Love my Mazda3! I have the six speed and could t be happier. Never any lag even if I'm up a gear. Great for zooming around in traffic. Really a fun car but it is also great on gas. Handles really well in rain and snowy conditions. Overall very happy with my Mazda.
For the average college student this car perfect. Great gas mileage without the cost of feeling sluggish. the CVT transmission makes it a smooth ride, and the car's acceleration is enough for people who want to feel quick. Trunk and cargo space allows you to haul around 3 other people and have plenty of comfortable space.
This year of Mazda 3's are easily maintained, and have very few recalls. The ones that exist are minor blemishes.
Simplified and perfect,
2013 Mazda Mazda3Emily Williams - Houston, TX01/30/2017
Mazdas have always been amazing cars to me. It doesn't have a lot of fancy features, but if you prefer simplicity and reliability over flash, this is the car you should get. Before this one, I had another Mazda 3 which was unfortunately totaled, but the side airbags deployed quickly and prevented me from getting seriously hurt. These cars have never given me any problems mechanically and continue to be reliable!
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