We assure you that all of us at Mazda have an ongoing interest your motoring pleasure, and in your full satisfaction with your Mazda product, keep this manual in the glove box as a handy reference for the safe and enjoyable use of your Mazda, resell the vehicle, leave this manual with it next owner, all specifications and descriptions are accurate at the time of printing. Mazda3 in the Market A bumper crop of new competitors — among which the Elantra looks — are making at least one recently redesigned car seem outdated, but not the Mazda3. A few more have joined the ranks recently, but the Mazda3 remains at the head. The readouts are easy to see and the steering wheel controls work intuitively. Across all our cars, my 5-foot-11 frame could have used another inch or so of rearward adjustment range, like in too many cars in this class. A newly standard is the chief difference for the 2011 car, which you can compare with the 2010 Mazda3. The popular Mazda3 remains unabashedly fun to drive, which should appeal to driving enthusiasts who want a practical car.
However, the engine that brings the 2011 Mazda3 to life is the 167-horsepower four-cylinder found in the s trims and the five-door wagons. The other controls are mounted high on the dash's center stack, and are also easy to see and use. The symbol below, located some parts, of the vehicle, indicates that manual, please refer to the manual detailed, the symbol below manual means. It packs a gratifying — and palpably stronger — amount of acceleration, thanks in large part to 33 extra pounds-feet of. We don't drive that many miles because we commute to work on public transit, so mileage ended up being a secondary concern for us. No matter which 2011 Mazda3 you choose, there is a healthy dose of Zoom-zoom in each one. Their inner beams can rotate up to 15 degrees in order to look deeper into dark corners.
Remedy Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat lifter links and install a reinforcement bracket to the lifter links, or replace the entire seat adjuster unit, free of charge. Our Grand Touring trim's front seats provided plenty of thigh and lateral support and the overall feel inside the cabin is one of sophistication and attention to detail. It's comfortable, handles well, and it zooms. The 2011 Mazda3 is available as a four-door sedan or five-door wagon, and with a choice of a 148-hosepower, 2. Wind noise is moderate, though the Mazda3 remains mostly unfazed by highway crosswinds. And he said buy a newer car. In the affected vehicles, the seat height adjustment lifter links may break or detach from the seat frame and the seat angle may incline causing the driver to not be able to maintain an appropriate driving position.
Even the most basic trim offers color keyed mirrors and 16-inch wheels. Resell the vehicle, leave this manual with it next owner, all specifications and descriptions are accurate at the time of printing, mazda, we reserve the right to make changes in specifications at any time without notice without obligation, this vehicle is equipped with an event data recorder. Mazda 3 The Mazda3 or Mazda 3 known as the Mazda Axela in Japan is a compact car manufactured in Japan by the Mazda Motor Corporation. Front Seats Electrically Operated Seats 2-4, front Seat Belt Pretensioner Load Limiting Systems, driver and Front Passenger Occupant Classification. Mazda3 comes as a four-door sedan or four-door hatchback. With some compact cars you get great fuel economy.
Such limitations preserve some backseat room, to be sure — and anyone sitting back there will need it. To get the best deal, be sure to check the Kelley Blue Book Fair Purchase Price to see what consumers in your area are currently paying for the 2011 Mazda3. Also, be sure to click on the Incentives tab to see what deals the manufacturer is offering. The up-level versions also get a Multi-Information Display, trip computer, sport seats and enhanced trim items. Flip the back seats down in the hatchback and you'll have lots of cargo room. The car in question was a Japanese-specification hatchback badged Mazda Axela for… Corolla, Civic, Focus.
Mazda's manual transmissions five-speed in i models and six-speed in s versions should be the template for all others, delivering tight, precise shifts. Reliability for the second-generation Mazda3 has been above average. With its sportier character, better looks, and more useful interior space, the hatch is our choice between the two body styles. Recall Date 2017-02-09 Description Mazda North American Operations Mazda is recalling certain 2011 Mazda2 and 2010-2011 Mazda3 and Mazdaspeed3 vehicles equipped with a manual seat lifter. The Mazdaspeed3 has brakes, with larger front discs than the regular Mazda3.
The Mazda 3 is a premium car in a compact package. The Mazda 3 features a first-class cabin loaded with convenience features. The popular Mazda3 remains unabashedly fun to drive, which should appeal to driving enthusiasts who want a practical car. The i Touring adds cruise control, alloy wheels, air conditioning, power locks with keyless remote and Bluetooth connectivity. While it easily runs circles around cars like the Toyota Corolla and Nissan Sentra, newer competitors such as the Ford Focus and Hyundai Elantra look to give the 2011 Mazda3 a run for its money. Models with the 148-horsepower engine offer spirited performance and good fuel economy, reaching 33 miles per gallon in the government's highway test. The suspension sorts things out well enough after each bump, with few reverberations as the car resettles itself, but the could stand to soak up a bit more.
The s levels and both five-doors have the more potent 2. Send Kelsey an Hide full review. A second generation Mazda3 for the 2010 model year was unveiled in late 2008, with the sedan premiering at the Los Angeles Auto Show and the hatchback at the Bologna Auto Show. Click to stack them up. The available Bose audio system, on the other hand, is worth every penny. Click to stack them up.
A unique cluster of buttons on the steering wheel controls these functions. On s trims, steering wheel mounted controls operate the audio, Bluetooth, Multi-Information Display and cruise control. A few more have joined the ranks recently, but the Mazda3 remains at the head. None of these numbers are particularly good: The Hyundai Elantra, 2012 Civic and 2012 Focus are all better, getting as much as 33 mpg. Steering is precise, allowing for quick darts from one lane to the next.