Mazda 323 2001
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Mazda 323 2001 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Mazda 323 2001 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
How do I put fuel in my Mazda 323?
Refuelling is actually a pretty dangerous practise, even though it’s one that most of us do on a weekly basis. So the first thing to know is that you need to stick to all the safety requirements issued by both the car-maker and the service station you’re using, including not using mobile phones while you refuel and making sure that even a few drops of spilled fuel is washed off the car and diluted with water on the ground.
Beyond that, the Mazda 323 should have a fuel-flap release lever on the floor, down beside the front-right hand corner of the driver’s seat. If the seat is positioned for a shorter driver, you may need to slide the seat back to reveal the release lever. Then, once the lever has been pulled upwards to release the external flap, you should be able to turn the actual fuel cap anti-clockwise to remove it. But take it slowly and don’t be surprised if there’s a hissing noise as some air is sucked into the tank as you break the cap’s seal. Once you’ve refuelled, replace the cap and turn it clockwise until it clicks once and spins freely, close the fuel-flap and you’re all done. It’s also a nice idea now to zero your trip-meter so you can calculate your fuel consumption next time you fuel up (not all cars back in 2001 had trip computers).Show more
323 ignition coils
There has been no recall on this, and I doubt Mazda would be terribly interested in a 2001 model car. There is little you can do other than follow the advice your mechanic has given you.Show more
Toyota Corolla: A good used car?
Your mechanic is correct, but so are you. The mechanic's suggestion of a Corolla is a safe bet, one that won't come back to bite him in the long run, but the other cars you mention are also worth considering. All are solid, generally reliable cars, although I would be cautious about recommending the Astra to you. Stick to the well-known Japanese brands and she won't go too far wrong.Show more
Mazda 323 2001 Price and Specs
|Mazda 323 Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|Astina||Hatchback||1.6L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$2,200||$3,850|
|Astina||Hatchback||1.8L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$2,400||$4,070|
|Astina||Hatchback||1.6L ULP 5 SP MAN||$2,100||$3,630|
|Astina||Hatchback||1.8L ULP 5 SP MAN||$2,400||$4,070|
|Protege||Sedan||1.6L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$2,400||$4,070|
|Protege||Sedan||1.8L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$2,400||$4,070|
|Protege||Sedan||1.8L ULP 5 SP MAN||$2,200||$3,850|
|Protege||Sedan||1.6L ULP 5 SP MAN||$2,200||$3,850|
Mazda 323 2001 Fuel consumption
Fuel consumption for the 2001 Mazda 323 is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Mazda 323 currently offers fuel consumption from 7 to 8.7L/100km. The Mazda 323 is available with the following fuel types: ULP and PULP.
|Mazda 323 Model||Body Type||Specs||Fuel Consumption|
|Astina||Hatchback||1.8L,ULP,4 SP AUTO||8.3L/100km|
|Astina SP20||Hatchback||2.0L,PULP,5 SP MAN||8.1L/100km|
|Protege||Sedan||1.8L,ULP,5 SP MAN||7.7L/100km|
|Protege||Sedan||1.8L,ULP,4 SP AUTO||8.3L/100km|