Mazda 3 (2004-2008)
Test scoreShow Context
- Used only
- Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
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The first-generation Mazda 3 - successor to the 323 - had a new name and marked a progression for Mazda beyond the merely dull and dutiful. This 3 (launched 2004) was of good quality and was a consistently strong performer, giving a real alternative to the more obvious choices of medium-sized hatchback or saloon. Is it still a sound second-hand buy? Read our full review to find out.Sign up or Log in to see full overview.
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- 4%Lowest score
- 64%Average score
- 85%Highest score
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