by MommaK on Mar 17, 2010 Vehicle: 1992 Mazda 323 2dr Hatchback
We purchase this car from my son for $500 with 181,000 miles on it. It just starts and goes every time I ask it to. We just spent over $600 in repairs, but I know it's money well spent. This car is amazingly reliable, practical and fun. I average 33 mpg on the rural country roads where I live. It has the manual tranny and there's plenty of power for the hills and to pass the slowpokes. I call it my "mazda-ratti" and I love it.
by jomurdo17 on May 19, 2009 Vehicle: 1992 Mazda 323 2dr Hatchback
I bought a 1992 mazda 323 hatchback a couple of months ago and this thing is great it is very reliable it is surprisingly spacious and comfortable plus with the fold down rear seat you can store alot! it will get a little more than 300 miles on a single tank of gas these cars are priced around 500 dollars but it is worth much more I personally paid 300 for mine and it runs great they are underpowered with only 82 horse power but if you want an economy car to take you to work or something this is the car for you
by baz on Mar 12, 2008 Vehicle: 1992 Mazda 323 2dr Hatchback
I bought my 323 with about 90,000 miles on it and in 3 years of driving it's been a little tank, totally reliable. Always starts, no matter how cold (and it gets darn cold here in Canada). Nothing but tuneups and normal maintenance, brakes, tires, etc. It's an ugly little tub but totally reliable, fun to drive and gets great mileage. It's actually my 2nd 323. The first one ran up 360,000kms (216,000 miles) before getting totaled in an accident. I'll probably buy another one if I ever get rid of my current 323. Cheapest to run, most reliable car I've ever owned.
by Turtlelady on Jan 25, 2008 Vehicle: 1992 Mazda 323 2dr Hatchback
My most recent Maz, the '92 323 wasn't anything fancy, but it was practical, economical, fun to drive, handled perfectly, and it ran and ran and ran until recently, after 9 years (I was the second owner), it finally quit with 242,500 miles on it...and 3 cylanders. Yes, it had every right in the world to die, but it was the most reliable car I've ever owned (next to the first Maz, the '80 GLC--older version of the 323). I couldn't recommend a better, more reliable car than a Maz.
by LUKE on Jul 16, 2003 Vehicle: 1992 Mazda 323 2dr Hatchback
This car never let me down. In the 11
years I own it, I didn't have one
breakdown. Note I maintained it 100%
myself, so I know exactly what has
happened to the car.
Excellent fuel economy, very good
I love this little car!!!
by A Driver on Apr 14, 2003 Vehicle: 1992 Mazda 323 2dr Hatchback
This car has never done me wrong. Had
it for 9 years, and the engine always
turns over. The only maintenance I've
done are the usual - CV joints at
75,000 miles, brakes and tune-up at
100,000, exhaust here and there.
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