Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Average Consumer Rating 73 Total Reviews
Write a review

Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
8 of 22 people found this review helpful
Uncomfortable seats, rattles and weird noises
By neems on
Vehicle
2012 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 4dr Sedan w/SKYACTIV-G (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
Review
I never thought I would be one of the "those' people that writes unhappy reviews but here I am. 1. The basic cloth seats look good, but they're hard as rock. I don't know if there was some switch-a-roo but my seat barely have any padding and I can feel the seat structure of the chair. 2. For a two week old car, it sure rattles a lot especially on the passenger side 3. There's an unusual humming noise coming from the middle of the car. It doesn't sound like idling or accelerating so I'm concerned.
Suggested Improvements
More padding in the cloth seats!!
Recommend (8) (14)
Report it
Comments (2) Post a Comment
By mazda3sedan
on 10/03/12 07:04 AM (PDT)

commenter above--do not discredit someone when they say they hear a noise...this has happened to me before in this and other cars--sometimes they can fix it, sometimes they can't (which is really frustrating)--also, all the thumbs-downing naysayers--sorry other people are having problems you apparently are not, must be nice, consider yourself lucky and don't feel the need to make someone feel bad for an honest review of THEIR car.

Report it
By caloyski
on 01/28/12 19:44 PM (PST)

the weird sound is the new direct injection engine, but hey you get more power and 40mpg with it, just need to get used to it. I wonder what rattling sound on the passenger door---I use to have something rattling at the door then I realized I have personal stuff in the side packet door, or check inside the glove box for lose items.

Report it
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

ADVERTISEMENT
Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific