2007 Mazda Mazdaspeed 3 Consumer Review: I deeply regret purchasing my
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2007 Mazda Mazdaspeed 3 - Consumer Review

2007 Mazda Mazdaspeed 3

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Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.3L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Manual)

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I deeply regret purchasing my MS3
By vmax186 on

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2007 Mazda Mazdaspeed 3 Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6M)

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Why I won't buy another Mazda: Blown LF strut at 25,000 miles. Smoking turbo at 26,000 miles. The turbo was replaced, but now Mazda claims that the smoking is actually caused by an inadequate PCV system. Five months ago it was promised that a PCV revised system would be available in 90 days. Now Mazda is saying the fix won't be ready until March. Variable Valve Timing Actuator became noisy at 46,000 miles. At 51,000 miles the car is throwing a EGR flow insufficient fault code. This repair-$600-will be on my nickel as it seems that the EGR system is not covered by either the powertrain or the 49 state emissions warranties. RF strut is also failing. The worst automotive choice I've made.

Best Features

Nothing

Worst Features

Fix "on-off" clutch engagement. Fit a reliable engine. Fit dampers with a half-life of more than 25000 miles.
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