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  1. Consumer Reports Reliability Mazda TOP!!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    After Lexus and Toyota Mazda is now 3rd in reliability as reported by CR. Mazda is making great strides! https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/24/tesla-reliability-slips-to-third-worst-in-us-consumer-reports-says.html
  2. 34k,28k,22k oil reports

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi all, Here are my 3 latest oil changes. Always use OE filter. The Mobil is actually EP version. The 28k oil change is Eneos Trying Castrol Edge Ext 5w20 at the moment. Next will be Mazda fluid provided by dealer.
  3. Top 10 Best Automakers...Consumer Reports

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Surprised to see Mazda in a respectable position. Nice to see them getting the mainstream recognition (thanks to great product) that has long eluded them..... Top 10 Best Automakers of 2016: Consumer Reports » AutoGuide.com News 6. Mazda Mazda is the first automaker in the top 10 to have all...
  4. Consumer Reports 2015 Buying Guide (Cover)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey that's my car (in Sour Red) there on the Cover of Consumer Reports 2015 Buying Guide. They recommended Mazda 3i Touring and Grand Touring, page 148.
  5. Consumer Reports - Infotainment Systems

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    'Consumer Reports': Cars better, infotainment not "Ford is a striking example of the damage an awkward-to-use infotainment can do. Ford's vehicles, in general, score about as well in driving tests as those sold by highly rated brands Honda and Toyota, and even are close to CR's No. 1 brand...
  6. Consumer Reports: Too Much Road Noise Enters The Cabin

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    In the most recent issue of Consumer Reports, they say too much road noise enters the cabin. I have a 2014 S Grand Touring and haven't really paid a lot of attention to the road noise until I recently drove a 1 year old Ford Fusion. That thing was quiet! I did a little test on my Mazda3. When...
  7. 2014 Mazda 3 makes front cover of yearly Consumer Reports car buying guide

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    2014 Mazda 3 makes front cover of yearly Consumer Reports car buying guide. As reported by CNN just now. I don't know it made their best of best, but I think it did. But I bet the PROS :punk:styling and engine and the CONS :mad 1:are just one, you know...the wreched INFOTAINMENT.
  8. Consumer Reports Review Posted

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Here it is..... Car Model Review For those who don't subscribe, here's the low-down: Why buy one: Fun-to-drive with agile handling Very fuel efficient without the added cost or complexity of being a diesel or hybrid Has high-end features, like blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic...
  9. Have 2 Carfax reports left, anyone need?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    I bought the 5 Carfax reports package when I was shopping around for a used Mazda3. Still have two left and they expire on August 9. So, does anyone needs a report run? Cause I know Carfax prices are bs (especially if you only need one). xD Send me a pm with VIN and email where I can send a...
  10. Insideline Long Term Reports - Mazdaspeed3 2010 - Car of the Week

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    So, every week Insideline rotates one of their cars through the "car of the week" for their long term test report blog. If you go to their site right now, there's three recent entries discussing the Mazdaspeed3 2010 already on the main page and I presume it'll get a lot more attention over the...
  11. Consumer Reports - From the 2010 Mazdaspeed3 logbook

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    Consumer Reports Cars Blog: From the logbook: Mazdaspeed3 --- Considering that this report contrasts just about every other 2nd gen vs 1st gen MS3 comparison, I'm really beginning to question the writers credibility. I haven't driven the 1st gen MS3 so I can't compare, but from folks who've...