Hello! I have a 2012 Mazda 3i skyactiv which is pretty fun to drive. I decided to change my own oil this time and when i got under it, I was pretty shocked to see so much rust under it. The car was purchased new in September of 2012 with 7 miles on it, 7 miles from the dealer going to get gas and coming back in the fall. We live in New York state where they use salt, but wash it much more frequently than our other cars since it's new. Tonight i discovered the underside has more rust on it on the exhaust system than my 2002 civic with 187K miles and my 2006 sienna with 110k miles. I took photos of the front brake rotors also and you can see the rust already on the frame and there are spots all over the frame with these rust spots. In the photos its hard to see, but the pipe itself is really rusty all the way back, I dont really care about the shield which is also rusty. I guess I'm feeling either Mazda should do something to help me or I'm going to do everything I can to get rid of this car. Does anyone know if there's a known problem or have any suggestions?
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