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2011 (11) Mazda 31.6 Takuya 5dr

Perth Kia / Jeep

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

'Lights On' warning buzzerBluetooth system
Cruise controlDigital clock
Digital exterior temperature gaugeMulti function display
PASRemote fuel cap release
TachometerTrip computer
Water temperature gauge 

Entertainment

6 CD autochanger6 speakers
Auxiliary input socketSingle play CD/radio with MP3 compatability

Exterior Features

'Global' closing of front/rear windows2 speed rear wiper
3 speed front intermittent wipe and electric washBody colour door handles
Body colour roof spoilerBody colour side mouldings
Body colour side skirtBody colour sports grille
Body coloured bumpersElectric folding door mirrors
Electric front/rear windowsElectric heated rear glass window
Electric operated/heated door mirrorsFront fog lights
Rain and light sensorsRoof aerial
Tinted glassWide angle drivers door mirror

Interior Features

5 headrests60/40 split rear seat back
Active head restraintsAuto climate control
Auxilliary 12V power socketCigar lighter
Cloth upholsteryCupholders - 2 in rear centre armrest
Driver seat lumbar adjustmentDriver's seat height adjustment
Driver's vanity mirror with cover/ticket holderFloor mats
Front centre console with storage box with tray, lid + 2 cupholdersFront door pockets
Front grab handlesHeated front seats
Illuminated ashtrayIlluminated glovebox
Illuminated vanity mirrorsInstrument panel light dimmer
Isofix child seat attachmentLeather gearknob
Leather wrapped steering wheelLuggage compartment lighting
Passenger seat back pocketPassenger sunvisor with vanity mirror
Pollen filterRear centre armrest
Rear grab handles with coathooksSilver interior door handles
Sports seatsSteering wheel audio controls
Tilt/height adjustable steering wheelWelcome mode lighting

Safety

3 point ELR front seatbelts with pretensioners3 rear 3 point seatbelts with ELR
ABS+Electronic Brake force DistributionActive Traction Control (TRC)
Driver and passenger airbagsEmergency brake assist
Front and rear curtain airbagsFront side airbags
Seatbelt reminder front and rear 

Security

Deadlocking systemImmobiliser
Locking wheel boltsRemote central door locking
Thatcham Cat.1 alarm 

Technical

Dynamic stability control 

Wheels

17" Sport alloy wheelsSpace saver spare wheel
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO2 (g/km)149Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1598Compression Ratio10.0:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)78Cylinders - Stroke (mm)83.6
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryMULTI POINT FUEL INJECTION
Gears5 SPEEDNumber of Valves16
TransmissionMANUAL 

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)43.5EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)53.3EC Urban (mpg)33.2

General

Badge Engine CC1.6Badge Power105
Based On ID43575Coin SeriesTakuya
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0713EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %86
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %84EURO NCAP Front and Side Impact test - Star Rating.9
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095EURO NCAP Pedestrian test - Star Rating.9
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %51NCAP Safety Assist %71
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage12500
Special EditionTrueStandard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)12.2Engine Power - BHP105
Engine Power - KW77Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM6000Engine Torque - LBS.FT107
Engine Torque - MKG14.8Engine Torque - NM145
Engine Torque - RPM4000Top Speed114

Tyres

Alloys?TrueSpace Saver?True
Tyre Size Front205/50 R17Tyre Size Rear205/50 R17
Tyre Size SpareSPACESAVERWheel StyleSPORT
Wheel Type17" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1470Length4490
Wheelbase2640Width1755

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)55Gross Vehicle Weight1770
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)340Max. Loading Weight438
Max. Roof Load75Max. Towing Weight - Braked930
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked550Minimum Kerbweight1332
No. of Seats5Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.9
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Mazda 3

By Andy Enright

Introduction

The first generation Mazda3 was a cruelly underappreciated thing. With much the same talented underpinnings as the Ford Focus, it should have been a sales winner but it never really took off. The second generation car, launched in 2009, featured bolder styling and better interior quality but again sales were surprisingly modest. Still, a talented car that doesn't catch the public's imagination is a perfect recipe for a used car bargain and that's exactly what the tidy Mazda hatch serves up.

History

We are anything but a nation that rewards cars on merit. Look at some of the cars we've propelled to the top of the sales charts down the years to realise this. While the frankly brilliant Ford Fiesta was being spanked by the underwhelming Peugeot 206 in the sales charts, Mazda was having a distinctly tough time convincing punters to part with their hard earned cash for its excellent Mazda3 hatch. The first generation car, which campaigned between 2003 and 2009 was a solid thing that drove better than most of its rivals and now makes a great used buy. What it never had was any great styling panache. It looked like an identikit Japanese hatchback. 2009 saw the launch of a second generation Mazda3. With far more expressive styling it again provoked apathy from the British public. The top brass in Hiroshima must have wondered what it needed to do to get this strange island race to buy its cars. The 2010 Tamura special edition didn't do much to kick start sales. Here was a keenly priced, good looking car that was sharp to drive and which had figured out the lowered emissions and improved fuel economy was the big sales trigger long before many of its rivals and it has, relatively speaking, tanked. Logic? Your guess is as good as mine.

What to Look For

The Mazda3 has proven one of the UK's most reliable small cars and not a whole lot goes wrong. The stereo system can fail to recognise MP3 files on occasion and the 2.0-litre diesel engine diesel particulate filter can fail to regenerate itself. The MPS model is very susceptible to misaligned suspension so check for uneven tyre wear. Other than that, the Mazda3 is a dependable partner.

Replacement Parts

(Estimated prices, based on a Mazda3 1.6S). Consumables are quite reasonably priced. An air filter is around £14 and a fuel filter retails at round £24. An oil filter is £6, spark plugs are about £3 and a timing belt is around £40.

On the Road

Mazda has been a little guarded in the past over the mechanical similarity its products bear to Ford ones but the links are obvious in the engine bay. Mainstream buyers are presented with three diesel engine options and three petrols. The oil-burners kick off with the 1.6 MZ-CD unit which develops 113bhp. With 270Nm from just 1,750rpm, it's a capable option. More satisfying will be either of the 2.2-litre MZR-CD diesels, versions of an engine that also powers the Ford Mondeo. The units produce 148bhp and 183bhp respectively with the latter offering up its 400Nm maximum torque all the way from 1,800 to 4,000rpm.Aside from these diesels, there are 1.6-litre 103bhp and 2.0-litre 148bhp petrol options with the more powerful unit available in i-stop form with stop/start technology. That just leaves the 256bhp 2.3-litre turbo unit in the MPS hot hatch. The Mazda rides on a sophisticated chassis with MacPherson strut front suspension and a multi-link arrangement at the rear. It's a configuration the car shares with the sharpest handling models in the family hatchback class. Mazda has also paid great attention to the 3's chassis rigidity and electro-hydraulic power steering in pursuit of a sporty driving experience.

Overall

The Mazda3 is a car that still feels bang up to date and is just that little bit different to the normal welter of Focuses, Meganes and Astras. Low mileage used examples represent one of the sharpest family hatch buys around at the moment, so get in quick before the word gets out.

Performance
60%
Handling
80%
Comfort
80%
Space
80%
Styling
80%
Build
70%
Value
70%
Equipment
80%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
70%
Insurance
80%

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