Mazda 3 SP 23 2007

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Kilometres travelled

75,000 - 100,000 km

Did you buy this car new or used?


If used, what year did you buy it used?


How much did you pay? (including all on-road costs)


What were your needs when you bought this car? Has it fulfilled those needs?

I wanted something a small car, which is reliable, had enough power, with a decent size boot I didn’t want a ugly car

What were your initial thoughts about the car? Tell us why it appealed to you.

I liked the shape, not as boring as a Toyota Low mileage, a slightly larger engine than normal for a car this size, good at going up hills

What have you discovered since owning the car?

I liked being able to chose the gears in manual, I don’t like when most automatic cars change gears, too late going up hills, to fast going down hills

What do you like/dislike about the car?

The gear changing between first and second gear, isn’t as smooth as I would like. I can get tiny static electric shocks occasionally getting out of the car A backing camera would be nice. It’s a bit old for that I can’t see exactly where the bonnet ends, which makes parking a little harder. I am terrible at parking The drivers seat doesn’t have good lower back support. I have to stuff a small cushion behind be when I drive The paint job is a particularly pleasing blue colour

Any other comments on the car?

It has been very reliable so far







Value for money


Overall rating


Lastly, would you buy this vehicle again?


Why would/wouldn't you buy it again?

I wouldn’t buy it again It uses quite a lot of fuel My next vehicle will probably be a BEV

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