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2015-2016 Mazda Mazda3 Recalled, Stop-Sale Issued

2015-2016 Mazda Mazda3 Recalled, Stop-Sale Issued

Mazda has announced plans to recall nearly 14,500 Mazda3 compact cars from the 2015 and 2016 model years. The automaker has also instructed dealers to stop selling and delivering the vehicles. The recall stems from a problem with the Mazda3's fuel shut-off valve, which might permit fuel to flow... read more

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2012 Mazda Mazdaspeed3: Quick Drive

The 2012 Mazdaspeed3 hatchback continues to uphold Mazda's reputation as the builder of cars that drivers want and need to own. A plain-wrapper five-door front-wheel-drive... read more January 12, 2012 by  0

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2012 Mazda Mazda3: Quick Drive

Car manufacturers can rant all they want about this or that new technology, but until you've had an opportunity to truly try it for yourself, how do you know what's true?... read more January 3, 2012 by  0

2012 Mazda Mazda3 SkyActiv

2012 Mazda3: Familiar Look, But All-New Under The Hood

While sheetmetal changes, trim, chrome brightwork, and other minor details might come and go almost every model year, it's relatively rare for any new vehicle to get an... read more October 18, 2011 by  3

2012 Mazda MAZDA3 with SkyActiv

2012 Mazda 3 Lineup Priced

Unless you’re a die hard Mazda fan, you probably don’t realize how many different 2012 Mazda3 compact car variants are offered by your local Mazda dealer. For the... read more October 4, 2011 by  0

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2012 Mazda3, Chrysler And Dodge Minivan Recall, Next-Gen Focus RS: Today's Car News

The refreshed 2012 Mazda3 will get a 40-mpg rating thanks to SkyActiv engines. [TheCarConnection] The 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan are being... read more August 5, 2011 by  0

2012 Mazda3 SkyActiv 2.0

Mazda Poised To Take Zoom-Zoom To The Mainstream?

Mazda's timing might work out favorably. Through a massive initiative called SkyActiv, first announced three years ago, Mazda has given its engineers a clean slate to take a... read more August 5, 2011 by  0

2012 Mazda MAZDA3 with SkyActiv

2012 Mazda Mazda3 Preview: 40-MPG SkyActiv, New Base Hatch

Change is coming to Mazda's compact Mazda3 hatchback and sedan family for 2012, and the Japanese automaker looks poised to broaden its niche appeal to shoppers who want a... read more August 4, 2011 by  2

2009 Mazda MAZDA3

2008-2009 Mazda3 And Mazdaspeed3: Recall Alert

Mazda has announced the recall of approximately 103,300 2008-2009 Mazda3 and Mazdaspeed3 vehicles to remedy a potential defect in the windshield wiper motor ground circuit... read more June 20, 2011 by  0

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Recall Alert: 2008-2009 Mazda3 and Mazdaspeed3

Mazda has announced the recall of 103,300 model year 2008 and 2009 Mazda3 and Mazdaspeed3 models to remedy a potentially defective windshield wiper motor ground circuit... read more June 20, 2011 by  0

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2011 Mazda3 5-Door Grand Touring: Quick Drive

All photos: Anne Proffit Driving the 2011 Mazda3 five-door Grand Touring was like visiting a favorite friend, as I once was owned by a Protege5, the car that started Mazda... read more May 11, 2011 by  0

2011 Mazda3

2011 Mazda3 Named An IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just tested the Mazda3 for roof strength, and whether you choose the hatchback or the sedan, this small-car model... read more March 22, 2011 by  0

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HID Headlamps: Brighter, But Failing To Shine In The Mass Market

For some, the blueish, whitish beams of xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps are bothersome—or even blinding. But for most of us who have driven vehicles with... read more March 15, 2011 by  12

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Why Does My New Car Have No Temp Gauge?

While cars are coming with increasingly complex instrument panels, you might notice one feature is missing from your new vehicle: the coolant temperature gauge. Over the past... read more February 28, 2011 by  18

2010 Mazda Mazda3

2011 Mazda3: Driven

The Mazda3 is one of our favorite small cars on the market, but with every drive, we're reminded that this benchmark fun-to-drive small car (and Mazda's best-seller) might... read more November 5, 2010 by  1

2010 Kia Forte

Best 2011 Affordable Small Sedans: Part Two

In part one of this two-part series, we covered the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Fiesta, Honda Civic, and Hyundai Elantra. Here we pick up on the rest of the best 2011... read more October 13, 2010 by  0


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