J.D. Power

2008 Mazda Mazda3

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2008 Mazda Mazda3 Ratings
77
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
77
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Average
76/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Great
84/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Average
72/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Compact Car of 2008

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2008 Mazda Mazda3 after 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Vehicle's handling on curves
  • Feel of the seat material

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2008 Mazda Mazda3 during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior
  • Smoothness of vehicle's ride
  • Ease of loading/unloading trunk/hatch

Performance Specs

MPG City

18 - 24

MPG Hwy

26 - 32

Horsepower

144 - 263

Transmission

4 speed, Automatic w/OD, 5 speed, Automatic w/OD, 5 speed, Manual w/OD, 6 speed, Manual w/OD

Engine

Gas I4

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2008 Mazda Mazda 3 Review

Overview
You get what you pay for – or so the saying goes. The MAZDA THREE delivers a driving experience far beyond what you would expect for the price. The MAZDA THREE offers the performance sophistication safety and reliability you would expect from a much more expensive European sport sedan. The MAZDA THREE 4-door is precisely what you’d expect from Mazda. The roomy 4-door includes a vigorous 148 HP 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine or 2.3L DOHC four-cylinder with 156 HP and premium suspension for speedy drive that's as fast as it is smooth. Plus the lightweight construction and state-of-the-art safety technology help you and your wild side make it home unharmed. One look at the MAZDA THREE 5-door will tell you that this is a car with its own rules -- and one drive won't be nearly enough. The MAZDA THREE 5-door starts with the versatility of a hatch back with 43.8 cubic feet of cargo space. The MAZDA THREE 5-door - drive more fun. The Mazda THREE’s front air bags can change their deplyment force based on the severity of the crash the driver’s seat position or the passenger’s weight resulting in a reduction of air bag related injury. The Mazda THREE redefining what is possible in the compact car

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