Mazda Ratings

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    2010 Mazda MAZDA6

    A driver's car

    Pros: Handling

    Cons: The radio

    This car is a winner for me. It goes ike stink, handles well, has tremedoius brakes, with virtually no suspension pitch when braking hard or taking evasive action. The stearing is a little low geared, but there's plenty of feel for the road. I average about 22.5 mpg, good for a car the hits 60 mph in just over 6 secs. If that bothered me, I'd have gone for the 4 cylinder. The manual overide gearbox is a must for me, especially when negotoiating bends and snow. It works well, but is a little slow to react. The blind-spot warning system when pulling out to overake is brilliant. Minuses: The radio is appalling, there is no middle range. There are no fresh air vents for rear passengers,and it's claustophobic inside due to the shape. I gave quality 4/5 becasue in the 13 months and 11,000 miles I have it, the automatic windows don't work correctly when the temperature is hot, and the front bumper has become detached from the body, only about 1/8th of an inch, but that's not good enough. Otherwise, it's plusses all the way. I would buy another, it's heaps better to drive than the Camry, Accord and Altima, Don't waste your cash on a fancy German overpriced/overrated car, try this first, and give the difference in money to your local animal charity!

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2007 Mazda CX-7

    Cool-Comfortable-Fast if Necessary

    Pros: Exterior Look

    Cons: Gas Mileage

    Even though gas mileage is bad I am satisfied with CX-7. Looks cool, runs well, comfortable and fast if necessary.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years
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    2010 Mazda MAZDA3

    Pros: handling, fit and finish

    Cons: the seat is not comfortable to me

    I sell BMW's and have driven them for many years. I have decided, because I am planning to retire soon, to buy a car and not lease anymore. I drove many cars, and found that the Mazda 3 is a wonderful car for the money. It does not feel like a cheap car, and handles as well as any BMW I have driven. It does not have the power of the 3 series BMW, but it does just fine on the roads. It corners and handles so well. And, the steering is so much easier than the BMW, that cannot turn a corner or make a u turn without two hands on the wheel. And, of course the gas mileage, using regular gas as opposed to high test for the BMW is so much better.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2010 Mazda CX-9

    Best luxury S.U.V. for the money !

    Pros: Nice quiet ride with the Bose stereo system ! 6 speed transmission with manual option .

    Cons: Gets around 24 M.P.G. not bad for heavy rig .

    Great handling compared to Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander . Much quieter interior when on the road then the others for the same money . Great styling and seats fold down nice and flat. Great engineering on the third row seats and access is easy with the second row sliding forward feature .

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2004 Mazda Mazda3

    Love this car!

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years
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    2005 Mazda MAZDA6

    Great car, drives great, looks great, however with moving and lifestyle change I need an SUV now.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2009 Mazda CX-9

    One of the best pricy veheicles I've ever owned.

    Pros: 3rd row seating spaciousness

    Cons: Having to prop the hood up

    Hugs the corners very well

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