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Pros: Five speed
Cons: the engine size
Advice: If you're tall don't buy this truck. I am 5'5' so it fits me just fineI love the way this vehicle handles. It's not like the other vehicles I test drove.
Pros: Interior space.
Cons: Vinyl floor.
Advice: Compare price and cab room with a Tacoma- the Mazda wins.The Mazda B2300 is a solid, reliable, gas-sipping truck. I was impressed by the larger leg room (I'm 6'3' tall) - bigger than the Tacoma. The doors sound solid - and they are. I've owned Mazdas before, and will again.
Pros: Dual Sport Pkg.
Cons: I wish it had heated mirrors.
Advice: Go value for the money.This is my second Mazda P/U and I like the way it rides and has the power when you need it. Alot of inprovements over the other one.
Cons: engine idle and transmission
Advice: test drive to get feel of truckIf you are 6 foot plus knee will hit turn signal has you get in. 3.0 engine has rough idle but smooths out during driving. On initial start from standing still, transmission has a noticable engagement. Also has high rpm shifting points. Truck I have has vibration from rear. Checked tires and rims and still vibration.
Pros: The SE package make it much nicer
Cons: I dislike the fact that the do not offer the alloy wheels as part of the 2002 SE package
Advice: Wait until the next years model comes out you can save alot on the current modelThis is my third B Series truck and I love them. I have had no problems and each time they seem to get even better. My new 2002 B2300SE gets about 4-5 miles more to the Gallon than my 2001 B2500SX.
Pros: Engine: 4L, V6, 207 HP, = one strong little truck
Cons: 1. Gas mileage. 2. If the back seats were any smaller they would be invisible
Advice: The smaller Mazda engines are weak - be ware, do not get this car if you will regularly have more than 3 people in the Truck.The B4000 4x4 is a great, powerful, small truck. What it lacks in frills it makes up for in power and performance. This is without doubt the strongest engine in the 'compact truck' class. With 8K miles on mine everthing seems great, the ride is smooth, and there is plenty of power when your want it. Comfortable enough, and I cannot wait to get it off road. Only warning: Be ready to burn a lot of gas!
Pros: I like the daytime running lights. They look really nice.
Cons: The Speakers are't too good
Advice: Get a red one. They look the bestThis is a very nice truck. Overall, the looks of it are wonderful and the confort of it is wonderful alot. My boyfriend has this truck, and I love it more than anything. It is a really nice truck.