Mazda 3 2006 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Mazda 3 2006 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Mazda 3 2006: Cam belt or chain?
It has a chain, so there’s no regular maintenance required. The only reason you might replace the chain is if it were to wear.
Mazda 3 2006: Sunroof
I don’t believe it did.
Used Mazda 3 review: 2004-2009
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Used Mazda 3 review: 2004-2015
Ewan Kennedy reviews the first, second and third generation Mazda 3 from 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 as a used buy.Read More
What's a safe first car for $10,000?
The Impreza is a good choice with all-wheel drive safety and a raft of airbags, so too is the Corolla, but you could also consider the Mazda3. It's best to stick with the recognized Japanese brands, European brands can be appealing, but they tend to be more troublesome and more expensive to service.
Used Mazda3 review: 2004-2013
Mazda3 topped the overall sales race in 2011 and 2012 and already has a huge lead in the early days of 2014. Meaning there is a wide choice in the used-car scene.Read More
Used Mazda 3 review: 2004-2011
Mazda 3’s ongoing success on the new car market has resulted in a surge in interest in the small-medium model as a used car. ...Read More
Mazda 3 2006: Loud noise when cold
Normally I would suspect the valve lifters based on your description of the noise, but I would have another mechanic listen to it and diagnose it for you.
Best used cars for a first car review: 2005-2006
The first lesson for first-car buyers is to forget power and performance - go for safety, reliability and low running costs. Today's car choices are far wider and considerably less basic that Peter ...Read More
Ask Smithy Xtra Mazda 3 extended warranty
If the car is in good condition, has been regularly serviced and hasn’t given you any trouble to date, you could reasonably have confidence that it will continue to give you good service and forego the extended dealer warranty. But if you feel more comfortable with the backup of the warranty them stick with it.