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Mazda 3 1.8d Sport Lux 5dr Review

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The 3 finally feels like the car it should have been all along, offering buyers a genuinely accomplished alternative to the likes of the Focus and Golf. And yet we’re not quite convinced that this is the right time to buy one. You see, while it handles convincingly, is beautifully screwed together and comes with a generous amount of standard kit, we suspect it will be even better with the Skyactiv-X petrol engine that's due to arrive later this year.

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Trim: Sport Lux

Engine: 1.8d

Key information

0-62 MPH10.3 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure


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EmissionsOfficial emissions rating



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