Examples of non-covered items are brake pads, wiper blades and filters. If you can find a good price on one, snap it up and you won't look back. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. Interior design Particular attention was paid to revising interior quality on all models. Wear and tear items such as hoses will not be covered, but key items like the engine, transmission, drive axles and driveshaft often will be. Also, an act of Federal law sometimes provides protection for certain components, like emissions equipment.
Bug the over all this being my first Mazda car I am enjoying everything about my car. The MacPherson strut front suspension has improved damper performance and has been tuned to improve steering response and reduce understeer. Automatic shift-tronic makes it fun to drive, and can really flow through traffic. This is the first small car I've ever owned and loved. For occupant protection, front dual airbags are standard, and seat-mounted side and roof-mounted curtain airbags are available as well. Drivetrain Warranty: This warranty covers items the basic warranty does not protect.
The 3 is certainly great fun to drive. Available features include with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, front-side and side-curtain airbags, a Bose audio system, heated leather seats, a navigation system, Sirius satellite radio, and high-intensity xenon headlamps. Not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. The Mazda 3 was entirely based on the Ford C1 platform, together with the 2003 Ford Focus C-Max, the 2004 Volvo S40 and the 2008 Ford Kuga. The 16-valve head is quite sophisticated, with variable valve timing and a variable induction system that optimizes intake efficiency and torque.
Third-party interface providers are solely responsible for their product functionality, and third-party terms and privacy statements apply. Mazda claims it also reduces noise, vibration, and harshness. L eather seating surfaces are available as an option for all s models, and new for 2007 on select exterior colors is a gray cloth interior. For 2006, Mazda has adapted variable valve timing and variable-length intake runners to the smaller, 2. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. At the top of the instrument cluster are two buttons; the one on the left is the blackout button. Side-impact and side-curtain airbags are standard on 3s Touring and 3s Grand Touring.
Please check the owner's manual, visit a local dealership or look at the manufacturer's website to learn more about the specifics of the warranties that apply to a vehicle. My review of my car so far easy to drive, handles very around turns, great pick on speed, breaking is alright but can be better, I changed my own spark plugs it was very easy by watching you tube. We urge you to be more rational choosing a car, so you can save money and get the best value for money possible. Passive safety systems feature a rigid body shell that provides exceptional collision safety. The standard five-speed manual transmission shifts beautifully, especially the upshifts, which were almost as smooth as an automatic, with no real driver effort. At 1000 rpm it generates only 120 pound-feet, which climbs to 140 at 3000 and peaks at 150 at a relatively high 4500 rpm. It has no quirky features I wish they would extend their warranties like Hyundai- It is a little loud while driving on the freeway.
The system operates at speeds above approximately 40 mph and will not detect inattentive drivers in all circumstances. Both interior color packages receive newly designed white gauges and a zebra-striped wood-finish dash trim. The Mazda 3 does not have a timing belt and it's maintenance costs have been pretty low so far, although I am coming up on a 75k mile tuneup so we'll see. New interior features Both 4-Door sedan and 5-Door have newly added rear armrests with integrated cup holders for rear seat occupants. This car is a standard so gas milage is great i get 700km on a full tank This car is very fun to drive the only complaint is the radio is not loud enough.
Everyone else thinks its a good car cuz its only 4 years old but it needs a lot of repairs done to it cuz i have been neglecting her. For 2006, two new exterior colors, Copper Red Mica, and Whitewater Pearl Mica, are offered on the base models. You can just put the lever in Drive and go, but they also feature a manual mode programmed for quick shifting. Mazda worked hard on designing the synchronizers and cable linkage for reduced friction. The revised model takes these attributes to a new level, offering improved torque characteristics for both engines, exterior styling enhancements and fit-and-finish and interior trim revisions.
Factors including movement and shape of the object in front of the vehicle, weather and road conditions can all impact automatic brake control and collision warning. Audio systems have been upgraded with an auxiliary audio input and 12-volt power outlets are now standard for all models, providing the driver or passenger the option of bringing their own portable audio player to enjoy their favorite music in the car. The biggest benefit of both variable valve timing and a variable intake is usually a flatter torque curve while maintaining good peak horsepower. Pedestrian and bicycle detection operates at speeds between approximately 6 mph and 50 mph. The Mazda3 continues for 2006 with only subtle changes as an attractive and sporty small sedan and hatchback.
For the 4-Door sedan, rear cargo space side and end trim have been modified to allow large loads to be loaded with ease. Vehicle detection operates at speeds above 2 mph. This car is popular with both men and women, which attests to its ease of operation, stylish looks, low maintenance requirements, and overall good performance. It is handy, quick, attractive to look at, and really reliable. Test drives impressions The larger, more powerful 2.