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This generation of Mazda 3 has been produced from January, 2006 to January, 2009. We can provide information about 10 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Mazda is available with five petrol engines with displacement from 1.3 to 2.3 litres and power of from 84 to 260 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement from 1.6 to 2.0 litres and power of from 90 to 143 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (8 versions), as well as automatic (2 versions) gearbox.

Mazda 3 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.7 to 9.7 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.7 to 6 litres per 100km. The most economical Mazda 3 petrol engine version is Mazda 3 Sedan 1.4, consuming 6.7 litres per 100km. While the most economical Mazda 3 diesel - Mazda 3 Sedan 1.6 TD for 100 kilometers consumes 4.7 liters of diesel.

Mazda 3 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 162 to 189 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 128 to 162 grams per kilometer. From Mazda 3 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Mazda 3 Sedan 1.6 which produces an average of 162 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Mazda 3 diesels least CO2 distributes Mazda 3 Sedan 1.6 TD - 128 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.1 seconds has Mazda 3 Sedan 2.3 T version, conversely the tardiest one is Mazda 3 Sedan 1.4 reaching this speed only in 14.9 seconds.

This Mazda is very cheap for its class - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 2600 $. According to user reviews, average Mazda 3 repair costs are 60 $ per year. Below you will find more detailed information about Mazda 3 prices and costs.

In user reviews Mazda 3 received average grade 9.0 (from 10), which is good rating, on average cars of this age are rated only 8.0. All authors of reviews would recommend Mazda 3 to the friend.

Mazda 3 modifications

Modification Engine Power Fuel cons. Gearbox
Mazda 3 Sedan 1.4 Jan 2006 — Jan 2009 1.3 Petrol 84 HP 6.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Mazda 3 Sedan 1.6 TD Jan 2006 — Jan 2009 1.6 Diesel 90 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Mazda 3 Sedan 1.6 TD Sep 2006 — Jan 2009 1.6 Diesel 109 HP 4.8 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Mazda 3 Sedan 1.6 Sep 2006 — Jan 2009 1.6 Petrol 105 HP 7.2 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Mazda 3 Sedan 1.6 Sep 2006 — Jan 2009 1.6 Petrol 105 HP 7.6 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Mazda 3 Sedan 2.0 TD Mar 2007 — Jan 2009 2.0 Diesel 143 HP 6 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Mazda 3 Sedan 2.0 Sep 2006 — Jan 2009 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 8.2 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Mazda 3 Sedan 2.3 Jan 2006 — Jan 2009 2.3 Petrol 156 HP 9.4 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Mazda 3 Sedan 2.3 Jan 2006 — Jan 2009 2.3 Petrol 156 HP 9.4 l/100km Automatic (5 gears)
Mazda 3 Sedan 2.3 T Jan 2006 — Jan 2009 2.3 Petrol 260 HP 9.7 l/100km Manual (6 gears)

Mazda 3 safety

During safety testing Mazda 3 has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Mazda 3 is evaluated with four stars, children safety - with three stars, and for pedestrian protection Mazda 3 got two stars.

Mazda 3 prices

Mazda 3 sedan price in Latvia is from 1600 $ to 4100 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Mazda 3 price is more below average - Mazda 3 is approximately for 46 percents cheaper then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 2006 - 2009 prices). Despite of relatively low price Mazda 3 quality is above average (see below), so this Mazda can be a good buy.

YearLowest price ($)Average price ($)Highest price ($)Availability
2008 2800 3300 4100
2007 2000 2300 2600
2006 1600 2200 2900

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Mazda 3 quality

production year from 2006 to 2009

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) Mazda 3 quality is entirely high.
During regular inspections failures are found for approximately only 10.2 percents of Mazda 3.

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Year of inspection Age of car Failures found %
/ average for same age cars
Place in rating
Mazda 3 produced in 2009
2017 8 years 6.8% / 15.20% 1. from 117
2016 7 years 19.0% / 19.10% 60. from 116
2015 6 years 5.4% / 13.90% 1. from 125
2014 5 years 13.4% / 14.80% 44. from 122
2013 4 years 2.7% / 6.20% 2. from 132
2012 3 years 3.2% / 5.90% 8. from 129
2011 2 years 2.9% / 5.50% 11. from 132
Mazda 3 produced in 2008
2017 9 years 22.9% / 20.90% 69. from 106
2016 8 years 19.0% / 19.10% 60. from 116
2015 7 years 18.4% / 20.10% 45. from 111
2014 6 years 13.4% / 14.80% 44. from 122
2013 5 years 6.2% / 10.80% 12. from 121
2012 4 years 3.2% / 5.90% 8. from 129
2011 3 years 2.9% / 5.50% 11. from 132
2010 2 years 2.6% / 5.10% 3. from 131
Mazda 3 produced in 2007
2017 10 years 22.9% / 20.90% 69. from 106
2016 9 years 25.3% / 24.90% 52. from 102
2015 8 years 18.4% / 20.10% 45. from 111
2014 7 years 18.3% / 21.80% 33. from 113
2013 6 years 6.2% / 10.80% 12. from 121
2012 5 years 5.8% / 10.30% 10. from 122
2011 4 years 2.9% / 5.50% 11. from 132
2010 3 years 2.6% / 5.10% 3. from 131
2009 2 years 2.7% / 5.00% 5. from 117
Mazda 3 produced in 2006
2017 11 years 28.0% / 27.10% 42. from 86
2016 10 years 25.3% / 24.90% 52. from 102
2015 9 years 24.7% / 26.80% 35. from 95
2014 8 years 18.3% / 21.80% 33. from 113
2013 7 years 11.4% / 17.20% 19. from 107
2012 6 years 5.8% / 10.30% 10. from 122
2011 5 years 6.6% / 10.40% 21. from 120
2010 4 years 2.6% / 5.10% 3. from 131
2009 3 years 2.7% / 5.00% 5. from 117
2008 2 years 1.2% / 4.80% 1. from 116

Mazda 3 sedan features (options)

Percentage of Mazda 3 with corresponding feature (option)

Adjustable steering wheel
80%
Heated seats
80%
Metallic paint
72%
Conditioning
71%
Climate control
66%
Rear parking sensors
22%
Rain sensor
15%
Xenon headlights
13%
Leather upholstery
9%
Cruise control
7%
Dimming mirrors
5%

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Mazda 3 reviews

Mazda 3 Hatchback 2006.year Petrol 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2014 (age of car 8 years) Owned for:10`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.0 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total car rating:
10/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 37
Mazda 3 Hatchback 2008.year Petrol 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 7 years) Owned for:6`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 10.0 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 299.7 $ (~ 299 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 50
Mazda 3 Hatchback 2008.year Petrol 1.7 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2008 (age of car 0 years) Owned for:125`000 kilometers (6 years)
Total cost of repairs: 388.5 $ (~ 64 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
 
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