Mazda CX-3 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Mazda CX-3 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Which SUV should I buy?
I’m in my late-70s and looking at ‘baby’ SUVs with their higher seats affording easier access. Because my partner has a hearing impairment, I would like to know which make has the lowest inside cabin ...Read more
Mazda CX-3: Is it a good family car?
Should I buy a new Mazda CX-3 or Subaru XV? I have a family of four including myself and I'm looking for a compact SUV that has good safety features, but one just for casual weekend drives. Read more
Mazda CX-3 2015: How reliable is it?
I'm thinking of buying a used 2015 Mazda CX-3 Akari with a turbo-diesel. Fuel efficiency and low emissions are important to me and I like the high driving position and the safety features like blind- ...Read more
Mazda CX-3 2018 update?
Could you please tell me when the new Mazda CX-3 is coming this year? Read more
Mazda CX-3 won't receive incoming calls
I purchased a Mazda CX-3 in December 2017 and have found I am unable to answer incoming calls, although able to send calls and return calls.Mornington Mazda sales person and a member of the service ...Read more
Wind causing too much noise in 2016 Mazda CX-3
My new 2016 Mazda CX-3 has a loud wind noise on driver's front window after weather shields were fitted all round. The noise is so bad it drowns out the road noise. Is this a common problem, as it ...Read more
Mazda, Tesla, Mitsubishi, Peugeot, Citroen models recalled
The Australasian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced another set of national safety recalls, with models from Mazda, Tesla, Mitsubishi, Peugeot and Citroen impacted. Read more
Best options for small SUV or hatchback?
I'm looking for a used late model (2015-on) car. I love the Mazda CX-3, but am still unsure whether to go the small SUV or a hatch like I've had most of my life. I'm looking at the CX-3, the Mazda 3 ...Read more
How does Suzuki Vitara compare to rivals?
I am looking at buying a compact SUV, likely a Suzuki Vitara. How does it compare with others in the class? Read more
Mazda recalls 2.2 million cars over rust risk
Mazda has issued a global recall of more than 2.2 million cars from across its range to rectify a potential corrosion issue that affects some of its best-selling models. Read more
What's a good SUV that's easy to get into?
My wife and I want to buy a car that is easy to get in and out of, given our age. We have a 2013 Ford Focus Trend with 36,000km on the clock which is in good shape except for the dual-clutch gearbox ...Read more
What's the best: Toyota Corolla, Mazda 3, or Mazda CX-3?
I'm looking to upgrade my very reliable 1996 Toyota Corolla, which has done 470,000 km, but I'm not sure where to start. My drive to work is a 130km round trip, mainly on the freeway, so I'm looking ...Read more
Replacing a Liberty with a similar SUV?
I’m thinking of updating my 2002 Subaru Liberty sedan. It has been a wonderful car and it is just for one person and, on occasions, a couple of grandchildren. I’d prefer an SUV so I sit higher behind ...Read more
CX-3 short service intervals?
Why are some service intervals at 10,000 km and others are 15,000 km? I am thinking of updating to a Mazda CX-3, but the service interval is too short. Read more
Best small SUV for about $27,000?
I'd like some help on buying a small SUV for about $25,000-$27,000. I've test driven the Mitsubishi ASX and Mazda CX-3. I'm not sure about the new Honda HR-V so would like your views. I like the ...Read more
Replacing Astina with Mazda 2?
I have been looking for a replacement for my Mazda 323 Astina, the Mazda2 being the size I would like but I am advised that it is unsuitable to tow my box trailer. I assume similar cars would have ...Read more
Something smaller than a CX-5?
I have a Mazda CX-5 SUV which I would like to sell as I find it a little too big. I wanted your thoughts on a new Mazda CX-5, or is there a slightly smaller version in another make but not as small ...Read more
CX-3 good replacement for Corolla?
At 71 I don't do a lot of driving but I'm a bit over my Toyota Corolla. A friend says his new Mazda CX-3 is wonderful. What do you reckon? Read more
Which is better: Mazda 3 or CX-3?
I will trade in my 2008 Mazda 3 at the end of the year. I had my mind set on the Mazda3 but now I like the Mazda CX-3 as well. I don't do much travelling so which model do you think is better? Which ...Read more
CX-3 too pricey?
I am in love with the new Mazda CX-3 and I know you guys have spoken favourably of it in recent articles, however, it does seem very expensive when compared with similar cars in its class. My ...Read more