I've driven this car all over the
country, literally. Performs
adequately, not powerful at all but
extrememly reliable. The gas mileage
is great (39ish on the highways).
Overall, nothing special, but a good
car to own.
This is the very first car I have ever
bought and paid for myself - and it is
worth every penny. Of course I make
sure I keep up with all of my scheduled
maintenance - this car will be with me
for a long time!
Bought the car used in 2001 @ 30,000kms.
replaced the exhaust @150k kms,
windshield wiper connecting rod needed
to be replaced after using wipers in
heavy rain (cheap plastic; the bill was
Besides that, never any major problems.
Good on gas, plenty of room in front
and back seats. Lots of trunk space.
Bigger cup holders, better quality
A little more acceleration wouldn't
I love driving this car! I have a 1.5
liter engine, and with a standard it has
plenty of pick-up. It shifts like a
dream, one of the easiest I've
encountered. I'm over 100,000 miles and
have never had any major problems with
my car. I'll definitely but Mazda again!
Smooth transmission. Dependability.
Comfortable seats. Good gas mileage.
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