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1995 Mazda MX-3

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Base 1.6L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual - (13 reviews )

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Good Price, Great Car
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By KCK
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Vehicle

1995 Mazda MX-3 2dr Hatchback


Review

I bought this car new February of '96.
I've had very little problems with the
mechanics of the vehicle. Mostly just
routine maintenance (oil change, tires,
battery) although earlier this year I
did have to replace the right half
shaft. It was only a $120 repair and
considering I've had the vehicle for
more than 7 years I'd say that's not
bad. I will be in the market for a new
car soon..but I'm not parting with my
MX-3. I will probably keep it till it
won't drive anymore and fix it up with
a body kit or something next year.


Best Features

price,interior,dash layout,size,reliability,handling


Worst Features

more power..when i purchased mine there weren't any V6s left..so I got stuck w/the 4 cylinder.i don't like having cup holder so close to the radio console.hatch rattles.


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fun car
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By Shanin
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Vehicle

1995 Mazda MX-3 2dr Hatchback


Review

I bought my car new in 96, it was a
leftover from the previous year. I
have had no problems at all and it is a
blast to drive. It would be nice to
have more power and a little softer
ride, but the stiff ride makes for
great handling. The only thing I
didn't like is that it didn't come with
a factory clear coat, so I had it
repainted with clear coat. It's style
is still more current then some 2003's


Best Features

handling, styling


Worst Features

More power, bring it back to the line- up, it was a good mix of and Miata without the convertable


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Mazda's forgotten sports car
Performance
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By EntropysEdge
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Vehicle

1995 Mazda MX-3 2dr Hatchback


Review

I bought this car new in 1995. The
looks and handling is what sold me and
after 7 years, it still looks great
(most people I know think it is a MUCH
newer car, the usual guess is 1999 or
2000 model)It is the most reliable car
I have ever owned, no problems at all
in the entire time I've had it. The
main difficulty that I've had is the
lack of aftermarket support, making any
improvements (such as trying to
increase power, the one thing this car
could use more of) a challenge.


Best Features

I love this car's looks and handling. The interior(at least for the 1995 model year) is first rate as well, makes the car seem like its more expensive than it is.


Worst Features

Mazda, bring this car back! And when you do, give it more power!


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Knigh Rider
Performance
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Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
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Reliability
By maverick
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Vehicle

1995 Mazda MX-3 2dr Hatchback


Review

The car is fun to drive. It is pretty
fast on the street as well as on the
hgihways. No major repairs except
clutch replacement and shaft bar in 4
yrs.


Best Features

Fun to drive.


Worst Features

Back seats need to be not to be so straight. Outer 'back' body needs work on design. Shift knob is too long. AC knobs do not have the shut off function individually.


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A really reliable car
Performance
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Interior Design
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Reliability
By Bill V
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Vehicle

1995 Mazda MX-3 2dr Hatchback


Review

I've had my MX3 since 95. Bought it
new and it has been a great car. Other
than normal stuff like brake pads, tires
and oil changes the ONLY major fix was
a new set of spark plug wires, which
took the {bleeping} mechanic several
attempts to trouble shoot so it cost
more to fix than it should have.

It has decent performance, but it's
real strengths are handling, and
the interior space/comfort. I have
carried an entire Futon home in that
car, and was able to close the back
hatch!

This car has been VERY reliable, like
most pre-Ford Mazdas. (don't buy a
Tribute, or a Ford Focus!)

The interior is constructed from very
high quality materials.

Bill V.


Best Features

handling & interior.


Worst Features

Mazda, Bring it back!


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