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Mazda Mazda3

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on September 15, 2007

Not long ago, I wrote about the Mazdaspeed3, Mazda's 263-horsepower hot-rod version of its entry-level car. A reader e-mailed, wondering if it was really worth the price premium over a regular... Read More
washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on June 24, 2007

The car went zoom-zoom, sip-sip, which was odd. Most cars that go zoom-zoom don't sip; and most that sip don't go zoom-zoom. When you get a car that does both you pay attention. The subco... Read More
Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on January 26, 2006

They don't get the attention -- or the sales -- of comparable models from Toyota and Honda, but don't overlook the Mazda3 and its bigger brother, the Mazda6. Both cars offer genuinely goo... Read More
KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on November 4, 2005

The Mazda 3 is a good example of just how proficient automakers have become at their craft.This nifty little car is available as a fastback sedan or a five-door wagon, and one look around the cabin... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on September 9, 2005

I betcha two months ago -- heck, two weeks ago -- most people didn't list fuel economy as a top concern in a new vehicle.One well-placed hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico and the damage done to ... Read More
Mother Proof's view

By Alicia Collins on June 3, 2005

Here I am, learning how to drive a car all over again. Since manual transmission is standard on the Mazda 3 S 5-door, I shouldn't be surprised that my test car has the same. It's been a l... Read More
Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on October 20, 2004

I suppose in these days of freedom fries and the Boycott France campaign of Bill O'Reilly - about whom there has been much buzzzzz lately - few in the United States would agitate for the retur... Read More
chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on April 25, 2004

Mazda3 more than protege of its precursor Zoom, zoom. Phooey! Clever ad slogan but while the Mazda6 sedan has zoom, neither the Mazda Tribute nor the Mazda MPV minivan are known for providing a... Read More
The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on April 21, 2004

Mazda3 hip, affordable Kid Rock had some interesting things to say last week about the automotive market. "Cars are like women," he told the New York Times. "No matter how cool, how fresh, how e... Read More
washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on December 7, 2003

Smart, and Just a Little Saucy 2004 Mazda3 ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. -- It's not so much that small cars are making a comeback as it is that automakers are coming back to the truth -- that c... Read More