2016MazdaMazda3

Almost by definition, affordable compact cars aren't supposed to be fun. Sure, hot hatches get our blood pumping, but not long ago, the terms "compact car" and "economy car" could safely be used interchangeably. A key exception for the last decade has been the Mazda3, a car that has consistently…


2016 Mazda Mazda3 - 4dr Sedan (i Sport)
4dr Sedan (i Sport)
MSRP:
$17,845
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
29 City / 41 HWY
2016 Mazda Mazda3 - 4dr Sedan (i Touring)
4dr Sedan (i Touring)
MSRP:
$20,045
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
29 City / 41 HWY
2016 Mazda Mazda3 - 4dr Sedan (s Touring)
4dr Sedan (s Touring)
MSRP:
$24,795
Engine:
2.5L I-4
MPG:
28 City / 39 HWY
2016 Mazda Mazda3 - 4dr Sedan (i Grand Touring)
4dr Sedan (i Grand Touring)
MSRP:
$22,545
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
29 City / 41 HWY
2016 Mazda Mazda3 - 4dr Sedan (s Grand Touring)
4dr Sedan (s Grand Touring)
MSRP:
$24,745
Engine:
2.5L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 37 HWY
2016 Mazda Mazda3 - 4dr Hatchback (i Sport)
4dr Hatchback (i Sport)
MSRP:
$18,545
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
29 City / 40 HWY
Mazda won't build new Mazdaspeed3 or 6 based on current models

The next Mazdaspeed models are still a few years away.

Mazda will focus its engineering resources on the next generation of Skyactiv engines rather than on building new Mazdaspeed versions of the 3 or 6. Those carswill arrive eventually, though.
Car and Driver names its 10Best for 2016

Car and Driver has named its 10Best list that includes some permanent favorites, triumphant returns, and a couple of surprises as well.
Mazda halts Mazda3 sales for fuel tank problem

Mazda is issuing a stop sale and recall on the 2015-2016 Mazda3 because 14,406 of them in the US could have a fuel leak from the charcoal emissions canister.

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2016 Mazda Mazda3
$20,730 / 3 miles / CA
2015 Mazda Mazda3
$21,160 / 5 miles / CA
2016 Mazda Mazda3
$21,430 / 3 miles / CA
Tow truck driver hilariously bad at righting a flipped Mazda

Can rolling your car get any worse? The correct answer is yes, as this poor soul found out when he rolled his Mazda3 onto its side. Calling a tow truck might be a logical, post-rollover move, but in this case, it kind of made the situation worse.
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Mazda halts Mazda3 sales for fuel tank problem

Mazda is issuing a stop sale and recall on the 2015-2016 Mazda3 because 14,406 of them in the US could have a fuel leak from the charcoal emissions canister.
Mazda recalling 88k vehicles for ECU glitch [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Mazda USA spokesperson Beverly Braga confirmed that this is a voluntary recall, and that the issue entails, "the control program that is designed to protect the capacitor [is] reacting hyper sensitively when the alternator belt gets wet and slippage occurs." There are no physlical issues with the components of the i-ELOOP, like the capacitor or DC/DC converter.