2010 Mazda 3 Consumer Review: Zoom Zoom 2.5L Style

2010 Mazda 3 - Consumer Review

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s Sport Sedan (2.5L 4-cyl. 5-speed Automatic)

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Zoom Zoom 2.5L Style
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2010 Mazda 3 s Sport 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5A)


Coming from a mid-size V-6 sedan I was concerned if I would be able to adjust to a smaller car w/ 4-cyl engine. After 7 weeks and 1500 miles I have no more worries about this. The front seats are comfortable and will be fine for most people as long as you're not too tall or heavy. The rear seats are only good for SMALL people or pets. This car has a lot of bang for the buck--tight build quality, well balanced ride, lots of features and good quality materials throughout the vehicle. It looks more expensive than it is--especially the "s" models with the 2.5L engine which have upgraded interior and exterior materials and features.

Best Features

Bluetooth works flawlessly, MID screen has lots of good info, good performance from 2.5L engine, smooth trans, nice wheels, sporty ride, solid Japan-built car that should last a long time.

Worst Features

Power driver seat on "s" Sport model, 6-spd auto trans and dual VVT (instead of single VVT) will improve mileage and performance, an updated 2.5L engine with 200 hp and 185 torque would be nice (as long as the car doesn't gain weight), temp gauge, better radio/speakers, auto on/off headlights.
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