a little underpowered loaded for trips but is fine otherwise. 24 mpg normal driving 30 mpg highway.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2009 Mazda MAZDA3

    Just right for a commuter car.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2003 Mazda Protege5

    great handling-needs more h.p.

    Pros: Handling

    Cons: The way it sucks gas around town, you'd expect more power.

    Great car...gas mileage could be better. The dealers for Mazdas are complete scumbags.It's why you don't see more of them on the road. I'd never even think of buying a new one.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years