The Mazda 323f is known for its practicality. It has a spacious interior, giving owners plenty of room for their things in the boot. It''s a reliable car that offers a strong, efficient driving performance.
Early generations of the Mazda 323f (1963 to 1980)
The first generation Mazda 323f was launched in October 1963. It was initially only available as a commercial two door wagon. The van joined the line-up in 1964, along with two and four door saloon models. The Mk2 was introduced in 1967, featuring the same pushrod 987 cc engine as the previous generation saloons, although Mazda released a larger 1,169 cc inline four engined version later on. The third generation of the 323f was released in 1997, giving buyers a selection of hatchback and estate body styles. Various Mazda engines were available, including the 985 cc, 1,272 cc and 1,415 cc.
The Mazda 323f in the 80s (1980 to 1989)
The Mk4 Mazda 323f was released in 1980. It was Mazda''s first front engine, front wheel drive subcompact car. Available as both a hatchback and saloon, the Mazda 323f was developed with input from Ford, who had acquired a stake in Mazda. It won its first Car of the Year Japan award the same year it was released. Engine sizes ranged between 1.1 litres and 1.5 litres. The fifth generation was then launched in 1985, which featured various updates. It was available as a hatchback or saloon for the first year, with an estate model being added to the range later that same year. A coupe version was introduced in 1987.
The fifth generation offered a wider selection of engines, ranging between 1.3 litres and 1.7 litres. The Mk6 was released in 1989, giving buyers the choice of a three door hatchback, five door fastback or four door saloon variants. The sixth generation had an even larger number of engines on sale, this time giving buyers the choice of engines ranging from 1.3 litres to 1.8 litres.
Seventh and eighth generation Mazda 323f (1994 to 2003)
The Mk7 was released in 1994. This generation offered three door hatchback, four door saloon, four door hardtop saloon and 5 door hatchback body styles. Engine sizes ranged from 1.3 litres to 1.8 litres. The eighth generation was launched in 1998, offering a wider range of engines, giving buyers the option of a powerful 2.0 litre petrol engine.
The Mk8 offered a three door hatchback, four door saloon, five door hatchback and five door estate. The entire line was facelifted with new styling in 2001, featuring revised suspension and a new audio system.
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