2004 Mazda 3 Consumer Review: Love this car but beware

2004 Mazda 3 - Consumer Review

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s Sedan (2.3L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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Love this car but beware
By djshame on


2004 Mazda 3 s 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5M)


I have had this car since it had 6 miles on it. The only issues i had in the begining was a belt that broke and ignition coils. This car is very fun to drive. However be aware that after 100k the engine starts to burn oil. I wasn't aware of this and didn't feel the need to check my oil on the regular. Hence i now need a new motor. Just a word of advice check your oil levels regularly at least once a week when you go over 100k in miles. Enjoy zoomzoom. Hence i bought a 2013 MSP3. love my Mazda's....

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All around very fun car to drive.

Worst Features

Over 100,000 miles check the oil level frequently.
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