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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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55 reader reviews for Mazda 3 Hatchback.
  • 2.0 Sport 5sp 5dr

    mark amos , Cambs . Date: 07/12/2004
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Had this car for approx five weeks and covered 1600 miles.

    Been impressed with build quality and level of equipment, and drive feeling.

    My only niggle is the trip computer being in litres per 100 miles rather than MPG!

    Overall really pleased with purchase.

  • 1.6 TS 5dr

    David McDonald Date: 28/11/2004
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have owned this car since March 2004 having bought a Mazda for reliability. To date it has had faulty airbag warning light (2 dealer visits to repair); suspension noise (4 dealer visits & problem persists); brake noise (5 dealer visits, new pads & skimmed discs but problems persists) plus rear windscreen shattered without warning whilst car was parked. Service from Mazda and dealers, to date, is pathetic.

  • 2.0 Sport 5sp 5dr

    Andrew Alexander , Surrey . Date: 05/10/2004
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Well, I've only had the car 4 days, but I've done about 50 miles on a mix of roads, and I'm very impressed with it. It's very well equipped, quick and seems pretty economical. So far so good!

Mazda 3 Hatchback

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