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  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    as i`ve got older i appreciate value for money and what a drivers car really is.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    kids think it looks a bit dated, although my son and my wife think it is great to drive.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    definately yes, i buy new every 1/2 years but i intend to keep this a little longer than this and then look for another.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    mazda 3 or mazdas new equivalent

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Didn't buy from a dealer

    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    September 2006

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    £11,200 from car supermarket lots more extras than uk supplied vehicle, over £ 14,000 from uk mazda dealer.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    looking for reliabilty after what was an expensive nightmare buying new citreon c4 "rubbish motors"!

    What was the dealer like?

    friendly no problems at all.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    sporty, comfortable, feels safe and under control.

    What's it like to park?

    rear a little restricting so i had sensors fitted.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?


    What's most practical about your car?

    easy to drive brilliant auto gearbox

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    auto box