FYI - Mazda 3 sucks ass.

Discussion in 'OT Driven' started by JayC71, Aug 21, 2009.

  1. JayC71

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    It's a rental. I do like the auto/manual trans thing, but the fact that it has no power really puts a damper on things. It's kinda fun to drive since you feel like you're driving the hell out of it even when you aren't really going all that fast, but then again... yeah, it sucks.


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    Shit is ugly, that should be enough to tell you it sucks
     
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    It was either that or a Beetle.... :hsugh:
     
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    wow, your choices sucked. Shoulda took the bus
     
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    It's a fwd economy car, how much power is it supposed to have?
     
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    mine pulls a boat

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    lol the base model in europe has a 1.6 engine

    you don't know SHIT about not having enough power
     
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    I'd like to drive one just to see how it feels. I owned a 2.0 5speed for a year before I got my MS3 and it was plenty powerful.. I pulled a boat with it too.

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  11. fakeyfakerson

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    it's a 15k basemodel car for sedan, 19k for hatchback, with 170 hp what do you expect? if you want power get the mazdaspeed 3 for 23k with 270 hp.
     
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    wow a base model compact economy car doesn't run 13s? what a disappointment. i guess i'll have to call enterprise and tell them to cancel my reservation on that ford focus, it's not even worth it now
     
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    and this interior (sans the navigation package) > anything you can get for 15k

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    iridewheelies down to ride?

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    funny....i have a mazda 3 rental right now. shit is so slow and waste a lot of gas imo.
     
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    yeah getting over 30mpg is terrible :ugh:
     
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    it gets like 22/30 :hsugh:
     
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    my 2.0 got around 30 city and 35 hwy... my speed 3 gets about 20-22 city and 28 hwy
     
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    yea the smaller engine in the sedan is rated at 25/33, i was going off the 2.5 in the hatchback.
     
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    you mean 2.3.. the mazda 3 comes in a 2.0 or 2.3 only in the US

    and it's a good car. i bought my mazda3 in april 2004, sedan 2.3l... i have 116k miles and i've never had any problems except for the ac belt snapping, which was an easy fix.
     
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    2010 comes in 2.0 or 2.5
     
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    I'm thinking of getting a mazdaspeed 3 :o
     
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    which bumped it up from 156 to 167 hp.
     
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    they also look ass ugly compared to the older ones.
     
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    true.dat, not a fan.
     

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