Mazda 3 2.0 Skyactiv-X MHEV 100th Anniversary Edition 5dr Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £30,000What Car? Target Price£29,125
Review

Although Mazda trades on a sporty reputation, the 3 doesn't get anywhere near to a Ford Focus in terms of handling. However, it's not without serious strengths. It comes very well equipped, the infotainment system is great, the interior quality is top-notch and it's refined and reasonably priced. Plus, the fuel-efficient Skyactiv-X engine offers low CO2 emissions that’ll help with company car tax.

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This limited-edition trim celebrates 100 years of Mazda, and comes with features including special white and burgundy paintwork and burgundy interior trim. You also get a rather snazzy key fob in a special presentation box, as well as badging on the floor mats and alloy wheels. Despite those additions, it's too pricey to recommend


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

48.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

351

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

131

g/km

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