Best Bet
  • (4.9) 22 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,588$13,860
  • Body Style: Hatchback
  • Combined MPG: 24
  • Engine: 263-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual w/OD
2007 Mazda MazdaSpeed3

Our Take on the 2007 Mazda MazdaSpeed3

Our Take

Mazda added a high-performance model to its compact Mazda3 range with the introduction of the Mazda3 MPS at the 2006 Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. The Mazda3 MPS features a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, a stiffened suspension setup and unique exterior and interior styling cues.North Amer... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • No all-wheel drive

Notable Features

  • Turbocharged engine
  • Stiffened suspension
  • High-mounted spoiler on liftgate
  • Estimated 247 hp


Our Expert Reviews

The base price of the regular Mazda3 is $14,490. So why is this Mazda3 test car worth $10,000 more?It's because this is the Mazdaspeed3, with a 263 horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine, and a six-speed manual transmission, and a lot of other features you seldom find on an economy car. And not only is the list price almost $25,000 -- which makes "economy car" seem pretty irrelevant ... Read full review for the 2007 Mazda Mazda Speed 3

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Consumer Reviews


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Performance bargain of the decade!

by Performance Driving Enthusiast from Calgary, AB, Canada on May 22, 2008

I just bought an '08 model Speed 3, and it is a truly fabulous car! As a performance enthusiast, I have owned a few cars and driven quite a few more, and this is honestly one of the nicest cars I have... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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