The 2011 Mazda 3 provides more driving enjoyment and greater refinement than its affordable price tag would suggest. If you're shopping for a small, inexpensive sedan or hatchback, it should be at the top of your list.
- Benchmark handling
- Energetic 2.5-liter engine
- Stylish, well-equipped interior
- Impressive list of luxury options
- Five-door model affords hatchback utility.
- Ride may be too firm for some
- Cabin and trunk not as large as those of competitors.