User Reviews

Love it. - See item 6 above. A car should reflect one's personality and this car does that for me. Also love the fact it is available with a traditional manual t...

5.0
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pragmatic - I like that it has plenty of space since I have moved a lot while owning this car. It's not a smooth ride at all in this car, though, and it sits real...

4.0
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I love it - Excellent gas mileage, good engine, top in safety, relatively inexpensive, drives very well, comfortable not a lot of leg room in the back seat...

5.0
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excellenet - on;y the fact that it doesn't have a memory seat on driver's side and maybe some of the metal trim could be classier....

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my 2nd Mazda hatchback.... would buy another. - I like everything about it... only complaint is a chronic loose speaker wire. Nothing beyond routine maintenance needed....

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Pricing Trends

The average LemonFree listing price for a Mazda Mazda3 in California:

2014 $22,671
2013 $16,319
2012 $14,302
2011 $14,893
2010 $13,930
Safety Ratings
2013 Mazda Mazda3
Overall 4.0000
Overall Front Crash 5.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Overall Side Crash 3.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 2.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 3
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints4
Number of Investigations0
2012 Mazda Mazda3
Overall 4.0000
Overall Front Crash 5.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Overall Side Crash 3.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 2.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 3
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints60
Number of Investigations0
2011 Mazda Mazda3
Overall 4.0000
Overall Front Crash 5.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Overall Side Crash 2.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 2.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 3
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints44
Number of Investigations0
2010 Mazda Mazda3
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints238
Number of Investigations0
2009 Mazda Mazda3
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls8
Number of Complaints168
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding Mazda Mazda3 vehicles

2009 Mazda MAZDA3 (6/15/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V329000

Component Name: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Manufacturer: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Description: MAZDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2009 MAZDA3 AND MAZDASPEED3 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 7, 2008, THROUGH NOVEMBER 28, 2008. THE GROUND TERMINAL OF THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY HAVE BEEN INADVERTENTLY BENT DURING ASSEMBLY. IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS THEN OVER TIME THE ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE OF THE MOTOR CIRCUIT MAY INCREASE UP TO A POINT THAT THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS WOULD NOT WORK.

Defect: THE LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION IN ADVERSE WEATHER COULD POTENTIALLY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL GROUND HARNESS ON THE WIPER MOTOR FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 15, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-222-5500.

2008 Mazda MAZDA3 (6/15/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V329000

Component Name: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Manufacturer: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Description: MAZDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2009 MAZDA3 AND MAZDASPEED3 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 7, 2008, THROUGH NOVEMBER 28, 2008. THE GROUND TERMINAL OF THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY HAVE BEEN INADVERTENTLY BENT DURING ASSEMBLY. IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS THEN OVER TIME THE ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE OF THE MOTOR CIRCUIT MAY INCREASE UP TO A POINT THAT THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS WOULD NOT WORK.

Defect: THE LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION IN ADVERSE WEATHER COULD POTENTIALLY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL GROUND HARNESS ON THE WIPER MOTOR FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 15, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-222-5500.

2009 Mazda MAZDA3 (8/12/2010)  

Campaign Number: 10V374000

Component Name: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Manufacturer: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Description: MAZDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 MAZDA3 AND MAZDA5 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 2, 2007 THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2008. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH A SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD OCCUR AT ANY TIME WHILE DRIVING THE VEHICLE.

Defect: POWER STEERING ASSIST IS SUDDENLY LOST REDUCING THE DRIVER'S ABILITY TO STEER THE VEHICLE AS TYPICALLY EXPECTED, AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: MAZDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER STEERING PUMP AND LINES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-222-5500.

2008 Mazda MAZDA3 (8/12/2010)  

Campaign Number: 10V374000

Component Name: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Manufacturer: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Description: MAZDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 MAZDA3 AND MAZDA5 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 2, 2007 THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2008. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH A SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD OCCUR AT ANY TIME WHILE DRIVING THE VEHICLE.

Defect: POWER STEERING ASSIST IS SUDDENLY LOST REDUCING THE DRIVER'S ABILITY TO STEER THE VEHICLE AS TYPICALLY EXPECTED, AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: MAZDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER STEERING PUMP AND LINES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-222-5500.

2007 Mazda MAZDA3 (8/12/2010)  

Campaign Number: 10V374000

Component Name: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Manufacturer: MAZDA MOTOR CORP

Description: MAZDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 MAZDA3 AND MAZDA5 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 2, 2007 THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2008. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH A SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD OCCUR AT ANY TIME WHILE DRIVING THE VEHICLE.

Defect: POWER STEERING ASSIST IS SUDDENLY LOST REDUCING THE DRIVER'S ABILITY TO STEER THE VEHICLE AS TYPICALLY EXPECTED, AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: MAZDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER STEERING PUMP AND LINES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-222-5500.

Used MAZDA MAZDA3 for sale in Modesto California under $10,000

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2006 Mazda Mazda3 s Grand Touring

$7,500
Price Reduced

2006 MAZDA MAZDA3 S GRAND TOURING

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 134082 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Jose, CA
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2006 Mazda Mazda3 i

$8,995

2006 MAZDA MAZDA3 I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 93228 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Newark, CA
  • MPG: 24 City / 32 Hwy

2006 Mazda Mazda3 i

New Listing
$7,991

2006 MAZDA MAZDA3 I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 103348 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Jose, CA
  • MPG: 24 City / 32 Hwy

2006 Mazda Mazda3 i

$5,995

2006 MAZDA MAZDA3 I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 150520 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Rio Linda, CA
  • MPG: 24 City / 32 Hwy

2005 Mazda Mazda3 i

New Listing
$7,988

2005 MAZDA MAZDA3 I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 109447 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Jose, CA
  • MPG: 24 City / 32 Hwy

2008 Mazda Mazda3

New Listing
$8,991

2008 MAZDA MAZDA3

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 125284 Miles
  • Ext Color: Purple
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Redwood City, CA
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring Value

New Listing
$7,950

2008 MAZDA MAZDA3 I TOURING VALUE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 132897 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2005 Mazda Mazda3 s

$8,995

2005 MAZDA MAZDA3 S

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 124111 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Roseville, CA
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2004 Mazda Mazda3 s

$5,995
Price Reduced

2004 MAZDA MAZDA3 S

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 168944 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Roseville, CA
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2004 Mazda Mazda3 s

$8,999

2004 MAZDA MAZDA3 S

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 122500 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fremont, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 26 Hwy

2004 Mazda Mazda3 s

$9,999

2004 MAZDA MAZDA3 S

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 81770 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Modesto, CA
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2006 Mazda Mazda3 i

$8,471

2006 MAZDA MAZDA3 I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 69700 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Santa Clara, CA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2010 Mazda Mazda3

New Listing
$9,900

2010 MAZDA MAZDA3

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 34880 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Concord, CA
  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy

2008 Mazda Mazda3

$9,499
Price Reduced

2008 MAZDA MAZDA3

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 94527 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Leandro, CA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2005 Mazda Mazda3

$7,595

2005 MAZDA MAZDA3

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 146000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 26 Hwy
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