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Photos: 2007 Mazda Mazdaspeed Mazda3
Although the 2007 Mazda Mazdaspeed Mazda3 looks good and seems like a lot of fun at first, a few problems start to reveal themselves. While we never tire of good handling, a good stereo would also be nice.
CNET Reviews staff
Mazdaspeed, the tuning brand from Mazda, takes the already peppy little Mazda3 hatchback and gives it new performance parts, including a turbocharger and a six-speed manual.
We were very unimpressed with the satellite radio interface. With the display showing the channel, as in this picture, you can't change stations. You can only change stations when the display shows the channel number.
This three-spoke steering wheel is a great design to control the car's excellent handling. The buttons for audio and cruise control are smoothly embedded in the spokes so as not to interfere with driving.