Mazda Hatchback car reviews

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Mazda Hatchback car reviews

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  • Mazda 3 Hatchback (2019 onwards) Review

    Sleek five-door handles fabulously, but isn’t the most practical family car

    Parkers rating: 3.7 out of 5 3.7
    New price: £21,840 - £32,365

    PROS

    • Engaging handling
    • Gorgeous looks
    • Well-built interior

    CONS

    • Lacklustre entry-level petrol 
    • Cramped rear seats
    • Large blind spots
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  • Mazda 2 (2015 onwards) Review

    Likeable Mazda is a strong alternative to usual suspects

    Parkers rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    New price: £15,840 - £19,640

    PROS

    • Sharp styling and sharp drive
    • Comfortable interior
    • Plenty of equipment
    • Efficient range of engines

    CONS

    • Not as practical as rivals
    • Lack of steering feel
    • No ‘hot’ version
    • Infotainment system dated
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  • Mazda 3 Hatchback (2013 - 2019) Review

    Mazda's Ford Focus-fighter looks distinctive, is great to drive

    Parkers rating: 3.8 out of 5 3.8
    Used price: £4,143 - £17,955

    PROS

    • Distinctive looks
    • Economical petrol engines
    • Good to drive

    CONS

    • Interior feels a little dated
    • Rivals more practical
    • Lacks some sparkle
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  • Mazda 3 MPS (2009 - 2013) Review

    Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    Used price: £4,004 - £9,974

    PROS

    Strong performance, superb in-gear acceleration, aggressive looks, good value for a hot hatch

    CONS

    Not very engaging to drive, steering struggles under acceleration, lacks the feelgood factor

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  • Mazda 2 (2007 - 2015) Review

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    Used price: £698 - £6,925

    PROS

    • Good to drive
    • Stylish and sporty look
    • Holds its value well
    • Good equipment levels

    CONS

    • Awkward boot shape
    • Noisy at speed
    • Firm ride
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  • Mazda 6 Hatchback (2007 - 2012) Review

    Impressive family car with strong engines and quality interior

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    Used price: £909 - £5,135

    PROS

    • Spacious, well-appointed cabin
    • Impressive luggage capacity
    • Good to drive, surprisingly economical

    CONS

    • Interior quality could be better in places
    • Ride is a little unsettled on big wheels
    • No plug-in hybrid version available
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  • Mazda 3 MPS (2007 - 2008) Review

    Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    Used price: £853 - £2,598

    PROS

    Subtle styling, great turbocharged engine, storming performance, affordable prices

    CONS

    Feels like there's too much power at times, not as driver focussed as other hot hatches

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