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Mazda recalls 2016-2018 Mazda3s for faulty windshield wipers

Potentially 187,798 are affected

Potentially 187,798 are affected.

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Mazda Slovakia brochure reveals Skyactiv-X Euro power numbers

They're not far from the more powerful U.S. version we expect

They're not far from the more powerful U.S. version we expect.

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Mazda engineer explains why there won't be a Mazdaspeed3

Cost is the main factor, but that might be a good thing for enthusiasts

Cost is the main factor, but that might be a good thing for enthusiasts.

First Drive
2019 Mazda3 First Drive Review | Defining the term 'fun to drive'

The life of the compact sedan party

The life of the compact sedan party.

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2019 Mazda3 pricing starts at over $20,000, 2.5-liter engine standard

It's a price increase of about $3,000 but with a larger base engine

It's a price increase of about $3,000

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The redesigned 2019 Mazda3 moves way upscale

Concept looks, five Skyactiv engines, all-wheel drive highlight compact package

Concept looks, five Skyactiv engines, all-wheel drive highlight compact package.

Tokyo
Mazda concept probably previews the next Mazda3 at the Tokyo show

It will appear alongside a new brand design concept

Mazda will also show the Japanese-market CX-8 and a special-edition MX-5.

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Updated Mazda3 hits US roads this year

The compact car benefits from G-Vectoring Control.

Mazda updated the Mazda3 with the automaker's G-Vectoring Control, which will go on sale today in Japan and make its way to the US later this year.

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Mazda G-Vectoring Control makes driving better without you knowing

The improved performance is invisible, and that's the point.

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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.

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Kiwi seniors accidentally lock themselves in Mazda3 for 13 hours, nearly die

It's an over-played trope that senior citizens are bad with technology. Its regular use as a comedic device, though, overshadows a more dire circumstance that comes when elderly citizens are paired with gizmos and gadgets they don't fully understand.

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Mazda reports highest profits in its 94-year history

We may only be a third of the way through 2014, but for Japanese companies, March 31 marked the end of fiscal 2014, and it was a banner financial year for Mazda's global operations. The Japanese independent saw its highest global operating profits in its nearly 100-year history. Its global operating profits were up a huge 238 percent. Yes, a 238 percent increase over 2012 to 1.36 billion euros ($1.88 billion), eclipsing the brand's previous best year, 2008, by 12 percent. Net earnings,

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Recalls
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.

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Remember when C-segment cars were supposed to be hot stuff? Yeah, about that...

What do the Dodge Dart, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Mazda3, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Corolla and Volkswagen Jetta all have in common? Well, actually, lots. They are a

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Mazda builds 4-millionth Mazda3

To say that the Mazda3 is a vital product for Mazda would be one heck of an understatement. In fact, the model line accounts for about 30 percent of the manufacturer's sales. Fortunately for Mazda, they're selling well.

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Review
2014 Mazda3 Review

Smiling On The Inside

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 delivered more dynamic thrills and tactile feedback than its contemporaries. Competitors have picked up their game significantly in recent years, howe

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Dealers think Mazda's new Mexico plant will increase Mazda3 sales by 20%

Mazda3 sales in the US were down about 15 percent last year to a total of 104,713 units. According to a report from Automotive News, though, the slowdown in sales has been due more to production constraints than demand.

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