Thursday 8th November 2012
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We want to know what you think about the Mazda MX-3. If you have ever owned one of these cars and had to replace any parts then let us know what you thought. Let us know how the replacement parts performed. Leave your thoughts in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Mazda MX-3 Overview

The Mazda MX-3 is classed as a sports coupe and was produced by the Japanese car manufacturing company Mazda from 1992-98. This car is a four-seat hatchback coupe and is marketed under different names worldwide, such as the AZ-3 in Japan and the Eunos 30X in Australia. The MX-3 was a very popular car in the UK and came at a time when this type of car was just becoming popular on the market. They have very distinctive looks which are still stylish looking to this day. They handle well, are good fun to drive and are pretty well refined little cars. There is not much space in the rear but are good little sports coupes. Does this sound like your experience of the Mazda MX-3?


The Mazda MX-3 was introduced in 1992 and was built on Mazdas EC platform. It came at a good time when the GTi era was deteriorating and this new stylish hatchback was to become popular. This car was originally only available as a 1.6L but in 1994 the more powerful 1.8L engine was made available. 1994 saw a mild facelift to this car, with some new trims. In 1996 there was 100 special edition V6 SEs produced and also the V6 Equipe. That same year saw the first manual gearbox on the 1.6L version. Production of the MX-3 stopped in 1998.


Standard SE Equipe

Fuel Economy

The Mazda MX-3 was available as 1.6 or 1.8L petrol engines. The 1.6 is the more economical of the two engines offering up to 37mpg which is not bad for a sports coupe. Which engine did you have and how did it perform in terms of fuel economy? When considering fuel economy for a vehicle, the age, engine size and fuel type will be determining factors.


The Mazda MX-3 was available in 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic gearboxes. Which gearbox did you have and how did you rate its performance? We have a section of our website dedicated to Mazda gearbox parts where you can find the gearbox parts you need for your MX-3.


If you are looking for Mazda MX-3 gearbox parts then look no further. We can help you find these parts at some of the best prices around. We have a comprehensive network of UK Breakers with parts available for all makes and models. You can begin your search by entering your vehicle details in our part finder or you can visit the MX-3 parts page to look for the exact part you require for your vehicle.