Primary Use: Commuting to work She's Got Zoomzoom — The Mazda3 is a good reliable car. Larger bumps were fine, and there was no problem with steering in general. Primary Use: Commuting to work It's An Excellent Car. Other than that minor detail, I absolutely love this car! I was never into Hatchbacks, I thought they were beyond ugly until I saw this one. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
The Civic is in the ballpark, but nothing beats the Rabbit. Front-row riders get the most room in the 2009 Mazda 3, while the rear row suffers somewhat. Stability control and traction control is standard on s Touring, Grand Touring, and Mazdaspeed 3 models. A quick new-car search on Cars. A quick new-car search on Cars.
Performance-wise the Mazda3 is capable of a sprint to 62mph in between 8. The sole engine is a carryover 2. These were added as a standard feature for the 2009 model year, along with side airbags. The high-performance Mazdaspeed3 has a turbocharged 2. Honda makes a big deal of how reliable their cars are -- and they probably are, but I like.
Through both corolla and civic are both well established and good cars in their own right. The redesigned Mazda3 is again offered in sedan or hatchback forms. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. Our Take on the 2009 Mazda Mazda3 The first-generation Mazda3's viability shows automakers that this is how you do it: Come out with a car that's so competitive when it's new that it's still a good choice years down the line. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter.
The result came as no surprise, as the Mazdaspeed 3 is one of our absolute favorites, and a multiple winner. New models are many years in the making and Mazda would never have dreamt the importance of offering so much buyer choice in today's market when the '09 car was on the initial drawing boards. Five-speed manual transmissions are standard on these models, and optional gearboxes include a four-speed automatic on the base sedan and a five-speed automatic on the uplevel Mazda 3. Introduced for 2004 to replace the Protege, it features strong and refined four-cylinder engines, along with precise, responsive handling and a firm, but comfortable ride. New generation front seatbelts designed to help reduce shock to the occupant's chest are also standard across the range. The engine manual trans responds extremely well.
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Some may find the rear seating a little tight while the fold down of the seat back is very basic and does not allow for a flat floor area. I'll wait until they get worse. It goes beyond that, though. Satisfying Drivetrain What you get for your diminished mileage is respectable but not exceptional acceleration. A six-speed manual is the only transmission available to handle this engine's 263 horsepower. This is how it starts.
Sadly, heated exterior mirrors are still not available. By way of illustration, the Mazda3 stands in contrast to the approach Chevrolet took with the Cobalt, which made its debut a year after the Mazda3, in 2005. Three engines are offered on the Mazda 3. For all-out performance with a dose of wagon-like practicality, we say opt for the Mazdaspeed 3. Two Strikes Against The two strikes against the 2009 Mazda3 are its crash tests and its gas mileage. The optional automatic transmission features a quick shift from first to second gear for a faster response, making even steep hills no threat to rapid acceleration.