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2007 Mazda 3 Sport 2.0 Cradley Heath £1200

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I've been very busy for the last month, and a lot has happened. This car however, has been a gem and apart from me sprucing it up, it has been an excellent thing. I have the "change my car" bug again, and I will offer it up properly now on here. I've replaced the centre caps on the alloys, new aerial, fully demisted the headlamps (like new), 4 new NGK spark plugs, pressed number plates, Bosch LED sidelights front and rear, fitted an AUX in to the stock stereo too. Selling it for a smidge less than I paid, and not including the expense that I have gone to. This car is brilliant and economical. I think I want to go old again.


Some spiel from the previous (excellent) shiter from whom I purchased it from as follows:


2007 '57' plate Mazda 3 Sport 2.0 petrol in Aurora Blue with 11 months MOT (due Sept 2019).


109k miles FSH 


new discs & pads all round, 2 rear shock absorbers & 4 new tyres fitted (all the same brand) which have still got plenty of life left in them.


It is equipped with DSC, traction control, cruise control, 4 elec windows, elec heated mirrors, leather interior, 6 disc cd changer (with factory fitted Bose sound system), climate control, 2 keys


MOT till Sept 2019


The car is in good overall condition (surprisingly un-rusty for an 11 year old Mazda, not even any previous MOT advisories for rust!!!), and has some stone chipping / car park dints / general wear & tear for an 11 year old car.














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Excellent value there. Based on the same platform as Focus MK2/Volvo S40 MK2, the 2.0 petrol is a Ford unit (I think) found across all 3 brands.


We have a 2.0 Focus MK2 saloon which gives better fuel economy than the 1.6 MK2 we had, and is better suited to the car given it feels much heavier than a MK1.


The equipment levels in the Mazda are awesome in comparison, you do get much more for your money at this price point. We did find the comparative insurance to be higher when we were shopping for a car at the time. If we didn't already have the Focus, I'd still be tempted by the Mazda. That colour really suits it too.



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What are these like on fuel then?


I read mixed reviews about them.


Very good tbh. I do 22 miles combined to/from work, and I average high 30's. On the motorway, I nudge just a smidge over 41. Genuinely impressed by it, the 6th gear really helps

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