Advice for buyers
What should I look for in a used Mazda 323 hatchback?
There's nothing as depressing as checking what recalls there have been on a car you are interested in only to find the list reads like the flight departures board at Heathrow Airport.
Well, with the Mazda 323, you don't have to worry - there has only been one recall. That was to address the possibility of the fuel tank heat shield working itself loose, and concerns cars built from the start of October 1999 up to the end of June 2000.